Motor Skills | Northridge Summer Programs
Motor Skills | Northridge Summer Programs

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This Northridge Summer Camp will proceed in accordance with the IL. Dept. of Health Guidelines. Most activities described below will occur, but may be modified to some degree to comply with the guidelines.

 

“Elementary-school children with good object-control skills like kicking, catching and throwing are more likely to become fit adolescents (Barnett et al).”
-Brian T. McCormick, PhD, and author of The 21st Century Basketball Practice

“Developing better motor skills as a child leads to greater physical activity as one grows.”
-Brian T. McCormick, PhD, and author of The 21st Century Basketball Practice

CAMP OVERVIEW

Motor Skills is a clinic designed to develop good hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills in young athletes. The camp will test your son’s skills and athleticism — putting him on the path towards great athletic achievement.

Motor Skills | Northridge Summer Programs

Motor Skills | Northridge Summer Programs

Motor Skills | Northridge Summer Programs

 

WHY MOTOR SKILLS?

In the camp, boys work on their reflexes and the dynamics of catching and passing. Age-appropriate games, drills, and challenges make developing these skills both fun and rewarding. Campers build the following skills:

  • Body Balance
  • Form Running
  • Starting, Stopping, Pivoting
  • Passing, Dribbling, Ball-Handling
  • Changes of Direction
  • Speed
  • Jumping
  • Lateral Movement

CAMP DIRECTOR

Motor Skills | Northridge Summer Programs

Coach Will Rey

Athletic Director & Varsity Basketball Head Coach

Coach Rey has been the Athletic Director and Varsity Basketball Coach at Northridge since 2004. Drawing on his 42-year career as an NCAA Division 1 and High School coach, he has coached the Northridge varsity basketball team to a 286-144 (.665) overall record and a 140-42 (.770) mark in conference games. In addition, Northridge teams have captured 5 IHSA Class AA Regional Championships, advanced to the state’s “Sweet 16” in 2009 and 2015, won 2 conference championships and logged 4 conference 2nd place finishes. Questions about the camp? You can contact Coach Rey at wrey@northridgeprep.org.

CAMP COUNSELORS

Camp Counselors will be members of the Northridge Basketball program: Assistant Coaches and senior members of the Varsity Basketball squad. They are hardworking, knowledgeable, and carefully selected for their attentiveness to young players.

Motor Skills | Northridge Summer Programs

Motor Skills | Northridge Summer Programs
Dates:

July 13 – 17

Hours:

9:00 am – 10:30 am

Grades:

Entering 1 – 3

Fees:

$135

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8320 Ballard Rd, Niles, IL 60714
Tel: 847.375.0600 Fax: 847.375.0606
info@northridgeprep.org

Motor Skills | Northridge Summer Programs

Motor Skills | Northridge Summer Programs

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8320 Ballard Rd, Niles, IL 60714
Tel: 847.375.0600 Fax: 847.375.0606
info@northridgeprep.org