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Elite Clinic @ Smith College

Sunday, June 2nd, 2019

Time: 9:30am – 4:30pm

Location: Smith College, Ainsworth Gymnasium

Ages: Grades 9-12

Medical & Waiver forms must be completed prior to June 2nd, 2019

What you can expect:

Instruction and evaluation by Smith College Coaching Staff
Lunch at Cutter Ziskind Dining Hall on the Smith Campus
Nike Practice T-Shirt
Smith Campus Tour

Instructional Topics:
Ball Handling - Develop Off Hand, Dribble Moves
Rebounding & Transition – Boxing Out, Outlet Pass, Numbers Up Play & Decision Making
Shooting – Off Screens, Off Pass, Off Dribble
Defense – Help and Recover Rotations, Perimeter and Post Defense, On and Off Ball Screen Defense
Ball Screen Offense – Options & Attack

Sample Schedule:

  • 9:30-10am Registration & Warm-Up, Ainsworth Gym
  • 10-10:50am Guard & Post Skill Work
  • 10:50-11:10am Team Practice
  • 11:10-12pm Team Play
  • 12-12:45pm Lunch at Cutter Ziskind Dining Hall, Smith Campus
  • 12:45-1:30pm Smith College Campus Tour
  • 1:30-2:15pm Guard & Post Skill Work
  • 2:15-3:15pm 2v2, & 3v3 concepts
  • 3:15-3:30pm Transition Drills
  • 3:30-4:15pm Team Play
  • 4:15-4:30pm Q & A with Smith Coaching Staff

Tour and Information Sessions:
If you are interested in attending a tour or information session conducted by the Admission Office on Monday, June 3rd, please click here (Smith College Tour & Information Session) for more information.

Travel, Lodging and Restaurants:
Ainsworth Gym is located at 102 Lower College Lane in Northampton. Driving directions to campus can be found here, and information on lodging can be found here. Clink here for information on the top 10 restaurants in Northampton.

Campus Map Link:
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Refund Policy: A full refund minus a $25 administrative fee will be provided for all refund request made up to ten days prior to the start of the Elite Clinic. Please note, we will not be able to fulfill refunds within ten days prior to the Elite Clinic.


Empower Basketball at Smith College

102 Lower College Lane 
Northampton, Massachusetts 01063

Phone: 508-360-5540
Email: [email protected]

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