1. Reasons to Get Your Child Involved in Basketball

    You’ve heard it before — sports are great for a child’s development. In this post, we thought it would be good to explain how basketball specifically can serve as a foundation for your son or daughter as they get older. Here are five reasons to get your child involved in basketball: Physical f…Read More

  2. How to Get A College Scholarship

    You practice night after night, you perform drills, play games, and have a winning record, but what does it really take to get a college basketball scholarship? Being an exceptional basketball player is a large part of what it takes, but grades, having an overall great sportsmanship, and other quali…Read More

  3. Don’t Just Work Out…TRAIN

    There’s a common misconception among youth basketball athletes today that can make or break their ability to grow into a great player rather than just a good player. The difference seems like a nitpick, but it’s actually really complex and crucial. Are you ready to know the key? Alright, here it…Read More

  4. Why Coaches Need to Embrace Social Media

    Calling all basketball coaches, trainers and counselors: Have you harnessed the power of Retweets, likes and shares? Do you know what “Doing it for the ‘Gram,” means? Do you have a Snapchat handle? Well, here’s a news flash: Your players sure do. Love it or hate it, the fact of the matter is…Read More

  5. 7 Mistakes Young Players Make

    Being a successful basketball player comes with hard work, dedication, and making mistakes. Youth basketball players need to make mistakes in order to learn; however, making the same mistakes over and over again will just create bad habits. If order to learn, players need to be aware of what mistake…Read More

  6. What’s A Good Shot?

    Youth basketball players can practice shooting for weeks and months, but if they don’t have the correct form, they are just creating and reinforcing a habit that can become hard to correct. At Hoop Dreams basketball camp with coach Mike Scott, youth will learn the nuances of correct shooting form …Read More

  7. Brief History of Kentucky Wildcats

    In the spirit of the previous blogs featured on the North Carolina Tar Heels, we thought we would stick to the theme and do a feature on our basketball camp’s home state, Kentucky. An incredibly successful team, the Kentucky Wildcats will be our source of inspiration for youth basketball lovers wh…Read More

  8. A Feature on Tar Heels Basketball

    Any basketball fan knows that the North Carolina Tar Heels won the March Madness Championship recently. So we thought we would do a feature on the successful team. From the very beginning in 1910 through today, the Tar Heels has seen some of the most successful basketball players, coaches, and seaso…Read More

  9. Register For the April Basketball Camp!

    Spring is around the corner, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to stop practicing the sports you love. Basketball season is in the winter, so it may have been a couple months since you have played on a team, but that’s no reason to give up and spend the summer months not maintaining and enhancin…Read More

  10. Practice These Offensive Skills

    When youth dream of becoming a great basketball player, it takes determination and dedication to the game. Playing on a high school team every season might not be enough to continue learning and enhancing skills needed to play during college and beyond. That’s where Mike Scott’s basketball camps…Read More