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    August 24, 2015

    WMBA Announces Fall Details on Jr NBA Program for Children Ages 5-7

    The Winnipeg Minor Basketball Association has announced its fall expansion of the Jr NBA Program in Winnipeg for the 2015-16 season.  The Jr. NBA program provides an entry-level basketball program for young children ages 5 to 7.  The program is being offered in 10 different communities in the greater Winnipeg area and will begin in September and run weekly through to December.  The pilot programs offered this past spring all sold out in record time and it is expected these sessions will do so as well, so register now! For full details and to register...






    About the Jr. NBA Program

    Fun, Basketball Authentic, Maximum Basketball Touches

    Objectives

    • Provide entry-level basketball program for young children 5 to 7 years old
    • Build a community of league organizers, parents, coaches committed to minor basketball
    • Provide a fun, active and healthy learning environment 

    Curriculum

    • Weekly 45 minute practices for 12 weeks
    • Canadian Sport 4 Life/Long Term Athlete Development compliant
    • Aligned with Canada Basketball's Developmental Pathway
    • Curriculum has been developed by NBA Basketball Operations and a team of experts in child development and physical literacy, and basketball fundamentals
    • Games will be modified to be age-appropriate, simple and fun

    Equipment & Uniform

    • Program will include age-appropriate equipment (smaller basketball and lowered adjustable hoops) and modified games
    • Participants will receive a size-appropriate Spalding® Rookie Gear Basketball and NBA team branded t-shirt
                                

    For more information on the JR NBA please contact info@wmba.ca or 204-925-5774 or Visit jrnba.ca
                                        



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