Basketball Skills


Year-round Basketball Skills Training Program


Ages: 6 - 9

Basketball Skills practice sessions for beginners. Students will learn fundamental skills of passing, shooting, dribbling, including lay-ups, foot work and pivoting from our highly experienced coaching staff and begin to foster a passion for the game! This class will also put an emphasis on warm-up, stretching, cool-down and rules of the game. This class is an introduction to the game of basketball, and designed for all beginners in 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th grades. Even if your child has had some level of introduction to Basketball, this class will be very beneficial to their Basketball development.

TNBA Basketball Skills Training: 

Fall Session: Sept - Nov (Closed)

Winter Session: Jan - Feb (Open)

Spring Session: Apr - May (Closed)

Summer Session: July - Aug (Closed)

Ages: 6 - 7 / 8 - 9 


8 Weeks / 8 Sessions ($205:)


Starting January 9th, 2021

Saturdays (12 pm - 1 pm; ages 6 - 7)

Saturdays (1 pm - 2 pm; ages: 8 - 9)


Edmonton Expo Centre

7515 - 118 Ave, Edmonton


Ages: 10 - 17

Basketball Skills Training sessions. Students will learn fundamental skills, offensive and defensive skills while working on various other Basketball components (shooting, dribbling, passing, rebounding, conditioning) of the game, including speed and agility drills from our highly experienced coaching staff. This class will also put an emphasis on warm-up, stretching and cool-down. This class is designed for grades 5 to 12 looking to improve on their current skill level.

TNBA Basketball Skills Training: 

Fall Session: Sept - Nov (Closed)

Winter Session: Jan - Feb (Open)

Spring Session: Apr - May (Closed)

Summer Session: July - Aug (Closed)

Ages: 10 - 11 / 12 - 13 / 14 - 17  


8 Weeks / 16 Sessions ($305)



Starting January 9th 2021


(2 - 4pm: ages; 10 - 11)

(4 - 6pm: ages 12 - 13)

(6 - 8pm: ages 14 - 17 Girls)

(8 - 10pm: ages 14 - 17 Boys)


Edmonton Expo Centre

7515 - 118 Ave, Edmonton


Ages: 10 - 17

TNBA Elite Basketball program is a fall, winter and spring team & training program for students/players ages; 10 - 17 (U11's, U13's, U15's and U18's) interested in our Skills Development Academy and playing in our House League (Fall & Winter) and at the EYBA League (Spring) and at various other tournaments if selected. Our elite program is a fall, winter & spring commitment and does require some experience and a general level of team concepts and/or some level of experience playing on a team. Students will experience a different coaching style, learn offensive and defensive skills, the game IQ while working on various other Basketball components (shooting, dribbling, passing, offensive and defensive skills, rebounding, etc.) of the game from our highly experienced coaching staff. 

TNBA Basketball Elite Training

(Fall, Winter & Spring Program)

Fall Session: Aug - Nov (Closed)

Winter Session: Jan - Mar (Open)

Spring Session: April - June (Closed)

Ages: 10 - 11, 12 - 13, 14 - 17


10 Weeks / twice a week:

Aug - Nov (Fall Season) and 

Jan - Mar (Winter Season)

TNBA Fall/Winter House League and Tournaments; (Fall / Winter)


Saturdays: December 19th

Time: 6pm - 7:30pm (U11-U12 coed's)

Time: 7:30pm - 9pm (U13-U14 Boys)

Saturdays: December 20th

Time: 3:15pm - 4:45pm (U16-U18 Girls)

Time: 4:45pm - 6:30pm (U16-U18 Boys)

U11-U12: year of birth: 2009 - 2010 

U13-U14: year of birth: 2006 - 2008 

U16: year of birth: 2002 - 2005 

U18: year of birth: 2002 - 2005 

Where (Try-outs):

St. Francis Xavier Sports Centre

9240 163 St NW, Edmonton


Try-Out Cost: $15


Winter Shooting Camps

Winter Basketball Shooting Camps

During our Winter shooting development camps; the participants will learn fundamental skills of shooting, including passing, dribbling and small sided game from our experienced coaching staff and begin to foster a passion for the game! This camp is designed to help the player improve his/her shooting skills, including various aspect (dribbling, passing, offensive skills, etc.) of the game.


Who: Youth boys and girls (ages: (7 - 9), (10 - 12), (13 - 15))
What: Winter Basketball shooting skill development camps
When: Saturdays and Sundays (session specifics below)


  • December 26th and 27th, 2020 (winter camp "A")

  • January 2nd and 3rd, 2021 (winter camp "B")



  • Ages: 7 - 9 (12:00pm - 2:00pm)

  • Ages: 10 - 12 (2:15pm - 4:15pm)

  • Ages: 13 - 15 (4:30pm - 6:30pm) 



Progressive Academy

13212 - 106 Avenue

Edmonton, AB T5N 1A3


Cost: $105


Fall & Winter League team Tryouts

U11's, U13's, U15's & U18's Boys /Girls

TNBA fall and winter league teams (U11's, U13's, U15's & U18's Boys / Girls) will participating in our TNBA league 2020-2021 and a few other tournaments in Edmonton, Ft. Mcm, and/or Calgary (tentative). Players are required to try out for the teams,


Games and team practices are from August - March.

Try-out Date (Tentative Schedule)::

Saturdays: August 1st and 8th

Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm (U11's)

Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm (U13's)

Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm (U15's/U18's Girls)

Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm (U15's/U18's Boys)

Try-out fee: $15 (Register Here: Tryout)

Teams / Year of Birth:

U11: year of birth: 2010 - 2011 

U13: year of birth: 2008 - 2009 

U15: year of birth: 2006 - 2007 

U18: year of birth: 2003 - 2005 

Practice: 2 practices per week

Games: 1 league game per week

Duration: August 2020 - March 2021

Teams may also participate in the following:
- U11's, U13's, U15's & U18's
Boys / Girls
- Edmonton & Calgary and Ft. McM (tentative)
- August 2020 - March 2021


Progressive Academy

13212 106 Ave NW,

Edmonton, AB T5N 1A3



Spring Break Camp

Full day, all week Spring Break Camp

During our Spring Break Basketball development camps; participants will learn fundamental and Advance Basketball skills from our experienced coaching staff. Our spring break camp is open to boys and girls. Student-athletes may be separated on courts by age, skill level and/or gender.

Who: Youth boys and girls (ages 10 – 16)

What: Spring Break full day basketball skills development camp

When: March 22nd - 26th, 2021

Monday - Friday (Five Days: $195)

Time(s): 8:45 am - 4:00 pm 


Progressive Academy School (Basketball Gym),
13212 106 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5N 1A3



Five Days; $295 


Summer Camps

Full day, all week Summer Basketball Camp

NOTICE TO ALL: Our summer camps depends on the Alberta Health Services (AHS) phase 2 and/or phase 3 public health guidelines for Basketball, including our TNBA Special Precaution Guidelines for all participants, families and coaches. 


During our summer skills development camps; the participants will learn fundamental skills from our experienced coaching staff and begin to foster a passion for the game! This is open to boys and girls. Student-athletes may be separated on courts by age, skill level and/or gender.  

Who: Boys & Girls (ages: 7-9/10-12/13-16) 

What: Summer Basketball Camps 

When: Camp Specific (July & August) 

  • July 4th – 5th (Ages: 7 - 9); Closed

  • July 6th – 10th (Ages: 10 - 12); Closed

  • July 13th – 15th (Ages: 13 - 16 "Elite" Camp): Closed

  • July 20th – 24th (Ages: 10 - 12) Closed

  • August 3rd – 7th (Ages: 13 - 16) Closed

  • August 8th – 9th (Ages: 7 - 9) Closed

  • August 17th – 21st (Ages: 10 - 12 *Elite" Camp) Open Closed

*Elite Camps are solely for kids with 2 or more years of experience playing on a community league teams, school teams and/or club teams.


10:00am - 12:00pm (ages: 7 - 9) 

8:45am - 4:00pm (ages: 10 - 16)


Progressive Academy

13212 106 Ave NW,

Edmonton, AB T5N 1A3


$65 (ages: 7 - 9)

$125 (ages: 13 - 16 *Elite* Camp)

$195 (ages: 10 - 16) 

Also: Should a summer camp be cancelled before the starting date, you can get a full refund and/or transfer the credit to another camp within a calendar year!

For safety precautions, we will be following the AHS guidelines and TNBA COVID-19 special precautions during our summer camps. 



in-school residency

& After-school 

In-School / After-School Basketball programs

Our "In-School Residency and After-School Club" instructors are former professional Basketball players that have played the game at higher levels and for various successful coaches. We bring our collegiate, professional playing and coaching acumen in teaching the students the fundamental skills of: Shooting, Passing & Dribbling, Footwork Lay-ups & Pivoting, Offensive & Defensive Skills, Speed & Agility, Warm-ups, Stretching & Rules of the Game in a Fun, Positive and Encouraging atmosphere.


• Elementary Schools (grades; 1 - 6)
• Junior & Senior High (grades; 7 - 12)
• Partial Day Program & Full Day Program

• 5 Days Program / 2 Weeks Program
• 60 students max per session
• All Equipments & Basketballs are provided


Please download our brochure for more information about our

In-School Residencies and After-School Basketball Club


Jr-TNBA Camps

Ages; 6 - 8 Basketball Clinics/Camps

During our Jr-TNBA Clinics/Camps; the participants will learn the fundamental skills of Basketball from our experienced coaching staff and begin to foster a passion for the game! This is open to boys and girls. Participants may be separated on courts by age, skill level and/or gender.


Who: Kids boys and girls (ages: 6 - 8)
What: Introduction & Beginning Basketball Development camp
When: Saturday & Sunday (session specifics below)

  • December 19th and 20th, 2020 (winter camp "A")

  • January 2nd and 3rd, 2021 (winter camp "B")

Time(s): 10:00am - 12:00noon



Cost: $65

Specialty Training

Individual/Group Tranining

We offer year-round Individual and Group basketball training for all ages, genders and skill levels. These sessions allow for individual customization to enhance strengths and improve weaknesses of the player's game. These sessions create confidence through disciplined focus and customized attention to detail. Ball handling & shooting drills are incorporated with game situations (getting open, rebounding, attacking the rim, post play, defensive methodology etc.).

Each one hour session is catered to meet the needs of the individual or group (four (4) student/athlete minimum). Group Sessions range from four (4) to ten(10) students/athletes per session. All training sessions are run by our highly experienced coaching staff.


call to schedule your individual training sessions or bring a friend or three and create your own group session. Note; group sessions participants will need to focus on developing similar skills.  

Please Note: we must have seen you play and/or you have participated in our program(s) in the past and we have a good knowledge of your Basketball skill level as to enable us design a one on one (1 x 1) training session for you.  

Invitational Only


Our invitational only sessions are for elite players (student athletes) invited exclusively for a one (1) time session that focuses on high level conditioning, drills, and scrimmage while being exposed to a different coaching methodology than they are normally accustom to.


School coaches are encouraged to refer one (1) or two (2) of their top players to the sessions.


Please contact us here to refer players (2 players maximum per school or coach).




Once a year we may invite the top 12 - 15 student athletes that have participated in our program(s) to join us on a trip overseas for a basketball tournament and sightseeing.


The tournaments will introduce our students to various other teams and culture. These trip are educational and help to build our student athletes confidence, moral, team work, dedication, appreciation and respect for self and to others.


The trip will involve tour of historic sites, local schools, meeting other students from other countries, making foreign friends and competing against students of similar basketball level. 

Team, Workshops and Specialty Training

We are committed to helping your team develop and advance their level of play. Our progressive and innovative methodology includes specific team tailored rigorous drills, disciplined approach to fundamentals, position identifiable coaching, game-like situational experiences and indispensable mental guidance. We believe that a successful team is made from devoted and deliberate coaching.


During our team sessions; we are focus on helping the individual player develop their skills, confidence, and ability within the team concept. Our commitment is helping  each player be better while complementing the entire team.


Our coaches bring their collegiate, professional playing and coaching acumen to each session. In collaboration with your team’s coach, we will tailor each session to address the needs of each team. Sessions are challenging, yet fun for all participants.


We also offer workshop and specialty training sessions for all ages and skill levels. 


Motivational Speaking

Event Speaking

Our Coaches, their history and stories are unique and highly inspirational. Their success in sport (basketball), education and real-life experiences is captivating and inspiring to young student-athletes. 


We offer an hour of motivational speaking to students using a combination of personal stories, anecdotes, illustrations, drama, music, dance and sport to captivate the student, and inspire them to be of great character, upright citizens, focus driven, and to seek positive and passionate outlook to life (school, family, their community and fellow students).  


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