Program Information


Winnetka Community House (WCH)

620 Lincoln Ave. Winnetka, IL


Boys and Girls Grades 5-12
Groups Broken Down by Age



Sundays 6-7:30pm

No Class 3/1


  • All Sessions Discount (8 Sessions): $245
  • Daily Rate: $35

10% family member discount for 2 family members or more. Inquire within for coupon code.

Our Advanced Skills Training Program is designed to build the skills of the more advanced player. Players with a solid basketball foundation will benefit as we dive into a deeper understanding of each basketball skill. This program focuses more on understanding how to read an react in different game situations and basketball scenarios. As well, players will learn drills that hit advanced concepts in dribbling, defense, rebounding, shooting, passing, and more. Each session is capped off with scrimmage games.


  • Waiver form at the link above must be filled out prior to participation. Needs to be filled out only one time for the current year. Fill out a new waiver if any information has changed.
  • Players should bring their own basketball to each session.


  • Shooting - Quicker release, shooting off the run/screens, cutting to shoot, creating space, moves to a shot
  • Passing - 2 Ball passing, passing in tight spaces, pocket pass, building more power in the pass, passing accuracy
  • Dribbling - Creating space, combo moves, push cross, lunge dribble, drop and go dribble, jab and side jab dribble, hand fake
  • Defense - How to take jabs, close outs, help/deny, help the helper, defending guards/posts, cushion, improving foot speed
  • Rebounding - Using hips, sealing and pivoting, rebounding placement, stance
  • Mental Aspect - Toughness, Sportsmanship, Positive Attitude, off court maintenance, healthy lifestyle, Teamwork
  • Screen Situations - Using and defending the screen plus Screen Reads. Different ways of using the screen. Learning all the different types of screens and how to utilize each one. Scoring off the screen.
  • Footwork and Pivots - Triple Threat, Jab Step, Creating for Others, Cutting, moving without the ball, Spacing, Ball Movement, Leadership, Being Vocal
  • Post and Guard Development - Guard and Post player specific drills. Players will be learning both to make for a more dynamic player.
  • Fun Competitive High Energy Drills with scrimmages at the end of each session.

Advanced Skills Training