Jimmy Alvarez Jr Fundamental Basketball Lessons

Jimmy Alvarez Jr Fundamental Basketball Lessons

5.0Exceptional(5 reviews)


Current High School Boys Basketball Coach.

I played basketall all four years in high school.

Over 20 years of coaching experience.


Hired 3 times
1 employee
5 years in business
Serves Lemon Grove , CA

Payment methods

Cash, Venmo

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Athlete's age

5 – 10 years old, 11 – 13 years old, 14 – 18 years old, 19 – 25 years old, 26 – 45 years old, 46 – 65 years old, Over 65 years old

Years experience

No experience, 1 – 2 years, 2 – 5 years, 5 – 7 years, 7+ years

Skills to improve

Shooting, Ball handling, Rebounding, Passing, Agility, I can make recommendations

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  • Reviews

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    Stanley D.

    Coach Jimmy has been a blessing to my kids. He is fundamentally sound when it comes to his lessons, that help set the ground work for life long skills to develop their overall game. I highly recommended him to anyone who is looking for a passionate, reliable, and fundamentally sound coach to teach and build kids confidence and skills.
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    January 29, 2022

    Dennis S.

    When I started training with Jimmy in May 2021, I was a 70% free throw shooter and only a 20% shooter on 3 pointers. After 12 weeks of training, I entered the California Senior Olympic Games (Sept. 18, 2021) in the Free Throw, 3 point, Hot Shot, and 3 on 3 Tournament. I won gold medals in the Free Throw (22-25) and Hot Shot event. I also won silver medals in the three point shooting event(60%) and 3 on 3 Tournament for men 70-74 years old bracket.
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    January 27, 2022

    Job A.

    Coach Jimmy is coaching my son for almost two months now, and he is doing a great job helping my son improve his basketball skills.
    When I started looking for a basketball coach for my son and interviewed Jimmy by phone, he caught my attention because he showed honesty and love for Basketball, so I decided to try an initial session and I was not disappointed.
    Jimmy coaches my son twice a week, one day with group of kids and the second day for one-on-one session focusing more on specific skills like shooting, ball handling etc.
    Coach Jimmy praises and motivates my son when he does well and gives positive criticism when he is not following instructions. Also, his fees are really affordable. Definitely I will recommend coach Jimmy to other parents interested in getting an affordable and first-class training for their kids.
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    May 28, 2021
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    Martin C.

    I like that Jimmy was able to work at my pace. Even though Ive had basketball experience, we went through the basics and fine tuned my skills. Developing in that way definitely improved my overall skill level in the long run. Hes always professional and on time with a positive attitude.
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    March 25, 2021
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    Joe A.

    Coach Jimmy has always provided a positive and constructive training regimen. Great development comes from skills and drills training. I’ve personally seen his training program transcend through age groups as both my grandsons ages 7 and 14 have developed their skills and become better basketball players.
    Joe A.
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    March 13, 2021
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    Frequently asked questions

    My typical process is to find out what the player is trying to accomplish.  I will then design lessons that I feel will maximize the players goals.  

    I have earned a degree in Human Behavior and Social Sciences. I am currently pursuing another degree in Child Development.  I feel my education will help me set a great foundation for interacting with youth or high school players.

    I started teaching and coaching basketball in high school.  I use to work at a recreation center.  I coached youth basketball and I love it.  I was also fortunate to have coached a few freshman high school basketball teams.

    I have worked with youth, middle school, and high school students.

    This past summer I was asked to work out with a friend's son.  He is now a senior in high school.  I was invited by his father to come out to one of his games.  He was really proud of the skills I had instilled in his son and it showed on the court during his game.  During the game his father showed me a picture of the scholarship letter that his son had received.  I felt like a proud father myself when I saw the letter. 

    Choose a teacher that is going to give you the best experience.  Even if you make it to the NBA, one day, it will end.  Choose a teacher that, in the end,  will ultimately make you a better person.  Not just with basketball. 

    I feel that players should ask themselves what are their realistic goals and what are they striving to accomplish.   I believe that a player has to ask themselves if they truely even want to put the time and energy into this training.  Always be true to yourself. 

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