Find a basketball trainer in San Francisco, CA

Find basketball trainers in San Francisco, CA

Find basketball trainers in San Francisco, CA

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Find basketball trainers in San Francisco, CA

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Top 10 basketball trainers in San Francisco, CA

Students agree: these San Francisco basketball trainers are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Jacks Athletic Conditioning (JAC)

Jacks Athletic Conditioning (JAC)

5.0(4)
Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
3+ years in business
Serves San Francisco, CA
Megan K. says, "He takes the time to study what works for your body. When we began, he came in with a plan and didn’t hesitate to adjust to what my body was able to do while still pushing me to new limits. He is open to learning new techniques and strategies to make sure every workout routine is right for you to get you to your goals." Read more
Fitness Elevation

Fitness Elevation

New on Lessons
5+ years in business
Serves San Francisco, CA
I am a fitness & athletic trainer for youth of all fitness levels. Working with me will help elevate your game to the next level to become a standout player on your team and in your league. Main Areas of improvement are strength, speed, agility, conditioning and confidence. We will not only focus on the physical aspect of training, but mental toughness as well. I really enjoy seeing youth accomplish their goals and acheieve greatness. I love seeing them put in the hard work needed to seperate them from their opponent. Young athletes hunger and drive helps motivate me....
Sports Mafia Llc

Sports Mafia Llc

5.0(4)
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
4+ years in business
Serves San Francisco, CA
John B. says, "Chris Paratore has been coaching my 9-year son Nikko with baseball and football for over a year now and we've been very satisfied with the results. Coach Chris runs practice sessions with the perfect mix of discipline and fun, always has something fresh to teach, and has found ways to motivate my son to perform at his highest level. When Nikko started out, he lacked both the skill and confidence to compete in either sports, but a year later is now pitching in SFLL and playing QB in Next Level Sports' Flag Football program. We would highly recommend Coach Chris to anyone who has a child interested in becoming a better athlete and competitor." Read more
Andrew Heath Basketball

Andrew Heath Basketball

New on Lessons
Top Pro
1 hire on Lessons
7+ years in business
Serves San Francisco, CA
Former NBA Academy coach. Founder of Andrew Heath Basketball and Head Varsity Boys Basketball Coach at Drew School in SF. Has experience training all skill levels from youth to professional athletes. Sharing my passion and love of the game with the athletes I get an opportunity to work with while having a fun time doing it!
Kenny Hatch Basketball

Kenny Hatch Basketball

New on Lessons
2 hires on Lessons
6+ years in business
Serves San Francisco, CA
I am a former 5 year professional basketball player in Europe. Since ending my playing career, I've opened my own facility here in San Francisco. I have trained players from 10 years old to the NBA level. I have a passion for the game and I would love to help you grow yours!
Ball2Thrive Basketball Academy

Ball2Thrive Basketball Academy

5.0(1)
3 hires on Lessons
3+ years in business
Serves San Francisco, CA
Kiley R. says, "Coach T is professional, talented and able to connect with each player on an individual level. My son looks forward to his training and is getting better and better with each session." Read more
COACH TOKUNBO

COACH TOKUNBO

5.0(4)
9 hires on Lessons
5+ years in business
Serves San Francisco, CA
Michael B. says, "Prompt Professional Virtuous in his craft Great coach" Read more

Your Basketball Training questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much does a personal basketball trainer cost?

The average cost of a personal basketball trainer ranges from $30 to $150 per hour for one-on-one sessions. The cost can be influenced by factors such as the player's level (beginner, intermediate, or advanced), the trainer's experience and expertise, and the location where the training takes place.

Additionally, small group sessions of 2 to 4 children can cost $30 to $50 per session on average, while large group training of 4+ kids can cost $20 to $40 per session on average

How do you train for basketball?

A well-rounded basketball training regimen should include skill-specific workouts, strength and conditioning exercises, and a structured training program. Skill development includes shooting workouts, ball handling drills, and training tailored to your position, whether you’re a guard or post player.

Strength and conditioning exercises such as aerobic training and strength training for primary muscle groups like hips, quads, and glutes are critical. A structured 6-week training program that emphasizes form, technique, and skill progression should improve your game.

How many hours do basketball players train a week?

Basketball players, especially those aiming to improve their skills, may train for around 10 to 15 hours per week, depending on the level of their game. The specific distribution of training hours across skill development, strength training, and other aspects can vary based on individual needs and goals.

However, much of that training time does not require an instructor. Shooting hoops, working out at the gym, and playing pick-up games all count toward the total training time.

Is strength training important for basketball?

Yes, strengthtraining is essential for basketball players as it aids in the development of speed strength, absolute strength, and core strength. It boosts blast impulse, the ability to generate force rapidly, crucial for activities like jumping for rebounds and swift changes in direction.

Additionally, strength training enhances power output and agility, allowing players to respond quickly to on-court situations and maintain an edge over their opponents.

What questions should I ask a basketball trainer?

Ask these questions when picking a basketball trainer to help you meet your goals:

  • What is your background and experience in basketball training?
  • Have you worked with players at my skill level or position before?
  • What is your coaching philosophy and training style?
  • How do you tailor your training programs to individual needs?
  • What specific skills and aspects of the game do you emphasize in your training sessions?
  • How do you address both physical and mental aspects of player development?
  • Do you conduct initial assessments to identify strengths and areas for improvement?
  • How do you track and measure a player's progress over time?
  • How do you incorporate injury prevention strategies into your training programs?
  • What steps do you take to ensure the well-being of your athletes?
  • What is your availability for training sessions?
  • How do you handle scheduling and potential conflicts?
  • How do you communicate with players and provide feedback?
  • What role do players and parents/guardians play in the feedback process?
  • What are your fees and payment structure?
  • Are there any long-term commitments or package deals available?
  • Can you provide references from previous clients or players you have trained?
  • How do you work with players to set and achieve realistic goals?
  • What expectations do you have for players in terms of commitment and effort?

How do I choose a basketball trainer?

When selecting a basketball trainer, consider the following tips:

  • Look for a trainer with a solid background and experience in basketball training. Ideally, they should have worked with players at your skill level or in your position.
  • Understand the trainer's coaching philosophy and training style. Ensure it aligns with your goals and preferences for skill development.
  • Inquire about the specific skills and aspects of the game that the trainer emphasizes. Make sure they cover the areas you want to improve.
  • Check if the trainer conducts initial assessments to identify areas for improvement.
  • Ensure the trainer incorporates injury prevention strategies into their programs.
  • Consider the trainer's communication style, which is vital for a successful training relationship.
  • Verify the trainer's availability for sessions fits your routine.
  • Seek references from previous clients or players the trainer has worked with.
  • Understand the trainer's fees and payment structure.

Reviews for San Francisco basketball trainers

Recent success stories from people in the San Francisco area.
Sean F.
Jack is a great trainer. He knew which exercises were best for me, and he really helped me push my limits. Jack is positive, encouraging, and also structured to help me stay accountable. He also gave me great eating suggestions to help me with my goals. Highly recommended!
Jacks Athletic Conditioning (JAC)
Grace G.
My son was 5 years old when we started training with Coach CP and now he is the best baseball player on his team.
Sports Mafia llc
Joann A.
Coach Tokunbo is very patient and assesses skill level and need of the client! He's a great coach and my son is very pleased!
COACH TOKUNBO
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