Find a basketball trainer in Chicago, IL

Find basketball trainers in Chicago, IL

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Top 10 basketball trainers in Chicago, IL

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J2F Basketball Academy

J2F Basketball Academy

New on Lessons
Offers online services
Serves Chicago, IL
Welcome to J2F Basketball Academy where your athletic potential meets expert coaching! Located in Matteson, IL. Our dedicated team specializes in basketball and personal training designed to elevate your skills and performance. Our team personalizes each program that helps athletes of all levels achieve their goals and excel in their sport. Join us and experience the difference of training with professionals who are committed to your success! Special Deals Right now are $200 a month for 8 hour and a half sessions!!
Soar High Basketball

Soar High Basketball

New on Lessons
4 hires on Lessons
7+ years in business
Serves Chicago, IL
Hello, I'm Jim Felton from Soar High Basketball. I've been a lover of the game of basketball for well over 20 yrs. By having experience on three levels, High school ( Senn High School), College (Benedict College, SC), and professionally (Mexico and France) I strive to develop young people into successful athletes and leaders with a passion for excellence by focusing on 5 core principles: competition, individual development, sportsmanship, respect, and hard work. The goal is to teach, develop, and offer youth players the opportunity to enhance their fundamental skills in the game of basketball while instilling confidence and values such as cha...
I Can I Will Youth Basketball Academy

I Can I Will Youth Basketball Academy

New on Lessons
9+ years in business
Serves Chicago, IL
I Can I WIll Youth Basketball Academy is designed tofind the potential of each student and also push students to want to become first better student athletes as well as become a student of the game. Am very passionate about the game of basketball and the joy it can bring to youth. Over the past 6years I’ve really pushed youth to work hard and focus to become the best basketball player as well as person that they can be.
Vipers Basketball School

Vipers Basketball School

New on Lessons
17+ years in business
Serves Chicago, IL
Basketball training. I being doing this over 16 years . I work from kids from 8 years of ages to 17 years of age in the Hobart area.
Coach Karvell Bailey (Blessed 2 Ball Consulting Group LLC)

Coach Karvell Bailey (Blessed 2 Ball Consulting Group LLC)

5.0(1)
3 hires on Lessons
31+ years in business
Serves Chicago, IL
John Y. says, "First year with him and I am totally impressed with his skills. Not only does he give what the kids need physically of the game but he provides the mental and technique of the game as well. My grandson says he has really improved with what he has learned. Keep up the good work Coach." Read more
Bull Dogs Sports Academy

Bull Dogs Sports Academy

5.0(1)
5 hires on Lessons
7+ years in business
Serves Chicago, IL
We focus on the repetition and devolpment part of kids getting better and not only envolving as basketball players but as a man or women also. We work on the fundamentals making sure every kid has the basic knowledge and learn when and what to do with the ball cause everything depend on what predictent the kid is in. Also we just enjoy the sport also. I love helping kids develop there skill set. Also watching the kids grown from boys to teenagers to adults. The development is a long process and I love helping kids enjoy the ride ....
Respect The Game

Respect The Game

New on Lessons
Offers online services
21+ years in business
Serves Chicago, IL
Respect the Game, located in Chicago, Illinois, is a premier business in the region. The company takes pride in delivering exceptional services to its customers. With a strong commitment to excellence and a focus on customer satisfaction, Respect the Game has established a solid reputation in its industry. Discover why so many people in Chicago and the surrounding areas choose to do business with Respect the Game.
Basketball Player Development

Basketball Player Development

New on Lessons
Serves Chicago, IL
Thank you for visiting my profile and for taking the first step in elevating your skill and understanding of the game of basketball. I have been around the game since I was in elementary school, either playing or coaching it, and continue to do both today. I currently play in recreational, but competitive, leagues and I coach at the middle school level. My philosophy and approach towards my players and clients is the real triple threat: work hard, master fundamentals (or desired skills) through repetition, and have fun. Should you choose to work with me, you'll quickly learn that my passion for the game is unmatched. I gain a greater sense ...
Rico Hallman

Rico Hallman

5.0(1)
24+ years in business
Serves Chicago, IL
Courtney M. says, "He has great experience with working with kids. Shows patience provides clarity. Important that the kids are learning and increasing there skill and knowledge of the game. Most of all will make sure the kids are Having Fun." Read more
CA Athletics

CA Athletics

5.0(2)
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
4+ years in business
Serves Chicago, IL
Jeannie P. says, "My daughter has been working with CA Athletics for a few months now. Coach is extremely knowledgeable! He puts the kids through an intense session while incorporating some fun! I highly recommend CA Athletics for basketball training!" 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 Chicago basketball trainers

Recent success stories from people in the Chicago area.
Skye O.
He’s a very knowledgeable coach. He teaches fundamentals in a fun way and has easy convenient scheduling. I highly recommend
CA Athletics
Abraham P.
Coach Manny has been great in training my son in basketball. He has a great knowledge base of the fundamentals and my son has already become more confident in playing thanks his training.
Crossover Basketball
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