OutWork Basketball

OutWork Basketball

5.0Exceptional(30 reviews)


At OutWork Basketball, our primary business purpose is to provide comprehensive basketball skill development programs and services to athletes of all ages and skill levels. Our goal is to empower basketball players to reach their full potential by enhancing their abilities, improving on-court performance, and fostering a passion for the game.

1. Skill Enhancement:

We are committed to delivering high-quality training program that cater to individual player needs. Through personalized coaching, expert instruction, and innovative development methods, we aim to enhance fundamental basketball skills such as shooting, dribbling, passing, defense, and overall court awareness. Our programs cater to both beginners looking to establish a solid foundation and advanced players seeking to refine and elevate their skills.

2. Athlete Growth and Progression:

We prioritize the holistic development of athletes, recognizing the importance of mental strength, physical conditioning, and emotional resilience. Our programs incorporate sports psychology techniques, strength and conditioning workouts, and performance analysis to optimize each player's growth. We track individual progress, set achievable goals, and provide regular feedback to ensure continuous improvement.

3. Customized Training Programs:

Understanding that each player has unique strengths, weaknesses, and goals, we offer tailor-made training programs to address individual needs. We believe in a player-centric approach, where our experienced coaches work closely with athletes to design training regimens that align with their aspirations and foster personal growth. Whether it's preparing for competitive leagues, getting scouted by colleges, or simply playing the game for recreational purposes, our programs are designed to maximize player potential.

4. Structured Curriculum:

To ensure a well-rounded development experience, we have designed a structured curriculum that covers a wide range of basketball skills and knowledge. Our curriculum is progressive, starting with foundational skills and gradually adding complexity and advanced techniques as players advance. It encompasses not only technical skills but also strategic understanding, teamwork, leadership, and sportsmanship.

By establishing ourselves as a leading provider of basketball skill development, we aim to positively impact the lives of athletes, contribute to the growth of the sport, and promote values such as discipline, perseverance, teamwork, and self-belief. We embrace innovation and continuously evolve our programs to stay at the forefront of basketball skill development, ensuring our athletes receive the best training experience possible.


Hired 12 times
2 employees
23 years in business
Serves Indianapolis , IN

Payment methods

Cash, Check, Venmo, Zelle


Athlete's age

5 – 10 years old, 11 – 13 years old, 14 – 18 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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    lisa S.

    He is a great trainer
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    August 25, 2022
    Hired on Lessons

    David Y.

    couldnt find a better coach at triple the fee. Yusef doesnt coddle your young athletes like alot of coaches but expects more from them thus helping them mature and reach their potential. wont use anyone else!
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    July 20, 2022
    Hired on Lessons

    Anthony S.

    Coach Yusef and Coach Jaleel are thorough, detail-oriented, supportive and encouraging. They are knowledgeable, tough yet caring, and the atmosphere was challenging and nurturing. We are happy to be a part of this excellent program.” OutWork Basketball 🏀
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    September 02, 2021

    Chuck D.

    “I have not met a more phenomenal team in all my years of training players. Their training techniques and philosophies are truly a blend of technical excellence,
    basketball IQ training and a constant check on each individual players mental toughness.”
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    September 02, 2021

    Omar J.

    Great coaching and swift results. Yusef is very profressional and an excellent communicator. His coaching style is concise and visual and the outcome in unmistakeable. He knows how to break old habits and rebuild them. He follow up with photos and video were a huge help and above all, our daughter had a blast and is already asking us to schedule more sessions.”
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    September 02, 2021

    Kevin C.

    This is a complete gym from the Olympic size pool to the most up to date equipment. Full size basketball court and tennis and handball courts, Personal trainers, every type classes you want. dont forget the therapy pool, and massage, whirlpool, sauna, steam, and the locker room facilities are CLEAN, WITH WARM TOWELS. I been coming to this gym since the mid eighties. Always top-notch. I truly recommend this gym for you fitness needs.
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    August 07, 2021

    Frequently asked questions

    1. Initial Consultation: We start by conducting an initial consultation with the student and their parents or guardians. This allows us to understand their basketball goals, current skill level, and any specific areas they want to focus on. We also discuss their availability, commitment, and any potential limitations or injury concerns. 2. Skill Assessment: To assess the student's current skill level, we conduct a comprehensive skill assessment. This may include evaluating their shooting form, ball-handling abilities, passing accuracy, defensive techniques, and overall basketball IQ. This assessment helps us identify areas of strength and areas that need improvement. 3. Goal Setting: Based on the skill assessment and the student's aspirations, we work together to set clear and achievable goals. These goals can be short-term, such as improving shooting accuracy, or long-term, like making the varsity team. Setting clear goals helps us design a personalized training program tailored to the student's needs. 4. Training Program Design: Using the information gathered from the assessment and goal-setting session, we develop a customized training program. This program will include a variety of drills, exercises, and progressions that target the specific areas identified for improvement. We also take into consideration the student's preferences, schedule, and availability to create a plan that is realistic and effective. 5. Regular Training Sessions: We conduct regular training sessions with the student, focusing on the agreed-upon areas of improvement. These sessions are typically conducted on a weekly basis and can be conducted one-on-one or in small group settings. During the training sessions, we provide hands-on instruction, demonstration, and immediate feedback to help the student refine their techniques and improve their performance.

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    Certified Personal Trainer 

    • Semi-Private are only 2-6 players
    • Semi-Private Price $350 for 10 Lessons
    • Private Lessons Price $500 for 10 Lessons 
    • The Sport Zone Coffman Rd. 

    • 530p-630p 630-730p Monday-             
    • Friday and Sat, Sunday by appointment. 

    I was involved in a mentorship program called 100% Hoops for 11 years with Christopher Thomas. 

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    1. Beginners: These are students who are new to basketball and have little to no experience. They may require basic instruction on fundamental skills such as shooting, dribbling, and passing. 2. Intermediate: These students have a basic understanding of basketball skills but are looking to improve and refine their technique. They may need guidance in areas like footwork, shooting form, defensive positioning, and offensive strategies. 3. Advanced: Advanced students have a solid foundation of basketball skills and are seeking further development to compete at a higher level. Coaches may work with them on refining their overall game, improving agility and speed, developing advanced shooting techniques, and enhancing court awareness and decision-making abilities. 4. Specialized skill development: Some students may focus on specific skills, such as becoming better shooters, improving post moves, or working on ball handling skills. Coaches may work with these students to hone their skills in their desired area. 5. Physical conditioning: Alongside skill development, coaches may also work with students on physical conditioning, strength training, and agility exercises to enhance their overall basketball performance. It's important to note that every student is unique, and coaches or trainers tailor their approach based on individual needs, goals, and skill levels.

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    1. Set Clear Goals: Determine what specific skills you want to improve in basketball. Whether it's shooting, dribbling, defense, or overall athleticism, having clear goals will help you stay focused on what you want to achieve. 2. Practice Consistently: Consistency is key when it comes to skill development. Set a regular practice schedule and dedicate time each day to work on your basketball skills. This will allow you to make progress over time. 3. Seek Expert Guidance: Consider seeking guidance from experienced coaches, trainers, or even more skilled players who can offer insights and advice on specific areas of your game. They can help you identify weaknesses and provide valuable tips for improvement. 4. Work on Fundamentals: Building a strong foundation is essential for any basketball player. Focus on mastering the fundamental skills such as shooting, dribbling, passing, and footwork. Pay attention to proper technique and practice them consistently. 5. Play Against Better Opponents: Challenge yourself by playing against opponents who are more skilled or more experienced than you. This will push you to elevate your game and develop new strategies to compete effectively.
    1. What specific areas of my basketball skills do I want to improve? 2. How are my current skills in those areas? Do I have a good foundation, or do I need to start from scratch? 3. What are my short-term and long-term goals in terms of basketball skill development? 4. How much time and effort can I realistically dedicate to practicing and improving my skills? 5. Am I open to seeking guidance and coaching from experienced basketball trainers or coaches? 6. What resources do I have access to that can help me in my skill development journey? For example, training facilities, practice courts, training equipment, etc. 7. Are there any physical limitations or injuries that need to be considered in my skill development plan? 8. Do I prefer individual skill development or would I benefit from participating in team training sessions? 9. Are there any specific basketball positions or roles I want to focus on developing skills for? 10. Have I researched the different training methods, drills, and techniques that are effective for improving the specific basketball skills I want to work on? By thinking through these questions, students will have a clearer understanding of their needs and goals in basketball skill development, allowing for more productive and focused discussions with coaches, trainers, or mentors.

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