Find a basketball trainer in Newark, NJ

Find basketball trainers in Newark, NJ

Find basketball trainers in Newark, NJ

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Top 10 basketball trainers in Newark, NJ

Students agree: these Newark basketball trainers are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Brunswick Grassroots Basketball

Brunswick Grassroots Basketball

5.0(1)
3 hires on Lessons
2+ years in business
Serves Newark, NJ
Daniel A O. says, "So far everything been going good and it's only been my 3rd session and already making progress with my handles and finishing with my non dominate hand" Read more
Rise Above Academy

Rise Above Academy

New on Lessons
7+ years in business
Serves Newark, NJ
I believe in the whole person; what that means to me is I want to help grow the player and the person through various training. Our mission is to take a player from where they are to where they want to be with a mix of basketball skills training, fundamental training and life coaching techniques. As a certified life and success coach it's important that we help player to become resourceful in order to perform on and off the court. Contact on Instagram @rise_abovetraining for more info
Elite Kings

Elite Kings

5.0(2)
10+ years in business
Serves Newark, NJ
Anonymous says, "Pays Attention to detail Very personable Pushes players and very motivating " Read more
KobyGetsYouFit

KobyGetsYouFit

New on Lessons
2+ years in business
Serves Newark, NJ
Are you ready to take your soccer skills to the next level? With four years of dedicated coaching experience and a distinguished collegiate career in Division I soccer at Grace University, Coach Kwab is here to help you reach your full potential on and off the field. Combining deep knowledge of the game with a passion for mentoring, Coach Kwab offers personalized coaching designed to enhance your performance, build confidence, and achieve your goals. Why Train with Coach Kwab? • Proven Expertise: With four years of successful soccer coaching and a standout career in D1 soccer at Grace University, [Your Name] brings a wealth of experience an
TaylorMade Elite Training

TaylorMade Elite Training

New on Lessons
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
7+ years in business
Serves Newark, NJ
Taylormade Elite Training enthusiastically meets the needs of our clients. With detail repetition and knowledge of the game of basketball our service is in a class by itself! Training professional Basketball players such as Lestor Medford (played at Baylor) Tabbet Deny ( played at Lipscomb and U of A) Shakir Smith (played at Wyoming and Adam State), just to name a few, while in high school is proof our methods are very succesful! While playing, in High School I maintained a 3.55 GPA, won the Arizona State Basketball Championship , was also nominated Mcdonalds All american in the class of 1992. Won Lute Olson University of Arizona basketball...
Dr. Hoops Basketball Lessons

Dr. Hoops Basketball Lessons

5.0(1)
5+ years in business
Serves Newark, NJ
Tyler says, "Professional and quality teaching." Read more
Jaasiel Rivera Baseball

Jaasiel Rivera Baseball

5.0(1)
5 hires on Lessons
3+ years in business
Serves Newark, NJ
Lance R. says, "Jaasiel is such an amazing coach! Not isn’t he incredibly informative about the game but he is also very kind and caring towards my son who started lessons when he was just 5 yrs old. From the day he started with him he knew exactly how to teach a young beginner and I couldn’t be happier with Jaasiel working with my son. Whenever I tell my son he is working with Jaasiel he gets excited and who wouldn’t want that out of their kid!" Read more
Harrison Sports Academy

Harrison Sports Academy

5.0Exceptional(8)
44 hires on Lessons
6+ years in business
Serves Newark, NJ
Hee L. says, "He is one if the best coaches we have had. He is a good role model. He always comes early and likes teach more and longer as he puts all his energy and effort. He is a very effective coach with giving all basic and advanced training. He is very kind and friendly with good communication." Read more
Coach Sky Coaching & Consulting

Coach Sky Coaching & Consulting

New on Lessons
Offers online services
18+ years in business
Serves Newark, NJ
The holistic approach to the person brings out the ultimate in the client overall to assist in achieving their goals in the best way possible. (Educational Consulting, Reiki, Life Coaching, Athletic Coaching, Academic Coaching, Behavior Coaching) In-person, as well as internet/virtual/phone sessions, are available. Payment will be made after the initial session (except for internet/virtual/phone). In each subsequent session, payment will be made before the session. For over 15 years as a Varsity athletic Coach, Counselor, and Consultant I've enjoyed watching athletes and people, in general, show progress athletically, mentally, and socially...
@joeatbomzaway

@joeatbomzaway

New on Lessons
3+ years in business
Serves Newark, NJ
Joeatbomzaway can give simple easy to follow instructions on footwork,hand placement,launch angle and proper analysis of makes and misses. See @joeatbomzaway ig. The camera doesnt lie. Thank you.

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 Newark basketball trainers

Recent success stories from people in the Newark area.
Shanice M.
amazing coach!
Elite kings
Jay S.
William has a lot of knowledge of the game. He is such a friendly person and an awesome coach. He was able to bring me to a higher level and I enjoyed every minute of training with him. He has a great sense of humor which made the training a lot of fun. His style is very motivating and challenging, and that’s what helped me develop and improve my game tremendously. Thank you William you’re a Legend!! Mel Schwartz, 15 yrs old
Harrison Sports Academy
Maayan E.
He always comes with good energy and a good attitude The training sessions with him are always organized and professional
Samsbballtraining
Kristen M.
Coach Paul has been an incredible football trainer for my son! His patience, dedication, knowledge of the game and ability to make training fun have truly inspired my son. Coach Paul not only teaches the fundamentals of the game but also instills values like teamwork and discipline. My son has made tremendous improvements in both skills and confidence. I highly recommend choosing him!
BeastNClutchTraining
Michael M.
Coach Isaac is very professional. He pays attention to detail. He focuses on the “why” are doing these drills. Our son has learned a lot from his sessions with Coach Isaac.
Pure Hoops
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