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Summer registration
IBSA Summer Camps!

IBSA Basketball is excited to hold registration for our Annual Skill Development camps. We are hosting camps all summer long in a variety of locations. Click below for more information.

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TRAIN WITH PURPOSE
Find your Academy Location

IBSA Basketball Academies offer youth basketball training throughout Ontario. Find a location that works for you and begin your child's program today.

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Our Core Program

IBSA Academy Training

The Academy is our top training program and runs year roundYouth aged 8-18, regardless of skill level, are grouped in sessions running 90 minutes. Our sessions provide purposeful skill development designed to build basketball and athletic fundamentals from the ground up. Our teaching focus incorporates fundamental teaching breakdowns as well as a variety of game speed repetitions. A unique, high energy atmosphere keeps athletes of all ages highly engaged.

Find an IBSA program in your area

IBSA Training Programs

Academy Training

Ages:
  • 8-12
  • 13-18
The Academy is our top training program and runs year round. Youth aged 8-18, regardless of skill level, are grouped in sessions running 90 minutes. Our sessions provide purposeful skill development designed to build basketball and athletic fundamentals from the ground up. Each of our training locations offer multiple sessions and days weekly to suit skill level and schedules. Our teaching focus incorporates fundamental teaching breakdowns as well as a variety of game speed repetitions. A unique, high energy atmosphere keeps athletes of all ages highly engaged. Learn more
In the 3on3 Leagues, certified coaches oversee training and games, providing continuous correction and coaching. These small sided games cultivate essential basketball "IQ" and refine movement techniques, setting a strong foundation for early skill development. Players are tasked with improving teamwork, strategic decision-making, and fluid ball movement. The development benefit of 3on3 basketball has a huge impact on long-term athlete success. Learn more

Jr.NBA Academy

Ages:
  • 4-6
  • 7-9
  • 8-12
The IBSA Jr. NBA Academy features a curriculum-based program for beginners that will introduce young athletes to basketball, while fostering a love of play and structured learning. Kids will be able to explore general and sport-specific movement patterns, skill-based games that teach fundamentals and teamwork and structured learning plus play amongst their peers. Learn more
IBSA Basketball runs week-long training camps at each of our training locations. Athletes will be put through a week of purposeful skill development designed to build their key fundamentals. During the mornings, athletes will be put through a variety of skill stations to work on building their fundamental skillset. In the afternoon, athletes will be tasked with putting these new skillsets into action. Learn more
The same fundamentally driven development program that we provide to our training academy athletes, we also tailor to teams looking for a competitive edge. Team sessions are focused on developing not only the individual athletes, but the team’s strengths and weaknesses as a whole. This means that in addition to individual development, crucial team skills such as offensive spacing, off-ball movement and team defense will also be introduced and emphasized. Learn more
Clinics are three hours long and focus 100% on improving shooting technique and ability. Each player receives individual video footage, a detailed report card, and an instructional literature package. Players can be re-assessed four to six months after the clinic. Ensure your player is a part of our clinic and learns how to shoot successfully for the rest of their career. Learn more

About IBSA Programs

Academy Training

The Academy is our top training program and runs year round. Youth aged 8-18, regardless of skill level, are grouped in sessions running 90 minutes. Our sessions provide purposeful skill development designed to build basketball and athletic fundamentals from the ground up. Each of our training locations offer multiple sessions and days weekly to suit skill level and schedules. Our teaching focus incorporates fundamental teaching breakdowns as well as a variety of game speed repetitions. A unique, high energy atmosphere keeps athletes of all ages highly engaged.

Jr.NBA Academy

The IBSA Jr. NBA Academy features a curriculum-based program for athletes aged four to twelve. Kids will be able to explore general and sport-specific movement patterns, skill-based games that teach fundamentals and teamwork and structured learning plus play amongst their peers. Each Jr. NBA participant receives a jersey, basketball and drawstring bag. No experience is necessary for the IBSA Jr. NBA Academy program. Introduce your son/daughter to basketball in the best way this season!

Shooting Clinics

Shooting is the most difficult skill for a basketball player to master. It requires proper stance, balance, hand placement, arm extension, and expert follow-through. It is one of the most important elements of a player’s game. Improper mechanics will severely limit a basketball player’s success at every level. IBSA Shooting Clinics guarantee to increase the shooting abilities of each player. Our clinics fill up very quickly, we maintain a low coach to player ratio to ensure that each player receives individual attention and a detailed report card.

3on3 Leagues

3on3 is one of the best methods for teaching athletes how to play basketball properly. Games are monitored by coaches, ensuring kids play with ongoing correction and coaching. These small sided games are a great way to learn and help develop basketball “IQ” early – as well as how to move with and without the ball. Our program also ensures all children participate in every offensive and defensive series (unlike 5 on 5 play which often sees some kids standing without getting required touches).

Basketball Camps

IBSA Skill Development Camps offer a unique atmosphere of focus and high energy that keeps athletes of all ages engaged and on-task. Athletes will be put through a week of purposeful skill development designed to build their key fundamentals.

FAQ
If you don't see the answer to your question below, contact us and we will get back to you shortly!

IBSA Basketball operates a variety of programs to provide the most optimal development pathway for youth athletes. 

  • JR.NBA Academy – for athletes aged 4-9 that are looking for an introduction to basketball. Athletes with zero or limited basketball experience.
  • IBSA Academy Training – for athletes aged 8+. Our main development program designed for athletes to build their skillsets from the ground up.
  • IBSA 3on3 Leagues – for athletes aged 8+. 3on3 Leagues are ideal for athletes with some training experience that are looking for gameplay opportunities.
  • IBSA Shooting Clinics – recommended for all athletes. Specialty clinics that focus on the finer details of shooting technique.
  • IBSA Skills Camps – for athletes aged 8-14. Day camp programs that are a great way to stay sharp over holiday breaks.
  • High Performance – for selected athletes. This program is an invite only training program for athletes identified during Academy Training sessions.

If you have any other questions, we are happy to discuss. Please contact us.

Group 1 Academy sessions are for ages 8-12, while Group 2 Academy sessions are for athletes aged 13-18. Each location has a unique schedule for Academy Training which you can find under our locations tab.

We have three membership options available for Academy Training:

  • Basic (Once per week training)
  • Plus (Twice per week training)
  • Unlimited (3+ times per week training)

Your attendance will be based on the membership you’ve chosen during registration.

Session numbers will vary depending on the program, time of year and the gym space we are using. We maintain a high instructor to child ratio to ensure each athlete is receiving coaching, feedback and progress reports.

Our Academy program operates year round and you can register at any time. For our seasonal programs like 3on3 Leagues, Shooting Clinics or Camps, please contact us.

Improvement is not always linear for young athletes and can be subtle. We recommend athletes train with us at least twice per week for proper development – and improvement should be seen after the first month. Our coaches are always evaluating the progression of our students and are happy to provide feedback to parents after each session.