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Focused, one-on-one training with elite instructors is the key to succeeding. CoachUp now connects aspiring athletes with private basketball trainers who turn your weaknesses into strengths, improve your skills, and increase your confidence.

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Melvin M., New York, NY Basketball Coach
Melvin M.
New York, NY
$41 /session

Has worked at the collegiate level for over 15 years and developed many ...

Specialties

Rebounding, Shooting, Ball Handling, Defense, Footwork, Moving Without the Ball, Readin...

Bobby K., Plano, TX Basketball Coach
Bobby K.
Plano, TX
$85 /session

15 years of experience producing NBA, Int'l, NCAA Division I, NJCAA Divi...

Specialties

Shooting, Rebounding, Post Moves, Ball Handling, Passing, Defense, Footwork, Moving Wit...

Kyle H., Mount Laurel, NJ Basketball Coach
Kyle H.
Mount Laurel, NJ
$46 /session

Former NBA Draftee and European- Professional for over 11 years, on a pa...

Specialties

Agility, Attacking the Rim, Ball Handling, Footwork, Shooting

We're so confident in the quality of our coaches that we stand behind them with our Good Fit Guarantee, a 100% money-back guarantee on every private coaching session booked on CoachUp.

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What People Are Saying

George (Santa Clara, CA)
“Zach has provided three sessions of coaching for my daughter and she stated that her ball handling has improved. We have more sessions to go and I do expect tremendous progress during this season.”
Kelly (Los Angeles, CA)
“If there were 6 stars, I would choose that! Coach Walker is a fantastic coach. His ability to relate to and motivate my son was phenomenal. And, of course, his ability to coach the sport is second to none!”
Sam (Forest Park, IL)
“Coach Paris is an extremely motivating and encouraging coach. He has a genuine interest in making each and every one of his students into better athletes.”
Machille (Oklahoma City, OK)
“Coach Danielle is great! She has wonderful techniques to teaching my daughter. My daughter has already improved in many ways, just after a couple of sessions!”

Basketball

Basketball is one of the most popular sports in the country, and continues to grow globally. Historically, the US national team has dominated, however in the past 15 years, countries like Spain, Greece and China have improved dramatically. To be the best at basketball, players need to have great athleticism, technique, and knowledge of the game. Some of the best current NBA players have improved their technique and basketball IQ by working with high skilled trainers.

Some of the best shooters of all time, such as Ray Allen, Reggie Miller and Larry Bird, worked with shooting coaches throughout their careers to improve their form. All of them spent hundreds of hours in the gym with their coaches taking thousands of shots until they had their form down, while working to develop their off-hand, their ball-handling, finishing moves, post moves, and overall basketball conditioning to say in game shape. The best players -- such as Kobe Bryant, Dirk Nowitski and Stephen Curry -- continue training with their coaches every off-season, regardless of their already immense talent and demonstrated success. But individual training is not only for the pros -- young basketball players across the country are now working with private coaches to improve their conditioning and perfect their skills, Basketball IQ, and overall game.

CoachUp is the only platform that provides athletes with access to thousands of talented, vetted and reviewed, and affordable private coaches across the country. Our coaches specialize in different positions, and can tailor their training to meet the needs of players at the grade school level, high school level, collegiate level or even the professional level. For instance, Brandon Ball, former point guard at Michigan Tech, works on ball handling and passing with point guards. Ball also played professionally in the ABA/PBL. CoachUp also features Bobby Kirby, who has over 15 years of experience turning basketball players into professional athletes. Kirby goes above and beyond the physical aspects of the game to focus on importance of mental strength in basketball. His high basketball IQ makes him the ideal mentor to any young athlete. You can’t go wrong in booking a CoachUp private basketball coach -- we back them up with our Good-Fit Guarantee, and around-the-clock support to make sure that you get the most out of training with your coach. So go ahead - get started by searching for your perfect CoachUp basketball coach today!

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Finding Your Niche In The 2-3 Zone

As an aspiring basketball player, it doesn’t seem farfetched to say that you’ll more than likely run into a team running the 2-3 zone, or your coach will prefer that defense to the man-to-man set that you’re used to Click to read more

Running The Fast Break

Basketball coaches differ on the style of offense they like to run, but more and more teams from elementary school all the way up to the professional level are running an efficient and productive strategy centered around the fast break offense Click to read more

The Hookshot

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a legend and from rings to MVP awards, he's certainly left his mark on the league as we know it. But, it was Abdul-Jabbar’s utilization of a now near-defunct move that aided his game so much: the hookshot Click to read more