Clinics

Basketball Skills and Drills Clinic

Basketball Skills and Drills Clinic on May 3

Boys and girls in grades 6-8 are invited to "Skills and Drills" basketball on Saturday, May 3 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

GFS Boys Varsity Basketball Head Coach Shawn Werdt will lead an instructional clinic covering basketball fundamentals including ball handling, shooting, defense, footwork, and team play. There will be live scrimmages, a mentorship workshop, and guest speakers.  Local high school coaches will be on-hand for a "meet and greet" opportunity. 

Sign up and come experience this dynamic basketball experience, including refreshments and information about the upcoming summer Community Basketball & Education Camp.

Cost: $5 donation at the door.

Location:  GFS Main Campus
Field House Gym
31 West Coulter Street, Philadelphia PA 19144

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Soccer Clinic with Sam McIlvain

Soccer Clinic with Sam McIlvain
USSF A License, NSCAA Premier Diploma
Head Coach, GFS Boys’ Varsity Soccer
Head Coach,Philadelphia Union Summer Select Program
contact info: smcilvain@gmail.com

Age Groups:
Open to boys and girls who are u-10 to u-14 (as of fall 2013-spring 2014 designation)

Dates/Times:
Monday evenings from 6:30-8:00,May 5, May 13, May 19
Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8:00, May 7, May 14, May 21

Where:
GFS Playing fields on Midvale Avenue (just off Wissahickon)

Parents should park outside of parking lot for drop off, but can drive into the parking lot for pickup. Players will meet at lower field, though we may end up training on the baseball outfield of the upper field.

Curriculum:
May 5, May 7Session 1: feints/ 1v1 to possess and penetrate
May 12, May 14Session 2: feints/ first touch/ receiving
May 19, May 21Session 3: passing/ vision/ speed of play

Weather:
Sessions will be held rain or shine and will be cancelled only if extreme/unsafe weather. In case of unsafe weather in the middle of a session, players will seek shelter in GFS locker room. There will be no make-up sessions, unless 2 Monday or 2 Wednesday sessions need to be cancelled. In such a case, a make-up session will be offered later in June or July. If there is a cancellation, parents will be notified by 5:30 the day of the session.

Cost:
$40.00 for 3 sessions, either 3 Mondays or 3 Wednesdays, or $60 for 6 total sessions.
Checks should be made out to “Germantown Friends School”. Payment must be made on the first Monday or Wednesday the player attends. Cash accepted but not preferred.

Equipment:
Bring a soccer ball (pumped!) and appropriate soccer gear (cleats, shin guards, water bottle, etc.)

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