Junior





Junior basketball in Cambourne

Spring Term


We have now started registration for our Spring Term. 

Three Training sessions are held every Monday for three age groups at Cambourne Village College, Sheepfold Lane, Cambourne, Cambs, CB23 6FR.

The term starts on  Monday 8th of April 2019 and ends on 15th of July 2019. There will not be any sessions during half term and bank holiday Mondays.


9 & Under Age Group - Mondays 5:45 to 6:30pm (45 minutes)

This session is only suitable for beginners and those children who are not familiar to the basics of the game.

It is targeted for players in Years 2, 3, 4 and 5 if they have not played bassketball before.

During this introductory course, we will learn

  • Basketball Game Rules
  • How to Dribble?
  • How to Pass?
  • How to shoot?
  • How to count the score?
  • How to lay up?
  • How to defend?
  • Use of space
  • Footwork

The most important objective is to have loads of fun and enjoy being active on the court.

Location: Cambourne Village College Gymnastic Hall

Term Time: 29th of April to 15th of July

Costs: £50 - FREE Joining fees for this age group!


13 & Under Age Group - Mondays 5:30 to 7pm (1.5 hours)

Following successful Autumn and Winter training sessions and matches, we will continue working on the fundamentals. 

This session is targeted for players in Years 5, 6, 7 and 8.

Location: Cambourne Village College Sports Hall

Term Time: 29th of April to 15th of July

Costs: £80

Junior Joining Fees - £15 (only applicable to new members )


18 & Under Age Group - Mondays 7 to 8:30pm (1.5 hours)

Following successful Autumn and Winter training sessions and matches, we will continue working on the team drills and match scenarios in addition to the individual fundamentals. 

It is targeted for playes in Years 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13.

Location: First two sessions will be held in the Cambourne Outdoor court

The remaining 10 sessions will be held in the Cambourne Village College Sports Hall

Term Time: 8th of April to 15th of July

Costs £88

Junior Joining Fees - £15 (only applicable to new members )


Please send an email to junior_coordinator@cambournebasketball.org to register your interest.


If Mondays are not a good day for you, please contact junior_coordinator@cambournebasketball.org and let us know the following information:

  1. Your child's name
  2. Her or his basketball experience
  3. Age
  4. Which day and time of the week your child is available to atttend


Coaching Team

Our junior head coach is Miguel and he is assisted by Sandra and Navid

All of our coaches are DBS checked.


13 & Under and 17 & Under Spring Term Goals

We will play some more friendly games with the view of joining a league next season. 

The objective of the final term is to improve in the following areas:

  • Fitness improvement!
  • Improving individual skills
    • dribbling
    • shooting
    • passing
  • Defensive position development
  • Team building
  • Team offense
  • Read and React
  • Pass and cut
  • Work without the ball
  • Spacing
  • Fast breaks
  • Pick and roll
  • 'Go' system: u17 only.
  • "Horns" set
  • Team defense
    • between man and basket
    • pressure on the ball
    • denying first pass
    • Zone defense u17 only
  • HAVE FUN!


Contact junior_coordinator@cambournebasketball.org to register your interest.





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