Get your toddlers, kids, and teens into their jerseys and on the court! Basketball is a beautiful sport for them to meet new friends and learn the value of sportsmanship. There are plenty of basketball classes and training options across Hong Kong that your little LeBron James can get into. Here is the Little Steps go-to guide on the best basketball classes, leagues, and training options in Hong Kong.
Minisport offers fantastic multi-sports programs that are specially curated for kids aged 1.5 to 8yrs. Their programs all build fundamental ball skills and locomotive skills. During the program, they'll focus on one sport per session, which includes basketball, football/soccer, rugby, tennis, and athletics. These sports are rotated on a weekly basis.
Minisports also offers small group sessions, led by an experienced team of early childhood educators.
Kinder Bounce offers a fun and engaging basketball-based program for kids up to 8 years old. Children will participate in different games where they'll learn how to catch, throw and dribble the ball, improving their hand-eye coordination. It's a great way to learn the basics of basketball while developing essential motor skills and social skills like learning to take instructions and interacting with other children of the same age. All classes are in English.
Kinderbounce, 1503 Sunbeam Plaza, 1155 Canton Road, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 2385 9677, email@example.com, https://www.kinderkicks.hk/basketball-kinder-bounce-hk/
The Hong Kong Basketball Academy (HKBA) is a complete basketball academy for boys and girls aged 18 years and younger. Whether you want to introduce your kiddo to the game or help your teen earn a college scholarship, they will help you to succeed. Book a trial class and see if your little one will become the next LeBron James. This is excellent basketball training for kids in HK.
Hong Kong Basketball Academy, www.hkbaallday.com
GMF Sports Academy offers comprehensive sports training in a controlled and safe venue at the schools that they have partnered with, with a special focus on basketball. These school partnerships allow them to provide regular and consistent practice times. Their programs are divided into different age groups, starting from 3 all the way to 18 years old.
They also have intensive training programs for those who want to participate in more rigorous practice regimes, whether it is for recreational reasons, competition preparation, or self-improvement. Make sure to check out their awesome seasonal camps in basketball and other ball sports.
ESF Tigers Basketball program is open to children of ages 5-18 years and of all abilities. They focus on delivering key fundamental skills using age-appropriate equipment, such as small balls and height-adjustable hoops, to stimulate and nurture a child's development in the sport. For those little kids who really enjoy and love playing the sport, there are opportunities to participate in their Development Academy Program, which includes regular Saturday sessions. Players in the Elite Academy have the opportunity to refine their skills and athleticism to compete against other clubs not only in Hong Kong but also overseas.
ESF Tigers Basketball, https://www.esf.org.hk/program_category/basketball/
Kinder Bounce is a fun basketball-based program for young children. They will learn how to catch, throw and dribble the ball and they'll be taught by experienced and professional coaches.YWCA also offers Asia Pacific Basketball, which is aimed at 5 to 12-year-olds and is a continuation of the Kinder Bounce program. Make sure to check out their fantastic seasonal camps too!
At Top Flight, groups train multiple times a week in a structured and disciplined environment that pushes them physically and mentally to their limits. Skills and concepts are developed through lesson plans designed to harness an athlete’s interest and passion for the game. They have a developmental league and an academy where kids are taught the necessary skills to succeed in the sport. They also offer various seasonal camps at international schools across Hong Kong.
Top Flight, www.topflighthongkong.com
Basketball is a very popular sport in Hong Kong and thus making it fairly easy to find an array of basketball gear to suit all needs and ages. Check out our list below to find out where you can find everything you need to shoot some hoops: