Looking to encourage the kids to pick up new skills this school holiday? Basketball lessons for kids are a great way to develop young athletes as it helps them develop coordination and fine motor skills. Expose your child to the world of basketball at an early age through academies that offer classes and help them learn at a faster pace under professional guidance. Slam dunk and enjoy hang time by trying out these basketball lessons in Kuala Lumpur!
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MVP Basketball Academy offers programs that teach children the fundamentals of basketball, develop self confidence and promote fitness in a fun and positive atmosphere. Each session runs for 2 hours and is held once a week after schooling hours. Sign up for their lessons to learn from the pros!
MVP Basketball Academy, Supersports Basketball Arena, Sungai Besi, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, +6012 358 5911, www.mvpbasketballacademy.com.my
The Malaysian Basketball Association (MABA) Academy is a year-round academy designed to help participants develop and progress in the game of basketball. The Academy’s numerous programs meet the needs of various individuals regardless of age, basketball backgrounds or skill levels. Whether it be learning and mastering fundamental skills or taking those skills to the next level, the Academy's goal is to help anyone, of any age and skill level, improve.
The Malaysian Basketball Association (MABA) Academy, Level 6, Wisma MABA, 6, Jalan Hang Jebat, 43000 Kuala Lumpur, www.maba.com.my
AirKit Basketball Academy was created to provide the comprehensive instruction and positive encouragement that kids need. Their classes are age-specific, specially developed lessons that introduce beginner and advanced instruction and team concepts. The coaches ensure that each player feels like a winner — inside where it really counts. Classes are available for children age 7 and above!
Airkit Active Basketball Academy, SJK(C) Taman Connaught, Jalan Geliga, Taman Connaught, 56000 Kuala Lumpur, www.airkitbasketballacademy.com
KL Lightning is a reputable basketball academy in Kuala Lumpur that offers lessons and training for children aged 8–16 years old. Children of all ability levels are welcome to join the team which is led by former KL Dragons player and lead coach of the Junior NBA programme in Malaysia, Coach Ghazi. Classes run on Saturdays and Sundays at the Alice Smith School (Equine Park), GEMS International School (Subang Jaya) and IGB International School (Sungai Buloh) and are priced at RM70/session.
KL Lightning, Various Locations, www.kllightning.com
Using their professional curriculum and focusing on the whole player, Skyhawks Academy teaches children the skills they need for both on and off the court to be a better athlete. They begin each session with skills and progress into drills and games making an unforgettable experience for your young athlete. Kids will learn to pass, shoot, dribble and rebound in no time!
Skyhawks Academy, Subang Jaya, +t6014 323 2493, Facebook Page
Dribble, pass and shoot your way to fun basketball leagues, classes and clinics at YMCA as they provide one of the most vibrant competitive sports training in Brickfields, from not just basketball, but also football, archery and tennis training for kids to achieve their best sports dreams. Train to play like a pro on the field or the court at YMCA KL. Rates per pax start at RM200 (first month) and RM120 for the following months.
YMCA, 95, Jalan Padang Belia, Brickfields, 50470 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, +603-22741439, www.ymcakl.com
Formed in 2009 by two former national basketball players, Subang Jaya Basketball Club (SJBC) is a basketball club focused to develop and to promote the game of basketball within the local community. Over the years, the team has coached a large number of players who have gone on to represent their basketball team at the school, district, state, national and even semi-professional level. They conduct practices for anyone aged 7 and above. The practice consists of basketball drills that seek to improve each players' key fundamentals - i.e. dribbling, passing, rebounding, finishing, shooting and defense.
Subang Jaya Basketball Academy, www.subangjayabasketballclub.com