PSB 2020 AAU Team Tryouts

Our PSB 2020 AAU Team Tryouts will take place in January and February of 2020 for our 10 cities that we offer teams in. Pro Skills Basketball Teams are like no other in the AAU basketball sphere.

We pride ourselves on making our players successful on and off the court. We teach our players Skills for Basketball. Life. Success.

We set ourselves apart with the professionalism of our organization. We provide players, parents, and coaches a Professional Youth Basketball Experience.

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5 Basic Basketball Training Mistakes To Avoid | Pro Skills Basketball

5 Basic Basketball Training Mistakes To Avoid

Perhaps, you’ve always loved playing basketball, and just like everyone else, maybe you’ve dreamed of becoming the next Michael Jordan or Kobe Bryant.

Yes, they are legends, but it’s not bad to have dreams and to work hard at achieving them. Basketball needs consistent hard work and dedication.

Basketball Training is a Must

Like all things in life, you need to work hard to achieve your goals. If you want to be great at basketball, you need to work hard and train hard. This means hitting the court early and staying late.

You need to invest countless hours in your training, and you have to work on the fundamentals of basketball and learn the strategies of the game will help develop your basketball IQ.

Call it what you want, but players who are really good have a relentless pursuit of excellence. This means doing basketball workouts at home instead of playing video games.

Kobe Bryant became a legend because of his hard work.  He never stopped pushing himself to be better. He was on the court training before anyone else, and he showed unrivaled determination and exceptional work ethic.

Training and workouts are crucial to improving your skills, so it is important to do it properly. You may have perfected one basketball shooting drill, but if you do the same drill every day, are you truly challenging yourself?

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3 PSB Improvements to AAU Basketball


Youth / AAU basketball is often disorganized, focused solely on winning, and generally, frustrating. But we, at Pro Skills Basketball, believe kids and parents deserve better than that!

At PSB, we strive to provide a more professional experience for parents, players and coaches—one focused on organized communication, fun, mutual respect, and personal growth—on and off the court.

We’ve been involved with AAU basketball for the last 8 years and have seen the good, the bad, and the ugly. Throughout that time, we’ve been able to take that good, make fixes to the bad and the ugly, and develop a much more professional experience for those players and parents who are members of our PSB Club Teams.

How you might ask?

Well, specifically, in three ways by creating:

#1 A comprehensive player development model

#2 A training and certification program for our coaches

#3 An organized communication system for our parents.

Now let’s cover these three things in more detail below.

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PSB Charlotte Leadership

NEWS: New PSB Charlotte Leadership

At Pro Skills Basketball we are always in search of new leaders and coaches to help push our organization forward to be the best we can be to serve our families, and our new Charlotte Leadership restructure will set us up to serve our PSB families in the best way possible!

This is why we are excited to announce that we are bringing Chris Goodrum onto the PSB team as the new PSB Charlotte Director! Read more about Chris HERE!

Chris is coming over from the YMCA where he has worked for the last 19 years. He comes to PSB as a strong and experienced organization leader with expertise in culture work, change capacity, staff development, programming, a strong lens for customer service best practices, and workflows to maximize effective/efficient business practices.

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5 Basketball Drills to Work on for Shooting

5 Best In Season Shooting Tips

The 2019-2020 basketball season is here! High School and Middle School basketball teams are preparing to play their first games in the coming weeks. As we are fast approaching the season we wanted to give you a list of our 5 Best In Season Shooting Tips for you to have success throughout the season.

Understand that being a great shooting requires much more than just these 5 Tips. If you did not put in real work during the off-season then it is unlikely that you will see great results this season.

However, if you did put in the work and you are prepared for this season then these tips are for you! So, read and implement. We truly believe these tips will help you as a shooter throughout your season if you do them and do them consistently.

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