Basketball clinic to be offered for boys and girls in grades 3-8
Clinic to be held on four Sunday nights in June at Milton High School
Lamar Reddicks Basketball Clinic will be offered throughout June on the 3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th at Milton High School for boys and girls in grades 3-8. The clinic will last from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and costs $100.
ABOUT THE CLINIC
These clinics are designed to teach a strong foundation of the fundamentals of basketball and stress leadership, hard work, and dedication within the framework of a team concept and winning attitude. The clinics will be instructional with their main focus on skill development in the areas of shooting, passing, ball handling, defense, and rebounding. Finally, they will also provide a healthy, safe and enjoyable atmosphere for all participants, staff and parents. We invite and welcome your participation!
Lamar Reddicks just finished his 10th season as the boys Head Coach at Milton Academy and 7th year as the AD. Prior to Milton Academy, Lamar spent 7 years at Harvard University and 1 year at Boston University as an assistant coach. Lamar is a graduate of Bentley College where he started every game and helped his team to a winning record each year. Before attending Bentley, he helped guide Milton High School to a 25-0 record and a Division 2 State Championship as a senior in 1995-96. He was the League MVP that season and named to both the Boston Globe Super Team and the Boston Herald Dream Team. He has also been quite active in community service over the years serving as mentor in the DARE program. He also has directed, coached and refereed in the youth basketball programs in Milton.
The Clinic Staff
Staff includes college and high school coaches from the New England area along with current and former collegiate players.
Boys and girls will be grouped together by age and ability. Instructional work will be done with players of the same relative ability. Each participant will receive a t-shirt.
Father’s Day Special
June 17th fathers are invited to join their son or daughter for an extra hour from 5:00-6:00pm. This is a great opportunity for parents and their kids to spend quality time together while learning to play basketball. They will learn to handle the ball, fill the lanes, and shoot the “J” together. They will also compete as a team in a variety of competitions including free-throws, hot shot, and knock out. (This 5:00-
6:00pm part of the clinic is optional, if you do not wish to participate we will look forward to your arrival at 6:00pm)
Typical Daily Schedule
- 6:00pm Stretching
- 6:15pm Teaching Stations (Shooting/Dribbling/Passing/Defense/Agilities)
- 6:45pm Group Lecture (Skill Focus of the Day) “Shooting”
- 7:00pm Evening Instruction – (Shooting)
- 7:20pm Games
- 7:45pm Ball handling
- 8:00pm Pick-up
Registration is accepted online only. To do so, please visit this site: https://www.townofmilton.org/parks-recreation/pages/online-registration