Thank you for taking time to visit us. We are excited about our upcoming camp for this summer. Camp dates have been selected and our online registration is open. Here is a preview of the upcoming 2014 Thompson Basketball Clinic:
STAFF: The TBC staff is comprised of former & current college & professional players, including men and women players from Creighton, UNO and other area schools.
WHEN, WHERE, WHO
Limited space available and the clinic often fills up.
We encourage all campers to register early.
The Thompson Brothers and their staff want you to have a great time learning and develop a LOVE OF THE GAME! We have drills and contests for every level and most important, lots of games. Invite your friends and come to Thompson Basketball camp for the fastest week of your summer. We'll see you there!
It's simple: Everyone needs to learn how to do something correctly before they should begin practicing. Otherwise, bad habits form, especially in youth sports. Dean, Tom an all TBC instructors will teach you the details of basketball skillwork and explain the importance of each fundamental. During our daily group lectures and in morning stations, these are our campers' opportunities to watch it...see it...learn it...do it.
Practice does not make perfect - PERFECT practice makes perfect. Taking what you have learned and repeatedly attempting to perfect it will lead to success in that area. Basketball is one of the few games that with a ball and hoop, anyone can become better, even by themselves. There is no substitute for practice or shortcut to proficiency. Our daily contests are an opportunity to practice and see progress. Great players build their confidence through practicing more often and more focused than their opponent.
Those who've put in the practice time are ready come game time."Gamers" are calm, confident, efficient and energetic. There is no place for nervousness. All your preparation (what you've learned and practiced) will show when someone's keeping score. Whether in an organized league game or a driveway game of knockout, game time is the reward for all the work you've done. Afternoon game time at the TBC is a time to compete, bond and have fun demonstrating your skills as a player and teammate.
In 2011 the Omaha World Herald did a wonderful story on what our camp is really about and that is providing our kids with life lessons through sports. Thanks to writer Mike Patterson and photographer Jeff Beiermann for including us in the notable sports stories of the summer. You can find the complete story here