Prevent youth crime by providing youth between the ages of 3 to 18 with supervised athletic, and social development activities. Encourage participation and support by the community in PAL programs to help build a solid foundation for our communities' fu
*The beginner division should focus on using the backboard to make a shot.
Break down the mechanics of a layup to your team:
Dribble to the basket, keeping your head up
Plant the opposite foot
Drive your other knee into the air
Jump off the plant foot
Raise the ball with the shooting hand
Extend up through the basketball
Your target should be the upper corner of the box
Release and follow through with the wrist snapping forward
Practice Drill Proper footwork - One, two and finish drill. Line up your players with a ball and have them face you. Let them demonstrate the mechanics of the layup as listed above and shown below. See video demonstration.