Player Development Pathway by HKBA

When you are looking for a basketball program for your student-athlete, we know there are plenty of choices. What you are looking for is a growth experience. Here at HKBA, we achieve this through our uniquely designed "Player Development Pathway." It is important to understand your child's current status and end goal and to develop their maximum potential both on and, off the court. Whether you are grooming a competitive athlete, or just beginning to learn the game -  HKBA is the place to bring out the best in your budding athlete.

Stage 1: Junior Fundamentals

Stage 2: Ball-Handling & Footwork

Stage 3, 4, 5: Core Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Stage 6: Premier League Participation

Stage 7: Elite Travel Team


Stage 1: Junior Fundamentals 

HKBA Junior is an exciting and excellent program designed to teach young student-athletes the game of basketball in a safe, fun and exciting environment. The program is tailored to teach the fundamentals of basketball through fun cooperative games aimed at developing skills such as hand-eye coordination, dribbling, passing, shooting, balance, body awareness and motor skills.

Stage 2: Footwork

This program is designed to instill the importance of developing sound footwork in becoming a complete basketball player. Footwork enables players to position themselves on the court to be effective on both offense and defense.

Stage 2 Continued: Ball-Handling

This program is designed to give students the skills needed to handle the basketball comfortably and enhance their confidence in controlling the basketball under pressure. The importance of ball-handling skills cannot be overstated. Regardless of the students’ age or position, ball-handling is paramount in the game of basketball and invaluable in the students’ development as a complete player.


Stage 3: Beginners Core

HKBA’s Core Class Program is our most popular development program that consists of individual skill development and team concept training. The program provides a positive and educational environment with the goal of helping each student-athlete to become skilled in the fundamentals, understanding the meaning of teamwork and sportsmanship, being challenged in a competitive environment, all while having fun playing the game of basketball. 

Stage 4: Boys Intermediate Core
The goal for this stage is for our players to achieve competing in Premier League. Building on the previous stage, players will progress in developing their fundamental skills necessary to compete in controlled scrimmages and official league play.

Stage 4: Girls Intermediate Core 

The goal for this stage is to equip our players with the tools to be successful in a competitive environment - on offense and defense. Whether it be for school competitions or controlled scrimmages, our core program prepares our girls for high-level competition success.


Stage 6: Premier League Participation  

The Premier League program is a platform for high-level student-athletes to compete against one another in an organized team environment. Our aim for the league is to raise our student-athletes playing ability while having lots of fun while maintaining the integrity of a competitive environment. In which, we believe will provide the players with a rewarding basketball and life experience.


Summer Camp

Players are made in the summer!

The summer is a special time for student-athletes to make significant improvements in basketball and have fun at the same time. Our summer camps are an opportunity to receive valuable contact time with our experienced coaching staff on a daily basis. Student-athletes will learn the fundamentals of basketball, broaden individual skill-sets, learn team concepts and, play in controlled scrimmages.

Summer Camp is offered in weekly 6-day camps during the months of June, July and, August.
HKBA summer camps are for boys and girls of all skill levels, ages 5-18 years old.

Holiday Camps

Our holiday camps are a learning opportunity for basketball players to sharpen their skills and to stay ahead of the competition, while others are sitting on the couch and not improving! Our camps are renowned for their high intensity, fun-filled learning environment, with campers coming away with a positive life experience. What can players learn? Developing fundamentals and basketball IQ, improving strength and conditioning, and being more successful on the court. 

Holiday Camps offered during Christmas, Chinese New Year and, Easter. 

Camps are for boys and girls between the ages of 5-18 years old.

HKBA 1-1 Private Training

1-1 Private Training

Our 1-1 program is designed for student-athletes that seek to improve their skills at an accelerated pace significantly. Private training pairs an experienced HKBA coach to guide a student-athlete on the finer points to succeeding on the court. The program is a balance between a coaches recommendation on areas of improvement and the needs and wants of the student-athlete. This program is intensive and requires student-athletes that are highly self-motivated.

Our 1-1 program is offered all year long. This program is for boys and girls of all skill levels, ages 10-18 years old.