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OUR MISSION

Pete Newell's Frontline Basketball Camp continues the legacy of the hall of fame coach. The world renowned clinician dedicated his life to teaching fundamentals and footwork to young basketball players. The ability to read and react is a key component to the Newell methodology. His part to whole teaching method begins with individual skills and culminates with game concepts and spacing.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL FEATURES

Fundamentals of passing, receiving, ball mechanics, and shooting as related to inside out play.

How to read and react to the defense and utilize a counter move with a special emphasis on creating separation.

Individual footwork from the low post, high post and wing positions with a special emphasis on floor spacing.

Progressive teaching of 2, 3, and 4 player concepts such as: post entry passes, hi-low, basket cuts, off-ball screens and attacking double teams.

A detailed installation of on-ball screens vs. multiple defenses.

Coach K

Coach Newell was one of the greatest teachers of any sport. His emphasis on footwork and fundamentals for all players (especially the bigs) was really cutting edge. As a result of his leadership big guys developed into outstanding players. His teachings are ageless and anyone who adheres to them and practices them diligently will become better- it's a sure thing.

Mike Krzyzewski
Duke Blue Devils and USA Basketball
Head Men's Coach
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, 2001

Tara VanDerveer

Pete Newell was the quintessential coach and especially post coach. I was fortunate to watch him teach at the Big Man's Camp and Pete Newell's Frontline Basketball Camps continue his tradition of excellence.

Tara VanDerveer
Stanford Cardinal
Head Women's Basketball Coach
Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame, 2011

Mike Montgomery

Pete Newell was the guru of big man's basketball for as long as I can remember. Every big man that wanted to learn post moves went through his camps. There are no better teachers of footwork and fundamentals, at any level, than the Pete Newell staff.

Mike Montgomery
California Golden Bears
Head Men's Basketball Coach
John R Wooden "Legends of Coaching" Lifetime achievement award, 2000

Ann Meyers Drysdale

I have worked Pete Newell's camps since the late 1970's. He was very involved with the women and loved their passion and willingness to learn the post moves. I have worked many camps, but the emphasis on footwork is the best I have ever seen from Pete's staff. I would recommend Pete Newell's Frontline Basketball Camps to every player that wants to improve their offensive moves and understanding of the floor.

Ann Meyers Drysdale
Phoenix Mercury
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, 1993