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JR. NBA Curriculums

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Jr. NBA Curriculum

The Jr. NBA is the official youth basketball participation program of the NBA. The Jr. NBA includes a free, membership-based program for existing youth basketball leagues/organizations. The membership is to help encourage and support youth basketball participation and improve the overall youth basketball experience.

Jr. NBA Grades K-2 Physical Education Curriculum

In the Jr. NBA Grades K-2 curriculum the focus is on introducing and providing opportunities to practice fundamental motor skills in an encouraging, noncompetitive environment. The goal of the Jr. NBA Grades K-2 curriculum is to engage in activities that form a foundation of motor skills through skills practice.

Jr. NBA Grades 3-5 Physical Education Curriculum

In the Jr. NBA Grades 3–5 curriculum, the focus is on building fundamental motor skills and providing opportunities to practice those skills in an encouraging, noncompetitive environment. The goal of the Jr. NBA Grades 3–5 curriculum is for students to develop an extended base of fundamental motor skills through practice, while having fun

Jr. NBA Grades 6-8 Physical Education Curriculum

In the Jr. NBA Grades 6-8 curriculum, the focus shifts toward team concepts, while still heavily emphasizing skill development. The goal of the Grades 6-8 curriculum is to have students begin applying tactics and strategies more directly to modifi ed game situations