July 9-13, 2012
@ Rocky Hollow Somerset, KY

July 23-27
@ Knott County Sportsplex

Session 1-
4-6 Years Old Boys and Girls 9am-Noon
Session 2-
7-10 Years Old Girls Only
1-4pm
Session 3-
7-10 Years Old Boys Only
5-8pm

• $100 per camper
• Each camper receives a
Big Blue All Star basketball and t shirt
• Only 60 campers per session to insure individual attention on all 10 Skills

BBAS 10 Skills
• Ball Handling
• Dribbling
• Pivoting
• Passing
• Catching
• Defense without fouling
• Defensive Stance and Footwork
• Boxing Out
• Lay Ups
• Shooting Short Shots Correctly

 

 

 

 

All Participants must have the BBAS WAIVER signed and submitted prior to starting the camp.

“Over the past several years, I have been working with youth basketball teams and I have noticed how many bad basketball habits that children develop in the first few years that they play basketball. Whether we think the kids are too young to be corrected or we whether we think that they will learn correctly when they get older or if we just laugh and think that it’s cute when they run down the court with the ball, double dribble 5 times in a row, shoot on the wrong goal, or dog pile on the person that has the ball on the floor, the fact is our children are picking up bad habits during the first few years of their basketball experience. This results in our Middle School Coaches, High School Coaches, and even College Coaches having to completely start from scratch to re-teach and re-train the correct habits that are required to be able to play the game of basketball correctly.

The Big Blue All Star Youth Skills Camp aims to teach the 10 core skills that are necessary to have the correct base of fundamentals needed to successfully play the game of basketball. I have found that the children that I work with can pick up on these skills immediately if they are taught correctly, disciplined appropriately, and if they practice continuously. Basketball is the greatest game ever invented and whether our children play in the back yard or in the NBA, they might as well learn to play the game the right way from the start and they will develop the correct habits needed to enjoy basketball the rest of their life.” -Jeff Sheppard, 1993 Mr. Georgia Basketball (High School), 1996 and 1998 NCAA Champion at the University of Kentucky, 1998 Final Four MVP, Former NBA (NBA Atlanta Hawks 1998-1999, FIBA Italian League 1999-2001)

 

BIG BLUE ALL STARS™ VS THE VILLAINS
MONDAY OCTOBER 24 AT RUPP ARENA

LEXINGTON, KY - 15inc, owned by former University of Kentucky Basketball player Jeff Sheppard has announced a Mens Basketball Exhibition Game between the Big Blue All-Stars™ and The Villains presented by State Farm Insurance, to be played at Rupp Arena on Monday, October 24.
Tipoff is slated for 7:30 p.m. ET.

Tickets for the event will go on sale Monday, October 10 at 10:00 a.m. ET on Ticketmaster.com or by calling the Rupp Arena box office at (859) 233-3535. Tickets start at $25 per seat.


Rex Chapman, former University of Kentucky standout from 1986 – 88, will be the head coach of the Big Blue All Stars. The Villains will be coached by the single most hated Kentucky “villain” of all time, former Duke national champion, Christian Laettner. Laettner will forever be remembered for hitting the game-winning buzzer beater in a 1992 regional final against Kentucky.

The Big Blue All Stars will feature NBA players from the University of Kentucky matched up against NBA players from rival colleges and universities. The complete roster of team players will be announced soon.


Fans can purchase the official line of Big Blue All Stars t shirts and memorabilia, which include the official Big Blue All Stars vs. The Villains t shirt and the official series of the Laettner t shirts and posters at our online store.

The Monday, October 24 game at Rupp Arena is the final game on the tour.
All Big Blue All Star games will benefit the V Foundation.
For more info on the V foundation and their dedication to cancer research visit: http://www.jimmyv.org/

 

Official
State Farm
Big Blue All-Stars™
Tour T-Shirts
are available for $15 each.
Click here to order!

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State Farm Big Blue All-Stars™ Tour Schedule:

October 8, 2011- Big Blue All Stars vs. University of Pikeville @ Eastern Kentucky Expo Center 7pm EST
October 9, 2011- Big Blue All Stars vs. Alice Lloyd College @ Knott County Central High School 4pm EST
October 10, 2011- Big Blue All Stars vs. Georgetown College @ Mason County High School 7pm EST
October 11, 2011- Big Blue All Stars vs. Union College @ Pulaski County High School 7pm EST
October 13, 2011- Big Blue All Stars vs. Mid Continent University @ Graves County High School 7pm CST
October 18, 2011- Big Blue All Stars vs. Kentucky Christian College @ Morehead State University 7pm EST
October 20, 2011- Big Blue All Stars vs. St. Catharine College @ Marion County High School 7pm EST
October 23, 2011- Big Blue All Stars vs. Kentucky Wesleyan @ Owensboro Sportscenter 4pm CST

October 24, 2011- Big Blue All Stars vs. The Villains @ Rupp Arena 7:30pm EST








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