3 on 3 basketball is on the rise as one of the most-played team sports in the world. From the schoolyard to the world stage, 3 on 3 is the newest addition to the Olympic Games in 2020.
3 ON 3 COMPETITIONS
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IT’S FUN, ITS ACTION-PACKED, AND IT’S BETTER FOR OVERALL DEVELOPMENT OF YOUTH PLAYERS. EVERYONE BENEFITS
PLAYERS, COACHES AND PARENTS
This exciting variation of traditional basketball continues to grow in popularity. Besides the fun and simplicity of 3 on 3, it’s also gaining traction as a beneficial route when it comes to developing young basketball players.
Research has started to shine light on the advantages of young athletes learning to play in 3 on 3 environments. Increased learning opportunities, greater player participation, and enjoyment and feelings of competence are just a few of the conclusions studies have come to in past years. In fact, the Junior NBA and European basketball club coaches are actually encouraged to use Mini-Basket 3 on 3 principles in their lesson plans for many of these same reasons.
WHY 3 ON 3 IS BETTER FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
West Sydney Wolves Basketball Association places a high priority around 3 on 3 competitions for youth players. 3 on 3 basketball is a fun, exciting and a fast paced game. 3 on 3 provides a fun and competitive on-court experience for players, parents and coaches, while also creating additional opportunities for boys and girls to engage in play, cultivate friendships and develop core values.
BELOW ARE GREAT REASONS WHY 3 ON 3 SHOULD BE USED TO DEVELOP YOUNG PLAYERS.
The positives of why young kids should play more 3 on 3 or small-sided games is simple; Increased development, increased playing time and its simply more fun. Players are happy, coaches can see their players improving, and parents can see their kids touching the ball more often and enjoying the game. It’s a WIN/WIN situation for everyone involved.