Core Skills Training


The Core Skills Training program is a comprehensive basketball workout designed similar to a basketball practice to help every player develop their individual offensive skills. Players who commit to the CST will become more competitive, improve their self esteem, and enhance their leadership skills. All players will leave the CST program with an understanding of the work ethic necessary to improve continuously throughout their career as well as an appreciation of the types of drills that are required to compete at the highest level possible.

This program is for serious players dedicated to continual improvement!

Core Skills Training – Directed by Tiny Green

The Hoop Group is proud to have Coach Ellonya ‘Tiny’ Green direct all of the Instructional Programming at Hoop Group Headquarters.  Coach Green is the President of Nothing But Skills (NBS) based out of South Brunswick. Coach Green is also a former associate head coach at Division I schools Fairleigh Dickinson, Hofstra, and St. Bonaventure. Ellonya has coached numerous players selected by the NBA and European leagues. He has coached in 7 NCAA tournaments. Ellonya achieved All-American status as a player at Upsala College.

SessionDatesBoys & Girls Class DaysTimesCostRegister
Winter 3February 6 - March 6Grades 3-9Tuesdays ONLY5:00 - 6:15pm$190Register Here
Winter 3February 10 - March 10Grades 3-6Saturdays ONLY9:00 - 10:30am$190Register Here
Winter 3February 6 - March 10Grades 3-6Tuesday & Saturday5:00 - 6:15pm (Tues.)
9:00 - 10:30am (Sat.)
$360Register Here
Winter 3February 10 - March 10Grades 7-12Saturdays ONLY10:30 - 12:00pm $190Register Here
Hoop Group Headquarters
1930 Heck Avenue, Building 3
Neptune, NJ 07753

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