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Cramer camps challenge players to think the game of basketball on a higher level. One of the keys to his training is teaching athletes how to perform above their athletic set through a stronger mental understanding of the game and game specific skill set.  This was essential for Cramer to perform at a high level against pro athletes who were taller, bigger, stronger, faster than he was. They also give them the tools to understand and enjoy the process of improvement. Through this process, players gain the knowledge of what it takes to train on their own at a high and efficient level.

Cramer teaches players how to enhance all aspects of their game as well as athletic development and leadership characteristics. Combining Cramer’s demonstration skills and communication with his teaching, playing, training and coaching experience give him a blueprint for training athletes of all levels.

Skills Camp

  • Covers the key concepts of Cramer Basketball Training
  • Cramer’s drills have a high intensity and are broken down in detail so players gain a deeper understanding of the How and Why of game play
  • Think beyond the fundamentals and take your game to the next level

The Skills Camp covers a wide variety of skills necessary to play the game at a high level.  This camp covers correct use of footwork, post moves, passing angles, and correct defensive positioning, delivering the foundation that every player needs. The Skills Camp builds individual skills but, may include controlled scrimmaging situations.  Camp generally ranges from 9-12 hours but can be formatted to fit the necessary time frame and needs of each program. 

This multi-skill camp can be adjusted to the level of player, age range and skill focus requested by the host bringing in Cramer Basketball.  The camp generally has about 40 players, and the number of participants is contingent on the size of the gym in use.

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Attack Skills Camp

  • Coach Cramer’s most intense camp
  • Teaching points to play against stronger and more athletic competition
  • Learn to create, maintain and attack space off the dribble
  • Think beyond the fundamentals and take your game to the next level

The Attack Camp covers a wide variety of skills necessary to play the game at a high level.  This camp is nearly all ball in hand. Players will learn how to attack, create space, finish at the rim and create for others among many other essential skills to play at an elite level. This camp covers correct use of footwork, post moves, passing angles, and correct defensive positioning, delivering the foundation that every player needs. This camp varies from 9-12 hours but can be tweaked to fit any programs needs.

This Attack Skills Camp can be adjusted to the level of player, age range and but fits best with advanced and elite level players.  The camp generally has about 40 players, and the number of participants is contingent on the size of the gym in use.

Shooting Camp

  • Covers the areas that great shooters have in common and the common mistakes many shooters make
  • Cramer’s Four Phases of Form Shooting
  • Speed up release and improve accuracy using specially designed drills
  • How to increase shooting range

Coach Cramer’s Shooting Camp is one of his most sought after events. This camp breaks down shooting from the foundation to the fingertips on the follow through. Players will leave camp with the knowledge, drills and improved skill to become the shot maker that every team needs.  Many players shoot well in practice but cannot take and make game shots. This camp provides game situation drills and details making players more comfortable taking and making game shots, whether it be off the catch, dribble, reads without the ball and more.  Cramer will also talk about the very important and often untaught area of the shooters mentality. See why these camps sell out on a regular basis. Also, be sure to ask Coach Cramer about his newly finished Shooter’s Blueprint.

Finishing & Shooting Camp

  • Footwork finishes that make the game easier to finish around the rim
  • Speed up a players release and improve accuracy
  • Covers common principles that make for great shooters

Regardless of size and position, every player needs to be able to finish at the basket. Many players can get to there, but few can consistently finish or make the right play. This camp gives each player a better understanding of how to read the defense, create for others, and finish at the hoop. This camp also covers a wide variety of shooting skills and drills to allow players to be more comfortable with their shot in a game situation.

This camp is recommended for players 7th grade and up, unless previously approved by Cramer Basketball.  (24 player maximum)

Elite Skill Camp

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In 2017 Cramer directed more elite camps than ever before. Between Prep Hoops, College Prospect Camps and his own Elite Camps Cramer has had the chance to instruct many of the best players in the Mid West.  These camps are for serious players only. 

Players will participate in advanced basketball drills focusing on multiple skills at the same time.  Players will learn to read the offense and defense both on and off the ball.  Players will also learn to create for others by drawing multiple defenders and the many options of the ball screen. At this camp, players learn to become the player that makes everyone else better. Players will be put in 1 on 1 and other controlled game situations to apply their skills.