This program taught my son that there is more to basketball than just playing, and more to life than just basketball.Khalil Crawford
We are building a network of leaders equipped with the skills to reach – and exceed – their potential beyond the game.
Our premier sports training programs prioritize fundamental skill development over empty competition.
Our coaches also assist student-athletes in their mental understanding of the game to help youth develop the confidence, instincts, freedom and discipline derived from deliberate practice.
We support our youth by exposing them to the world beyond their neighborhood, while providing them with the hard and soft skills necessary to access that world.
We engage in extensive life skill development including but not limited to financial literacy, time management, decision making and communication.
Student-athletes participate in community engagement projects, as well as cultural, social and educational field trips.
We don’t just focus on making sure athletes have the grades to play.
We build complete student-athletes by providing access to supplemental and expanded learning opportunities.
We use sports to translate academic concepts to youth in a way they may be more receptive to understanding.
Youth sports is a multi-billion dollar industry, yet the youth driving that growth are only taught how to be athletes.
We empower our student-athletes to explore ways to make the game work for them, while helping them get a head start on the development of their professional network.
In addition, we assist student-athletes in turning their passions and interests into transferable skills.
Development Beyond the Buzzer
Bring 360° Skills Academy to your school or organization.
360° partners with schools and community-based organizations to combat unequal access to summer learning opportunities. Offering a similar, yet condensed version of our out-of-school time programs, our camps combine sports instruction with sports-based academic enrichment in STEM and literacy for up to 6 weeks.
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Learn more about the power of sports to transcend the game.
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.Frederick Douglass
of our students reported an increased interest in entrepreneurship
of our 6th - 8th grade students expressed an increased desire to attend college
of students in our school based programs receive free or reduced lunch
of our alumni have enrolled in a 2 or 4 year college or university since 2008
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