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Game-Based Beginner's Basketball I. Q. | The Science of The Game

In this 4 week course, we're going to build healthy basketball minds and increase confidence using interactive game-based techniques.
Coach Anthony Reed
61 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 2 learners
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year olds
learners per class


Charged upfront
$13 per class
Meets 1x per week
Over 4 weeks
30 minutes per class

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Class Experience

Using multiple-choice videos, students will learn positions on the floor, areas on the court, the responsibilities of each position, defensive strategies, offensive tips and more.

Week One: Initial Assessment is given to determine baseline levels. We build from there.
- Learn the areas on the court and how to utilize them
- How to use angles
- How to use areas to your advantage
- Moving without the ball
- Moving with purpose

Week Two: Students will learn positions on the floor and how they form a cohesive unit.
- Characteristics of each position
- What coach expects from each position
- How positions interchange and why

Week Three: Students will learn the responsibilities of each position and get professional tips.
- Learn who is responsible in different game situations
- Learn what to do in certain situations

Week Four: Students receive a post Assessment.
- How to read the defense
- How to get more rebounds
- How to score against different types of defense
A graduate of Tulane University and highly decorated, retired professional basketball player, Coach Reed has been passionate about serving youth and families for over 20 years. He has mastered remote, yet interactive small group enrichment, and has also organized and facilitated after-school programs. With a 5-STAR rating, he has successfully introduced the concept of Basketball I.Q. through Gamification and Game-Based Learning for the past two years on the Outschool platform.

Tulane 1992 Team Hall of Fame Inductee - 2022
Lousiana Basketball Hall of Fame - 2015
Tulane Hall of Fame Inductee -1998 
European Pro Basketball League-1994 - 2001 
NBA Draftee, Chicago Bulls- 1993
All-Time Leading Scorer -1993 
Second All-Time Steals Leader - 1993 
Metro Conference First Team Selection - 1991 and 1993 
Four Year Team Captain - 1989 - 93 
Tulane Jersey (#55) Retired -1993 
Honor Board - 1993 
Metro Conference Freshman of the Year -1990 
Mr. Basketball for the State of Louisiana- 1989 
Louisiana Boys State-City Council Elect- 1988 
U.S. Junior National Team Member (Gold Medalist)- 1988
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Students will take an Initial Assessment and  Post Assessment to determine how well they retained the information. During the Post assessment, I will also give explanations for each question.
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Coach Anthony Reed
Lives in the United States
B.S. Sports Management, Tulane University, Former Pro Basketball Player, Youth Basketball Coach, Certified K-12/Physical Education
61 total reviews
66 completed classes

About Me

A well-traveled and highly decorated retired professional basketball player with a B.S. from Tulane University in Sports Management, Anthony has been training and tutoring young basketball players since 2000. 

He is passionate about enhancing the... 
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