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COLLEGE COACHES ON BODY LANGUAGE

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Kids Play Fewer ‘Pick-Up Games,’ and it’s Hurting Youth Sports

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EQUAL PLAYING TIME IN YOUTH SPORTS?

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FALL CLINICS

3 on 3 League 6:00 – 7:15 pm
Oct. 13, 20, 27 Nov. 3, 10
Boys and Girls ages 6 – 14
Fee $135

Shooting School  (4:30 – 5:45 pm)
Oct. 20, 27 Nov. 3, 10
Boys and Girls ages 10 – 15
Fee $125

Sunday Skill Session (12:00 – 1:30 pm)
Fee $35 ($40 at the door)
Boys and Girls ages 10 – 14
October 20 – Shooting Workout
October 27 – Advanced Offensive Skills
November 3 – Pre- Tryout Skill

Sunday Skill Session (12:00 – 1:30 pm)
Boys and Girls ages 6 – 12
Dec. 1 – SHOOTING
Dec. 8 – BALLHANDLING
Dec. 15 – OFFENSIVE SKILLS

HOLIDAY HOOPFEST (9 – 3)
Dec. 27, 30, 31 Jan. 2, 3

Boys and Girls ages 6 – 14

All Camps and Clinics will be held at :
The Steward School
11600 Gayton Rd.

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Bob Foley’s
Next Level Basketball

         CONCUSSION PROTOCOL
Next Level Basketball has developed this protocol to address the issue of the identification and management of concussions for basketball participants

A safe return to activity is important for all participants following any injury, but it is essential after a concussion.  The goal of this concussion protocol is to ensure that concussed participants are identified, treated and referred appropriately for return to play. Consistent use of a concussion management protocol will ensure that the participant receives appropriate follow-up in order to make certain that the participant is fully recovered prior to returning to full activity.

This protocol will be reviewed annually by Bob Foley.  Changes and modifications will be reviewed and written notifications will be provided to all participants parents.

Recognition of Concussion

These signs and symptoms – following a witnessed or suspected blow to the head or body – are indicative of a probable concussion.

Signs (observed by others)   Symptoms (reported by athlete)  
Forgets plays
Appears dazed or stunned Headache
Exhibits confusion Fatigue
Unsure about game, score, opponent Nausea or vomiting
Moves clumsily (altered coordination) Double vision, blurry vision
Balance problems Sensitive to light or noise
Personality change Feels sluggish
Responds slowly to questions Feels “foggy”
Forgets events prior to hit Problems concentrating
Forgets events after the hit Problems remembering
Loss of consciousness (not required )

Any participant who exhibits signs, symptoms, or behaviors consistent with a concussion will be removed from activity and will not be allowed to participant in any activity until the participant has been examined by a medical professional and received written permission to participate.

   -Parents/Guardian must present a medical professional’s documentation that includes the following:

            Diagnosis
            Duration of treatment
            Return to activity date

Bob or Louise Foley have been designated as the individuals who can make the initial decision to remove the participant from play when it is suspected the participant may have suffered a concussion.