Basketball pros help students improve skills at Elmont Memorial High School


Some of the most knowledgeable, talented and experienced basketball coaches took to Elmont Memorial High School’s court on Feb. 25 to help students enhance their skills, self-confidence and overall personal growth through friendly competition.

Roughly 75 students ages seven to 14 participated in the Klinic Kids one-day event at the Elmont high school where they engaged in drills, skills training, agility tests and fun competitions.

The Klinic Kids is a non-profit organization focused on providing professional level basketball development by bringing in the top coaches and trainers from all over the world.

The program also incorporates wellness techniques to strengthen the children’s mental health through individualized drills, team building activities, social emotional learning, positive affirmations, wellness breaks, health snack stations and small group instruction.