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  • To be a next level playmaker, you must develop your ability to pass in a creative way from creative delivery points.

    Most players are taught to pass in line with where they look. The best playmakers in the game use the ‘diagonal’ and ‘frontal’ planes that don’t telegraph where their passes are going.

    Join PGC Director, Tyler Coston, as breaks down five passes you must have in your toolbox:


    Diagonal Plane – passes from your shoulder

    1) Flick Pass – off the shoulder and dribble without giving away the passing angle
    2) Cross-Body Pass – across your body from the opposite hand

    Frontal Plane – passes 90 degrees off either shoulder and side

    3) Hook Pass – over and around defensive hands without having to use a ball fake
    4) Rugby/Shovel Pass – below the hands of the defender
    5) Behind The Back Pass – from behind, off the catch or off the dribble

    When you have the tools to use diagonal and frontal-plane passes, the entire court will open up. You’ll pass on-time, on-target, with accuracy and the defense won’t know where the ball is coming from.

    If you want to become an unstoppable playmaker, join us at a PGC camp and discover how to think the game, lead your team, and run the show.


    Join PGC Basketball and discover how to become a playmaker, lead your team, and run the show.
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    PGC Basketball provides intense, no-nonsense basketball training for players and coaches. Our basketball camps are designed to teach players of all positions to play smart basketball, be coaches on the court, and be leaders in practices, games and in everyday life.

    We combine our unique PGC culture with a variety of teaching methods and learning environments to maximize the learning potential of those that attend our sessions. In addition to spending 6-7 hours on the court each day, lessons will be reinforced through classroom sessions and video analysis.

    Our goal at PGC is to empower you with the tools to fulfill your basketball dreams, while also assisting you in experiencing the joy of the journey.

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