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Why Choose Bridge Basketball Skills Academy?

Bridge Basketball Skills Academy is a player-development company that uses uniquely- designed training and state-of-the-art technology and equipment to develop basketball players with high-level skills and an in-depth understanding of the game.

Curriculum

Bridge Basketball Academy has developed a curriculum that breaks the game down, making it easy to understand, which rapidly improves skills development.

Equipment

The equipment helps the coaches at Bridge Basketball Skills Academy develop all trainees by using a systematic process. The equipment also allows Bridge Basketball Skills Academy to track, measure and compare results to other trainees, which aids in evaluating their progress and development.

Instructors

The instructors at Bridge Basketball Skills Academy each have several years of playing, training and coaching. Our instructors focus on teaching and developing fundamentals and making sure all of our trainees have a high basketball IQ by teaching them the game.

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Our History

The idea for Bridge Basketball Skills Academy began in founder Tony Hobbs' backyard. He was training a few kids on his son's AAU team basketball team one summer, and he figured he could help more kids learn and understand the game's nuances.

Our History

Bridge officially started on March 12, 2012 with two trainees, a dozen dribble cones, jump ropes and two basketballs in Bob Knight Fieldhouse.

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Bridge Basketball Skills Academy partnered with Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship's Turnaround League, which is among the top youth basketball leagues in Dallas. Bridge Basketball Skills Academy offered player development sessions to the league's teams. That partnership helped Bridge Basketball Skills Academy grow from two trainees to more than three hundred trainees, while hiring three player-development instructors.

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Bridge partner with Mike Kunstand founder of Great American Shootout to host a series of training combines throughout the state of Texas . Bridge also grew in trainee size from three hundred to six hundred and hired two new player development instructors.

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Bridge started offering their Game Intelligence classes to increase the knowledge of the trainees, along with off the court life skills such as goal setting, preparing for SAT, ACT and college entry exams.

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Bridge celebrated Marquis Bolden, Ciera Johnson and Terrence Ferguson being named McDonald All Americans for the 2016 class. Hired four new player development instructors and added hundred sixty new trainees.

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Bridge celebrated Terrence Ferguson being drafted by the Oklahoma Thunder with the 21st pick, we are extremely proud of Terrence handwork over the years. We are launched our 6 week series Iron Sharpen Iron that was the talk of the town, we put together 40 of the top players from the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex and they competed against each other. Each week they work on sharpening their skills followed by live scrimmages playing against the best.

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Bridge celebrated Zhaire Smith being drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers with the 16th pick. This was very major for Bridge because Zaire was a trainee that we have development since the young age of 14.
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Head Player Development Instructor
Hi, I’m Tony Hobbs head player-development instructor at Bridge Basketball Skills Academy. I'm personally dedicated to improving your basketball skills through hours or repetition because nothing builds confidence like demonstrated ability.
Tony Hobbs
Head Player Development Instructor
Tony HobbsHead Player Development Instructor