Is the NBA School Dubai the real school?
Yes, Stryx Sports are the exclusive partner of the official NBA School in Dubai.
Where are the location?
The NBA Basketball School have two locations in Dubai. Dubai British School, Jumeirah Park and Jumeira Baccalaureate School, Jumeira 1.
Who are the coaches?
Our Basketball coaching staff are all fully qualified basketball experts. Over on the leadership page of the website, you can read about our coaches.
What is the frequency and duration of sessions?
Our training sessions are 60 minutes long, the U10 team train twice per week whilst our U12 – 18 teams train thrice a week. Advance players have an additional weekly session.
Who can be a member of the NBA Basketball School and how can I sign up for a taster/trial session?
NBA Basketball School is for boys and girls from 6 – 18 years old. Our curriculum caters to all abilities from beginners to elite. To sign up, contact a member of our operations team (052 832 8761 or firstname.lastname@example.org) who will share with you all the information required. After receiving the details and understanding the commitment to the programme, you may book a trial. There are two types of trials; usually towards the end of a term and at the start of a new term we host a trial dedicated session whereby all players wishing to join are invited to. If a player would like to join mid-way through the term, they are invited to a trial during a training session where there is space. Players should come to the trial wearing comfortable workout clothes and suitable footwear, with a water bottle to keep hydrated.
What happens after the trial?
After the trail has taken place and the operation team have received the technical feedback, players will be offered a space on the team according to their ability and where there is space. Spaces on teams are reserved on a first come first serve basis. Parents are required to fulfil all registration procedures before their player attends the first session.
What do I need to bring to practice?
Players are required to attend practice in their official NBA Basketball School kit and suitable basketball trainers. Players should have enough water with them to last during the training sessions (there are no dispensers to refill water at school during this time)
No jewelry is allowed (if newly pierced ears please cover with medical tape.) Players with long hair should tie it back.
All valuables should be left at home and not taken to practice. On the occasion that a player does take valuables, these will be the sole responsibility of the players and any loss or damage will be the full responsibility of the player and not be the responsibility of NBA Basketball School, StryxSports or the venue where practice is taking place.
How are participants separated during practice?
Players are grouped by ability to ensure each individual is playing with others of a similar skill level. NBA Basketball School cater for all ability players from beginners through to elite.
What is the cancellation/refund policy?
Membership fees are refundable, Admission fee is nonrefundable.
Is it possible for a parent/guardian to be present during practice?
NBA Basketball School have a “closed door” policy. This is to ensure the full attention of players is focused on the coach and practice. Parents/guardians are welcome to watch practice from behind the window however will not be allowed on court at any time. During game days parents and families are welcome to come along to support and watch the players play.
Will there be a medical team on site?
Our coaches are first aid trained and have a fully equipped first aid box at practice at all times.