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Funded by The City of East Palo Alto TOT Grant

We are thrilled to welcome you to a transformative journey that goes beyond the basketball court. At Paxton Sports Academy, we believe in nurturing not just athletic skills but also the inner strength and character of each young athlete who walks through our doors.


Our A Better Me Program is designed for youth ages 9 to 13 who are eager to learn the proper basketball techniques and development while also embarking on a path of personal growth and empowerment. We are not just a sports program; we are a family that believes in building character, fostering self-love, and equipping our young athletes with the skills to succeed not only in the game but in life.


Through a blend of basketball training, mentorship, and character-building activities, we aim to empower each participant to become the best version of themselves. We emphasize the values of accountability, teamwork, and resilience, instilling in our athletes the confidence to overcome challenges and seize opportunities on and off the court.


At Paxton Sports Academy, we are more than just a team – we are a community. We work hand in hand with parents, schools, and the local community to champion the holistic development of each athlete, embracing the whole person concept and fostering a supportive environment where every individual can thrive.


Now is the time to take the first step towards a brighter future. Our A Better Me Program is free for a limited time to a select few, so don't miss this opportunity to join us on this empowering journey. Register now and unlock your potential with Paxton Sports Academy!


A Better Me Benefits

1. Professional Basketball Training: Benefit from expert coaching tailored to individual skill levels, guiding young athletes to unlock their full potential on the court.


2. Character Development Training Using The Concept Of The Game Of Basketball: Immerse in interactive sessions blending basketball principles with essential character traits like teamwork, leadership, resilience, and sportsmanship, shaping well-rounded individuals in and out of the game.


3. Self-Love and Confidence Building: Engage in empowering sessions to boost self-esteem, nurture self-love, and cultivate unwavering confidence, empowering athletes to confront challenges with strength and resolve.


4. Life Skills Education Through Our A Better Me Workbook: Explore a comprehensive workbook covering vital life skills such as time management, goal setting, communication, and problem-solving, equipping athletes with tools for success beyond the court.


5. Community Engagement Through Service: Participate in community service initiatives, whether through our programs or collaborations with community partners, fostering a sense of responsibility and empathy in each participant.


6. Parental Involvement, Behavior Tracking, and Support: Parents play a pivotal role in our program; we actively seek their participation to keep us informed about participants' behavior at home. Together, we champion the whole person concept, supporting holistic development both on and off the court.


7. Academic and Behavioral Tracking: Stay on track with academic performance and behavior monitoring to assist athletes in achieving academic success and maintaining positive behavior, underscoring the significance of academic excellence alongside athletic growth.

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