BY ROWAN SCHABERG | TABLA CAMPER Stephen Curry, Kobe Bryant, and Lebron James. These are the names I hear over and over again when I ask the 5th graders that I coach at Rainier Beach Community Center who their favorite basketball players are. When I say, “What about Sue Bird? Maya Moore? Breanna Stewart? Candace… Continue reading “Pick N’ Role Models”: TABLA camper carries out her social justice project!
Good news! After just two summers, Team Awesome Basketball Leadership Academy (TABLA) is featured in an article by our awesome community sponsor Snap! Raise as "the most awesome girls basketball camp in Seattle". Casey Grosso writes, "TABLA’s coaching staff believes that powerful change for communities starts with empowering strong women, and this notion guides their… Continue reading TABLA Featured in Snap! Raise Leadership Website
November 4, 2018 | Four years ago, we started out with four teams. This past weekend, fifty-three middle and high school girls and women came out to our 4th Annual Awesome 3-on-3 Jam to celebrate girls' and women's basketball in the Puget Sound, right before the winter season tips off! This year, Andrea Dang, a graduate… Continue reading 4th Annual Awesome 3-on-3 Jam: Recap & Photos!
At a time when female voices continue to be denied, we must find new means of unifying our communities and empowering our girls and women. Please consider donating to ourFUNDRAISER to continue our work to inspire girls' and women's voices in sports. Great news! As the Awesome Sports Project, a project created by Basketball Education in… Continue reading Awesome Sports Project in BASW Series
BY ROWAN MATHER | TABLA Camper Every girl should have the opportunity to go to Team Awesome Basketball Leadership Academy (TABLA). TABLA is the only camp I have been to where I have learned more than just basketball skills. I learned what my platform is and how to use it, what kind of leader I… Continue reading Rowan Mather: “My TABLA Experience”
Hi Coach Bea, I am writing to share my experience at TABLA 2018. This was my first time going to TABLA (Team Awesome Basketball Leadership Academy) camp, and I wish it never ended! Most of the camps I attended were mainly about practicing basketball skills and drills with hundreds of players in a gym. It… Continue reading Myana Calloway: “My Week at TABLA”
BY MEGAN DRAKE | JUNIOR COUNSELOR We went out with a bang as TABLA headed to Seattle to spend the last day of camp in the Key Arena and at the Seattle Storm game! Throughout the course of the day, we had numerous star-struck, heart-stopping moments as we ran into Breanna Stewart, Alysha Clark, Jewell… Continue reading TABLA 2018: Day 5 (Storm Day!)
BY MEGAN DRAKE | JUNIOR COUNSELOR TABLA camp day 4 was another successful, fun filled day! Today the campers started off with a complex obstacle course that went throughout the whole gym and then moved on to some quick full-court transition drills that simulated game-like situations. Next, the campers and JC’s participated in 5 on… Continue reading TABLA 2018: Day 4 (Community Day!)
BY MEGAN DRAKE TABLA camp day 3 began with an inspirational talk on “Working as One,” the theme for the day. The mornings basketball drills stressed teamwork, ball handling and fast break communication. The campers also worked on pass-and-cut offense, pick and rolls, as well as other relocation techniques. To finish up the morning session… Continue reading TABLA 2018: Day 3
By MEGAN DRAKE | JUNIOR COUNSELOR TABLA Camp day two was another successful day of learning! The campers started out with some competitive water relay races that required them to work together and cheer each other on. The camp theme for today was “Inspiring teammates” and during the whiteboard talk, the campers discussed the equal… Continue reading TABLA 2018: Day 2