Witness 3rd Grade Prodigy Jaelon Germany aka "The Chosen One" working with pro trainer Pat The Roc at the Academy. Jaelon is currently ranked the No. 1 basketball player in the nation for the Class of 2026. Jaelon's dedication, humility and old school work ethic has made him extremly domininat force on the court at such a young age. He runs with Nike RM5 Elite (TX) @RM5Nike which is the one of the most prestigious AAU programs in the country. Have an inside look of some of the signature drills Jaelon works on with trainer Pat The Roc!
Zion Harmon has be ranked #1 in the nation for the last 3 years. Now a 9th grader, Zion's hard work and dedication is leading him to be highly recruited by all of the top school's in the country! Through all of his success on the court, his humble character and relentless work ethic leads him back to one of his favorite places to train, the Pat The Roc Basketball Skills Academy. Zion has been training with Coach Pat The Roc for the last 5 years. Here is a inside look at Zion's latest 5am workout at the academy!
Xavier Johnson of Bishop O'connell is one of the top ranked guards in the nation. His ability to break down defenders and score the ball effortlessly earned him a scholarship to the University Of Nebraska. Xavier has been spending his offseason at the Pat The Roc Skills Academy putting in work with Coach Pat The Roc as he prepares for his senior season of high school. Coach Pat first worked with Xavier when he was 10 years old, as he attended one of his signature camps. It's been amazing to watch his growth as a player!
We are excited to announce Pat The Roc Skills Academy ambassador Quinn Cook has signed to play this NBA season with the Atlanta Hawks! Quinn's relentless hard work and dedication has truly paid off. After a stint in the D-League, Quinn was picked up by the Dallas Mavericks and finished off the 2017 season with the New Orleans Pelicans. Quinn spent his summer in the academy, putting in countless reps of shots and dribbling drills with long time trainer Pat The Roc. The remarkable thing about Quinn is his humble and hungry demeanor. After each workout he takes pictures with every kid, signs every autograph, and answers every question. He truly is a inspiration to the next generation of ballers at the academy. After an amazing summer, Quinn inked a long term deal with the Atlanta Hawks. We look forward to seeing him display his skills this 2017-2018 NBA season!
Standing 5'6 in height, Aquille Carr has proven to have the biggest heart when it comes to competing on the basketball court. Training at the Pat The Roc Academy 4 times a week, Aquille has been patiently waiting for his opportunity to display his talent in the NBA once again. After months of preparation, his phone rang, and it was the Houston Rockets! The Rockets flew Aquille to Houston this week for a training camp private workout. We look forward to seeing all his hard work paying off in a NBA uniform! He has been an amazing role model for the kids at the academy, sharing his story and signing autographs after his workouts!
Ranked the nationwide #1 basketball player in his class, Jaden Springer finished up his middle school career with a roster spot on the USA national team, making him the youngest to ever play on the olympic team. After an amazing summer on the circuit Jaden stopped by the Pat The Roc Skills Academy for a private session with Coach Pat The Roc. Jaden has been coming to the academy for the last 3 years training in preparation for his basketball seasons!
West Virginia University guard Chania Ray has spent her offseason working with Coach Pat on mastering the art of footwork! We can't wait to see her use these moves in her upcoming season! Follow @pattherocskillsacademy on instagram for daily updates and more exclusive footage!
In this video, Coach Pat The Roc demonstrates how to do the hands up hesitation move, as seen used by NBA stars Stephen Curry and Kyrie Irving. The purpose of this move is to make the defense think you're shooting the jump shot, but in reality you are hesitating and exploding past the defender.
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