Play Smarter Basketball

Play Smarter Basketball

Welcome to Play Smarter Basketball Classes and Camps About Us:

Welcome to Play Smarter Basketball Classes and Camps.

Our program founder, Coach Marquis, and his staffs are dedicated to helping our students accelerate their own personal development. During our classes, your child will be taught all of the necessary fundamentals of ball handling, shooting, passing, rebounding, learning how to play as a team, game strategy and everything else necessary to help make our students into better, smarter and a skilled a

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Hello PSB PARENTS AND STUDENTS:

We are off 12/24 and 12/31/23!!! Have a great holiday and be safe!

It is time for the 1st quarter of 2024 sign up!!! Come and reserve your spot! First come first serve! Please see additional information at www.playsmarterbasketball.com

• Friday class: 1/5/24-3/22/24: 6- 8pm at TC Nazarene ICON Church - 9953 Las Tunas, Temple City.

• Saturday class: 1/6/24-3/23/24: 8-10am or 10-12pm at TC Nazarene ICON Church - 9953 Las Tunas, Temple City.

• Saturday class: 1/6/24-3/23/24: 12:30-2:30pm or 2:30-4:30pm at At Emmaus Lutheran Sch. & Church - 840 Almansor St., Alhambra.

• Sunday class: 1/7/24-3/24/24: 8-10am or 2-4pm at San Gabriel Academy, 8827 E. Broadway, San Gabriel.

• Sunday class: 1/7/24-3/24/24 (Advance training class only): 12:30-2pm at San Gabriel Academy, 8827 E. Broadway, San Gabriel.

COMPETITION: Gym: TC Nazarene ICON Church - 9953 Las Tunas, Temple City. Times: 5-6pm (mini), 6-7pm (silver). 7-8pm (gold)

Session 1: 1/7/24-2/4/24: Every Sunday night
Session 2: 2/25/24-3/24/24, Every Sunday night

Sign up now and we will see you soon!!!!

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Hello PSB PARENTS AND STUDENTS:
It is time for the 3nd quarter sign up!!! Come and reserve your spot! First come first serve! Please see additional information at www.playsmarterbasketball.com

• Friday class: 6/30-9/15/2023: 6- 8pm at TC Nazarene ICON Church - 9953 Las Tunas, Temple City.

• Saturday class: 7/1-9/16/2023: 8-10am or 10-12pm at TC Nazarene ICON Church - 9953 Las Tunas, Temple City.

• Saturday class: 7/1-9/16/2023: 12:30-2:30pm or 2:30-4:30pm at At Emmaus Lutheran Sch. & Church - 840 Almansor St., Alhambra.

• Sunday class: 7/9-9/24/2023: 8-10am or 2-4pm at San Gabriel Academy, 8827 E. Broadway, San Gabriel.

• Sunday class: 7/9-9/24/2023 (Advance training class only): 12:30-2pm at San Gabriel Academy, 8827 E. Broadway, San Gabriel.

COMPETITION: Gym: TC Nazarene ICON Church - 9953 Las Tunas, Temple City. Times: 5-6pm (mini), 6-7pm (silver). 7-8pm (gold)

Session 1: 7/2-7/30/2023, Every Sunday night
Session 2: 8/20-9/17/2023, Every Sunday night

Sign up now and we will see you soon!!!!

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Hello PSB PARENTS AND STUDENTS:
It is time for the 2nd quarter renewal!!! Come and reserve your spot! First come first serve! Please see additional information at www.playsmarterbasketball.com

*Friday class : March 31 to June 16, 2023 at
6-8pm at TC Nazarene ICON Church - 9953 Las Tunas, Temple City.

*Saturday class: April 1 to June 17, 2023 at
8-10 am
10-12pm
At TC Nazarene ICON Church - 9953 Las Tunas, Temple City.

12:30-2:30pm
2:30-3:30pm
At Emmaus Lutheran Sch. & Church - 840 Almansor St., Alhambra.

*Sunday class: April 9 to July2, 2023 (off 4/23) at
8-10am
12:30-2pm (Advance training class only)
2-4pm
At San Gabriel Academy, 8827 E. Broadway in San Gabriel.

COMPETITION: Always the 1st 5 week and last 5 weeks of the Quarter. 2 weeks break in between both session.

We will see you soon!!!!

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12/17/2022

Happy holidays PSB family!!! We will be off for the Christmas and New Year's weekend. Classes will resume the weekend of 1/6/2023. Please safe and happy!!
From PSB coaches and Staff

11/19/2022

It is THAT time again to register for the 2023 1st quarter PSB classes! Tuition renewal due date is 12/3/2022 weekend without late fee. Renew early reserve your spot in the class.

https://playsmarterbasketball.com/

* 1/6/23-3/24/23: Friday, 6pm - 8pm at TC Nazarene ICON Church - 9953 Las Tunas, Temple City.

* 1/7/23-3/25/23: Saturday, 8am - 10am at TC Nazarene ICON Church - 9953 Las Tunas, Temple City.

* 1/7/23-3/25/23: Saturday, 10am – 12pm at TC Nazarene ICON Church - 9953 Las Tunas, Temple City.

* 1/7/23-3/25/2023: Saturday, 12:30pm – 2:30pm at Emmaus Lutheran Sch. & Church - 840 Almansor St., Alhambra.

* 1/7/23-3/25/2023: Saturday, 2:30pm- 4:30pm at Emmaus Lutheran Sch. & Church - 840 Almansor St., Alhambra.

* 1/8/23-3/26/23: Sunday , 8am - 10am at San Gabriel Academy, 8827 E. Broadway in San Gabriel.

* 1/8/23-3/26/23: Sunday , 10am - 12am at San Gabriel Academy, 8827 E. Broadway in San Gabriel.

* 1/8/23-3/26/23: Sunday , 12:30 pm - 2 pm at Advance training. Cream of the Crop (COC) at San Gabriel Academy, 8827 E. Broadway in San Gabriel.

* 1/8/23-3/26/23: Sunday , 2pm - 4pm at San Gabriel Academy, 8827 E. Broadway in San Gabriel.

FOR PSB students: Sunday Competition sessions:
Session 1: 1/8/23-2/5/23
Session 2: 2/26/23-3/26/23

Location: TC Nazarene ICON Church - 9953 Las Tunas, Temple City.

Mini division: 5-6pm
Silver division: 6-7pm
Gold division: 7-8pm
*Time may be subjected to change

09/10/2022

PSB students and parents!! It is time to sign up for the next COMPETITION SESSIONS FOR THE 4TH QUARTER!!

Location: TC Nazarene ICON Church - 9953 Las tunas, Temple city.
Session 1: 10/2-10/30/2022 every Sunday
Session 2: 11/20-12/18/2022 every Sunday
$175 each session or $300 for both sessions

Time :
Mini: 5:00-6:00pm for 6-9 yo
Silver: 6:00-7:00pm for 8-12 yo
Gold: 7:00-8:00pm for 11-15 yo

*You can register at any class or online at playsmarterbasketball.com

*Limited Space: subject to availability

08/30/2022

PSB students and parents,
In the next week, LA area is projected to have temperatures in the high range ~100s F. Please make sure you bring extra water with ice for class. All gyms will have fans.
Continue to be safe,
PSB staff

08/29/2022

8/28-9/18/2022 every Sunday for PSB competition at
Location: TC Nazarene ICON Church - 9953 Las tunas, Temple city.

PSB students and parents,
NEW time change :

Mini: 5:00-6:00pm
Silver: 6:00-7:00pm
Gold: 7:00-8:00pm

Thank you!

08/07/2022

8/21-9/1/2022 every Sunday for PSB competition!
PSB students and parents, come and sign up for basketball competition game where the students will learn to apply their skills to a fun-filled game with their peers.

Location: TC Nazarene ICON Church - 9953 Las tunas, Temple city.

Mini: 5:15-6:15pm
Silver: 6:15-7:15pm
Gold: 7:15-8:15pm

Cost: $175 for 5 games. No credit for missing games.

Please come to any of our class locations and inquire with any of our staff and they can help register or answer any questions you have.

08/07/2022

It is time to register for the 4th quarter PSB classes! Tuition renewal due date is 9/2/2022 weekend without late fee. Renew early reserve your spot in the class.

* 9/30-12/16/22: Friday, 6pm - 8pm at TC Nazarene ICON Church - 9953 Las Tunas, Temple City.

* 10/1-12/17/22: Saturday, 8am - 10am at TC Nazarene ICON Church - 9953 Las Tunas, Temple City.

*10/1-12/17/22: Saturday, 10am – 12pm at TC Nazarene ICON Church - 9953 Las Tunas, Temple City.

*10/1-12/17/22: Saturday, 12pm – 2pm at Emmaus Lutheran Sch. & Church - 840 Almansor St., Alhambra.

*10/1-12/17/22: Saturday, 2pm- 4 pm at Emmaus Lutheran Sch. & Church - 840 Almansor St., Alhambra.

*10/2-12/18/22: Sunday , 8am - 10am at San Gabriel Academy, 8827 E. Broadway in San Gabriel.

*10/2-12/18/22: Sunday , 10am - 12am at San Gabriel Academy, 8827 E. Broadway in San Gabriel.

*10/2-12/18/22: Sunday , 12:30 pm - 2 pm at Advance training. Cream of the Crop (COC) at San Gabriel Academy, 8827 E. Broadway in San Gabriel.

*10/2-12/18/22: Sunday , 2pm - 4pm at San Gabriel Academy, 8827 E. Broadway in San Gabriel.

08/07/2022

Alhambra class update:
Emmaus Lutheran School and Church at 840 Almansor St, Alhambra.

Starting 8/13/2022, the PSB classes will start at 12:30-2pm and then 2:30-4:30pm.

Thank you and continue to be safe.
PSB staff

06/18/2022

Reminders: NO class on 6/24 Friday at temple city and 6/25 Saturday Temple city. Rest days.

We do have class on 6/25 Saturday at Alhambra gym. (Make up class due to gym closure from prior).

New quarter starts:
Temple city Friday class: 7/1-9/16.
Temple city Saturday class: 7/2-9/17.
Alhambra Saturday class: 7/2-9/17.
San Gabriel Sunday class: 7/3-9/18.

See you soon!

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PSB 3rd quarter sign ups are open! Come and reserve your spot! First come first serve! Please see additional information at www.playsmarterbasketball.com

*Friday night, 6-8pm at TC Nazarene ICON Church - 9953 Las Tunas, Temple City.

*Sat. Mornings, 8AM - 10AM at TC Nazarene ICON Church - 9953 Las Tunas, Temple City.

*Sat. Mornings, 10AM – 12PM at TC Nazarene ICON Church - 9953 Las Tunas, Temple City.

*Sat. Afternoon, 12 PM – 2PM at Emmaus Lutheran Sch. & Church - 840 Almansor St., Alhambra.

*Sat. Afternoon, 2 PM – 4 PM at Emmaus Lutheran Sch. & Church - 840 Almansor St., Alhambra.

*Sun. 8AM – 10AM at San Gabriel Academy, 8827 E. Broadway in San Gabriel.

*Sun. 10AM – 12PM at San Gabriel Academy, 8827 E. Broadway in San Gabriel.

*Sun. Advance training. Cream of the Crop (COC) 12:30PM – 2PM at San Gabriel Academy, 8827 E. Broadway in San Gabriel.

*Sun. 2PM – 4PM at San Gabriel Academy, 8827 E. Broadway in San Gabriel.

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*****A NEW CLASS ADDED AT THE ALHAMBRA GYM: 12-2PM*****

START DATE: 5/7/2022 Saturday

LOCATION: Emmaus Lutheran Sch. & Church - 840 Almansor St., Alhambra.

Come and register at any of our classes or online at www.playsmarterbasketball.com.

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03/26/2022

4/3/2022 Sunday, San Gabriel Academy class is off. The school has an event on this day. We resume class on 4/10/2022 Sunday.

Have a great weekend!

03/03/2022

New Temple City 8-10am Morning Class Opens --- Hoo-ray!

We are thrilled to announce the NEW OPENING of TC8AM Class.

Time: Apr 2nd 2022, 8AM to 10AM Saturday Morning (04/02/2022 to 06/18/2022)

Address: 9953 Las Tunas Dr. Temple City. CA 91780 (Same TC Class Location)

Come and sign up at the gym or at Playsmarterbasketball.com

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02/19/2022

UPDATES….. UPDATES…….

Where: SGA Indoor Gym
8827 E BroadwaySan Gabriel, CA 91776

When: 5 weeks x 2 Sessions

1st Session: Mar 27th to Apr 24st (03/27/22 -- 04/24/22)

Two Weeks Break (May 1st & 8th) in between the two sessions.

2nd Session: May 15th to Jun 12th (05/15/22 – 06/12/22)

Ages & Game Times:
★ Mini Division: ages 6 yrs - 9 yrs from 8AM – 9AM
★ Silver Division: ages 8 yrs - 12 yrs from 9AM – 10AM
★ Gold Division: ages 11 yrs – 15 yrs from 4PM- 5PM

Fee:
$175 for one session. $300 for 2 sessions ($50 Off)

How to Sign Up:
Online Registration: Register & Pay the Competition Fee.

Purpose:
Participation in competition is an essential supplement for our players to thrive. While it is important to master fundamental skills taught during the regular training classes, our competition series allows players to gain knowledge of the rules of basketball, practice their timing, gain awareness of the court, and participate in a true scrimmage experience, which is the soul of basketball. Don’t do basketball without it, you (and your child) will love it!

There is a high demand for competitions, and a limited number of students will be accepted. Please sign up at your earliest convenience to reserve your spot. First come, first serve, enroll by Mar 20th or subject to availability, Sign Up NOW!

PSB Coaching Staff

Pay Tuition Fee NOW 02/05/2022

PSB students, COMPETITION SIGN UPs are open!!! Come and register to play! This is where you will learn to apply your fundamental skills to an AWESOME GAME OF BASKETBALL!

Dates: March 27th - April 24th every Sundays.

Location: San Gabriel Academy, 8827 E. Broadway in San Gabriel, CA

Gold: ages 12 yrs - 16 yrs from 12:30 Noon - 2PM.

Silver: ages 9 yrs – 12 yrs from 4:00 PM- 5:00 PM.

You can register and pay in your class or online.

https://playsmarterbasketball.com/pay-tuition-fee-now #!/Pay-PSB-COMPETITION/p/359773610/category=0

Pay Tuition Fee NOW

01/02/2022

Happy New Years! May all of you have a prosperous year!

Friday class at Temple City starts 1/7/2022: 6-8pm at : TC Nazarene ICON Church - 9953 Las Tunas, Temple City.

Saturday classes at starts at 1/8/2022:
Temple City : 10am - 12pm at TC Nazarene ICON Church - 9953 Las Tunas, Temple City.

AND

Alhambra : 2 PM – 4 PM at Emmaus Lutheran Sch. & Church - 840 Almansor St., Alhambra.

Sunday classes starts on 1/9/2022.
10 AM – 12 Noon, & 2 PM – 4 PM at San Gabriel Academy, 8827 E. Broadway in San Gabriel.

Please continue to wear masks once entering the gym. If you or your child have any symptoms, please stay home and seek appropriate evaluation with your doctors. We will need a negative Covid test upon returning to class.

Thank you and see you all soon!

12/13/2021

Saturday classes at Alhambra and Temple City ends on 12/18/2021. We are off 12/25/2021 and 1/1/2022. We will resume class on 1/8/2022 and first quarter will end on 3/26/2022.

Sunday classes at San Gabriel Academy: last class is on 12/26/2021. We are off on 1/2/2022. We will resume class on 1/9/2022-3/27/2022 as first quarter!

On behalf of all the staff at PSB, have a great holiday season and a happy New Years!

11/29/2021

Come and sign up for:

1/8-3/26/2022 session!

*Sat. Mornings, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM COC – at TC Nazarene ICON Church - 9953 Las Tunas, Temple City. *advance course

*Sat. Mornings, 10:00 AM – 12 PM at TC Nazarene ICON Church - 9953 Las Tunas, Temple City

*Sat. Afternoon, 2 PM – 4 PM at Emmaus Lutheran Sch. & Church - 840 Almansor St., Alhambra.

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1/9-3/27/2022

*Sun. 10 AM – 12 Noon or 2 PM – 4 PM
At San Gabriel Academy, 8827 E. Broadway in San Gabriel.

Pay Tuition Fee NOW 11/04/2021

PSB Parents & Students,

Starting on this coming Sunday, Nov 7th, We will be having PSB competitions again at our San Gabriel Academy location.

Where:
8827 E BroadwaySan Gabriel, CA 91776

When:
Competition will be for 5 weeks. Nov 7th to Dec 5th. (Sundays)
Silver Division (12 yrs – 16 yrs) --- 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM
Mini Division (6 yrs - 11 yrs) --- 1:00 PM to 2:00PM

How to Sign Up: (Fee: $175)
Option 1, Online Registration: https://playsmarterbasketball.com/pay-tuition-fee-now

to Register & Pay the Competition Fee.

Option 2, Print and fill the registration form and drop it to your class.

This is a last minute to register, if you still want to sign up for either division, please sign up now.

Any questions, please contact us at 626-482-8267.

Thank you for participating in the Play Smarter Basketball Competitions.

PSB Coaching Staff

Pay Tuition Fee NOW

10/04/2021

WHAT IS NORMAL… # timetoplayagain.

09/28/2021

OPEN … OPEN… OPEN…

Alhambra class, Saturday 2-4pm starts a new quarter on 10/2-12/18!!! Come and sign up.
Location: Emmaus Lutheran School’s Gym
840 S Almansor St, Alhambra, CA 91801.

CLOSED: Temple city class, Saturday 10-12pm starts a new quarter on 10/2-12/18!!! Come and sign up.
Location: TCICON CHURCH at 9953 Las Tunas Dr, Temple City, CA 91780.

San Gabriel class, Sunday 10-12 pm or 2-4pm will start a new quarter 10/10-12/26!! Come and sign up.
Location: San Gabriel Academy School gym,
8827 E Broadway, San Gabriel, CA 91776.

09/19/2021

Temple city and Alhambra classes:

9/25 Saturday: There will be no class! Have a restful day! Next class sessions starts 10/2-12/18/2021.

9/26 Sunday: San Gabriel class is still continuing! Don’t forget to renew your classes: 10/10-12/26/2021! Please make a note of the class time change.
Morning class will start 10-12pm.
Afternoon class will start 2-4pm.

08/09/2021

To ALL PSB students and parents!

The last PSB competition class was so well-liked by the students and parents that we are opening up another session!

Place: San Gabriel Academy at 8827 E. Broadway, San Gabriel, CA 91776.
Date: Sundays from 8/29-9/26/2021 (5 weeks)
Price: $175

Please email : [email protected] for sign up and registration. Please send a fb message for any additional questions.

12+yo is 11-12pm.
6-11 yo is 12-1pm.

Thank you all and always appreciate your support! Looking forward to another round of games!

07/22/2021

Hi everyone!!! OUR classes are all open. Come by and sign up!

1. Saturday 8AM to 10AM Cream of Crop Class:
TCICON Church
Address: 9953 Las Tunas Dr. Temple City. CA 91780

2. Saturday 10AM to 12PM Class:
TCICON Church
Address: 9953 Las Tunas Dr. Temple City. CA 91780

3. Saturday 2 to 4PM Class:
Alhambra Emmaus Lutheran School
Address: 840 S. Almansor St. Alhambra. CA 91801

4. Sunday 9 to 11AM Class:
San Gabriel Academy
Address: 8827 E. Broadway. San Gabriel. CA 91776

5. Sunday 1 to 3PM Class:
San Gabriel Academy
Address: 8827 E. Broadway. San Gabriel. CA 91776

07/21/2021

Hoo-Ray! We are thrilled to announce the REOPENING of the San Gabriel Sunday Classes --

1. 9:00AM to 11:00 AM Class. (SG9AM)

2. 1:00PM to 3:00PM Class. (SG1PM)

Location : San Gabriel Academy (8827 E. Broadway. San Gabriel. CA 91776).

Come and sign up and enjoy the fun!

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