Entries by Coach Gayle

FFBA at Holy Redeemer

On Saturday, October 30th,  Full Force Basketball Academy conducted a Free Skills Clinic for the students of Holy Redeemer and St. James schools.  The Clinic was held from 10:00 to 11:00 AM on the outdoor courts at Holy Redeemer in Montrose.  Players from 1st through 8th grade hit the black top to work on their […]

Quickness & Agility Clinic

Our Quickness & Agility Clinic is a “Basketball Specific Clinic”  that focuses on footwork and reaction time.  Sessions will combine ladder drills with reaction drills designed to increase the speed and explosiveness of each player.  Players should bring a ball and be ready for a fast paced workout. This Clinic is for all skill levels. […]


Our First Annual Full Force Free Throw Shoot-A-Thon was a blast.  A special thanks goes out to Mary Ann Amado for organizing our very first fundraiser.  Shooters from our 11U, 12U, and 14U Teams were knocking down shots on both ends of the court


We just concluded our NOTHIN’ BUT NET and TRIPLE THREAT Clinic Sessions for July. Special Thanks to our Clinicians Coach Ib, Coach Natasha, and Dylan Kilgour See You All In September

Sharpen Your Skills – July Clinics

Full Force Basketball Academy July Schedule Full Force Clinics are open to players of all skill levels. Bring your ball and be ready to go! Cost : $15 per Session – Please pay at the Gym Location : The Glendale YWCA  735 E. Lexington Dr. Glendale 91206 “Nothin’ but Net” Tuesdays 7:30 – 8:30 PM […]


Our May/June Clinic Sessions, Triple Threat II and Quickness & Agility concluded on June 23rd.   All players attending our Academy sessions showed great dedication and a strong work ethic throughout the 5 week period. New Clinic Sessions will begin following the July 4th weekend. Stay Tuned!

Way To Go Full Force 11U

Our Full Force Travel Teams competed in the Kenny Smith Summer Invitational Tournament this past weekend in Santa Clarita. The highlight was our 11u Team, playing in their first tournament, making it to the Championship game in their Division.  Coached by Mickey Diaz, the team came within 3 points of taking home the first place […]

Congratulations Full Force

Our Full Force 12U & 14U Teams made it to the Championship game in their respective divisions and each brought home 2nd place trophies this weekend in the Swoosh D2 Tournament hosted by the Mountaineers. Full Force 12U – Danny, Alex, Rene, Tyler, Matthew, Colin, Michael, Ricardo, Max, and Austin.  Coaches Ryan & Or.


This round of our March Madness Clinics, which included Triple Threat, Nothin’ But Net, and Dribble Drive, concluded on April 15th. New Clinic Sessions will be starting up very soon.  Stay tuned!

Full Force – CHAMPIONS at the Thunderdome

Congratulations to the Full Force 14U Team for bringing home the Championship at the March Madness Tourney held at the Thunderdome on the campus of UC Santa Barbara.  The Full Force 12U Team, playing in their first tournament together, battled their way to the Semi-Finals with a strong showing of their own.  Our 14U  (Gold) […]