American Streetball in Stockholm!
Basketball is becoming more and more popular in Sweden as the Swedish Basketball Federation (Svenska Basketbollförbundet) membership continues to grow. But for those of you amateur players who just want to shoot some hoops the good ol’ American style then we’ve got a place for you and your kids at Crazy Hoop Stockholm!
Now Swedish kids can play basketball American style with Coach Eddie “Downtown” Brown, the Street Basketball Association (SBA) representative for Scandinavia. After 20 years of experience in professional basketball, both in the NBA and with the famous Harlem Globetrotters, Eddie “Downtown” Brown relocated from California to Stockholm and created the first American Streetball open gym, Crazy Hoop Stockholm.
You can enjoy a fun atmosphere and play real American basketball!
Crazy Hoop Stockholm is open for players of all skill levels; for those who played in the past and for those who want to learn. Classes are held every Sunday evening for 3 separate skill levels in the two-court gym at the Gubbängsskolan situated just 500 meters from the Gubbängsskolan Tunnelbana’s station.
There you will find your personal basketball trainer waiting for you. Coach Brown will show you the real game of basketball and teach you the fundamentals to step to the next level as a basketball player. Each participant will leave the gym having gained new skills, a better understanding of basketball and stronger self confidence.
3 types of classes
-Children, 6 to 14 years old
-Beginners, 15 years or older
-Intermediate players, 15 years or older
Adults can join the Streetball Tournament!
On April 29th the open gym will host the first “Crazy Hoop STHLM Steetball CUP”. It will be a 3 on 3 tournament played on half court by teams divided into the following age categories: 6-14, 15-17 and 0ver 18.
The price to participate in this event will be 300:- SEK per team, and each team should have max 6 players. There will be a prize for the winning team for each category.