Dojo Athletics is an advanced sports training organization that is dedicated to developing some of the best basketball players in the country. Here at Dojo Athletics one will go through an intense, innovative and concentrated training experience like no other program. We use the most effective mental and physical training techniques to teach the youth the fundamentals of basketball.
Our program will utilize Zen teachings, which deals with visualization, focus, and concentration to maximize each player’s mental focus. Dojo Athletics also uses the martial arts belt system by using different color jerseys to distinguish what level each participant is on. This system motivates the youth to set goals and really work hard to achieve them.
All students will begin in the white jersey with the opportunity of earning the black jersey, which is the highest level that one can attain in this program. Participants will go through a thorough assessment when joining to have a strategically designed basketball program put together to fit their individual needs.
With over 20 years experience working with all ages and levels from 3 years old and up we can help you achieve the results that you desire.
One of the greatest scores in the history of Antelope Valley basketball, John was named to the All CIF team and the All State team his senior year at Highland High, while being named Golden League MVP.
He was All Conference as a freshman at Antelope Valley College, as the Marauders went 30-4, grabbing the #1 JC ranking in the state at one time. John was named to the All State team as a sophomore, and was listed as the 23rd best Junior College player in the country, at any position, by Dick Vitale. John is still the 2nd all time leading scorer at Antelope Valley College.
At the college level, Burrell and fellow Antelope Valley product Markus Carr helped Northridge upset UCLA to earn a March Madness berth, scoring 17 points against the Bruins. John also played at the University of Nevada Reno where he was an all conference guard.
Through his non-profit organization JJ All Sports Training, he set up mentoring programs as well as educational and sports programs to help underpriviledged youth in the Antelope Valley. His foundation obtained grants from the USGA, Amateur Athletic Foundation and First 5 LA. He also ran free football camps for kids, which was funded by a grant from the NFL. These camps were staffed by the likes of former NFL players Will Demps and Milton Wynn.
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