VBK Basketball Academy


Feb 15th – 9:00-12:00 or 1:00-4:00

Half day – $45

Full day – $75 – 9:00-4:00 (includes lunch)

2875 Sawyer Bend Rd, Franklin, TN 37069


Wednesday, Feb 3rd
3:30-4:30 – Taken
4:30-5:30 – Taken
Thursday, Feb 4th
4:30-5:30 – Taken

Sunday, Feb 7th

Basketball Clinics


Feb 15th – 9:00-12:00 or 1:00-4:00 Half day – $45 Full day – $75 – 9:00-4:00 (includes lunch)  Read More →

Blog 3 – How to relate and connect with your coach

Every day we are confronted with decisions and we all make some good ones and at other times we make some mistakes. The decision on how you relate to your coach is very important if you want to succeed in the game of basketball. Unfortunately, in today’s society many people make quick judgements on people and then want to confirm their thoughts by making bold statements about their assessment. During... [Read more]

Blog 2- Confidence | Self-Esteem

Confidence | Self-Esteem The past ten years I have worked with thousands of kids teaching basketball skills and trying to improve their self- esteem. The most common trait that I see in many players is a lack of confidence and playing through adversity. Most kids play video games and many play them often. They enjoy the competition with another person online with nobody else observing or critiquing... [Read more]

Blog 1- First Post

Every week I will be doing a blog on various subjects which I believe will be relevant to sports and life lessons that parents, players and coaches hopefully will benefit from. I will begin this blog with how sports shaped me through my life experiences. My name is Jan van Breda Kolff and I have been involved in basketball related activities in the Nashville area for the past 10 years- ranging from... [Read more]


Clinic – Skill training, workshop- character building , other life skills , how to make your team, get into shape and stand out in your tryouts. Skill training – drills to improve your footwork, balance, dribbling, shooting technique, finishing at the basket and defensive awareness. Workshop – character building – respect, positivity, perseverance, emotional intelligence and much... [Read more]

Lessons by Jan van Breda Kolff

Rates based on one hour per lesson Private 1 player $100.00 Semi-Private 2 players $60.00 per player Small Group 3 – 4 players $45.00 per player Group 5 – 8 players $30.00 per player Team 7 – 10 players $150.00 per team Call Jan VBK @ 935-7835 for lesson appt. time or message here.  Read More →