PROVE THEM WRONG offers high level skill training at all player levels for girls and boys in grades 2–12 throughout MetroWest Boston. Click to view map. Our programs are designed for the committed athlete where we help players improve through hard work, consistency and dedication. In both league and private lessons we provide training and motivation in a supportive environment. Athletes leave our program with a stronger knowledge of the sport, and a newfound confidence within themselves.

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Upcoming Programs and Events


Juneteenth/One Day Clinic

June 19th

Elementary Clinic

June 26th and 27th

Middle School/High School Clinic

June 28th and 29th

Summer Clinic (Boston Sports Club)

July 12th–14th

Summer Clinic (Wellesley Rec Center)

August 23rd–25th

Labor Day Clinic

September 4th

Training and Mentoring for Girls and Boys in Grades 2–12

We offer a unique approach that fosters love of the game, skill development, and building character in a supportive environment. In short, our goal is not just to build great athletes but to also build great people.

  • Fundamental and advanced skills
  • Basketball IQ
  • Inner confidence
  • Sportsmanship

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Our Mission

From the beginning, our mission has been to develop our athletes into the best versions of themself through high level skills training in a competitive environment. Specializing in building fundamentals, basketball IQ and maximizing confidence, we aim to assist our students in reaching their athletic potential. We foster a loving culture where families can look to us for support and mentorship on and off the court. We consider it a privilege to help athletes of all skill levels who show consistency, hard-work and dedication. Our expectations are that our athletes exhibit constant growth, no matter how big or small. PTW places a strong emphasis on leaving a mark on our athletes, long after they are done with our program.

The Success of 3v3 Tournaments at PTW

Our 3v3 Tournaments for boys and girls have been an unparalleled success. These tournaments allow players to showcase their talents and are a terrific learning experience as well as a lot of fun. We started the tournament in a good-sized gym, then subsequently needed to move to a bigger one, and then again to an even bigger one.

Experienced Training Staff

Our staff includes accomplished players and coaches dedicated to building superior athletes and wholesome people. Our curriculum is adapted by age, sex, and skill level to maximize learning and growth.

  • Experience at a high level
  • Elevated knowledge of the game
  • Diverse staff
  • CORI/SORI approved

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What’s New at PTW

Boston Sports Club Tie-in

Beginning this summer we are partnering with the Boston Sports Club in Wellesley to give you state of the art facilities, a great location and unmatched training. Look for events coming later this summer and fall.

Claude Pritchard is Joining Our Staff

Claude Pritchard is engaged by companies worldwide, to develop, coach and manage their programs. He is joining our team to bring PTW to the next level including heading our new Elite Program.

New Facility

This summer and fall you will begin to see programs being conducted at the Wellesley Recreation Center. This great facility that should prove to be great assets for us.

New Partners

We are excited to be partnering with the Wellesley Basketball Association. Check them out.

Discounted Summer Camps

The Hoop Group is offering discounts to their boys and girls Elite Camps for PTW Elite athletes. Learn More.

Sanitized equipment

Sanitized Equipment

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Social Distancing

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Temperature Checks


Prove Them Wrong employs COVID-19 safety protocols during all training sessions, including:

The PTW trainers always came prepared with plans that matched the age and skill level of the participants, and the feedback we received from players and parents was outstanding. We look forward to continuing our partnership

Wellesley Youth Basketball

DeShawn Gibbons is an amazing mentor, coach, and role model; our sons have not only improved substantially as basketball players but have also learned important life lessons regarding work ethic, personal care, confidence via preparation, and self-awareness.

Dr. Ofer Levy

I highly recommend DeShawn and PTW for individual, group, and team training. DeShawn carefully organizes and customizes training programs for the individual player, communicates very well, and is an excellent mentor and role model.

Newton Basketball MetroWest

My son has worked with Josh Hall in both individual and group training over the past year. Josh pushes him and the other boys to improve through careful attention to skills — with an emphasis on what it takes to compete at a high level.

Peter Hammerman


Thank you for your constant support of PTW. If you love what we do, please tell a friend to tell a friend.
We are looking to expand PTW and we can only do that with your help. In PTW we trust! PTW on 3, Family on 6.

Have a friend that’s interested in training with Prove Them Wrong?

We offer a great referral program! If you refer a friend, and they attend a lesson —
you will receive one FREE Small Group Lesson

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