Teenage boy shooting a layup at Rocky Mount Event Center

Is a Traveling Sports Team Right for Your Child?

Rocky Mount Event Center is the premier indoor sports facility in eastern North Carolina. We host many basketball and volleyball tournaments throughout the year, including top-notch competition for middle and high school students. In today’s blog from Rocky Mount Event Center, we take a look at whether or not a traveling sports team is right […]

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How Tournaments Prepare Youth Athletes for NCAA Basketball or Volleyball

Rocky Mount Event Center hosts youth basketball and volleyball tournaments on a regular basis. We’re the premier indoor sports facility in eastern North Carolina. If you have a youth athlete on a team that travels to different tournaments over the year, check out this blog post. RMEC discusses how tournaments prepare youth athletes for NCAA […]

Basketball Court Drills Rocky Mount

Drills You Can Do at Home Without a Basketball Court

Rocky Mount Event Center prides itself on top-notch basketball courts and hosting fantastic basketball tournaments. Some of our events showcase the best talent in the region! How do players get so good at basketball? With practice. In today’s blog from Rocky Mount Event Center, we showcase drills you can do at home without a basketball […]

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Basketball Drills You Can Do at Home

Basketball takes practice, hand-eye coordination, and athleticism. Without proper practice and training, it will be challenging to hit the hardwood and take on your opponents. But what if you don’t have a basketball hoop at your house or access to an indoor sports facility? Thankfully, this is a sport that can be practiced both on […]

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Back To Basics: How To Play Basketball

Basketball was invented by James Naismith in 1891, initially only having 13 basic rules and two peach baskets. This simple sport has transformed into a multi-billion dollar business played in almost every country in the world. Even with many countries adopting the gameplay, America has the largest influence on the game through the National Basketball […]

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Upcoming Basketball Tournaments at Rocky Mount Event Center

Are you missing the excitement of March Madness? Not to worry, Rocky Mount Event Center has plenty of upcoming basketball tournaments to give you your basketball fix. Plus, none of the disappointment of having your bracket busted! It’s a win-win. Today in the Rocky Mount Event Center blog, we’ll highlight some of the upcoming basketball […]

How to Improve Your Vision on the Basketball Court

Why do basketball fans like watching NBA stars like Lebron James, Ben Simmons, or Chris Paul? Crisp passes that split defenders to set up easy scoring opportunities are one of the most beautiful things to see. The key to these plays and the common ingredient these players have is excellent court vision. Being able to […]

Basketball Court Advice: Outdoor vs. Indoor Basketball

You’ve probably been to the sporting goods store and spent some time staring at the indoor and outdoor basketballs. What’s the big difference between the two? Can an outdoor basketball work just as well on an indoor basketball court? Will you kill an indoor basketball if you expose it to the elements of an outdoor […]