Basketball Hoop Height for 8, 9, and 10-year-old Kids. The official recommendation stands for precisely 8 feet. We think you could go for about 6 inches up or down, but not more. The reason for this is that when the hoop is too high for them to shoot, they can’t: Hold their elbows upright. Keep eyes on the point. Keep balance.
Choose from height adjustable or fixed height single towers. Or, select a two way, three way or even up to four way tower instead. Most of our towers are made in NZ for NZ conditions – our basketball hoops, backboards and towers are made to last.
Bring the basketball arena to your place for a true home court advantage. Adjustable Height With easy adjustment from 5.5′ – 10.0′, Airtime Hoops offers in-ground, adjustable basketball goals that can be lowered down to 5.5′ to allow everyone to shoot & play with confidence.
How Tall is a Basketball Hoop? For junior high, high school, NCAA, WNBA, NBA and FIBA, the rim is exactly 10 feet off the ground. Rims at every level of play are 18 inches in diameter.
Rim Height: 10’ | 3.05 m Rim Diameter: 18” | 46 cm Backboard Height: 42” | 110 cm Backboard Width: 72” | 183 cm Backboard Area: 21 ft2 | 1.95 m2 Inner Backboard Rectangle: 18”x 24” | 46 x 61 cm Material (Backboard): Plexiglas, tempered glass Material (Rim): High tensile carbon steel (5/8” diam.)::
Age 5 To 7 (Kindergarten To 2nd Grade): 6 – 7 Feet. For children in this age group, use the lowest setting available on the basketball hoop which should be around 6 – 7 feet. The main goal is to let the kid accustom to the sport so no need to do anything complex yet. Age 8 To 9 (3rd Grade To 4th Grade): 8 Feet.
The system has a large 140 x 80 shatterproof polycarbonate backboard that is fully adjustable from 2.3m to 3.05 m (Full Height). The rim is a standard size 45cm heavy duty solid steel ring and is complete with tri coloured net.
Rim Height and Ball Size: A Guide for Young Basketball Players. By Brian Kendall. Many young basketball players dream of playing like LeBron James, dunking the basketball, throwing alley-oops, swooshing 3-pointers and winning the game on a last-second shot. The problem is, with a short stature and a limited skill set, children can't live out ...