GLADIATOR SPORTS, INC. is a Harlem-based non-profit organization that provides basketball, cheerleading and educational programs for boys and girls aged 6 to 18. We believe in putting education first – our children must perform in the classroom before they can perform on the court. We provide a structured wholesome, educational and enjoyable recreational experience for the youth of Central Harlem and the surrounding boroughs of New York City. Since Basketball and Cheerleading are T E A M (TOGETHER EACH ACHIEVES MORE) sports, emphasis is placed on learning to improve one’s self for the good of the whole. Team sports have long been shown as an effective tool in promoting values such as motivation, courage, determination, commitment, integrity, and respect. Gladiator Sports provides basketball instruction in fundamentals such as shooting, dribbling, passing and basketball strategies. Skills are taught by dedicated coaches with several years of experience. Wonderful, committed and experienced coaches instruct Gladiator Sports’ award winning cheerleaders in Gymnastics, Dance and Step.