Playing basketball as an adult has a multitude of social, mental and physical benefits. Playing basketball is a great workout that also allows you to socialize, reduce stress and enhances your ability to work within a team.
Kids basketball is a great way for kids to build friendships, develop teamwork skills, get active and, most importantly – have fun. Sport has to compete with technology and video games for kids’ leisure time, so it’s more important than ever to foster and adopt ways to make kids basketball enjoyable and fun.
We caught up with Penny Bairstow, mother of one of Queensland’s most prominent basketball families to find out how she and her family got into basketball!
Just as players are expected to train and attend clinics to improve their performance, the same goes for coaches to ensure they continue learning and developing their skills and knowledge learnt in the Level 1 and 2 Coaching Accreditation Courses.
Using your business to sponsor local sporting clubs is an excellent way to demonstrate corporate social responsibility, and get involved and support your local community.
Jim Kerr, co-founder and president of the Logan Cavaliers has been playing basketball for over 50 years, passing his commitment and passion for the game through three generations of his family!
We sat down with one of Basketball Queensland’s very own, Peter Pollock, our Club Coach Development Manager to talk about his lifelong involvement in basketball, and what makes him so passionate about the game.
We had a chance to catch up with Jenny Evans (formally Reisener), mother of one of Queensland’s prominent basketball families, with daughter Teyla being awarded QBL Women’s U23 Youth Player of the Year. Jenny is a member of the Cairns Basketball Hall of Fame and competed in the 1990 World Championships in Kuala Lumpar. We…
This week we chatted with three-time female basketball coach of the year, Janelle Bressow about her defining career moments and where she gets her inspiration from as a basketball coach. Janelle is the current coach for the Australian Deaf Women’s basketball team, the Gekos and has been successful in leading them to a gold medal…
No matter what age or division you play in, it’s exceptionally important to take a break over the off-season. Any sport played at a competitive level is taxing on the body, and it’s essential that players give their body a chance to recover to avoid risk of injury or burning out when the season returns.…