Announcement: New State Performance Managers

Announcement – New State Performance Managers Basketball Queensland are excited to announce the appointment of two State Performance Managers: Melissa Downer for South Queensland and Brady Walmsley for Central Queensland. Mel and Brady come to Basketball Queensland from very different career backgrounds but bring with them extensive coaching experience and passion for the sport. The…

Queensland Basketball Hall Of Fame 2016

On September 23rd the Basketball Queensland community will assemble to induct ten of Queensland’s basketball heroes into the Queensland Basketball Hall of Fame. The class of 2016 inductees hail from various sectors of the basketball community, players, coaches, officials and volunteers and through their tireless work in the sport, have touched the lives of what…

Basketball Player Meal

Nutrition for Adult Basketball Players in Season

Nutrition Advice for Competing Adult Basketball Players in Season During competition season, basketball players have a very rigorous training routine and schedule. They will train and play anywhere from a couple of sessions a week to one or two sessions or matches a day. While most athletes are on healthy diets consisting of nutritious carbs,…

The Dangers of Overtraining in Young Basketball Players

Overtraining Syndrome in Young Basketball Athletes In our society, highly-driven young athletes often struggle with overtraining syndrome. Young players are surrounded by pressure to perform in sports so it is easy to see how a young athlete could push themselves too hard in training in their quest for greatness. When asked the question what they…

2015 FDP Under-14 Basketball Kids and Coaching Staff

FDP U14 Athlete Interviews

The young athletes aged 11-13yrs, who where selected for the 2016 FDP program have been attending an eight week series of training sessions which will culminate in Basketball Queensland’s U14 Future Development Program All State Basketball camp on the Gold Coast at the end of this month. We sent interview questions to all the attendees to find out…