Playing College Basketball

Playing college basketball in the US is becoming a more commonly chosen pathway amongst young Australian athletes. In all the movies college ball seems like the ultimate dream, but is it the right dream for you? Besides weighing the pros and cons of each division and wondering where you fit into all of it, there…

2016 CBSQ Wrap Up

The interest and hype surrounding CBSQ continues to build at a rapid rate, and this led to a significant overhaul for the tournament in 2016. Amongst changes to rules, division structures and qualification, the biggest positive to come out of this restructure was the increased capacity for competing teams. A mammoth 123 teams from 91 schools…

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Gaining the Competitive Edge

What Does It Take To Gain The Competitive Edge in Basketball? Gaining the competitive edge in basketball is all about developing resilience, and mental toughness. Your basketball skills on the court are only as good as your attitude. The testament of a true champion is how they deal with their mistakes. Resilience A major contributor…

Referee Training for Rep Basketball

With the junior representative seasons now upon us, it is really important for referees to be prepared and ready for the games that lie ahead. The following tips are good ways that referees can be ready for BQJBC, QNJBC or CDC, as well as looking forward to the 2017 Junior State Championships. 1.     Be prepared…

Snakes Hoping It’s Third Time Lucky

  The Cairns Taipans will be looking to notch their first win of the 2016/17 NBL season at the City of Churches this Friday, after a disappointing loss to Sydney in Round Two. The Snakes were in the game right the way through until the last quarter, but failed to convert chances and get stops…

SUPERCAMP 2017

It’s that time of year again, the SUPERCAMP 2017 AUSTRALIA is back. It’s held at Harristown State High School from 8th-12th January 2017. It’s open to boys and girls from 6-18years for all skill levels. The Supercamp Special features include: Professional coaching Hundreds of Juniors attend the Supercamp every year 1-on-1, 2-on-2 and 5-on-5 competitions Great place…

Are you ready to watch the Fire fly?

The JCU Townsville Fire will commence their title defence in a Grand Final replay against Perth on October 9 as they attempt to become the first Queensland team to secure a WNBL three-peat. After claiming back-to-back titles, the Fire have undergone some fairly significant changes, none more so than the departure of two-time championship winning…