Being able to play under pressure with crowds watching and cheering you on is a struggle for many athletes, however it’s important that you don’t let fear overcome you and impact your performance.Details
Responsible basketball players are respectful, have a positive attitude and are active listeners – to not only coaches, but also officials and their team mates. These attributes ensure that players can continually develop their own personal skillset, and perform for the greater benefit of their team.Details
State Team selections are always challenging, especially in a state like Queensland which has exceptional talent and a large pool of quality athletes to select from.
That large talent pool allows us to be as competitive as we are when we go away to Australian Junior Championships, which is a huge benefit. However, with such great talent comes the inevitable disappointment of quality junior basketballers at selection time. This blog has been designed with the intention of providing some insight into the thinking of a state team selection panel and to give you the best chance of being selected to represent Queensland.Details
Two of Basketball Queensland’s National Referee Development Program (NRDP) officials attended the Basketball Australia NRDP Camp, held at the AIS last month in conjunction with the Australian Development Camp (ADC). Whilst the ADC showcases some of Australia’s best up-and-coming talent, the NRDP Camp provides an opportunity for some of Australia’s emerging elite officials to get…Details
In addition to some new staff, BQ has given one of its existing staff a new role. Peter Pollock, the Junior Participation Manager has expanded his role to now encompass coaching as Club Coach Development Manager. We caught up with Peter to find out exactly what his new role includes and what he will bring…Details
We also welcome Karling Fernandini, who will be with the BQ team as Operations Manager for the next 6 months. We managed to grab Kalin for a quick chat this week to find out what makes her tick and see what how she feel about her new role at Basketball Queensland. What did you do…Details
2017 has already seen many new additions for the Basketball Queensland team. Please join BQ in welcoming Administration Officer – Nicole Mapledoram to the team. We caught up with Nicole to find out what she did before BQ and to see what how she feels about her new role. What did you do before working…Details