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…

Goals

Goal Setting

Achievement through having a focused mindset, setting and achieving smaller measurable goals Every athlete has a goal, making a particular team, winning a championship, a world cup or even attaining Olympic glory and athletes are constantly told of the importance of goals for achieving long term success. It is true that the importance of having a…

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…

The Newest Addition To Your Training Regime!

  Yoga – Add a New Dimension to Your Training   Is your training regime getting a little boring? Maybe you should try adding something new to it? Or, are you simply in need of a new challenge? The answer to all the questions is simply… try yoga! A well-rounded yoga routine includes dynamic flexibility,…

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2017 U16 State Team Coach Applications

Announcement from Basketball Queensland High Performance Team! Calling for applications NOW for U16 State Team Coaches! Are you an accredited basketball coach looking for your next big challenge? Do you have the passion to teach the game and the time to coach a State Team? Do you want work in a challenging and supportive sports environment?…

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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, lean…

The Dangers of Overtraining in Young Basketball Players

Over-training Syndrome in Young Basketball Athletes In our society, highly-driven young athletes often struggle with over-training 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…