Basketball Queensland acknowledges the traditional custodians of the Land on which we play basketball and our Associations operate throughout Queensland. We pay our respects to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders past, present and emerging.
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The focus of the Basketball Australia offensive style is playing with awareness and purpose in all phases of the team’s possession. We want to establish immediate pressure on the defence as soon as we gain possession. By sustained running and attacking in transition, we want to create high percentage scoring opportunities in the first 6-8 ...
The Future Development Program (FDP) is the entry-level tier of the Performance (talent) Program, focusing on the identification, support and development of athletes aged 12-13 years old, and on the development of aspiring talent coaches. Program participants are introduced to aspects of BQ’s Style of Play and participate in a six week skill ...
For athletes in the FDP environment, they attend mandatory small group training sessions each week. The focus of those sessions is the development of skills which underpin the Basketball Queensland style of play. The 5-Point Skill Package. In that setting, the emphasis is on making improvements to a 5-point skill package consisting of;
Basketball Queensland (BQ), in partnership with our Associations and Clubs, host a number of coaching accreditation courses and events throughout the year. BQ currently facilitate the Community, Club & Association accreditation and are working with BA to reinstate further accreditation pathways.
The South Queensland Junior Basketball Competition (SQJBC, formerly known as BQJBC) is a representative competition conducted in the south-east region of Queensland. The competition caters for Under 12 to Under 21 age groups in both boys and girls.
This framework aligns with Basketball Queensland’s and Basketball Australia’s style of play documents, to ensure that our athletes are given the best opportunity to progress along the state and national pathways.
Jackie Brown is a former elite player in the WNBL who has made a successful transition to coaching. Wth the support of Basketball Queensland, Jackie attended the recent Australian Development Camp at the Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence and here are some of her thoughts from the camp.
Latest News Finishing Drills BA Centre of Excellence The Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence program has a strong skill development focus, with the daily training environment providing the athletes the opportunity to develop their fundamental base in individual and small group settings.