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How to cope with anxiety around school holiday basketball camps

When the time comes for school holiday basketball camps, you may find basketball-loving kids begging parents for permission to sign up, however, this isn’t the reality for everyone. Some kids, even those who love basketball, experience nervousness and anxiety around...

6 benefits of basketball training for young kids

It’s no secret that playing any kind of sport at any age is beneficial to one’s physical, mental and emotional health. Physical activity of any kind improves a person’s body, mental health and energy levels, benefitting all corners of a...

How You Can Help Your Child with Basketball Training

Basketball training is a fun way for children to exercise, however, for some who are serious about basketball, it is a necessary part of life that is a pathway to becoming a professional basketball player. Basketball training at N1DP helps...

How To Prepare Your Kid for Basketball Camp

Basketball camps can be super exciting for both kids and parents. However, many times, intimidation can creep in as well. This is completely understandable as often, it’s a new and unfamiliar camp, your kid has not spent a prolonged period...

Learn How to Play Basketball The Right Way

Are you an aspiring basketball player in Sydney? Do you want to learn how to play basketball and master your skills? Basketball is a fun and exciting game, requiring teamwork, focus, attention, fitness and skill. Starting in this new game...

Basketball/Life Skills by Kevin Lisch

What makes a good teammate and player?  Well, they are the same attributes that make a good person and friend. Unselfishness & Service: Look to help and serve others first. Unselfish and giving people will enable those around them to thrive...

Hooping in the Holidays

Help Your Kids Improve Their Game Over Christmas Break. By Coach Jo Milling As we approach the festive season, I’m sure all parents are ready to relax and recharge! Kids will be lapping up their spare time and keen to...

How To Earn More Game Time

How To Earn More Game Time – Coach Jo Milling In most competitive sporting environments many athletes are challenged with the realities of game time. In a game situation, there are so many factors that can impact a coach’s decision...

How Far Will Natural Talent Take You? – By Jo Milling

How Far Will Natural Talent Take You? Why do some athletes succeed, and others don’t? Do only ‘naturally athletically gifted’ players make it to the top?  It’s a question often wondered by athletes, parents, coaches, athletic directors and even ownership...

“Pick Me” – Tryout Tips

Have you ever wondered exactly what coaches look for in a tryout situation? Why do some kids get picked and others don’t? Check out the “PICK ME” tryout tips below! P – Preparation is Key Athletes need to be organised...

2019 MJL Representative Trials

2019 MJL Representative Trials Over the coming months the Sydney Basketball Associations will offer trials for the Metro Junior League Basketball 2019 Season. For all the basketball players out there ready to trial representative basketball check out the trial dates...