Joel Anderson invited into the Basketball Australia Emerging Coach Initiative

Thrifty Ballarat Miners Junior Under-18 Head Coach Joel Anderson has been invited to take part in the Basketball Australia Emerging Coach Initiative. The program is aimed at aspiring young coaches aged between  22-35 years old from across all states and territories of Australia to be part of the formalised professional development initiative. The program will…

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RADcentre provide fitness support for junior athletes

RADcentre have returned to the Ballarat Sports Events Centre this week supporting the Basketball Ballarat Elite Teams with Return to Play fitness Sessions. Director and Physical Performance Manager Chris Radford was delighted to be able to con duct the Return to Play Fitness Sessions for the Athletes in anticipation for a return to their representative…

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Junior Elite Teams back on court

Thrifty Ballarat Miners & Rush Junior teams have returned to the courts this week for two fitness sessions at the Ballarat Sports Events Centre hosted by RADcentre. RADcentre Director Chris Radford and his Performance Coaches developed the 45-minute sessions spread to assist with a Return to Play program. RADcentre support all Elite Teams at Basketball…

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Thrifty Ballarat Miners & Rush Junior Coaches goes online

The Thrifty Ballarat Miners & Rush Junior Coaches have turned their learning sessions to online due to the current Covid-19 restrictions. The Whiteboard Coaching Clinics are designed for the Victorian Junior Basketball League (VJBL) Ballarat coaches to attend sessions with both theory and practical sessions on-court however due to the restrictions and the league to…

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Game day for our Thrifty Ballarat Junior teams!

Follow our Thrifty Ballarat Junior teams as they look to get their Victorian Junior basketball League seasons off to a strong start. We have seven (7) of our Thrifty Junior elite teams playing home at the Minerdome tonight! Four Thrifty Under 14 teams, two Under 16’s and one Under 18. Game Details Below:   Home…

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Round one for our Thrifty Ballarat Junior teams

It’s Round 1 for our Thrifty Ballarat Junior teams as they look to get their Victorian Junior basketball League season off to a strong start. We have our Thrifty Under 14 Rush (P2), Thrifty Under 16 Miners (P1) and Thrifty Under 18 Miners (P1) playing at the Minerdome. Game Details Below:   Friday, November 22,…

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Thrifty Ballarat Junior Game Day

Tonight is game day for a number of our Thrifty Ballarat Junior teams as they take part in the Pre-Grading in the Victorian Junior basketball League. All games are away. Game Details Below:   Friday, November 15, 2019 6:40pm Melton court 1: Thrifty Under 14 Rush (3) v Broadmeadows (2) 6:40pm Melton court 2: Thrifty…

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White Board Coaches Clinics

Ballarat Basketball will be holding the first 2 White Board Clinics for 2019 -2020. The sessions will be conducted on court at B.SEC with a number of special guests. Tracy York WNBL Bendigo Spirit Head Coach Paul Gorris WNBL Canberra Capitals Head Coach & Opals Assistan   Topic of coaching includes:  Building Blocks for Pressure…

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