Home-Stay-Play Coaches

Hi Coaches,

Welcome to the coaching page of the Basketball Ballarat Home-Stay-Play Program. On this page we plan to update you each week with a range of content, we will provide:

  • Links to the best resources other associations are providing
  • Ballarat beginner coaching seminars (held over Zoom)
  • Ballarat intermediate coaching seminars (held over Zoom)

This program is aimed at our grass roots coaches, we expect parents and some domestic coaches will like to start with the beginner classes, while the intermediate classes will be aimed at coaches in domestic A grade and the JET program.

We will aim to update this page every Monday, an email will be sent to your nominated inbox to advise you of the update.

Stay home program coach
Week 11

Basketball Ballarat - Coaches Online Session #9 - BV Pathways for Coaches and Players - Joel Anderson

Session #9 - BV Pathways for Coaches & Players - Wednesday 24th June - 7PM - Zoom

Register HERE.

Invites will be sent to those registered at 5pm of the 24th of June.

 

Basketball Ballarat - Coaches Online Session #8 - Referees - Their Roles and how to Communicate

For those who may have missed it, here is last weeks clinic.

 

WEEK 10

Basketball Ballarat - Coaches Online Session #8 - Referees - Their Roles and how to Communicate

Session #8 - Referees - Roles and Communication - Wednesday 17th June - 7PM - Zoom

Session #8 will be presented by Referee Development Manager - Chloe Dunmore

This is a MUST SEE clinic, understanding the referee role and how to communicate effectively is a very useful tool in a coach!

Register HERE.

Invites will be sent to those registered at 5pm of the 17th of June.

WEEK 9

Welcome back Coaches, to Week 9 of the Home-Stay-Play Program. This week we review Coaches Online Session #7, bring you a new Wyndham Basketball Clinic and a Post Clinic from Basketball Australia's Peter Lonergan.

 

Basketball Ballarat - Coaches Online Session #8 - Referees - Their Roles and how to Communicate

Please Note: This session will be in week 10, on the 17th of June - back at 7pm

Session #8 - Referees - Roles and Communication - Wednesday 17th June - 7PM - Zoom

Session #8 will be presented by Referee Development Manager - Chloe Dunmore

This is a MUST SEE clinic, understanding the referee role and how to communicate effectively is a very useful tool in a coach!

Register HERE.

Invites will be sent to those registered at 5pm of the 17th of June.

 

Basketball Ballarat - Coaches Online Session #7 - The Pick & Roll

For those who may have missed it, here is last weeks clinic.

 

Wyndham Basketball - Online Coaching Clinic Series - Week #11

For those that may want to dive deeper into the Pick & Roll, presenting this week is former Country Victorian State Coach Jamie O'Loughlin

Jamie is more recently the NBL Assistant Coach at the Cairns Taipans.

 

Basketball Australia - Peter Lonergan - Post Clinic

Last but certainly not least, we have Peter Lonergan teaching about the post. Peter is the BA Head of High Performance Coach Development, you won't find many better teachers than this.

 

 

 

 

 

WEEK 8

Hi Coaches,

Welcome to Week 8 of the Home-Stay-Play Program. This week we have Coaches Online Session #7, which will be focused on how to teach the Pick and Roll.

 

Basketball Ballarat - Coaches Online Session #7 - Pick and Roll Offence and Defence

Session #7 - Pick & Roll - Offence and Defence Wednesday 3rd June - 8pm - Zoom

Registration MUST be completed here to receive the zoom invite.

Session #7 will be run by Joel Anderson. Joel will be covering off the basics of the pick & roll for U14/U16 age groups.

Invites will be sent to those registered at 6pm Wednesday the 3rd of June.

 

Basketball Ballarat - Coaches Online Session #6 - How to Teach Team Offence

For those who may have missed last Wednesday, you can find the video below.

 

 

WEEK 7

Hi Coaches,

Welcome back for Week 7 of the Home-Stay-Play Program. This week we have Coaches Online Session #6, which will be focused on how to teach team offence.

 

Basketball Ballarat - Coaches Online Session #6 - How to Teach Team Offence

Session #6 - How to Teach Team Offence

Wednesday 27th May - 8pm - Zoom

Registration MUST be completed here to receive the zoom invite.

Session #6 will be run by Joel Anderson. Joel will be covering some popular team offence concepts, as well as how to teach these to a team.

Invites will be sent to those registered at 5pm Wednesday the 27th of May.

 

Basketball Ballarat - Coaches Online Session #5 - How to Teach Individual Offence

For those who may have missed last Wednesday, you can find the video below.

 

 

WEEK 6

Hi there Coaches,

 

Welcome back to Week 6 of the Home-Stay-Play Program. This week we bring you Coaches Online Session #4, this session will be focused on how to teach 1v1 offence. We also have resources from Wyndham Basketball and Aussie Hoops.

Basketball Ballarat - Coaches Online Session #5 - How to Teach 1v1 Offence

Session #5 - How to Teach 1v1 Offence

Wednesday 20th May - 8pm - Zoom

Registration must be completed HERE to receive the zoom invite.

Session #5 will again be lead by Joel Anderson. Joel will be covering layups, pivot moves, ball handling, finishing with contact, passing and how to teach these concepts in a team environment.

Invites will be sent to those registered at 5pm Wednesday the 20th of May.

 

Basketball Ballarat - Coaches Online - Session #4 - How to Teach Defence

Last week Joel discussed 1v1 defensive concepts and different ways to teach these. Here is the recording:

 

 

Aussie Hoops - Coaching Course

If you're coaching younger athletes, this is a great resource help learn how to coach the basics. You can find more information here.

 

Wyndham Basketball - Online Coaching Clinic #7 - Lucas Allen and Kennedy Kereama

Last week Wyndham brought us a great clinic of:

  • Lucas - Creating & Maintaining Advantages on Offence
  • Kennedy - Building a Defensive Minded Team

WEEK 5

Welcome back Coaches,

 

This week we bring you Coaches Online Clinic #4, at the new time of 8pm Wednesday. We also have the YouTube link to last weeks session, hosted by Ryan McKew, which was our most attended session thus far.

 

Basketball Ballarat - Coaches Online - Session #4 - How to Teach Defence

Session #4 - How to Teach Defence

Wednesday - 13th May - 8pm - Zoom

Registration must be completed HERE to receive the zoom invite.

Session #4 will be lead by Joel Anderson, U18 Miners coach and U16 Country Vic State Team Boys Coach. The focus will be on how to teach defence from 1v1 skills to 5v5 team concepts. This will touch on concepts relevant to 8-15 year olds at both domestic and rep level.

Invites will be sent to those that have registered this week at 5pm Wednesday.

 

Basketball Ballarat - Coaches Online - Session #3 - How to Maximise a Training Session

Last week Ryan discussed ways to maximise a training session, if you missed it, here is the recording:

 

 

WEEK 4

Hi there Coaches,

 

Welcome back for week 4 of the Home-Stay-Play Program. We've been really excited to see so many of you in the Online Sessions! Please let us know if there is any topics you'd like us to cover, send through your requests to [email protected]

This week we have Coaches Online Session #3, a link to the video from Session 2, along with a clinic from our friends at Wyndham Basketball.

 

Basketball Ballarat - Coaches Online - Session #3 - How to Maximise a Training Session

Session #3 - How to Maximise a Training Session

Wednesday - 5th May - 7pm - Zoom

Registration can be completed HERE.

Session #3 will be run by Ryan McKew, Ballarat Youth Miners Co-Coach, and it will focus on how to maximise a training session. This will include discussion on both domestic and VJBL sessions and is suitable for all domestic and rep coaches. Please click the link to register your interest, all information will be sent out 5pm Wednesday.

 

Basketball Ballarat - Coaches Online - Session #2 - How to Plan a Season

Last week we looked at how to plan a training session, in case you missed it, here is the video.

 

 

Wyndham Basketball - Online Coaching Clinic #5 - Guy Molloy & Sam Gruggen

 

WEEK 3

Hi there Coaches,

 

Welcome back for week 3 of the Home Stay Play Program. We hope you've been keeping your basketball mind active up to this point. On that note, if you've found any resources you think would be helpful for everyone, please feel free to send them through to me at [email protected] and I'll let everyone know about them.

 

This week we have Coaches Online Session #2, a link to the video from Session 1, along with a clinic from the coaches at Melbourne United.

 

Basketball Ballarat - Coaches Online - Session #2 - How to Plan a Season

Session #2 - How to Plan a Season

Wednesday - 29th April - Zoom

Registration can be completed HERE.

Session #2 will be again run by Joel Anderson, and it will focus on how to plan a season. This will include discussion on both domestic and VJBL seasons and is suitable for all domestic and rep coaches. Please click the link to register your interest, all information will be sent out 5pm Wednesday.

 

Basketball Ballarat - Coaches Online - Session #1 - How to plan a training session

Last week we looked at how to plan a training session, in case you missed it, here is the video.

 

 

Melbourne United - Coaching Clinics - Ep6 - Coach to win or develop?

This is a video from our friends at Melbourne United, tune in to find out their ideas about coaching to win and develop at the same time.

 

WEEK 2

 

Hi Coaches!

 

Welcome back to week 2, this week we have 3 resources for your research, PLUS our very first Coaches Online Session which will be held Wednesday night. Be sure to register your interest below!

 

Coaches Online Session #1 - How to plan a training session

Wednesday 22nd April 2020 - 7-7.40pm via ZOOM

Aimed at beginner coaches, all coaches welcome.

Be sure to register below to receive the zoom invite!

Week 2 - Resources

Basketball Immersion

A lot of people have heard of Basketball Immersion and its creator Chris Oliver. This blog has caught our interest this week, exploring the Basketball Decision Training (BDT) Shooting Build Up Drills. Be sure to check it out!

 

Basketball Victoria - Podcasts

Next we have the Basketball Victoria Coaching Podcast. This is a perfect time to catch up on the 5 seasons of the very popular pod, hearing from a multitude of different coaches and other experts involved in high performance sports. Check out the archive here.

 

Wyndham Basketball

Finally we're throwing back to our friends at Wyndham again this week with Online Coaching Clinic #4. In this video Mel Downer of BNZ shows her experience in 'tagging up' which is a defensive transition/offensive rebounding technique that has increased in popularity greatly since it was developed by Aaron Ferne. For a good tagging up podcast, check this out.

Second presenter in this clinic is Mark Radford from Basketball Tasmania. Tassie have steadily improved their finishes at Australian Junior Championships over Marks tenure - this is a great chance to hear from Mark about how he's built a culture of excellence.

 

 

WEEK 1

This week we have found excellent resources provided by Melbourne United and Wyndham Basketball. These are 'Online Coaching Clinics' held over Zoom. You can find more info by clicking on the headings below:

Wyndham Basketball

Online Coaching Clinic #1 (27/3/20)

- Gerard Hillier - “Utilising the Skip and Zero Step”

- Kennedy Kereama - “Teaching Pick & Roll Sequences”

Melbourne United

Online Coaching Clinic #1 (2/4/20)

- Dean Vickerman & Justin Schueller

Basketball Ballarat will be host our own Online Coaches Clinic in the week starting 20-4-2020, topic will be "How to plan a training session" be sure you've signed up to our mailing list as a coach to get the information, you can do that here.