Shine Sharks Development Squad

Basketball Development Squad

Price reduced to £50.00 for Basketballers joining in February .

Following the successful launches of our Football, Gymnastics and Cricket Development Squads, we are delighted to launch a Basketball development programme, the Shine Sharks.  

Designed to inspire primary aged girls and boys, the Shine Sharks Basketball development programme will benefit those who enjoy being involved in this fast-moving, sociable team sport. Your full-term fee covers all 12 weeks training and matches and includes an exclusive Shine Sharks basketball training top. 

Your fee is for all sessions from 10th January 2020 - 3rd April 2020.

Venue:
Shine Community Sports HallShine Community Sports Hall View on map
Dates:
Fri 10 Jan 2020 - Fri 3 Apr 2020
Times:
18.00 - 19.00
Age range:
Years 3 to Year 6
Eligibility:
Open to children from any school
Essential kit:
  • Clothing and footwear that is appropriate for the chosen activity
  • Exclusive Shine Sharks basketball training top
  • Water bottle (Available in The Shine Shop)

Activity Details

Players will get the chance to improve their technique in all the essential skills through fun games. These skills will be age-appropriate as part of a progression through the age groups. The focus of the weekly sessions for the squads will include:

  • Attacking 
  • Defending (body position and angles) 
  • Movement (footwork)
  • Passing (Chest, bounce and shoulder)
  • Pattern of play 
  • Communication and teamwork
  • Matches and rules
  • Learning to win and lose

Each session will end with small-sided matches in which the members of the squad will be divided into ability-based teams and put their new skills into practice.

In addition to improving the participant’s knowledge of the game and helping them to work as part of a team, sessions will also incorporate fundamental skills such as; 

  • Balance
  • Speed
  • Communication
  • Co-ordination
  • Agility
Training and Matches

The Shine Sharks train on Friday evening at the Shine Community Sports Hall, Brecon Road, BS9 4DT: 

  • Years 3 - 6 - 18:00-19:00 

Each weekly session provides squad members with an opportunity to take participate in an organised coaching session in a fun and engaging environment. 

Further Information
  • Please note that places are limited and bookings are made on a first come/first served basis.
  • Shine’s professional coaching team are qualified, DBS checked and fully insured.
  • Your child/children must be signed out at the end of every day.
  • Sessions are led by experienced, qualified basketball instructors.
  • No session on Friday 21st February 2020 for Half Term.
Travelling to Shine

Shine recommends its customers consider environmentally friendly modes of transport, such as cycling, public transport and walking – when customers are travelling to/from a Shine activity. To encourage a healthy lifestyle, Shine is committed to ensuring that each activity location provides a covered bike shed where children and adults can safely store their bicycles on arrival. For customers choosing public transport, please click on the 'bus' icon below to find further details on local bus routes.

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