Telephone: 08 8355 7000
Telephone International: +61 8 8355 7000
Fax: 08 8355 7070
Monday - Friday: 8am till 4pm
Cudmore Terrace, Henley Beach SA 5022

Basketball


PROGRAM OUTLINE

The Specialist Basketball Program is based upon a 3 phase periodisation training program that is aligned to the main Basketball SA winter season. Students have two 100 minute lessons per week over the whole year. 

Phase 1: Pre-Competition preparation (Term 1)
Phase 2: Competitive preparation (Term 2 & 3)
Phase 3: Specific Development Preparation (Term 4)

The training schedule supports a whole year development model focussing on preseason, in season and post season training methods.

  • Specific skill and technique development
  • Team and strategy development
  • involvement in various competition, carnivals and exchanges
  • Individual and group strength and conditioning programs
  • Rehabilitation and recovery support 
  • Video analysis
  • Fitness Analysis
  • Coaching and officiating accreditations
  • Nutritional, Sport psychology and Injury Prevention and Drug Awareness programs

Further information about curriculum and support structures for athletes can be found in the Athlete Program and Athlete Services Tab.

PROGRAM SUMMARY

Term 1

Focus:  Pre-Competitive Preparation phase:  Individual preparation
Key Practical Concepts: Fitness and conditioning, Game Plan development through match analysis.
Key Theoretical Concepts: Fitness Analysis & Match Analysis (Group Project)

Term 2

Focus: Competitive Preparation Phase 1:  Team and Individual development
Key Practical Concepts:: Game Plan understanding through situated learning activities, skill development and ball movement skill drills.
Key Theoretical Concepts:: Primary School Coaching (Group Project)

Term 3

Focus: Competitive Preparation Phase 2:  Individual and team preparation
Key Practical Concepts:: Game Plan understanding through situated learning activities, skill development and ball movement skill drills.
Key Theoretical Concepts: Technique Analysis

Term 4 

Focus: Specific Development Preparation:  Individual skill and fitness development
Key Practical Concepts: Specific skill development and ball movement skill drills.
Key Theoretical Concepts: Performance Presentation

TRAINING VENUES

  • Henley High School Gym
  • West Adelaide Basketball Stadium
  • Henley High School Weights Centre

PROGRAM ACHIEVEMENTS - SSSSA KNOCK-OUT SPORTS RESULTS

2010 Open Boys Pool B State Champions
2011 Year 10 Girls State Champions
Year 8 Boys State Champions
2015 Open Girls 5th  
Year 10 Boys State Champions
Year 10 Girls 3rd
Year 8/9 Boys Runners Up
Year 8/9 Girls 4th

SSP STUDENTS SPORTING PATHWAYS – POST SCHOOL

US College

2011  Patrick Thomas
2013  Anderson Clarke
2013  Michaela Lappin
2014  Austin Clarke

SPECIALIST COACHES AND STAFF

Chad Winstanley - Teacher & Basketball Program Manager 

Paul Zbierski - Basketball Coach
Danny O’Brien - Basketball SA Development Manager
Neil Bridgeman - Basketball SA Umpires Convener
Basketball SA Development Officers - Accredited Course Delivery (Coaching & Umpiring)
Jarrod Cresp - Basketball SA Development Officer Pt. Adelaide Rec Centre