Regional Academy

Development Programs
Aug 07

Term 3 Coaches Locked-In

Regional Academy are proud to announce the lead coaches for our Term 3 programs that begin this Sunday the 11th of August. Introductory Programs Once again leading Mini Hoops is Lauren Skelly, Lauren has developed in to a terrific coach who takes great pride in her sessions and the Mini Hoops program. Lauren has been... [MORE]
Development Programs
Jul 15

Term 3 2019 Program Registration Now Open

Regional Academy has now opened registration for its Term 3 2019 mid-term programs. After review of the previous structure, Regional Academy has moved to 3 tiers of programs offered to ensure parents register their children in the correct program. The first; 'Introductory Programs' is for those with zero to very ... [MORE]
Regional Academy
Jun 26

July 2019 School Holiday Coaches Set

Regional Academy has finalised its coach appointments for the upcoming July 2019 School Holiday Camps. Coming off a very successful National Junior Classic campaign, Olympian Nat Porter will head the ‘Elite – Girls Can Ball‘ camp running Monday 1st July, supported by Saraid Taylor, Courtney Wilkins and JoAnna ... [MORE]
Coach Education
May 15

5 Free Throw Drills for Your Players

Close games are often decided by which teams can make the most free-throws down the stretch. To put it simply, free-throws are the most important shot in basketball. Every basketball coach knows that. But even with this knowledge, most coaches still don’t spend enough time with their team practicing their free... [MORE]
Coach Education
May 01

TIPS FOR MAKING BASKETBALL PRACTICE FUN

One goal as coach is to keep your basketball practices fun while maximising time with your players. You can accomplish this by running practices that continually challenge, entertain, and motivate your kids while developing skills. To enhance your players’ enjoyment of basketball and have fun at practice, try these t... [MORE]
Coach Education
Apr 26

HOW TO MOTIVATE YOUR BASKETBALL PLAYERS WITH COACHING

To motivate your basketball players to give their best efforts, not get discouraged, and strive to become the best they can be on the court, use these coaching tips: Continually encourage players to do their best on both ends of the floor — regardless of the score. Stay in control of your emotions, and ... [MORE]
Development Programs
Apr 16

FREE COME & TRY DAY Term 2 2019

On Sunday May 5th the Regional Academy are offering a FREE COME & TRY DAY for all of their Term 2 programs at Frankston Basketball Stadium (90 Bardia Ave). In Term 1 the Regional Academy ran a FREE TRIAL DAY with over 150 children attending on the day, the day was a great way to introduce members to the programs... [MORE]
Regional Academy
Mar 08

April 2019 School Holiday Programs

Regional Academy are proud to announce the opening of registration for April 2019 Grassroots and Domestic School Holiday Programs. Returning again the Slam Dunk Holiday Camp will run for 6 days and is a great way to get out of the house and stay active. Aussie Hoops Holiday Camps will make its arrival for the fir... [MORE]
Coach Education
Mar 05

Upcoming Coaching Courses (April/May 2019)

Coaching is a great way of being involved in basketball, whether you have stopped playing, coaching your son or daughter in a local Aussie Hoops program, getting involved with a team at your club or association, or taking the next step in your coaching career. In April/May 2019 Regional Academy are offering two co... [MORE]
Regional Academy
Feb 17

Term 1 2019 Grassroots & Domestic Programs

Regional Academy is proud to open registration for Term 1 2019 Grassroots & Domestic Programs. Mini Hoops Returning for a fifth term Mini Hoops will again Monday to Friday starting at 10:00 am. The Mini Hoops Program is an exciting program designed to introduce the game of Basketball to 3 to... [MORE]