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The updated version of the National Coaching Clinic Schedule is available here. If you wish to join us please contact Victoria direct on 07850 708 233

basketballscotland are delighted to announce the details of this years National Coaching Clinic:

Dates: 24/25/26 August 2012

Venue: Forthbank and St Modans High School, Stirling

Target Group: Coaches Working within the National League and National Squad Coaches, although all welcome to attend.



  • Fri evening only: £10 per person for those registering before the 2nd of August
  • Fri evening only: £20 per person for those registering after the 2nd of August
  • Sat and Sun Only: £45 per person f0r those registereding before 2nd of August
  • Sat and Sun Only: £55 per person for those registering after the 2nd of August
  • Fri, Sat and Sun: £57 per person for those registering before the 2nd of August
  • Fri, Sat and Sun: £67 per person for those registering after the 2nd of August

Costs include access to the clinic on the relevant days, lunch, teas/coffee at breaks and a free gift. The free gift is not available to those attending on the friday night only.

The Wheelchair Basketball Leaders Course will be discounted to £35 for those attending this clinic as well (normally £50).

The schedule is shaping up and will be released shortly.

FIBA Europe are supporting the clinic by providing an expert clinician: Robert Bauer. Robert will focus on the Fast Break and Transition Offence.

FIBA Europe Clinician SAT/SUN

A brief background about Robert has been offered below:

  • Coach of the German Basketball Federation (since 1999)
  • Assistant Coach Cadets (norn 85 & 87)
  • Assistant Coach U20 (born 85/86, 86/87, 87/88, 88/89)
  • Assistant Coach U16/17 (born 89, 93/94)
  • Participated in 6 European Youth Championships
  • 6 x German Champion (Club and Regional Selection Teams)
  • 6 x German Champion – Runner Up (Club and Regional Selection teams)
  • Worked with 50 top prospects in Germany
  • Head Coach of the Berlin Regional Selection Teams (since 1993)
  • A-license of German Basketball Federation

basketballscotland is delighted that Josep Maria Santiago Gonzalez, coach to the U14 Girls UNIGIRONA team is returning to Scotland. He will be presenting a workshop on Creating and Attacking Space. Coach Gonzalez lead his team to 2nd place in the U14 Catalonia Championship and the final 16 of the U14 Girls Spanish Championship.

We are also excited to confirm the following speakers who will be presenting over the weekend:

Marianne Hayward, Performance Nutritionist Consultant, Scottish Institute of Sport

“Nutrition requirements for the basketball Player”

Friday Evening Session (6:30pm – 9:30pm)



 Tina Gordon, Junior Development Officer

British Wheelchair Basketball

Friday Evening CPD Session (6:30pm – 9:30pm)



 Dave Leith, Basketball Strength and Conditioning Lead, Scottish Institute of Sport

Daves session will focus on “Reducing risk of Injury and developing plyometric ability”

This session will include

  • warm up process
  • landing skills progression (knee stability)
  • plyometric progression (jumping)
  • Flexibility exercises

The aim of this session is to enhance local team conditioning sessions, with information on how to modify session content for various abilities, sizes, ages and for male and female athletes.

Sarah Hood, Talent Scientist

Scottish Institute of Sport

Sarah will pesent a session of ‘Talent/Growth Mindset”

Mindset is a belief about your ability and where it comes from. The evidence shows that your mindset is linked to what you achieve. Mindset is a belief about what the sporting world calls talent and Dweck has identified two types: fixed and growth. While both mindsets are common, both have different effects on how people learn.

I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why i succeed” – Michael Jordan

Annabel Kehoe, Sports Partnership Manager

Womens Sport and Fitness Foundation

Friday evening session: ‘The Journey of the Female Basketballer: Key considerations to keep them in the game and achieving excellence’



sportscotland will present a session on Positive Coaching Scotland.

By involving the whole community – sports leaders, coaches, parents and teachers –  PCS can encourage a cultural shift in sort thereby inspiring young people to reach their potential. PCS looks at the way coaches think about winning. It encourages coaches to reject the ‘win at all costs’ mentality and focus instead on trying harder, learning more and staying longer in sport




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