Liverpool Skills and Development
Bruins Skills and Development is excited to announce a partnership with Liverpool Whitlam Leisure Centre for Term 3 2021!
Skills and Development
Bruins Skills and Development is an established program that aims to provide skill level based classes that will provide young athletes with a pathway through too basketball competition and beyond. Our classes focus on developing our athlete’s fundamentals, including dribbling, passing, shooting, footwork, defence and a basic understanding of game concepts.
Skills and Development classes will commence on Wednesday, the 21st of July 2021 with classes run on a Wednesday afternoon
Aussie Hoops for ages 5-7 starting at 4:00 pm
Starters Class for ages 7-12 years starting at 5:00 pm
Aussie Hoops Program
Bruins Aussie Hoops Program General Information
Bruins Aussie Hoops Program
For young athletes aged 5 to 7, we offer the “Aussie Hoops” program in which Bruins, in conjunction with Basketball Australia, aims to introduce the sport of basketball. These sessions include warm-up games, Skill activities and modified games with an emphasis on FUN and participation.
Upon registration, first-time participants will receive a starter pack which includes a reversible singlet, basketball and sports bag.
Bruins Liverpool Aussie Hoops Schedule includes classes on Wednesday 4:00 pm – 5:00 p.m
Bruins Skills and Development Starters Program General Information
Bruins ‘Starters’ Class
Starters classes continue to develop basic skills, work on eye-hand coordination, and offer opportunities to use these skills in small-sided game situations.
Bruins Liverpool Skills and Development Starters Class is on: Wednesday 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Coaching Skills & Drills
What do I need to bring?
Just wear comfortable clothing, bring a water bottle, and if you have a basketball please bring along, if not we have balls to borrow and for purchase ($30).
Which class/group is my child in?
Your child will be placed with his age group and assessed by our coaches for promotion along our pathway. You will be directed by staff upon arrival to the correct court.
Do we have a uniform?
No, simply wear comfortable clothes and sports shoes
How long do the sessions run for?
Sessions run for 60 minutes. Our programs follow the school term, usually 10 weeks and break for school holidays. We also run a number of camps during the school holidays.
Do we play games?
Our sessions involve teaching skills, playing inclusive games that use these skills and then some sessions will include short unofficial games towards the end of the term.
Can my child play games and also participate in classes?
Yes, we encourage all players in our Local Competitions to attend classes also. We have classes that are tailored towards assisting with development for Local Competition players including our High Performance classes.
Does my child need supervision during the session?
All children under the age of 14 are required to have 1 parent supervise during the session.
Do we accept Active Kids and Creative Kids Vouchers?
We accept the Active Kids Voucher (beginning with 54). We DO NOT accept the Creative Kids Voucher (beginning with 99)
How does my child progress from Skills classes to Local Competition?
We can assist with this process. The first step is to please complete the “want to play” form. You will be placed on a database, which our clubs can access. If a club has a position available, they will call you and provide you with all the details.