How to Help Your Child Get The Most Out of Basketball

As parents, we always want the best for our children. It applies even more when it comes to education and sport. We want to make sure we enrol them in a good school and that we are supporting our kids to do sports and to exercise. So what can we do as parents to ensure […]

What It Takes to be a Great Basketball Player

No matter how old you are, how long you’ve been playing for, or how good you think you are, you always have room for improvement. Elite players like Kevin Durant and LeBron James work tirelessly to improve their skills, conditioning, basketball IQ, strength, power and agility. It takes time and a lot of hard work […]

Girls in Basketball

Sport participation offers girls in particular, many benefits. Through sport participation, girls learn to win and lose, acquire resilience and coping skills, learn to accept and appreciate their bodies, and meet others who share their interests. In addition, research indicates that girls who play sports do better in school as exercise is proven to improve […]

Coaching the Coaches with Be Elite Basketball

“No rest for the wicked” they say! Our coaches have been very busy during this period working on the development of their own skills. The club has substantially invested into a new coaching development program and it was presented and delivered by Tom Haupt from Be Elite Basketball. 8 Sessions have been specifically tailored towards […]

Irv Roland Basketball Session

How lucky were some of our U13 and U15 Boys to get the opportunity to spend a training session with Irv Roland, NBA Coach and trainer. Irv was an absolute hit for our boys, who were like sponges – absorbing as much they could that night. I received numerous phone calls from parents in awe […]

Resilience and Acceptance

It seems as though the opposite of “careless” must be “careful.” That the best technique to circumvent avoidable errors is to try harder, to invest more care into what you’re doing. And, so we see examples of coaches and parents informing young athletes to “try harder” as the immediate response to errors at training and […]

Abbie Jennings Training

Our other school holiday camp was with Abbie Jennings, QBL Lady Spartan. Abbie’s camp focused on getting back into shape for the basketball season after a long school holiday period. 2 hours of ball skills plus offensive and defensive skills – the kids had a amazing time. The session continued next door at the Terry […]

Southern Districts Spartans Association Volunteer of the Year Awards 2019

It is with such great honour that I got to share this special night with these two strong, intelligent and dedicated women. Congratulations to our very own co-president of Belmont Saints Catherine Villalobos for receiving the Southern Districts Spartans Association Volunteer of the Year Award. And second Congratulations to one of our very own Belmont […]