BK Basketball Academy
THE BRIAN KERLE BASKETBALL ACADEMY OFFERS AN ELITE 12 MONTH ACADEMY EXPERIENCE. IT PROVIDES PARTICIPANTS WITH THE OPPORTUNITY TO ADVANCE THEIR CAREER PROSPECTS BY COMPLETING A NATIONALLY ACCREDITED DIPLOMA WHILE UNDERTAKING AN ADVANCED BASKETBALL EDUCATION PROGRAM.
THE INTENSIVE FULL TIME PROGRAM RUN OVER 12 MONTHS IS SUITABLE FOR MALES AND FEMALES AGED BETWEEN 16 AND 25 YEARS AND IS DELIVERED BY QUALIFIED EDUCATORS LED BY DUAL OLYMPIAN AND FOUR-TIME NBL CHAMPIONSHIP COACH BRIAN KERLE.
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DIPLOMA OF SPORT & BASIC BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, CERTIFICATE 3 IN FITNESS PE, FIRST AID CERTIFICATE, BASIC COACHING CERTIFICATE, INTRODUCTION TO REFEREEING CERTIFICATE. THESE ACADEMY STUDENTS ALSO GET TO PLAY IN GAMES AGAINST OVERSEAS TEAMS FROM PNG, TAIWAN AND CHINA AS WELL AS AGAINST VISITING INTERSTATE TEAMS.
PARTICIPANTS ARE SUPPORTED AND GUIDED BY A DIVERSE COACHING STAFF WHICH INCLUDES LEADING EDUCATORS, SPORTS COACHES AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT MENTORS DEDICATED TO HELPING PARTICIPANTS REACH THEIR FULL POTENTIAL.
High Level Games
Games against teams from all over the world. Last year, we played interstate and international touring teams, local teams, and state teams. We also regularly have the opportunity to travel for games.
On Court Training
Train on court 3 times per week with our team of professional coaches. Your on court training will consist of pro-level skills drills, technical breakdowns, live gameplay, and much more!
Our coaches have experience at the NBL1, NBL, & NBA level. We are lead by hall of famers Brian Kerle and Bruce Palmer who are assisted by a group of experienced assistants.
Due to our relationships with basketball programs all over the world, we have the opportunity to go on interstate and international basketball tours. We also host international touring teams throughout the year..
Study a Diploma
Study either a diploma of sport or certificate III & IV in Fitness with Fit Education. This will give you an automatic ATAR and help you get jobs in the sporting industry. We can also help you find a job after studying.
Learn to Coach
Become a BK accredited coach with our learn to coach program. This program is taught by professional and hall of fame level coaches. We also have paid coaching opportunities once you have completed the program.
WE breakdown game film to prepare you to play at the next level. Seeing yourself play and analysing the game will also help you improve your knowledge of the game and yourself as a player.
Reports & Plans
We create reports and plans for our athletes to track their progress and ensure that they are improving. This professional approach allows us to identify areas for improvement and work on them.
Our team of coaches and mentors will provide guidance and support. We want to make sure you are maximising your potential, and we will help you along the way.
We are often refered to as the bk family. We treat all our academy students as though they are family. They will also build bonds that will last a lifetime. Come join the bk family!
Strength and Conditioning
We provide tailored strength and conditioning programs crafted by industry professionals. These programs will help you become stronger, fast, fitter, and more athletic.
Once your are equipped with a diploma or certificate, We, along with fit education can help you find a job after the academy. We have an extensive network of companies within the sports industry and beyond.