BRIAN KERLE BASKETBALL ACADEMY 2018

Brian Kerle Basketball Academy offers an elite 12 month academy experience.  Each participant within the academy is given the opportunity to advance their career prospects by completing a nationally accredited diploma while undertaking an advanced basketball education program.

The intensive 1 year full-time program is suited to males and females aged between 16 and 25 years and will be delivered by qualified educators being led by dual Olympian and 4 time NBL championship coach, Brian Kerle.  Participants will be coached by leading educators, sports coaches and personal development mentors to help achieve their maximum potential.

 
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Basketball Skill Development Components

The Academy Program will focus on the following core elements:

  • Player profiling
  • Coaching of individual skills including specific position development
  • Coaching of team offense and defense concepts
  • Strategy and game knowledge
  • Practical game application sessions - Games against SBL, State and local rep sides as well as visiting overseas teams
  • Guest coaching by leading NBL coaches and players –both past and present

Academy Specialty Components

The Academy offers participants the following specialty education topics:

  • Strength and conditioning program
  • Nutrition program
  • Sprint training
  • Stretching and mindfulness program
  • Player welfare management
  • Personal development and mentoring program
  • Social and emotional well-being program
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Education Program Components

  • Cert 3 in Fitness(C3 Guarantee) including first aid with Fit Education.
  • Qualify for a Diploma of Sports Development.  There are many RTO’s out there including TAFE who can provide (RPL) Recognition of Prior Learning.  BKB works closely with Fit Education.
  • Coaching certificate
  • Referee certificate
  • First Aid Certificate (HLTAID003)
  • Anti-doping course
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Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the academy?
One year starting March 2018.

How much will it cost?
Cash up front $750.  Students may be eligible for a Vet Student Loan (VSL) by an approved provider. An approved provider will be able to provide more information on VSL.

Am I eligible to receive a VSL loan?
Please refer to the government website via this link or download the Student Information Booklet here.

Am I eligible to join the Brian Kerle Basketball Academy?
Age 16+  Finished or left school.

What skill level do you need to be?
Intermediate and above.

How many days do I have to come to the academy?
3 or 4 depending on the progress of the course.

What days and times is the academy?
To be decided.

What education will I receive?

  • Cert 3 in Fitness(C3 Guarantee) including first aid with Fit Education.
  • Qualify for a Diploma of Sports Development.  There are many RTO’s out there including TAFE who can provide (RPL) Recognition of Prior Learning.  BKB works closely with Fit Education.
  • Coaching certificate
  • Referee certificate
  • First Aid Certificate (HLTAID003)
  • Anti-doping course

How will the education be delivered?

  • Through BKB program experience of real life practical learning with a mix of coaching, mentoring, running workshops and training people.
  • Formal classroom based learning.
  • Online

What career paths are available to me after the program?

  • Sport Development Manager
  • High Performance Manager
  • Competition Manager
  • Program Developer
  • Talent Development Manager
  • Gym Instructor (Cert III in Fitness)
  • Group Fitness Instructor (Cert III in Fitness)
  • Personal Trainer (Cert IV in Fitness)
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach (Cert IV in Fitness / Diploma of Sport Development)
  • Manage a Sports Centre (Diploma of Sport Development)
  • Work with Athletes (Diploma of Sport Development) Exercise Specialist (Diploma of Fitness)
  • Basketball Coach
  • Basketball Umpire

 

Feel free to call Brian on 0488 690 877
or email  bkerle@briankerlebasketball.com
directly for questions you may have.

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