CoachUp Nation | The Importance of Basketball for Children | Brisbane Basketball Training

The importance of basketball training programs at a community level can impact the lives of our youth on a much larger scale than just skill progression in a sport. It can make a huge difference in the path that the child takes in life, and an even larger role in the development of that child’s confidence and mindset in everyday situations.

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September Holiday Basketball Clinics - Wrap Up

Last week Brian Kerle Basketball held it's September holiday basketball clinics in Brisbane.  The 'open' clinic for all ages and skills levels was the largest to date.  The 'elite' and 'girls' clinic provided an great opportunity for intermediate to advanced players to learn and develop in preparation for the upcoming rep and club seasons. 

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Wisdom with Wayne - The Highs, Lows & ExcitEment of Professional Sports

Brian Kerle Basketball's not-for-profit 'Community Sports Mentoring & Coaching' has invited coaching legend of rugby league, Wayne Bennett, to discuss leadership, building team culture, handling highs and lows of a stressful life, the Broncos, England and much more. 

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Brian Kerle Basketball Weekend Private Training Kicks Off

Brian Kerle Basketball is conducting small group training sessions every Saturday and Sunday from 8.30am-9.30am.  Starting Saturday May 13th, each session will be limited to 6 boys and girls aged 14-16.  Cost is $35 per session.  Sessions are fast paced with a focus on high repetition shooting as well as all other areas of the game.

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Daniel Kerle
PLAY BASKETBALL, CREATE CHANGE IN SAMOA

Developing Youth through Sport: This 14 Day Program utilises youth of Australia to provide opportunities to the youth of Samoa.

Across 14 days, participants will play local teams in the Ball4Change Tournament, participate in service projects that contribute to the development of youth in Samoa (basketball clinics, delivery of resources, maintenance of schools and English Lessons) 

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Walking in their shoes - Pine Rivers Press

INDIGENOUS children from the Brian Kerle Basketball Academy will be playing in sports shoes donated by pupils from Bray Park’s Holy Spirit School. Bray Park mum Amy Lockwood runs Take The Lead Pet Care & Dog Walking Services, and got to thinking about walking and the international charity Shoes for Planet Earth.

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Daniel Kerle
Too Many Kids Leave Sports Because Of The Car Ride Home - PCA

Frost believes it is in the best interest of youth athletes if their parents support their athletic experiences no matter the level of competition they play in. If a youth athlete is not playing for a top-tier team, that is not a good reason to be less supportive because the ultimate goal should be for a kid to have fun in any youth sports league.

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September Holidays - 4 fun packed basketball clinics - Check out the photos!

Over the September holidays Brian Kerle Basketball Academy held 4 fun pack clinics.  An open clinic, an clinic for rep or aspiring rep players as well as 2 indigenous clinics generously supported by the Brisbane city council, the Ipswich city council, Kambu Health and Rotary Ipswich.

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Hoops 4 Health - Big Success

Yesterday Brian Kerle Basketball Academy participated in Mabel Park SHS's Hoops 4 Health to help raise money for CanTeen.  Another focus of the day was to highlight Logan city as a positive safe community, something that is not always portrayed correctly in the media.  The event was a hugh success on both accounts

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Daniel Kerle
Hoops for Health - Mabel Park State High School

Mabel Park SHS holding Hoops 4 Health September 5th, 2016.

Earlier this year, one of our most hard working and compassionate students at Mabel Park SHS was diagnosed with leukaemia and as a result, was forced to put his studies on hold while he focuses on battling this terrible disease. He was a member of the school’s junior basketball team and epitomised the team spirit that Mabel encompasses.

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Rio Olympics: Brian Kerle give US Dream Team a serve | The Courier-Mail

Kerle, who represented Australia at the 1972 Munich Olympics, made the call after Dream Team superstar Paul George labelled the Boomers “dirty” after their clash in Rio this morning.

Australia were at their physical best and pushed the star-studded U.S. all the way before falling 98-88 in their first loss of the Rio Olympics.

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Sariah Wi Neera - Class of 2016 - Accepts Div 1 Offer

Sariah Wi Neera of Brian Kerle Basketball Academy Class of 2016 has accepted an offer from Div 1 college Utah Valley Wolverines. 

Brian Kerle:  The moment I saw this young lady walk into my BK Basketball Academy I knew that I had a special young lady joining me and the Academy family.  I speak of Sariah, her infectious smile, her willingness to improve her basketball game, her strong competitive attitude, her willingness to learn and to listen won me over and I knew that Sariah would advance as a basketball player. 

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