With the Indigenous population in South East Queensland soon to be the largest urban Indigenous population, there is a growing need for support for young Indigenous people. While many elite sporting programs scout Indigenous youth, the common model is...Read More
If you are looking to improve your basketball skills and your confidence in the game, come join us at Brian Kerle Basketball Clinics. Our coaches want to help you learn, improve and enjoy the game we all love.Read More
On Saturday we had the pleasure to organise 14 Indigenous boys and girls into two teams for some pre-game and half time events at the Brisbane Bullets vs. Melbourne United game on the Gold Coast. The day had an exciting finish with Melbourne throwing up a half court shot, down by 2, to win. It went in and out giving Brisbane the win. It was exciting afternoon for these junior basketball players so it will be great to hear from some of the parents.Read More
It is important for basketball players to eat well every day – not just on game days, or before a carnival. The foods and fluids consumed by Basketball players of any age can have a big impact on their ability to train, play and recovery time.Read More
GET OUT GET ACTIVE
Getting Women and Girls Active for Life
What is Get Out Get Active Basketball?
It's a fun and inclusive free basketball program for women and girls of all ages and skill levels who would like an opportunity to get out and active with their friends or to meet new people funded by the Queensland Government.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
A growing number of pediatric sports medicine groups warn that when a child focuses on a single sport before age 15 or 16, they increase their risk of injury and burnout — and don't boost their overall success in that sport.Read More
Want to be a great sports parent? Love your child. And, if it comes naturally to you, the sport. In that order, every minute, of every game.Read More
In celebration of #NRW2017, Brian Kerle Basketball would like to acknowledge past and present Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander basketball players who have influenced the game and are an inspiration to younger generations.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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)Read More
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.Read More
From washing uniforms, preparing gear and getting your child to the field on time to finally cheer him or her on, parenting an athlete can require a lot of commitment.Read More
Brian Kerle Basketball Academy - Class of 2017.
Brian Kerle will be holding an information session for anyone interested in attending his academy next year. We'll discuss the basketball and study components of the full-time 12-month program starting January/February, 2017.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More