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Specialist Basketball Program (approved)

Year 7 2022 Specialist Basketball program applications are now closed.

This program gives students the opportunities to achieve success and reach their potential in the game of Basketball. The College provides elite level teaching and learning programs that allow each student to improve in all aspects of the game. These teams consistently perform outstandingly at both State and National levels.

In this program students are given the opportunity to participate in Basketball camps, Champion Schools Competitions, strength and conditioning development, officiating course, guest coaches and more.

The Specialist Basketball Program aims to further develop:

  • Individual, team, refereeing, coaching and statistical analysis skills
  • Understanding of the physiological and skill requirements for basketball at an elite level which includes: - Undertaking Sports Medicine Australia training programs including first aid and injury prevention and management - Training in information relating to diet and nutrition
  • Analysis of individual skill performance and team structures
  • Provide opportunity to participate in state, national and international competitions
  • Conduct basketball related fitness testing and develop programs to improve individual fitness levels.


“Over the past two years, Ms Hedley has helped me significantly to improve as a basketball player and an aspiring athlete. In the program, we are exposed to a variety of drills, guest coaches and tournaments, which strongly assists with our growth. I am excited to work with the basketball specialist teachers, high performance coaches and trainers to continue to develop my skills. I look forward to the opportunities they provide over the new few years in pursuing excellence at an elite level.”Ryan H, Year 8

 

APPLICANTS SHOULD BE AWARE THAT THE FOCUS OF THE COURSE IS ON DEVELOPING AND IMPROVING INDIVIDUAL SKILLS AND FUNDAMENTALS.

 

Commitment to the Program

Students accepting a place in the Specialist Basketball Program are expected to continue to study basketball to the end of Year 9 as a minimum.  

Application & General Information

To apply please complete a Basketball Specialist application form, a player profile, a student questionnaire and a WSC application form. Further details can be found in the Basketball Specialist information link.

Specialist Program general information book 2022

Basketball Specialist information 2022

FAQs - Enrolments at Woodvale Secondary College - updated Feb 2020.

Basketball Program

Contact

Coordinator : Mr Seb Salinas

Ph: (08) 9309 0808