Events

Banyule Hawks Basketball Club regularly run a range of fun events designed to improve engagement with basketball and improve the skills of players and coaches at every level.

Our current list of events include:

Skills Development

Sunday Skills Training sessions with Michelle Ryan in Term 4

Coach Michelle Ryan will focus on building core basketball skills and game sense. Michelle is an experienced elite coach, who has worked at the domestic (EDJBA), representative (MUVJBL) and Big V competition levels amongst others. The focus of these sessions will be on the progressive development of skills with a focus on ball handling and control, shooting, scoring, defence and decision making. This program is highly recommended for players who are motivated to challenge themselves and improve their skills. Commitment to attending all sessions is essential.
• Sessions are aimed at primary school aged children of any skill level.
• Sessions will run for 8 weeks on Sunday mornings from 9-10am in Term 4 (Sunday 13th October – Sunday 8th December) at Macleod YMCA.
• Cost $120 per child ($15 per session)

Event Name Date and Time Location Registration
Sunday Skills Sunday 13th October – Sunday 8th December 9-10am Macleod YMCA – 157 Wungan St Click Here

Mini Hawks – Term 4 2019

This program will provide opportunity for younger kids (aged between 5 – 8) to start developing some fundamental skills and knowledge of the rules of basketball.

Mini Hawks will run for 6 weeks on Wednesdays and Fridays in Term 4:
• Wednesdays 4:15 – 5pm: from 16th Oct to 27th Nov – this timeslot is for 5-6 year olds only (12 children) – SOLD OUT
• Wednesdays 4:15 – 5pm: from 16th Oct to 27th Nov – this timeslot is for 7-8 year olds only (12 children)
• Wednesdays 5 – 5:45pm: from 16th Oct to 27th Nov – this timeslot is for 5-6 year olds only (8 children)
• Fridays: 4:30 – 5:15pm: from 18th Oct to 29th Nov – this timeslot is for 7-8 year olds only (16 children)

There will be no sessions for the week commencing 3rd Nov (due to Melbourne Cup Week).

The cost for the 6 weeks is $50 per child and if they are new participants then they will receive a size 5 basketball as part of their registration. For those who have previously attended please ensure you bring your ball and a drink bottle to all sessions.

Event Name Date and Time Location Registration
Mini Hawks – Wednesdays – 5-6 year olds 4:15 – 5pm 16th Oct – 27th Nov Macleod YMCA SOLD OUT – waiting list
Mini Hawks – Wednesdays – 7-8 year olds 4:15 – 5pm 16th Oct – 27th Nov Macleod YMCA Click here
Mini Hawks – Wednesdays – 5-6 year olds 5 – 5:45pm 16th Oct – 27th Nov Charles La Trobe College Click here
Mini Hawks – Fridays – 7-8 year olds 4:30 – 5:15pm 16th Oct – 27th Nov Macleod YMCA Click here

Coach Development

VJBL club coaching course

Sunday 20th October from 10am – 4pm at Macleod YMCA

The course is the previous level 1 coaching course and is presented by a VJBL accredited trainer. It contains a face to face six hour program plus a follow up questionnaire and has the following content:
• Training plans
• Individual skills and technique
• Team offence and defence
• Set plays
• Goal setting

Event Name Date and Time Location Registration
VJBL club coaching course Sunday 20th October 10am-4pm YMCA SOLD OUT – waiting list