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Partnership with Sandwell College

West Brom Basketball Club are proud to announce we have started a new partnership with Sandwell College. This partnership will provide young people aged 16-19 with the opportunity to combine studying alongside basketball in our academy style program. The program will offer a wider range of post-16 courses which can be studied alongside daily basketball Read more about Partnership with Sandwell College[…]

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Return to Play Getting Closer

West Brom Basketball Club director Liam Sheridan says that the players are ‘excited’ to return to competitive action in the coming months – as restrictions on grassroots sport begin to lift. There has only been very limited basketball been played in the UK over the course of the past 12 months due to the coronavirus Read more about Return to Play Getting Closer[…]

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New Club Sponsor: Utilita

WEST BROM BASKETBALL CLUB IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE IT’S NEW SPONSORSHIP WITH UTILITA ENERGY. Utilita are the largest energy supplier outside the big six. They are the innovators of their field installing the UK’s very first ‘smart meter’ in 2008. Unlike nearly all the major energy suppliers Utilta have scrapped the ‘standing charge’, meaning if you Read more about New Club Sponsor: Utilita[…]

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Coach Gem: How Often Do You Work On Your Core?

Gemma Salmon is the head coach of our under 11s. In this article Coach Gem will discuss the importance of working on your core and share with you some of her workouts to help develop her core and ease lower back pain. Picture this…. Walking into a gym full of young basketball players, age 15 and Read more about Coach Gem: How Often Do You Work On Your Core?[…]

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Roshawn and Family on West Brom Basketball Club

Next up we hear from Roshawn and his family about their thoughts on being a part of West Brom Basketball Club under 11s. “I had decided to let my son join a basketball club because I thought he needed something to keep him fit. I also started getting into basketball near my late teens and Read more about Roshawn and Family on West Brom Basketball Club[…]

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Travis and Family on West Brom Basketball Club

During this time I’m sure we are all missing basketball. Travis who plays in our under 13s and under 15s teams along with his family have shared their thought on what West Brom Basketball Club means to them. We first came across Travis at one of our primary school programs. Since then Travis has committed Read more about Travis and Family on West Brom Basketball Club[…]

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Coach Rudge: Man to Man Defence early introduction

The term Man to Man defence has an immediate recognition for all our coaches. We know what MTM means and we know what we expect from our players. The fact that we are constantly frustrated by many players not executing the MTM defence correctly is usually because the players were not taught the basics when they Read more about Coach Rudge: Man to Man Defence early introduction[…]

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Coach Rudge on Positionless Basketball

Very recently I was asked by a young inexperienced coach to write a short explanation to help him understand the offensive strategy called ‘Positionless Basketball’. He asked that it be no longer than 800 words and to try and give him some ‘key’ practice points when introducing it in training. After I had written the Read more about Coach Rudge on Positionless Basketball[…]

Season Review

2019-2020 Season Review

Im sure we are all deeply missing basketball and devastated by the abrupt end to the season as a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic. We thought we would use this time to celebrate and reflect on this past season. As a club we reach 300+ participants a week with our club sessions as well Read more about 2019-2020 Season Review[…]