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?[…]


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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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[…]

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Ziggy Learning From Coaching Rudge

West Brom Basketball Club’s Ezekiel Cameron believes he’s learning from men’s head coach Tim Rudge on both sides of the game. Cameron, better known as Ziggy, has been a huge part of the club having been involved with the team from a young age – developing into a coach for the U11 and U13 teams Read more about Ziggy Learning From Coaching Rudge[…]

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West Brom Basketball Club calls out for votes to bag a share of Tesco’s community fund

West Brom Baskertball Club are bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 awarded to local community projects. Three groups in every Tesco region have been shortlisted to receive the Read more about West Brom Basketball Club calls out for votes to bag a share of Tesco’s community fund[…]

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St John Bosco Primary School Festival

A number of our children played in a basketball festival after school this evening. Unfortunately, a couple of other schools dropped out so we played amongst ourselves. The children were split into 4 teams and played a round robin. At the end, the top two teams were presented with gold and silver medals respectively. It Read more about St John Bosco Primary School Festival[…]