Core

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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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[…]

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Perfect weekend across the Club

The senior mens team capped off a perfect weekend of results for the club with an inspiring win over league winners Balts. A busy weekend of fixtures started on Friday night with the under 17s picking up a 78-59 win in a local derby against WBA D-Squad. The game marks the end of the regular Read more about Perfect weekend across the Club[…]

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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[…]

Summer League

Summer League Success Continues for Juniors

Our under 13s and under 17s have been crowned YBL Summer League Champions. Yesterday both teams travelled to Stourport for their respective Summer League finals. Up first the under 17s took on familiar foe Frankley Falcons. A depleted under 17s team due to lack of availability was boosted by the addition of under 13s Deago Read more about Summer League Success Continues for Juniors[…]

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Summer League Success Continues for Juniors

Our Junior teams have enjoyed success in their respective summer league competitions as they hope to replicate the success of our mens team this summer. The under 13s and under 15s have reached the semi final stage of their competition while the under 17s have booked their place in the final of the WMFS Trophy Read more about Summer League Success Continues for Juniors[…]

Regional Basketball

Two U13 Regional Call Ups!

We are delighted to announce that Bakari Goldbourne and Harvey Parsons from our under 13s have been selected to represent the West Midlands at this years Basketball England Regional Development Tournament. Both players have been selected after being part of the Aspire Programme which started back in October. The Aspire programme is the first step Read more about Two U13 Regional Call Ups![…]