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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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[…]

2019/20 Season

Coach Rudge On His Teams Ethos For The Upcoming Season

West Brom Basketball Club premier division coach Tim Rudge is calling on his players to have their ‘brains rule their bodies’ ahead of their season opener against Balts. The Black Country side welcome the new league entrants in their opening game of the season on September 29 hoping to get off to a strong start. Read more about Coach Rudge On His Teams Ethos For The Upcoming Season[…]

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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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Shaun Poole hoping to make a splash under coach Rudge

West Brom Basketball Club youngster Shaun Poole is hoping he can develop under Tim Rudge and eventually have a role to play for the men’s team in the not so distant future. Poole has been part of the club from a young age, and is one of a number of youngsters hoping to break through Read more about Shaun Poole hoping to make a splash under coach Rudge[…]

Kwame Bataille

Kwame Bataille on his future, Coach Rudge and West Brom’s chances next season

West Brom Basketball Club forward Kwame Bataille admits he’s unsure whether he’ll remain at the club this season, as he considers stepping up to a higher level. Bataille linked up with the Black Country side at the beginning of last season and became one of the key players in the senior men’s team. West Brom Read more about Kwame Bataille on his future, Coach Rudge and West Brom’s chances next season[…]

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![…]

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Under 15s v Leadonites Match Report

This weekend our under made the long trip to Ledbury where they were able to record a 77-69 win versus Leadonites, avenging their earlier loss this season. Report from Coach Preware: A great team effort. Standout offensive performance by Aayub who scored 14 points. Calum and Osman made valid offensive and defensive contributions helping us Read more about Under 15s v Leadonites Match Report[…]

Just Play

Just Play hoping to grow casual basketball in the Black Country

The uber-competitive amongst us may not believe it – but sport isn’t necessarily down to winning. That’s the idea for Chloe Aretha Burdett anyway, who’s hoping to help spread the word of community sports through the means of one of the biggest participation sports in the country – basketball. Not a regular column-filler in many Read more about Just Play hoping to grow casual basketball in the Black Country[…]