Is it time to step up to the bas­ket­ball net?

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f BAS­KET­BALL IRE­LAND in con­junc­tion with Co. Wick­low VEC Sports Pro­mo­tion Unit will be hold­ing a ba­sic In­tro­duc­tion to Bas­ket­ball Coach­ing Course on Satur­day Oc­to­ber 11 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Bal­ly­waltrim Com­mu­nity Cen­tre.

The course aims to pro­vide par­tic­i­pants with the ba­sic coach­ing skills and knowl­edge of the game. The course is aimed at those who have no coach­ing ex­pe­ri­ence or lit­tle knowl­edge of bas­ket­ball.

The em­pha­sis will be on prac­ti­cal coach­ing ac­tiv­i­ties, plan­ning, ob­serv­ing and giv­ing feed­back to play­ers. There is no for­mal as­sess­ment but par­tic­i­pants will be mon­i­tored through­out the course.

In­tro­duc­tory coach­ing cer­tifi­cates will be is­sued by Bas­ket­ball Ire­land. The cost of the course is ¤25 and the min­i­mum age of par­tic­i­pants is 15.

A lim­ited num­ber of places is avail­able. Any­one in­ter­ested in par­tic­i­pat­ing on the course or re­quir­ing an out­line of the coach­ing course are asked to con­tact Tracy Bun­yan, Co. Wick­low VEC Sports Pro­mo­tion Of­fi­cer on (01) 282 8324 or tbun­yan@wick­lowvec.ie or Cathy Quinn, Re­gional De­vel­op­ment Of­fi­cer, Bas­ket­ball Ire­land on (086) 811 2916 by Fri­day Oc­to­ber 3.

The group from Bray’s Parish of the Holy Redeemer, dur­ing their pil­grim­age to Lour­des.

Ray­mond Os­born at ‘A Year In Bray’, his ex­hi­bi­tion in the Sig­nal Arts Cen­tre.

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