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    January 28, 2015

    WMBA Seeking Coaches for Jr NBA Program Beginning in April

    The WMBA is looking for coaches for the Jr NBA program. The Program will start in April and run until January. Coaches would need to commit to one evening a week for 12 weeks. The NBA will be conducting a coaches clinic for coaches interested on Sunday March 22.

    Those who are interested should contact the WMBA at info@wmba.ca or 204-925-5774








    About the Jr. NBA Program

    Fun, Basketball Authentic, Maximum Basketball Touches

    Objectives

    • Provide entry-level basketball program for young children 5 to 7 years old
    • Build a community of league organizers, parents, coaches committed to minor basketball
    • Provide a fun, active and healthy learning environment 

    Curriculum

    • Weekly 45 minute practices for 12 weeks
    • Canadian Sport 4 Life/Long Term Athlete Development compliant
    • Aligned with Canada Basketball's Developmental Pathway
    • Curriculum has been developed by NBA Basketball Operations and a team of experts in child development and physical literacy, and basketball fundamentals
    • Games will be modified to be age-appropriate, simple and fun

    Equipment & Uniform

    • Program will include age-appropriate equipment (smaller basketball and lowered adjustable hoops) and modified games
    • Participants will receive a size-appropriate Spalding® Rookie Gear Basketball and NBA team branded t-shirt


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