Coaching Files

Our Development Manager, will post useful files here for the community to access and share:

Welcome to Coaching in Canterbury (1) A document that covers the basics of the game and an overview of the Canterbury Basketball landscape (pairs well with the Good Sports Online Learning Module)

Link to BBNZ online learning catalogue – Sign up for the BBNZ online coaching module “Good Sports”(this is the spring board for all coach development in Canterbury)

Practice Planning Considerations for Junior Teams – An outline of things to condsider and implement in a junior team training

Mini-Basketball_Dos-and-Donts_EN -A helpful 1 page document for mini ball coaches

Five Out – Motion Offense Guide (2017) – What players should be taught in a motion offense

Effective Coaching Strategies – How to maximise the learning for your players

Jr. NBA – One of the best sites we’ve found in terms of practice plans and drills for school aged basketballers

USA Basketball Youth Guidebook – A Comprehensive Document touching on key aspects of coaching

World Association of Basketball Coaches –  All coaching curriculum documents (miniball to senior) and resources for players, managers and coaches

BA Session Plans and Skill Booklets – an excellent resource for coaches taking teams from miniball right through to club/rep levels

Five Qualities of a Great Coach:


Wayne Goldsmith and the Importance of Coaching Philosophy: