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This is the Five days intensive Youth basketball coaches course. It is a unique opportunity to go through the world’s famous Lithuanian Youth Basketball coaching philosophy.

The course designed for Youth basketball coaches to get a fundamental understanding of multiyear basketball players preparation, proper planning of training process, application of different physical loads, development of physical abilities, basketball skills teaching, individual, group and team tactic implementation in offence and defense during basketball game and many more topics.

After completing reflections document the course participant is awarded diploma of International Basketball University and Lithuanian Basketball Coaches Association.

The course composed of 15 video lessons: 13 mandatory  and 2 optional choice videos (chosen from 17th options). Overall 45 academic hours.

To watch Online course please obtain Five day’s pass

Topics of the course:

Mandatory topics:

Basics of basketball training theory:
Prof. R. Paulauskas: Basics of selection in youth basketball
Prof. R. Paulauskas: Planning for effective basketball youth players training
Prof. R. Paulauskas: Basketball training methods
Dr. M.Balciunas / Prof. N. Masiulis. Basics of physical loads management in basketball training.

Development of technical skills for youth players:
Coach Dalius Lubys: Teaching shooting in basketball. Lithuanian way
Coach Dalius Lubys: Teaching ball dribbling technique for youth players
Coach Andrius Vaicekauskas: Effective drills for youth players passing ability
Coach Dalius Ubartas: Fun basketball drills for kids

Building team tactic:
Dalius Lubys: Teaching individual defense for youth players
Coach Kestutis Kemzura: Effective team offense organization
Coach Stepas Kairys: Teaching basketball defense fundamentals
Coach Dalius Lubys: Drills for fast-break teaching in youth age

S&C coach Algirdas Stuknys: How to develop youth players’ speed and coordination

Detailed information:

Duration of the course: 5 days, 100% online course.

Online course

Structure of the class: One online class duration up to 90 min.

Study weekdays: Optional

Structure of the topics: One week covers one topic, which is divided in two classes.

Evaluation: One reflection form (up to 200 words to each question) should be completed on each topic and sent to the course coordinator by email

Diploma awarded: Lithuanian Basketball Coaches Association diploma and International Basketball University diploma.