YOUTH BASKETBALL COACHES’ EDUCATION COURSE.

Topic of the course: Introduction to Basketball science

Target group: Youth basketball coaches, Higher education students, Ex basketball players.

Duration of the course: to be completed in 2 weeks from the start.

Overall academic hours: 20 academic hours.

Study format: 100% online course.

Course platform: www.ibuvideo.com

Structure of the class: One online class duration is up to 60 min.

Study weekdays: Optional.

Evaluation: One reflection form (up to 200 words to every question) should be completed and sent to the course coordinator by email ibulatvia@gmail.com

Structure of the topics: Course consist of 10 topics, two topics requested to be completed a week.

Diploma awarded: International Basketball University diploma and certificate of Lithuanian Basketball Coaches Association

LECTORS OF THE COURSE:
Prof. Nerijus Masiulis: Professor in physiology, Secretary General at LTU basketball coaches association;

Prof. Rutenis Paulauskas: Professor in Basketball, coach European youth Basketball medallist, Head coach Lithuanian Women’s National team.

Dr. Mindaugas Balčiūnas: Doctor in Basketball science, Director at International Basketball University

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Entire program of the course

PART 1: Scientific basis and coaching theory

Session 1. Prof. Rutenis Paulauskas: Theory of sport training

Session 2. Prof. Rutenis Paulauskas: Characteristics of Basketball game

Session 3. Prof. Nerijus Masiulis: Scientific basis of training

Session 4. Prof. Nerijus Masiulis: Physiology of Basketball

Session 5. Prof. Rutenis Paulauskas: Technical training theory

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PART 2: Effectiveness of training for young basketball players

Session 6: Prof. Nerijus Masiulis: Recovery in Basketball

Session 7: Dr. Mindaugas Balciunas: Integrating models of long-term athletic development to maximise the physical development of youth.

Session 8: Dr. Mindaugas Balciunas: International models of Youth basketball programs.

Session 9: Prof. Rutenis Paulauskas: Early sport specialisation: how to avoid it.

Session 10: Prof. Rutenis Paulauskas: Basics of talents identification in basketball.

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