Green Shoots is a National Programme run in conjunction with Basketball Ireland (BI) and BI Development Officers. The aim of the programme is to develop fundamental movement skills and implement a Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) plan for Basketball Ireland. The Green Shoots Programme will be a fun, enjoyable social activity for children and the skill level of each player will improve. It is the first phase of the national programme which will see 3 levels ie. Green, White and Gold/Orange rolled out aimed at Under 10’s, Under 12’s & Under 14’s. This leads the children on to possible progression to the U15 Regional Academy from which the U16 squad for the Irish National Team will be chosen
The Green Shoots Programme is for players born in the years 2008 and 2009 (Under 10). There are 15 places for girls and 15 places for boys on this phase of the programme. The cost of the Green Shoots programme is €50 euro per player for the 6 weeks. Included in this price is a full Kappa Kit (Playing Top and Shorts)
Green Shoots is a 6-week programme.
Dates: Tuesdays – MIXED – 17th Apr, 24th Apr, 1st May, 8th May, 15th May & 22nd May TIME: 6.00PM – 7.30PM
Venue: All sessions will take place at the LORETO SECONDARY SCHOOL GYM. The sessions will be facilitated by Coach Laura Deeney – BI Approved Coach
Places will be secured on a first come, first served basis.
In order to book a player on to the Green Shoots Programme fill out the registration form, which you can download here and return it to Aileen McGeever, 3 Ashleigh Close, College Farm Road, Letterkenny together with the fee of €50