Shine Sharks Inclusion Squad (Ages 5 to 18)

Basketball Development Squad

Designed to inspire disabled boys and girls to play basketball in a fun and safe environment, the Shine Sharks Basketball Inclusion programme will be a sociable, inclusive and enjoyable team sport.  

This programme is part of Shine Community Project, an extension of Shine that has been set up to create a balance in the opportunities provided within the community. 

The Shine coaches will be working on all the fundamentals of basketball, whilst catering for the additional needs of the children who are attending, having undergone specialist training from Access Sport.  

Shine Sports Hall, Brecon Road, BS9 4DTShine Sports Hall, Brecon Road, BS9 4DT View on map
Sun 1 May 2022 - Sun 29 May 2022
13.30 - 14.30
Age range:
Ages 5 to 18
Open to children from any school
Essential kit:
  • Clothing and footwear that is appropriate for the chosen activity
  • Water bottle (Available in The Shine Shop)

Activity Details

Players will get the chance to improve their technique in all the essential skills through fun games. The focus of the weekly sessions for the squads will include:

  • Attacking 
  • Defending (body position and angles) 
  • Movement (footwork)
  • Passing (Chest, bounce and shoulder)
  • Pattern of play 
  • Communication and teamwork
  • Matches and rules
  • Learning to win and lose

In addition to improving the participant’s knowledge of the game and helping them to work as part of a team, sessions will also incorporate fundamental skills such as; 

  • Balance
  • Speed
  • Communication
  • Co-ordination
  • Agility
Training and Matches

The Shine Sharks Inclusion Squad takes place on Sunday's at the Shine Sports Hall, Brecon Road, BS9 4DT: 

  • All age groups - 13:30-14:30

Each weekly session provides squad members with an opportunity to take participate in an organised coaching session in a fun and engaging environment. 

Further Information
  • Please note that places are limited and bookings are made on a first come/first served basis.
  • Shine’s professional coaching team are qualified, DBS checked and fully insured.
  • Your child/children must be signed out at the end of every day.
  • Sessions are led by experienced, qualified basketball instructors.
Travelling to Shine

Shine recommends its customers consider environmentally friendly modes of transport, such as cycling, public transport and walking – when customers are travelling to/from a Shine activity. To encourage a healthy lifestyle, Shine is committed to ensuring that each activity location provides a covered bike shed where children and adults can safely store their bicycles on arrival. For customers choosing public transport, please click on the 'bus' icon below to find further details on local bus routes.

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