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Rookie Program


Age: 9 to 11 Years Old

Venue: Auburn Basketball Centre

Address: Wyatt Park, Lidcombe. NSW

Start Date: Saturday 3rd of February

End Date: Saturday 6th April

Time: 10.00am to 11.00am

Coach: Marvin Bayer - Kaylan Bayer

Program Overview:


The MSA Junior Development programs are designed to help grow your child's skills and love for basketball in a confidence building and pressure free environment.

Our amazing coaches, program and great coach to player ratios make the Junior Program a great fit for everyone.


The sessions are geared towards learning the fundamentals of basketball through a number of fun and engaging drills/games. Our Saturday practices consist of a quick warm up, fundamental skills training incorporating, shooting, dribbling passing, footwork, defence, offence and then fun and engaging small-sided-games that develop game sense.​


We cater for beginners, intermediate level and players who are active, skilled and looking to prepare for competition. Players will be placed in to training groups based upon age and ability. Our coaches are experienced, coaching industry leaders and passionate about developing children.


Whatever your skill level. MSA has a program for you. ​

Typical Program Schedule: ​


10.00am to 10.15am:

Ball Handling & Dynamic Warmup

10.15am to 10.30am:

Shooting Fundamentals

Lay-Ups & Finishing

10.30am to 10.40am:

Individual Defensive Fundamentals

10.40am to 11.00am:

Game Time - 1 Vs 1, 2 Vs 2 & 3 Vs 3 

Our coaches utilise fun action packed, small-sided-games to teach sound defensive and offensive principles that keep everyone engaged and having fun.


MSA Basketball - Mission, Vission and Values


The main objective of MSA Basketball is to assist our youth grow as sportspeople as well as human beings, through the values of:


Sportsmanship, Respect, Effort, Teamwork and Humility.


Through these values we aspire to create stronger, happier, more active communities for the next generation of Australians.

The MSA Basketball's mission is to break down barriers and bring basketball activities to every corner of Australia, we are working tirelessly to establish new youth programs that emphasizes sportsmanship, respect  and player development.

Who Should Attend This Program:

This program is for boys & girls 8 & 9 years old who are learning and want to further explore tha game of basketball or who are ready to transition to local competition and are looking to improve and develop their skills as well as grow their confidence.

Players will be placed into groups dependant upon their age, skillset and ability, during the training sessions.


If your unsure if this program is suitable for your child please contact our team, we are happy to assist you further.




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