As part of the Academy, an athlete will not only receive basketball skills instruction but also vital information from industry leaders in sports psychology, nutrition, technique assessment, as well as media training. From this basketballers will be learning about a variety of areas that make up an elite athlete.
The South West Sydney Academy of Sport implements high performance programs for talented young athletes from south-west Sydney across a number of sports. The Academy is implementing a Basketball program in association with the local Associations and Basketball NSW.
The program is open to both male and female Basketballers aged 13-16yrs in 2018 (Born 2005, 2004, 2003 and 2002).
Athletes must be registered with a Basketball NSW Affiliated association (Camden Valley Wildfire, Liverpool Spartans, Macarthur Heat, or Wollondilly Razorbacks) and must be registered with Basketball NSW.
Athletes must reside, attend school or be registered with a basketball club within the Academy area. The Academy area includes: Campbelltown, Camden, Liverpool and Wollondilly Council areas.
Athlete must be committed to progressing to higher representation within the sport of Basketball