The Liberia Basketball Association (LBA) has embarked on a two-day Coaching Clinic for Coachess in the First, Second and Female categories of the National Basketball League.
The two-days gathering is part of effort by the LBA’s new Leadership to refresh coaches and bring them up to speed with the updated rules of the game, the policy and instructions of Federation International Basketball Association (FIBA) and other instructional approaches needed to mentor players in the league.
The objective of the clinic, according to the LBA, is to provide specific technical instructions and updated regulations that would aid coaches in the proper discharge of the respective responsibilities.
Speaking at program marking the official opening of the clinic on Thursday, February 11, LBA Technical Department Chairman, Benedict Sayeh welcomed coaches to the two-days meeting and encouraged the attendees to make the most of the clinic and knowledge acquired.
Mr. Sayeh emphasized the importance of the clinic, something he said would help greatly in enhancing their technical capacity.
In remarks, Coach Allen Jallah, the instructor at the Clinic, said he was glad to form part of a special session aimed at empowering the technical ability of Coaches in the Basketball League.
Coach Jallah, who holds double Master Degree in Coaching, is a former head coach of LIBERIA National Basketball team.
Coach Jallah insisted that the need for structural design and the technical acute of a good coach must be updated regularly. The visiting Coaching instructor praised the LBA for the progress at the Basketball House so far. He disclosed that meeting was made possible through the kindest support of Black Hole Ballers, a Philadelphia based Liberians who provided several of the materials used for the clinic.
Source- Derian Kwesi