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FUNdamentals and Fundamental Movement Skills

Ontario Basketball is pleased to offer community coach training to Ontario Basketball clubs and community partners!


Basketball FUNdamentals Community Coaching Course

The Basketball FUNdamentals Community Coaching Course is a National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) course developed by Canada Basketball, in conjunction with the Coaching Association of Canada, to deliver an extensive coach education program for the community coach. It provides the mom/dad or entry level coach with the necessary skills, knowledge and materials to deliver a safe, fun and age/stage-appropriate basketball experience for young athletes.

In this delivery model, participants attend the full six-hour FUNdamentals course. This features both the three-hour in-class session, which teaches the stages of development and of teaching basketball skills, goes over ethical decision making, and talks about concussions and why coaches are so important in the development of young athletes, and the on-court drills and skills session, which teaches coaches how to properly develop basketball fundamentals.

To arrange a Basketball FUNdamentals Community Coaching Course, please contact Nicola Venosa, Administrator, NCCP.






Clinic Fee

October 21, 2017 Collingwood Collegiate Institute Collingwood Trailblazers Gameplan Basketball $50



Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS) Coaching Course

The Fundamental Movement Skills of throwing, catching, jumping, striking, running, kicking, agility, balance and coordination form the basis for future sport skill development and for the life-long enjoyment of physical activity.

Learn how to OBSERVE and IMPROVE the fundamental movement skills through the format listed below which is best suited to you and your line of work.

FMS Coaching Course Outcomes:

·        Analyze and identify the various stages of development for the fundamental movement skills;

·        Apply a six-step process to teaching the fundamental movement skills;

·        Create safe games where children can practice fundamental movement skills.

The Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS) National Coaching Certifcation Program (NCCP) workshop is 8 hours in length and provides and in-depth, comprehensive introduction to the Fundamental Movement Skills, the NCCP core-competencies, and includes a significant number of hands-on opportunities for learning.


For more information, please visit the Coaching Association of Ontario’s website.



HIGH FIVE is Canada’s quality standard for children’s recreation and sport. HIGH FIVE ensures that children are safe, happy and getting the most out of recreation and sport through its five principles of healthy childhood development: 1) A caring adult; 2) The opportunity to make friends; 3) The opportunity to play; 4) The opportunity to master skills; 5) The opportunity to participate. Ontario Basketball is a HIGH FIVE Umbrella Organization.

HIGH FIVE offers a variety of training opportunities for organizations, programmers and coaches, providing the tools sport and recreation organizations can use to build personal expertise and increase the quality of their programs.


To arrange HIGH FIVE Training for your organization, please contact HIGH FIVE Ontario or click on the image below to visit their website for more information.

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