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Basketball Ireland Performance Conference Taking Place This Saturday

Basketball Ireland Performance Conference Taking Place This Saturday
By Balls Staff Updated

Basketball Ireland is delighted to announce the Basketball Ireland Performance Conference in association with Pinergy, the official energy partner to Basketball Ireland. It will be hosted this Saturday, 28th November from 11am – 3pm.

Basketball Ireland will have a range of talks available online. The talks will feature experts in their field, discussing topics that affect performance at both elite and grassroots levels. Each talk will be in a panel format and will last 30 minutes.

Topics will include psychology, nutrition, skill development, high-performance culture and more. Guests will include top minds from Irish basketball and the wider world of Irish sport including Munster Rugby’s Head Performance Analyst George Murray and top football coach Lisa Fallon.

The event will be capped off with interviews with both Jay Larranaga and Susan Moran. Larranga is a former Irish international and is currently the lead assistant coach with the Boston Celtics. Jay will be discussing how to build a high-performance culture. Moran is Ireland’s only ever WNBA player and is now the Player Development Coach at St. Joseph’s University. She will be discussing how to balance team and player development.

Basketball Ireland Head of Development Ciaran O’Sullivan will kick off the day with his session on ‘Reconceptualising Youth Player Development’ taking place at 11am. Speaking about the conference, Ciaran said: 

“Over the last number of weeks, Basketball Ireland staff members have been busy catching up with experts from around the world to discuss and cover a whole host of interesting topics. These experts are delighted to exchange views on conversations that shape both performance and participation, we hope the basketball community enjoy the day full of insightful conversations.”

All discussions will be available to watch on Basketball Irelands’ YouTube channel which is available here.

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