Capitals Academy

WHAT IS THE CAPITALS ACADEMY PROGRAM?

The Brisbane Capitals Academy is a development and performance initiative of Brisbane Basketball Inc. delivered through the Brisbane Capitals Performance Program. The program is targeted at current and prospective Brisbane Capitals representative players with a view to provide multiple access points to the Capitals Representative Program, grow player and coach outcomes (character, confidence, competence, connection) and support their progression through Capitals Representative Program guiding the transition from U12/U14 to U16/U18 and ultimately U18/U21 to Senior Representative Teams (NBL1/QSL).

The Brisbane Capitals Performance Program incorporates the following development initiatives:


PERFORM players born 2003 & 2007

  • Commences Term 2, 2022
  • 8-week Program involving On-Court session with guest coaches (includes athlete diary and monitoring)
  • 8 Athletic Performance Sessions (Strength & Conditioning/Functional Development/Athletic Performance)
  • 8 Mental Performance Skills Workshops


ADVANCE
– players born 2008 & 2009

  • Commences Term 3, 2022
  • Formerly "Junior Academy - Blue"
  • 6-week on-court program
  • Athletic Performance Development at each session with our performance specialist partners Acceleration Australia
  • Encouraging our team mates to live the Capitals Values (Character | Team First | Never Give Up | Next Play)


DISCOVER – players born 2010 & 2011

  • Commences Term 4, 2022
  • Formerly "Junior Academy - White"
  • 6-week on-court program
  • Athletic Performance Development at each session with our athletic performance specialist partners Acceleration Australia
  • Learning how to live the Capitals Values (Character | Team First | Never Give Up | Next Play) on and off the court

EXPLORE players born 2012 & 2013

  • Commences Term 1, 2023
  • Formerly "Mini-Caps"
  • 6-week on-court program
  • Integrated with physical literacy support by our athletic performance specialist partners Acceleration Australia
  • Introduction to the Capitals Values (Character | Team First | Never Give Up | Next Play)

VISION

To develop and equip players with the skills and knowledge to compete successfully in the Representative Competition and State Performance Programs of Basketball Queensland, ultimately aiding in each athlete’s progress through the Caps program and transition to elite junior and/or Senior Level basketball.

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