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5 June 2024

Coach Who?

He boasts 18 years of coaching experience, starting at the young age of 14. He’s the one and only Pure Sweat Licensed Coach in Australia. He has been at Kingston since day one instilling the core principles of hard work, dedication and mental toughness in athletes.

Coach Who?

5 June 2024

Tough training and the power of competition

Competition should extend beyond game days as it can significantly enhance your skills and boost your performance to new levels.

Tough training and the power of competition

5 June 2024

What the GI?

The Glycemic Index (GI) is like a carb popularity test, rating foods from 1 to 100 based on how they raise blood sugar (glucose) levels after eating. Athletes swear by low GI foods to fuel their workouts, boost performance, and quickly recover.

What the GI?

23 Apr 2024

Chasing American college b-ball dreams - PART 2

Zoe Bedford, former Kingston Basketball Academy (KBA) athlete, secured her basketball scholarship in the United States in 2023. In this second part, we delve into her experiences playing in the US, her daily routine, & how she manages to balance basketball & studies.

Chasing American college b-ball dreams - PART 2

23 Apr 2024

Adelaide Easter Classic 2024 – the best moments

Let's talk about the Adelaide Easter Classic that went down from March 29 to April 1. It's one of the biggest tournaments on the basketball calendar and the Kingston crew rolled in strong with nine teams.

Adelaide Easter Classic 2024 – the best moments

23 Apr 2024

Coach Who?

He has showcased his basketball skills on a professional level around the world including the US, Dubai, Hong Kong & Argentina. In Australia, he's played for the Blackburn Vikings, Dandenong Rangers, & the Nunawading Specters.

Coach Who?

19 Mar 2024

Chasing American (college b-ball) dreams with Zoe Bedford - PART 1

Zoe Bedford, a former athlete of Kingston Basketball Academy (KBA), secured her basketball scholarship in the United States back in 2023. Now, she’s living the American (college b-ball) dream, playing with the Central Maine Community College (CMCC) women's basketball team, the Mustangs.

Chasing American (college b-ball) dreams with Zoe Bedford - PART 1

19 Mar 2024

Kingston unleashes skills at the South Eastern Junior Tournament

The South Eastern Junior Basketball Tournament (SEJBT) was the place to be over the Labour Day weekend, March 9-11. We had three fierce teams take on the challenge: 18 Boys, 18 Girls, and 12 Girls. Coach Andre led the 18 teams and Coach Megs the 12 team.

Kingston unleashes skills at the South Eastern Junior Tournament

18 Mar 2024

Coach Who?

He has showcased his skills in professional leagues across Australia, China, and the USA. He is known for his engaging coaching style at the Academy - he’s all about the high-fives, fist pumps, and his ability to build connections with athletes. He embodies basketball style, it’s coach who?

Coach Who?

15 Feb 2024

How to set SMART basketball goals

Setting goals is important to your basketball success. However, basketball goals (and any goals in general) need to be SMART. That is, goals need to be Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Timely.

How to set SMART basketball goals

15 Feb 2024

Skipping - a game changer

Skipping is a great way to get warmed up before your games or training, but it is also an excellent way to work on your footwork, explosiveness and coordination.

Skipping - a game changer

15 Feb 2024

Kingston camps - the ultimate hoop heaven

Kingston’s Summer shooting and ball-handling camps were the place to be - the ultimate hoop heaven.

Kingston camps - the ultimate hoop heaven

12 Dec 2023

How to fuel up & maximise performance

Basketball is a fast-paced, high-energy sport that demands a combination of speed, power and endurance, as well as technical skill and mental toughness. While physical training and practice are essential for preparing for a game, so is what you eat.

How to fuel up & maximise performance

12 Dec 2023

ATTN Kingston newbies - here's our FAQs

It's become obvious; Kingston is getting bigger and most training days are nearing capacity. With tons of newbies joining, we want to make sure they’re getting all the love and information they need. Here are some questions we often get asked.

ATTN Kingston newbies - here's our FAQs

12 Dec 2023

Coach who?

He's a former Kingston Academy athlete, and possibly our tallest coach. He can't get enough of James Harden and that epic beard. Not only is he an expert in shooting, but he's also a rep coach for Mckinnon & a former referee (who knows the rulebook inside out). It’s coach who?

Coach who?

10 Nov 2023

Failing forward – learn from your bad game or performance Copy

Sometimes a game or performance just doesn’t go well. It happens to the best of athletes. How you handle a bad game can make or break your performance at the next one. By failing forward, you turn failure into an opportunity to learn and improve.

Failing forward – learn from your bad game or performance  Copy

10 Nov 2023

7 Tips to become a better b-baller parent

Rude parents. Loud parents. Foul-mouthed parents. Overly enthusiastic parents. Slightly obsessive parents. Have you seen them? Or are you one of them? Good basketball parenting is a process of many conversations. And how YOU behave at games and training matters.

7 Tips to become a better b-baller parent

10 Nov 2023

Coach who?

He was recently recognised as Male Junior Coach of the year by the Mountain Tigers Basketball Club. His favourite player is Mikal Bridges because he’s a great defender. His motto is to turn frustration and bad games into a learning lesson. It’s Coach who?

Coach who?

8 Oct 2023

The coachable athlete

What's the one thing Michael Jordan & Kevin Garnett have in common? Coachability. So what does it mean to be coachable?

The coachable athlete

8 Oct 2023

Let's fight pre-game jitters

Butterflies in the stomach, a higher heart rate & sweaty palms are completely natural. Find out how to manage & fight pre-game jitters.

Let's fight pre-game jitters
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