Term 1 registrations are NOW OPEN!

Sign Up

Basketball requires a variety of skills. As a result, training for basketball can be both fun and challenging. There are many different ways to get better, but some of the most popular methods include joining school holiday camps, undergoing private coaching, and simply starting to play more team sports. Team games provide an opportunity to learn teamwork and communication, while school holiday camps offer a chance to focus on specific skills and strategies. Private lessons at a basketball club can be tailored to the individual needs of each player, making it a great option for those who want to take their game to the next level.

Basketball Training for 12-year-olds

At this age, basketball players are still developing their coordination, so it is crucial to provide exercises that challenge them. Our training program includes exercises and activities that help to build muscle memory and improve accuracy. In addition, coaching is an integral part of basketball skills training for 12-year-olds. A good coach will break down the game and help players understand the strategies. The coach will also provide feedback on technique and offer advice on how to improve. Providing routine exercises and feedback-based coaching can help players learn what they need to compete at a higher level.

Valuable Lessons Can Be Applied Outside of Game Time

Non-Competitive program – Excellent for children to ease into.

Tailors to different skill level’s by adopting a progressive learning approach, whereby a skill is broken down to enhance the learning process.

Classes are run in a safe and fun environment easy for your child to be comfortable in.

Our coaches are professional and accredited and will inspire, encourage and motivate your child to do there best.

Teaches listening and improves attention skills which is critical for the 3.5-5 age group.

Basketball is a popular sport for people of all age groups, and it can be a great way to stay active and improve skill levels. However, basketball also has many applications to other sports, as well as real life. For example, the discipline and focus required to improve skill levels can benefit other areas of life, such as school or work.

Also, the ability to work well under pressure and perform in real game situations can be helpful in various settings, such as job interviews or important presentations. Whether boys and girls are playing hoops outside of the court or seriously working on their play, the right basketball program in the right club or academy with experienced coaches can positively impact their life.

“Great sport for my little four year old. He really enjoys it and he loves the matches at the end of the session. Thanks for keeping our little ones active.”

joseph's mother

Our Mini Boomer program improves:


Dribbling practice improves hand-eye coordination of both dominant and non-dominate hand

Gross Motor Skills

Such as jumping and running while dribbling a basketball

Cognitive Development

Through problem solving activities

Body Control

By improving precision of body coordination especially when changing direction


Both on the court as well as in school

Communication Skills

By socializing and interacting with team mates of the same age

mini boomers in action

little boy shooting basketball children basketball

For more information sen an enquiry to our team!

Basketball for 12-Year-Olds: Ways to Become Better

There are many ways to become better at basketball. One way is to compete in competitions. Competitions can help kids learn how to play the game under pressure and see how other people play hoops, as well as how coaches motivate different players.

A way to do this is to join basketball teams for 12-year-olds. And remember, the main objective is for your child to enjoy themselves while developing awesome new skills and friendships. Baketball clubs for 12-year-olds provide a fun environment and ways for boys and girls to make new friends while teaching them how to be part of teams.

Finally, one of the best ways to improve their basketball skills is to spend more time playing hoops. This could mean just handling a ball in the backyard or shooting hoops with friends at their basketball club or academy. Experienced coaches can offer feedback and additional perspectives afterwards.

Basic Basketball Exercises for 12-year-olds

Anyone who wants to improve their technique will benefit from basic training, which goes for all sports. While professional coaching experience is always helpful, many exercises can be done at home or at the local park. For example, shooting drills are a great way to practice aim accuracy and build muscle memory. There are also several defensive exercises that kids can use to strengthen footwork and teach players to work with a team. After practicing at home, a coach can check and see which exercises to add to best prepare for competitions.

This is because many basic basketball exercises can help players improve their technique. One drill used is known as the lay-up drill. A lay-up drill involves players doing lay-ups from different angles and distances. Another typical drill is the free throw drill. This drill focuses on helping players build proper technique when aiming for free throws at the hoops.

Join the Mighty Boomers Now!

Little Boomers Basketball aims to get more kids involved in the sport. The program is open to children aged 9-12, provides a supportive environment for them to learn the basics of basketball and is a great way to prepare for competitions. However, we offer lessons for all ages, so we have the Mini Boomers and Little Boomers program for younger kids here in New South Wales.

Check out our branches all over Australia (most are currently in New South Wales). Support your child’s development and social skills by signing them up to their local basketball club. And why not sign them up for Little Boomers Basketball? It's sure to be a slam dunk!