Basketball - Make It Happen

Course Details

19/04/2020 at 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM
Letham Community Hub, Tweedsmuir Road, Perth
Contact Details:
Graeme Doig (

Course Information

Course Outline

Description: This course is an exciting practical based course, designed for anyone wishing to gain a foundational understanding of coaching and officiating or a better general understanding of the game.

Pre-requisites: The candidates must be at least 14 years old when attending the Make it Happen course.

Delivery: this course is covered over 5-6 hours and can be done on one full day or over a number of sessions.  The MIH can be delivered in either a modular approach (Coaching, Refereeing or Inclusion) or with all 3 modules included to enable attendees to achieve the Make it Happen award. It is mostly practical and also has some classroom work.

Cost: £30 per person for all 3 modules or £15 per module.


What to expect: Candidates attending this course will be expected to take part in a number of basketball drills and games.  Anyone unable to take part should advise basketballscotland or their tutor at the beginning of the course.

What is covered:  It is designed to teach candidates how to develop physical movement skills, technical skills and build basic tactical understanding by using games-based coaching. Candidates will need to consider how they will use what they have learned to ensure the practices are inclusive.  It will also give the candidate the knowledge and ability to Game Coach (A term introduced at the early stages of basketball to replace the referee).

What are the Outcomes: The course aims to give candidates the skills needed to facilitate fun, inclusive and engaging basketball sessions.


There is no formal assessment for this course.  Once you have completed the course syllabus you will be provided with a basketballscotland certificate.