IBU set a partnership with basketball coach Mr. Raymon Mercader for the development of international cooperation and observing high interest in basketball coaches' education opportunities in the Philippines. Mr. R.Mercader will perform regional director duties and contribute IBU events organization in the Philippines and neighbors countries in Asia. Mr. R.Mercader has national and international coaching experience in youth basketball programs including Jr. NBA Asia, he is former Head Coach/Trainer in Basketball Team Cagayan de Oro College-PHINMA, Cagayan de Oro College-PHINMA Education Network, currently working at Infant Jesus School of Bukidnon in head coach position. Mr. R.Mercader can be contacted via email: [...]
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Rector Prof. Jacek Dembinski and Vice-Rector Prof. Maciej Słowak from the College of Education in Sports (Poland) have visited International Basketball University in Kaunas and discussed common activities in Basketball Education Development. ”It was very nice to meet Polish colleagues and set common plans for future, IBU is ready to share basketball coaches education knowledge and be a part of this process in Poland. We would be happy to send our basketball experts to Poland for strengthening basketball curriculums in the College of Education in Sports” – IBU vice-rector dr. Mindaugas Balciunas said. Both institutions have agreed to set an action [...]
Philippines, Thailand, China, Lebanon, Palestine, Israel, Turkey, Latvia and Lithuania are countries, which have been represented by students at the intensive course for basketball coaches and managers organised by IBU. Students have been learning effective basketball management essentials starting from basics of planning basketball player’s preparation processes finishing with basketball technic – tactic philosophies and productive management of basketball system. The best Lithuanian basketball experts: Honorary president of Lithuanian Basketball Federation Mr. Vladas Garastas, President of Lithuanian Basketball Coaches association Dr. Vydas Gedvilas, Lithuanian Basketball expert prof. Rutenis Paulauskas, head coach of Lithuanian Youth National teams Mr. Darius Sirtautas and others [...]
June 12, 2019 As it been communicated during IBU intensive course presentation the first three days of the 14 days intensive course for basketball coaches will include International basketball coaches clinic organised by IBU partner Lithuanian Basketball Coaches Association. Please find below detailed program for three days of International basketball clinic in Kaunas, for the rest 11 days of the intensive course topics please visit announcement made on May 15th : http://www.basketballstudies.com/news/intensive-course-for-basketball-coaches-updated/
Lithuanian College (University of applied science at Alytus) became a partner of IBU for Basketball business management study program organisation. Both institutions have joined for creation of world unique bachelor degree study program – Basketball business management (Code 6531LX004). “It is great opportunity for students who are looking for European Union Bachelor diploma and knowledge in Basketball business. Alytus town is a strong partner which has very deep Lithuanian basketball traditions, brand-new Alytaus arena, Lithuanian Basketball club "Alytaus Dzukija" and Olympic medalist Tomas Pacesas, who personally will be involved in course organisation. It is promising partnership for both sides”- dr. Mindaugas Balciunas, [...]
Intensive course for basketball coaches has shown great interest of basketball experts from all around the world. "Currently we have received registration from more than 10 countries and beside the knowledge of basketball it makes the course unique for networking opportunities for all participants. I am sure we will have very interesting and beneficial time for all of us"- dr. Mindaugas Balciunas, CEO of IBU said. Basketball coaching professionals from Philippines, Thailand, China, Turkey, Israel, Lebanon, United Kingdom, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have already confirmed participation at the IBU course. International coaches will be studying along with Lithuanian Basketball stars like Virginijus [...]
April 11th, 2019 We are happy to announce that all IBU students will have a chance to participate in International Basketball Coaches Clinics which will be held in Kaunas on dates June 21st to 23rd. International Basketball Clinics program will be presented by Lithuanian Basketball Coaches Association until 1st of May. More info on Lithuanian Basketball Coaches Association Facebook account: Lietuvos krepšinio trenerių asociacija
April 10, 2019 The board of IBU has confirmed and announced the program of Intensive course for basketball coaches which will be held from June 21st, 2019. Participants are offered to choose 5 and 14 days duration courses. Each participant will be awarded certificate which is recognised by the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of Lithuania. Total duration of the course (14 days) - 180 academic hours. Course fees: 5 days course fee – 250 EUR; 14 days course fee – 390 EUR Fee includes: participation in all sessions, course material, course certificate, networking meeting party. All participants are welcome to [...]
April 2nd, 2019. The IBU board members meeting has take place in Kaunas on 2nd of April. One of the most important decisions was - the start date of undergraduate (Bachelor degree) studies for Basketball Business Management course, the studies will start on June 21st, 2019, the course will take place in Kaunas, Lithuania. Intensive basketball coaches and managers course will start along with IBU Bachelor studies. The board also decided that ensuring quality of the studies, maximum 20 students will be accepted for the first course of Basketball Business Management study program from 2019: 10 students places will be given for [...]