basketballscotland is delighted to confirm the first guest speaker for this year’s #RiseNow Coaching Summit which will take place at Oriam on Sunday 26th August.

Assoc. Professor, Stephen Bird, Performance Advisor will join the delivery team to cover our Physical Preparation & Recovery session for all Scottish coaches.

Bird, who was involved in supporting the Scotland Senior Men at Gold Coast 2018 has a over 15 years experience in teaching and researching strength and conditioning in performance sport. having previously worked with athletes in Australia (1996-2008; 2012-18) and Indonesia (2007-2012; 2016). Bird was directly responsible for implementation of the Indonesian High Performance Program, in conjunction with the Indonesian Olympic Committee, National Sports Committee of Indonesia and the State Ministry of Youth and Sport Affairs of Indonesia,  attending both the Beijing (2008) and Rio (2016) Olympics Games

With more guest speakers to be announced in coming days, tickets for this year’s Summit are expected to sell-out quickly. To avoid disappointment, click  HERE to book your spot.

For more details on this year’s #RiseNow 2018 Coaching Summit, click HERE.