FIBA Asia Development Plan 2013-16: four years to become a force
FIBA Asia has undertaken a massive and ambitious exercise – FIBA Asia Development Plan – to prepare all its National Federations to gear up for the challenges of and in taking basketball to the next level.
Spread over the next four years, starting as of April 2013, the FIBA Asia Development Plan targets key areas that of Administration, Coaching and Technical Related matters taking into account the level of development already achieved in a National Federation.
FIBA Asia has indeed made rapid progress and taken giant strides in all the areas concerning the sport in the last decade and half or so. FIBA Asia today is recognized and respected for the committed, coordinated and comprehensive approach it has taken in bringing in development.
The FIBA Asia Development Plan is a continuation of this process and a catalyst to the very process.
From class room basics to success on court
There cannot be two opinions about the success of our sport depending directly and proportionally to the success of the results of our teams.
Coaching is an area which certainly needs a concerted, consistent and continuous program that attends to the differing needs of all the National Federations.
The selection of the countries as listed below is based on the needs of each of this National Federations.
The main purpose of this program is put the development process in these countries on a fast track so that they can reach the next stage and compete with teams that are already at a higher level.
- DPR of Korea
- Sri Lanka
In three Levels: Level 1, Level 2, Level 3
- Program in each country – 7-day clinics
- Fees and travel expenses of the conductors paid by FIBA ASIA
- Full accommodation and local transportation taken care by the National Federations
PE Instructors of Schools/Colleges, age group coaches, category B or C teams’ coaches
Educate basketball instructors with the minimum required skills of coaching
Create interactive coaching development system – FIBA programs – FIBA /FIBA Asia websites
Annual Progress Target of the Program
- 3 coaches Level 1 (16 countries in 1st year)
- 1 coach Level 2 (8 out of the 16 countries continue Level 2 in 1st year)
- 2 coaches Level 1 (10 countries in the 2nd year – completing 26 countries list for Level 1)
- 1 coach Level 2 (8 countries in the 2nd year continue Level 2 – adding the number into 16)
- 1 coach Level 3 (8 countries in the 2nd year continue Level 3)
- 2 coaches Level 2 (10 countries in the 3rd year – completing 26 countries list for Level 2)
- 2 coaches Level 3 (12 countries in the 3rd year – adding the number into 20)
- 1 coach Level 3 (6 countries in the 4th year – completing 26 countries list for Level 3)
Expenses for National Federations
Accommodation & Local transportation for Instructors. All other expenses borne by FIBA Asia
Right whistle at the right time for the right reason
Needless to mention the standard of the sport in any country depends upon the quality and quantity of technical officials it has.
FIBA Asia Technical Officials are today among the best in the world, but this is an area that needs constant monitoring and consistent development.
The aim of the program is to have at least One FIBA Referee in every FIBA Asia NF.
- Three days clinic in all 44 countries.
- One clinic per year in every country
- Fees and travel expenses of the conductor are paid by FIBA ASIA
- Full accommodation and local transportation are taken care by the national federations
Participants and Target/Results
- All National and FIBA Active referees
- Referees have to pass written and physical tests
- Non-participants or referees who fail the tests will be deprived from officiating FIBA ASIA events
Expenses for National Federations
Accommodation & Local transportation for Instructors. All other expenses borne by FIBA Asia.
Methodical, meticulous, metamorphosis
An old saying goes like this: "A job well begun is half done."
We believe: "A process well done is half completed."
Therefore, we have categorized the areas of operation in a National Federation as below:
- Secretariat organization/administration
- NF Management
- IT/FIBA Organizer
- Events’ administration
- Three days seminar in each sub-zone
- Fees and travel expenses of the 3 conductors paid by FIBA ASIA
- Travel and accommodation expenses of participant are paid by the NF.-s
- Full accommodation and local transportation is taken care by the host national federations
- Participants: Secretary General and NF Offices Director of each NF in the Sub-Zone/ Secretary General of the Sub-Zone
- Seminars repeated every other year.