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FIBA launches programme to help develop 3×3 game

August 24 2023 - News Release News Editorial

The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has launched a new FIBA 3x3 Basketball Preparation Programme, to help develop the format.

FIBA launches programme to help develop 3×3 game

The programme has been developed in collaboration with the World Association of Basketball Coaches (WABC). 

FIBA is aiming to improve the way in which players, coaches and teams prepare to play 3×3 basketball. 

There has been growing demand for training and development resources surrounding the 3×3 format of the game, with FIBA and WABC collaborating on a preparation programme in response. 

The programme has been tailored to the unique demands of 3×3 basketball, following research, expert insights and a shared commitment to growing the game. The programme has also been developed to equip players and coaches with the tools, techniques and strategies to succeed within 3×3 basketball. 

"By using the expertise of  WABC, we are reinforcing our commitment to nurturing talent." FIBA Secretary General, Andreas Zagklis

Tools will include tactical gameplay, skill development, physical conditioning and mental preparation.

“The launch of the FIBA 3×3 Basketball Preparation Program marks a significant milestone in our efforts to elevate 3×3 basketball to new heights,” said FIBA Secretary General, Andreas Zagklis.

“By using the expertise of  WABC, we are reinforcing our commitment to nurturing talent, empowering coaches, and creating a pathway for athletes to succeed in this exhilarating format of the game.”

The collaboration between FIBA and WABC will also help to grow and develop the sport on a global scale.

Image: Markus Spiske on Unsplash

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