The participants will come from basketball coaches. managers and players and also from other sports as well as a nmber of school teachers and students.  The following is the course outline.

Saturday 6th September                                       2-5pm
 Saturday 20th September                                     2-5pm
 Saturday 4th October                                            2-5pm
FASANOC meeting room, Bau Street, Suva

SESSION 1                            The following topics will be covered:
                          ·         Types of injuries in basketball
                          ·         Basic assessment of injury type
                          ·         Basic treatment of soft tissue injuries 
                          ·         Ongoing treatment and advice
                          ·         Evaluation of athletes returning to training
                          ·         Prevention of injuries
                          ·         Safety at practice and training
                          ·         Basic strapping for prevention of injury
                          ·         Injury management at sessions
                          ·         Referral of injuries
                          ·         Liaison with medical staff
                          ·         Injury reporting 
                          ·         The rules of basketball relating to injuries




SESSION 2                            The following topics will be covered:

                           ·         Injury assessment
                           ·         The DRABC routine
                           ·         The EAR routine
                           ·         The CPR routine
                           ·         The STOP procedure
                           ·         How to take a pulse
                           ·         Advanced strapping for injuries
                           ·         Emergency treatment (fracture, neck and spinal injuries – what to do and what not to do)
                           ·         Protocols and procedure following injuries
                           ·         Care and responsibility to avoid possible litigation 
                           ·         Ongoing treatment and monitoring
                           ·         Re-injury and advice
                           ·         Risk management (including infectious diseases, Aids, HIV, etc)
                           ·         Treatment of life threatening situations (heat stroke, profuse bleeding, etc)

SESSION 3                            This session will comprise a written and practical test that the participant will be required to complete and pass in order to attain accreditation under Basketball Fiji’s National Accreditation Scheme - Sports Injury Certificate.






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2014 National U19 Trials

Basketball Fiji will be holding the U19 central trials for both women and men this Saturday 5th July 2014. Trials will be from 8am-11am at the FMF Gym (Old Gym). Please come dressed ready in your basketball attire, bring your water bottles, a dry towel, and a spare change of clothes. The Western U19 trials will be held at Waiyavi Courts on Saturday 12th July 2014 from 9am-12pm.

The trials is open to anyone born on or after 1st January 1996.

Those selected in the final team will represent Fiji for the FIBA U19 Oceania Championship held in Suva from December 1st - December 8th, 2014.

For more information please contact Valerie Nainima on 3317213 or








Notice Board

Basketball Fiji in partnership with FIBA Oceania is looking to hold a National 3x3 Championship in August. In preparation, 3x3 competitions will be run in Raiwaqa Basketball Association, Suva Basketball Association, Lautoka Basketball Association and Nadi Basketball Association. Contact your association for more information if interested.

Raiwaqa Basketball Association will have an Inter-Lane Tournament from 21th June  to 26th  July, 2014 and all interested teams are to contact Saula Koroi – 9097892 or Peniasi Kainamoli  - 9991811


Basketball Fiji AGM will be held on the 4th July 2014

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