Basketball Scholarship Information

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What is the Scholarship?

The scholarship gives young people (boys and girls) the chance to receive an education (junior certificate & leaving certificate)  while progressing their basketball skills.

Who is involved?

  • Fully qualified Basketball Ireland accredited coach

School facilities

  • Brand new all weather pitch and indoor hall
  • Fitness centre including treadmills, cross trainers, rowing machines, skiers, bike etc.
  • A personalised weights program
  • A full size fitness studio including spinning bikes.
  • Personalised nutrition program linked with the home economics program

Extra entitlements for scholarship students

  • Free transport (a Leap Card is handed out to every scholarship student who travels to the school. This is then topped up weekly)
  • Reduced school fees every year.
  • The chance to play on the school basketball team (entering the post primary school basketball competitions for both boys and girls at all ages).
  • Free Larkin College basketball hoodie.
  • Opportunity to try out for the Dublin schools basketball team which could possibly lead on to the Irish National team.
  • Two hours coaching in school time per week
  • Training after school alongside non scholarship students.
  • Receive classes in performance and nutrition 
  • A talk on nutrition from a guest speaker associated with Basketball Ireland.
  • Each member of the programme will  be linked with a basketball club in their locality.
     

 

Basketball Year In Review 2016/2017