Former Luxembourg basketball star Marco Rock(Rocky) was visiting Vass Ildikó Basketball Club in Echternach today. Rocky played basketball in different clubs in Luxembourg and against other countries with the National team. He has also been coaching for many years and now he is the Head Coach of the Special Olympic Basketball Team of Luxembourg. He came to visit VIBBALL Echternach to encourage the importance of good basketball practices for the youngest players.
VIBBALL Echternach has a new practice schedule to create better training opportunities for all the new children that are joining our club. Now the players in the 4 different age categories U12, U10, U8 and U6 have the opportunity to practice at least 2 times per week with players of the same age group. Check the practice times via this subpage of our website.
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The Federation of Luxembourgish Basketball (FLBB) and the clubs unanimously expressed their common will to continue youth practices to allow young players to practice and play the sport that they love. Together, they will develop save practice conditions for the benefit of the youth. This is according to the press conference by our sports Minister on the 29th of October, during which the rules and restrictions for sports were explained in the context of the Covid-19-virus. All basketball games are postponed until at least the 1st of January 2021.
VIBBALL Echternach has recently started with their activities for young players to enjoy basketball. Our essences of proper youth development with the slogan 'Play to Learn and Learn to Play' is supported by many in Luxembourg and all around the world. Some of them support Vass Ildikó Basketball in a special way. We like to introduce you to one of our VIBBALL Ambassadors, who plays Euroleague with ACS Sepsi-Sic in Sepsiszentgyörgy , the original home town of Ildikó Vass.
Die Frau im blauen Poloshirt trägt einen durchsichtigen Mund-Nasen-Schutz aus Plastik. „Es ist wichtig, dass die Kinder das Gesicht sehen können“, erklärt Ildiko Vass. Die Kinder sehen vor allem das Lächeln der ehemaligen Profispielerin. Vass zeigt Übungen, motiviert und lobt. Sie lobt auch dann, wenn die Dribblings nicht auf Anhieb funktionieren, und bemerkt jeden noch so kleinen Fortschritt. Zwischendurch gibt es lustige Spiele ohne Ball.
VIBBALL Echternach got extra support from Great Britain with having Kevin Coleman over as a guest coach. This founder of Swifts Basketball Club has much experience in coaching on many levels around the world and played and coached on Division 1 level in GB 🇬🇧. He also was involved with Britain’s iconic Crystal Palace basketball club as cadet player and owner and assisting the last year at Oklahoma City University.