Coaching
Coaching Course Round-Up

Coaching Course Round-Up

Scotland Korfball’s head coach Johan Oosterling led a Coaching Clinic this weekend to over 30 eager attendees. Held at the new Performance Centre at Oriam in conjunction with the National squad training weekend, the course was designed to give an introduction to the techniques, philosophy and processes used by Oosterling. Those in attendance will be able to take back...

Coaching Course Announcement

Calling all coaches, aspiring coaches and players keen to develop their game! The SKA are pleased to announce our Coaching Course with the Scotland National Team Coach, Johan Oosterling, on the 18th of September 2016. The course will be the first Scottish Korfball Association event to be held at the new home of Scottish Korfball...
Scotland coach Beth Bennett reflects on the European Championships

Scotland coach Beth Bennett reflects on the European Championships

Scotland coach Beth Bennett has praised her team for a commendable finish in the recent European Championships in Portugal. The team, which included players from Edinburgh and Glasgow korfball clubs, ended a best ever 11th place position. Having come through a pre-qualifying tournament in Slovakia the year before, the Scots – who were the lowest...
Level 2 Coaching Course to be Developed

Level 2 Coaching Course to be Developed

The British Korfball Association (BKA) along with the English Korfball Association (EKA), Welsh Korfball Association (WKA) and the Scottish Korfball Association (SKA) are delighted to announce a joint agreement that covers the development of the Level 2 coaching course. The BKA and the Home Nationals acknowledge the importance of coaching in growing the Sport within...
Graham Box to lead Level 1 coaching course in Glasgow (1/12/13)

Graham Box to lead Level 1 coaching course in Glasgow (1/12/13)

The SKA is pleased to announce that Graham Box, the well-respected former GB international player, coach, and all round super-star, will be leading a Level 1 coaching course in Glasgow on Sunday, December 1, 2013. The basic aims of the course are to encourage more people to become involved in coaching korfball, and to provide...
Celebrating 25 years of korfball at Avon Tyrrell

Celebrating 25 years of korfball at Avon Tyrrell

By way of thanks to the British Korfball Association, and a certain man called Max Buttinger, the Scottish Korfball Association wishes to recognise the important part that the BKA’s coaching camps at Avon Tyrrell have played in the development of Scottish korfball. The week-long training camps have now been running for 25 years, and remain...
Developing Intermediate and High-Level Players

Developing Intermediate and High-Level Players

UPDATE: As of May 14, the event planned for June 8 event has been cancelled. Current plans are to try again towards the beginning of the 2013/14 season. The SKA is hoping to help develop its “next generation” of high level players… the sort of players that could compete at the very highest level within Scotland, and...
Scotland on Trial

Scotland on Trial

Saturday I’d trained with the Scotland squad once before but arriving at Pleasance on Saturday morning there was a whole different feeling. Big name players from across the world had flown in. People I remembered from my student days, grizzled veterans like Mike Brayne and what appeared to be a young Gary Oldman (Later identified...
Scotland Training Camp with PKC (August)

Scotland Training Camp with PKC (August)

The Scotland squad recently visited The Netherlands for a training camp which involved training sessions, a visit to PKC to train and play with some of the best korfball players in the world, some video analysis coaching and was finished off with the Velocitas tournament. The squad arrived on Wednesday evening with a few guest...
Kids' Korfball

Kids’ Korfball

Over the past few months Edinburgh University Korfball Club student coaches have been running taster sessions for primary schools in the Edinburgh area. In the past year it is estimated that around seven-hundred and fifty children between the ages of eight and twelve have tried korfball. On September 23 the newly established Craigour Park Primary...
Scotland Announce New National Coach

Scotland Announce New National Coach

The SKA is also pleased to announce the appointment of Beth Bennett as national coach. Over the last three years, Beth has successfully coached Nottingham City 1 in the National League, including two consecutive fourth places in the last two seasons.