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Matthew
Hodgson

Matthew
Hodgson

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$100
30 MINS

Coaching Bio

I play Centre for the Australian Boomers and the Brisbane Bullets, as well as having experience at NBA mini-camps. I started coaching when I first became a professional basketball player in 2014 as I really wanted to help young athletes get better at the fundamentals of the game. Through private basketball coaching I love to see the athletes get better and more confident in their skills and, more importantly, in themselves. Also available for online mentoring.

I have been a professional basketball player for six years. I made my international debut for the Boomers in the 2017 Asia Cup, which was the first international tournament that the Boomers won a gold medal. I currently play for the Brisbane Bullets and am also completing a postgraduate program to eventually become a registered psychologist. I play the centre position, so I am generally a bit better at coaching athletes who play power forward or centre I love being able to provide younger athletes with the knowledge and skills to not only become better basketball players who will uphold the integrity of the game, but also to become better adults. I started playing basketball to help my education through school and university. Along the way I fell in love with the sport and want to continue to be a part of the game as long as I can.

Expertise

  • Mentoring
  • Scoring
  • Shooting
  • Post Work

Qualifications

  • QLD Working with Children card expiry 27/08/2022

Coaching Locations

  • Southern Districts Basketball Association, 56 Zahel Street, Carina, Brisbane, QLD 4152, AU

Session Types

One-on-One Coaching 30 MINS $100

One-on-One Coaching 45 MINS $150

Small Group up to 4 athletes 60 MINS $400

Online Mentoring 30 MINS $80

Reviews

Mark - 21-08-2021

Matt was amazing with my son Orlando during today’s session. He really took the time to analyze areas of his game that needed particular attention, and helped explain them in a way that was easy to understand and still fun for my son. He was friendly, easy to talk to and has great knowledge of the game. We will definitely be looking to have more sessions in the future.

Elizabeth - 13-01-2021

My daughter was pumped after her session with Matt. She was so excited about improving her skills. Thanks Matt. Would definitely recommend a session. Thank you for helping my daughter

Anna - 02-01-2021

Our fourteen year old son absolutely loved his coaching session with Matt. Matt provided him with enough technical instruction on how to improve his shooting technique without overwhelming him. He reinforced these tips throughout the session and mixed up the drills to keep him engaged. Matt developed great rapport with our son in a short space of time. We would highly recommend Matt as a coach for any avid basketball player. The experience was unique and really enjoyable.

Michelle - 25-09-2020

What an amazing experience Riley had learning from Matt today. The session comprised of ball handling, shooting & footwork and Matt took the time with Riley to tweak his current skills showing a keen interest in teaching Riley new techniques to improve his game. Matt's patience and personality really made Riley feel at ease and he loved every minute of the session. We will definitely be back for another training session - it was money well spent with a fantastic role model.

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