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Baden Skilcoach Learner Basketball

Baden Skilcoach Learner Basketball

(Based on 1 customer review)

  • Recommended as a coaching basketball.
  • Shows hand positions shooting.
  • Training aid for junior players.
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The Baden Skilcoach Learner Basketball is a 'hands on' concept basketball.
Baden basketballs are great for teaching basic skills to junior basketball players.
This training basketball is recommended as a coaching basketball.
These are junior basketballs in sizes 6 and size 5.
A great coaching basketball for kids.
We have a good stock range size 6 basketballs and size 5 basketballs.
Training basketball for children - a great tool to get children enthusiastic about playing basketball.  
  • Recommended as a coaching ball.
  • Shows hand positions for left and right handed shooting.
  • Training aid.
  • High quality rubber basketball.
  • Precision wound 2-ply butyl bladder.
  • Available in sizes 6 and 5 only.
  • Supplied deflated.

Additional Information

  • Basketball sizes vary by age, gender, and level of play.
  • The official size of the basketball used by the NBA is 29.5 inches (size 7) in circumference. That's the same size used throughout men's college and high school basketball leagues.
  • The WNBA uses a slightly smaller ball, measuring 28.5 (size 6) inches in circumference.
  • For international play, specifically FIBA, the basketball used is what's called a Molten GL7 for men and Molten GL6 for women.
  • These basketballs typically feature two different colours and are slightly bigger, with a 30.7-inch circumference for the men's ball and a 29-inch circumference for the women's.
  • Boys in middle school (or ages 12-14), use a 28.5-inch ball (size 6), as do all women and girls ages 12 and up.
  • For anyone, male or female, between the ages of nine and 11, a ball size of 27.5 (size 5) inches in circumference is recommended and is the most commonly sized ball used in youth basketball leagues.
  • Boys and girls between the ages of 4 and 8 use a basketball between the sizes of 22 inches and 24.5 inches in circumference, depending on the individual's hand size, which can be determined by a coach or parent by measuring from the bottom of the individual's palm to the tip of his or her middle finger.
  • An NBA basketball must be inflated to a pressure of 7.5 to 8.5 PSI. The WNBA uses the same pressure regulations.
  • In the NCAA, inflation requirements are given in weight, with the men's ball having a maximum weight of 22 ounces and the women's ball having a maximum weight of 20 ounces.
  • In FIBA play, the official rules state that the ball "be inflated to an air pressure such that, when it is dropped onto the playing floor from a height of approximately 1,800 mm measured from the bottom of the ball, it will rebound to a height of between 1,200 mm and 1,400 mm, measured to the top of the ball."
Item Code Size Colour Available Now Price Price ex. VAT Manufacturer Part Code Ean
IT051770 6 Blue 16 £29.92 £24.93 309BHND6 052125463604
IT051771 5 Blue 5 £29.92 £24.93 309BHND5 052125463512

Basketball Size Buying Guide

Size 3: Mini Basketball and Key Stage 1, 5-7 year olds; circumference 56-57cm.

Size 5: Key Stage 2, 7-11 year olds; circumference 69-71cm/27.5inches.

Size 6: For female players aged 14+ and male players aged 11-14 years; circumference 72-74cm/28.5 inches.

Size 7: For male players aged 14+; circumference 75-76cm/29.5inches.

Customer Reviews for Baden Skilcoach Learner Basketball

  • 5 out of 5 Great basketball

    Newitts Verified Purchase (2 Mar 2014)

    Perfect starter basketball for my 9 year old. Delighted! It is a great colour too. I Also like the hand prints on it-showing a good position to shoot from.


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