Basketball for Life Skills (BASKI)

The modern way of life of young people, the rapid evolution of sciences and technology and also the industrialization of sport are a few of the factors that have caused sports to have been downgraded from school education.

BASKI project will promote education in and through sport with special focus on skills development, as well as support the implementation of the EU Guidelines on Dual Careers of Athletes.


Development of a training program for basketball coaches, sports educators and education decision makers on how to promote basketball among primary school students as a medium of life skills development.


Delivery of all online learning components and interactive tools of the project such as online training modules, multimedia content, communication and collaboration tools, mini games, and resource bank.


The training packages will provide pedagogical methods, tools, policy adaption guidelines as well as outdoor lesson plans to be used by the relevant stakeholders in sports and education.

Benefits of basketball: 
  • Improvement of physical and mental health and wellbeing.
  • Enhancement of muscle, nervous and bone system, with the development of harmonic somatotype.
  • Increase of metabolism rate and decrease the risk of obesity.
  • Reduce risk of diseases such as hypertension, diabetes and hypercholesterolemia.
Life skills

Sports and particularly basketball, is a significant factor in the development of adolescents’ self esteem, identity, and feelings of competence.

Sports and especially basketball, is an important factor in the development of teenagers’ self-esteem, the development of their identity as well as a sense of competence.

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[Project Number: 613606-EPP-1-2019-1-CY-SPO-SCP ]