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Beers & Bites 3.0

Posted on 26-01-2020

It is time for the third edition of the Beers & Bites!! We invite you to join us on the 28th of February for a craft beer tasting with accompanying bites, or 'High Beer'. 

Here you will be spoiled with a selection of fancy food & boozy beer pairings. For just €15,- you will receive 4 craft beers ascending in style and percentage and 4 different tasty bites. 

 

Registration is required, so please fill in this form before Feb 21, 12:00 saying you will attend the event. You can bring a +1, but make sure you subscribe them beforehand as well.  

 

What: Craft beer tasting with food pairings. 

Costs:  €15,-

When: 28 February 2020 at 20:00h

Location:  Wolbodo

 

After the tasting we will head out into the city centre to continue the festivities. 

Would you like to join the fun, but hate beer? No problem! You can get wine instead if you make a note in the remarks section of the subscription form.

So join the GEZELLIGHEID and we hope to see you all there!

Wisdom Wednesday

Posted on 22-01-2020

After Taco Tuesday it is time for Wisdom Wednesday. Do you see yourself as a good player? Can you explain how and why you make specific moves and your positioning on the court? In some cases it is easier done than said, but it is very important that you can communicate clearly to your team on how to improve. 

Don't be the "I know what's right"-guy. Begin improving your understanding of the game first by practicing on the court, but also by reading NBA Coaches Playbook. Knowing the ins and outs of the game from the coaches perspective will not only make you understand the game better, but it will also make you enjoy the game more!

 

NBA Coaches Playbook takes you into the practice sessions and sideline huddles with detailed Xs and Os and more from the game's best at maximizing performance on the court. Let the likes of Phil Jackson, Mike D'Antoni, Avery Johnson, Stan Van Gundy, George Karl, Eddie Jordan, Mike Dunleavy, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and many other head and assistant coaches provide you with new insights to benefit your own team and individual players.

 

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3376182-nba-coaches-playbook

 

Q: But coach, how do I get the book?!

A: Somebody put it online here

 

Some epic channels

Posted on 09-01-2020

Have you ever thought to yourself…​


“How can I make the team?”

“Why don’t I get more playing time?”

“How can I get college coaches to recruit me and offer me a scholarship?”

“What can I do to become a better player?”

“Why am I still reading this?”

 

Here are some good youtube channels to get you up and running

 

Coach Daniel

Coach Daniel is dedicated to providing insightful and entertaining analysis on NBA games. The channel focuses on the intricacies of NBA strategies and concepts from an X's and O's perspective, and goes as in depth as is required.

 

EGT Basketball

EGT (Elite Guard Training) is a practical channel full of tricks your coaches forget to tell you most of the time. Watching these videos and getting it to practice will make you a sublime player with a complete package.

Pubquiz

Posted on 09-01-2020

 

Querido Punchers,

On the 5th of October, from 20:00 to 1:00, Punch Basketball will take over De Gist with the third annual Pub Quiz! You don't want to miss this event so sign up! For a small entry fee of €4,- you get a pitcher with your quiz team, a round of snacks, and of course an entire evening of Gezelligheid! Make sure you sign up before thursday 3rd of October at 22:00, either at the Facebook event, or by sending an email to punch.ac@gmail.com! For late subscriptions the fee will be €6,-. You'll have to pay with cash at the door.
We hope to see all of you there!
Still don't know what to expect at the pubquiz? Here a taste of what kind of punch themed questions and more to expect: What is the most common bird on earth? Hint?!

Let the ROOSTER roar!

 

TRYOUTS!

Posted on 30-08-2019

Tryouts will be held in the first 2 weeks of the college year (Monday 2/9, 9/9 & Thursday 5/9, 12/9).

The schedule is here! It looks as follows:

Monday:

18:00 - 19:30 H5, 6, 7 & Open Tryouts Men

19:30 - 21:00 H1, 2, 3, 4

21:00 - 22:30 D1, 2 & Open Tryouts Ladies

 

Thursday:

18:00 - 19:30 D1, 2 & Open Tryouts Ladies

19:30 - 21:00 H5, 6, 7 & Open Tryouts Men

21:00 - 22:30 H1, 2, 3, 4

 

If the trainers and selection committee feel you belong at a higher level, they will approach you and ask if you'd like to play at a higher team.

Hope to see you at tryouts!

Pubquiz @ De Gist

Posted on 08-10-2018

 

The first Punch activity will be held 19th of October @ De Gist!

This will be a pubquiz where you can fight against your fellow Punchers to show you're not only good on court, but also off court.

Last year we got 75+ people being enthousiastic about the pubquiz!!

Of course this is a pubquiz, so there will be enough beers for you to get gezellig.

 

Put yourself as going on the facebook event so we know how many are going:

 

Bring your brains to the gist! We'll see you there!

 

Details will follow soon.

Attention: New Members

Posted on 10-09-2018

Today (Monday 10th of September) is the last selection training. Unfortunately, the teams are almost full meaning that if you haven't subscribed and want to play competition this season you need to do so as soon as possible. This also means that if you hand in a subscription form by email or in person we cannot guarantee your subscription to Punch. We will send an email to those who were not subscribed as soon as possible. 

Selection Trainings

Posted on 24-08-2018

For those who are interested in playing competition: the selection trainings will take place in Hall 1 of the Sports Center at the following dates and times:

-Monday 3rd of September @ 17:30 for Men and 19:00 for Ladies

-Thursday 6th of September @ 18:00 for Men and 19:30 for Ladies

-Monday 10th of September @ 17:30 for Men and 19:00 for Ladies

Make sure to let the selection committee take a picture of you, and to fill in a subscription form, or you will not be placed in a team. Subscription forms can be handed to a board member, or sent to info@punch-basketball.nl

IT20 Theme Unveiling

Posted on 22-02-2018

Jan in de Delft op Zondag!

Posted on 17-01-2018

De Delft op Zondag heeft een interview gehouden met onze Jan over de gloriejaren van Punch!

Aangezien het artikel in het Nederlands is, zal Jan het zeker niet erg vinden dat er wat meer Nederlandsche taal op deze site staat.

 

https://www.delftopzondag.nl/nieuws/sport/86469/oud-basketballer-jan-sikking

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