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December 1, 2021

Basketball shooting machine at Ballina

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Basketball shooting machine at BISC. Photo supplied.

Basketball is one of the most popular sports at BISC, and the Dr Dish All-Star Basketball Shooting Machine is now available for hire.

Roberta O’Brien, Council’s Coordinator Community Facilities, said ‘The shooting machine provides coaches, basketballers and casual players with a fun way to train while improving their form and increasing a players shooting percentage.

‘We wanted to add value for players, to help them find better ways to train,’ she said.

‘The machine enables two-way communication with players to track their progress on their smart phone, it monitors shooting data, and combines ball handling, strength and conditioning along with shooting drills in the one workout.

‘It’s sure to excite players of all ages and with over 150 workouts to choose from, there are endless ways players can improve their basketball performance. It is such a smart piece of training equipment,’ said Ms O’Brien.

Discounts may apply for community and not-for-profit groups wanting to hire the basketball shooting machine.

To find out more, and to enquire about hiring the machine or a sports court, phone the Ballina Indoor Sports Centre, open seven days on 02 6681 0599.

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