The Art of Korfball Coaching by Ben Crum

The IKF is happy to present the product the Erasmus+ 2021 project initiated and coordinated by the KNKV. The book ‘The Art of Korfball Coaching’ is written for korfball coaches on level 3 and 4, who are interested in korfball coaching theory. The extensive framework addresses various topics, such as performance behaviour, korfball theory, and coaching practice. Furthermore, the book includes a lot of videos to bring theory and practice together. The book was produced in collaboration with Marmara University (Turkey), Czech Korfball Association, and Deutscher Turnerbund e.V. (Germany).

The book will be used by the IKF to further develop the IKF Coach Courses Level 3 and Level 4, and it will be made available on the Korfball Academy. The book is free to read and use for anyone who is interested in korfball coaching, and can freely be shared.

The book is available HERE.



IKF Level III Youth & Talent Coach Camp into second edition

After its successful first edition in 2015, the IKF Level III Youth Coach Camp now seeks applications from coaches who wish to attend the 2016 edition.

Participants require the endorsement of their national korfball organisation, testifying their coaching experience.

Sponsored by KNKV, the course will be limited to 20 candidates. Priority will be offered to:

    • Coaches from countries in the KNKV’s Top Six programme.
    • Head coaches of U17/U15/U13 national teams.
    • Technical directors of national korfball organisations.
    • Coaches conducting training programmes for youth academies.

Applicants are expected to be fluent in English.

Running from Monday 22 to Friday 26 August 2016, in the accommodation of DVO Bennekom, The Netherlands, the course participants will take part in trainings, theoretical sessions and matches, under the guidance of a group of KNKV’s top korfball coaches. Entrance fee of €100 includes six nights accommodation and meals.

Candidates are invited to apply before 15 June 2016, via their national korfball organisation, with applications to

Detailed information:

At least four places will be guaranteed to applicants from countries outside Europe. Course applicants from Africa, America, Asia and Oceania are also entitled to apply for continental scholarships to the value of €400 towards travel costs, plus €50 towards the course entrance fee.