Posted on 06. Dec, 2013 by Coach Mac.
If you want put yourself in the best position to be recruited to the best college it means you can’t use social media like your friends do, like it or not. As we’ve talked about in a previous social media post, college coaches are crossing athletes off their lists because of the content they’re posting [...]
Posted on 23. Oct, 2013 by Coach Mac.
Workout Overview: A few days ago LeBron James released a full hour personal workout video titled LeBronTime. It’s not every day we get such an insight into the workouts of one of the all-time greatest players so I encourage you to sit down when you have an hour spare and watch the whole thing. In the [...]
Posted on 02. Oct, 2013 by Coach Mac.
How the Drill Works Without the ball touching the ground, three players will sprint the length of the court four times completing a series of passes looking to complete four consecutive layups. Purpose The Celtic Drill will work on the accuracy of long transition passes, running the floor, court awareness, and will also build your [...]
Posted on 14. Sep, 2013 by Coach Mac.
Workout Overview: This workout is strictly a shooting workout. It doesn’t incorporate much conditioning, but you do still want to shoot everything at game speed. It can be done with a rebounder but one is definitely not required. A 200 made shots workout is quick and easy for days when you don’t have much time to [...]
Posted on 10. Sep, 2013 by Coach Mac.
The man I’m referring to when I mention the ‘worlds best shooter’ is none other than Dave Hopla. Hopla regularly shoots 98+ percent from the floor. A number the rest of us mere mortal coaches and players can only dream of. Yet as great as he is, for some reason players aren’t copying the methods that [...]
Posted on 05. Sep, 2013 by Coach Mac.
How the Drill Works This drill is a race against time. Players will attempt to complete four up-and-backs of the court while performing certain challenges which are described in the instructions. Purpose This drill is used to work on ball-handling skills and is also a fantastic conditioning drill. It was designed to be completed in [...]
Posted on 27. Aug, 2013 by Coach Mac.
How the Drill Works Each group will be competing against each other to be the first group to reach 31 points. The players will each take three shots – one from the 3-point line, one from outside the key, and one inside the key - and have the potential to score 6 points before passing to [...]
Posted on 23. Aug, 2013 by Coach Mac.
Is there anything coaches dread more than cutting players at the end of tryouts? If there is I haven’t found it yet. It’s the part I dread most every season. You spend weeks with players – getting to know them, working on their game, developing a relationship with them – only to remember a few [...]
Posted on 14. Aug, 2013 by Coach Mac.
Children are out of control. We all know that. They sprint around the basketball court with what looks to us like an unlimited supply of energy. While this is fun and entertaining to watch, the out of control nature that these kids display leads to many turnovers on the basketball court. And coaches don’t like [...]
Posted on 23. Jul, 2013 by Coach Mac.
This is a guest post by Kyle Ohman of www.basketballhq.com One of the biggest responsibilities that a coach has is to maximize their player’s level of play. The players are who ultimately win games, so it makes sense to spend time making sure you get their best. Having both played basketball at the collegiate and pro level [...]