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10 Basketball Cuts Every Coach Must Know

Proper cutting movements are one of the most under-taught skills in our youth programs. A lot of the time coaches don’t worry about teaching proper cutting to their players, they say it will ‘come naturally’ with time. Well I’m here to tell you it won’t. At least not proper cutting. Cutting that will get your […]

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How to be a Good Role Model for Your Players

  Having good, positive role models is very important for children and teenagers. Kids look up to certain people in their lives. They look to their role models as an example when they have decisions and choices to make. Children and teenagers strive to emulate their role models, trying to be like someone they look […]

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7 Easy Steps to Dealing with Difficult Parents

  Every year, thousands of coaches all over the world dedicate their time to teaching other parents children how to play the game of basketball.  The majority of parents appreciate this good-natured act, but occasionally you’ll find a couple of people that don’t see it this way. Often the love they have for their child […]

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The History of Basketball

Who invented basketball? That’s a question I receive a lot as a coach. As coaches and lovers of the game, it’s important (and fun!) to know the origins of how basketball first began. Who Invented Basketball? The game of basketball originated in December 1891 by a Canadian born man by the name of James Naismith. […]

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