How to find the balance between challenging the strongest players on your team, while simultaneously improving the weakest players on your team.
10 basketball experts share their opinions.Continue reading
Every young basketball player grows up wanting to learn how to shoot a basketball at a world-class level.
With the rise of players like Steph Curry and Damian Lillard, as well as the game of basketball developing to take more advantage of the three-point shot, learning how to shoot a basketball at a high level has never been more important.
But becoming a great shooter isn’t an easy thing to do!
Follow these 10 simple steps to perfect your shooting technique!Continue reading
The most common question I get from players is without question “How do I get more playing time?”.
A fair question. Every player wants more minutes on the court and most of them can probably justify why they deserve it.
Coaches understand that it’s tough being a player that gets limited court time. For most, basketball is their favorite thing to do. Most players play during school breaks, after school, before school, anytime they get a chance.
Throughout a game there are limited minutes to divide up and some teams get so large they end up having 7 players on the bench. This doesn’t make a coaches life easy to distribute minutes among players.
So players end up having to compete amongst their teammates for court time. This article is going to share with you 12 tactics you can use to increase the amount of court time you receive each game.Continue reading
If you’re a basketball coach or parent I bet you have heard these comments from your players… “Coach, I can’t train at home. I don’t have a basketball ring” or “Coach, there’s not enough space to train at home”. These are excuses I hear all too often and it’s not necessarily the player’s fault. As […]Continue reading
First off, let’s get this myth out of the way: There are no secrets to becoming a great shooter. It’s not mind-blowingly complex. There’s no secret that only the all-time great shooters know about. There’s not a special drill you can do every time you step into the gym that will make you a knock-down […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
A good vertical jump is a valuable asset for all of your players to possess. It will help your team get more rebounds, blocks, and steals. It will also let a few (or many) players on your team dunk the basketball, which can lead to increasing your teams conﬁdence, enthusiasm, and can it make the […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
If you’re like me, you spend hours upon hours every week reading through many different basketball blogs. It can be a very time consuming process wading through a lot of repetitive posts in search of the golden nuggets of information. Well, hopefully I’ve got just the solution for you. I’m going to immerse myself in all of the […]Continue reading