5 Lessons from Kobe Bryant’s Life

I’ll never forget where I was when I first read Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash.

It was 10pm.

I was in an AirBnB in Bucharest, Romania.

I had finished some light reading, and I was just about to shut off the lights and go to sleep.

Deciding to check my phone one last time, I opened the Twitter app.

The following was at the top of my feed:

“NBA Superstar Kobe Bryant Dies in a Helicopter Crash”

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5 Layup Drills You Must Use Next Practice

All basketball coaches need a good variety of layup drills to pick from.

You need layup drills for mastering technique, individual drills to do at home, 1-on-1 drills, 2-on-1 drills, advantage / disadvantage drills, full team layup drills, and more.

These all work on different situations players will find themselves in during games.

In this blog post, I’ll give you drills that will fit any situation.

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Who is John Wooden? 10x NCAA National Championship Coach

John Wooden is the greatest basketball coach of all time.

He led UCLA to 10 NCAA national championships (including 7 in a row), won NCAA College Basketball Coach of the Year 6 times, and coached an 88-game winning streak.

But it’s not just his on-court accomplishments that leave us in awe…

Through many books, stories, and speeches, he’s shared important life lessons that have inspired millions of people across the world.

In this article, I’ll share his story.

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How to Do a Layup in Basketball (6-Step Guide)

If you want to win basketball games, your players must be able to finish at the rim consistently.

While knowing “how to do a layup” will sound easy to most players, it’s actually much more difficult than most people realize.

Think about it:

Players attack the hoop at varying speeds…

Players attack the hoop from many different angles…

And when they do get to the hoop, there’s usually a second defender waiting who will attempt to swat their layup into the 5th row.

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