Coaching young people at the youth and high school level is an important job.
Aside from teaching the skills and fundamentals of basketball, a great basketball coach can have a tremendous impact on the life of a child.
The coaching community is in need of quality role models to enter the profession… and more importantly, young people are in need of these role models.
We need more people learning how to become a basketball coach!Continue reading
Anyone who has played basketball likely remembers those four dreaded words from their youth and high school coaches:
“Get on the baseline!”
If hearing those words brings shivers down your spine, you’re not alone.
Running sprints has been a staple of basketball conditioning for many years.Continue reading
Every basketball fundraising idea has its own advantages and disadvantages.
It’s up to you to decide which ones best fit your team / program.Continue reading
Did you know there are basketball coaching clinics that you can watch online for free?
Yep – thousands of hours.
These allow you to learn at your own pace (I love being able to rewind and watch certain parts again), study at a time that’s convenient for you, and they cost you absolutely nothing.Continue reading
There are several obvious reasons why youth basketball players miss a large percentage of the layups they attempt: (a) Lack of experience / practice (b) Lack of strength (c) Poor technique All of these are important to acknowledge, but that’s not what we’re going to talk about today. Here’s the “frustrating” topic we’ll be trying to fix. Why players miss layups […]Continue reading