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6 Mistakes I Made My First Season Coaching Youth Basketball

My first year coaching youth basketball I had the privilege of coaching an under 12 boys basketball team that was made up of nine wonderful kids between the ages of 9 and 10.

Being my first time, I grew tremendously as a coach throughout the season. I was constantly being put into new, challenging situations that allowed me to gain more life and basketball coaching experience.

But, as much as I enjoyed it, the season definitely wasn’t the perfect start to my coaching career that I had initially hoped for…

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The 13 Best Books I Read in 2015

I’m an avid reader. I love it.

This year I’ve been on the road a lot, which has given me plenty of time to devour many good (and some bad) books.

One of my favorite things about the basketball coaching community we have is that there is a clear desire to improve that every coach I have the opportunity to talk to seems to possess.

We are all life-long learners. Not just for improving our basketball knowledge, but for improving other areas of our lives too.

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What Part of the Rim to Aim at When Shooting a Basketball

Have you ever wondered if there was a ‘correct’ spot on the rim that players should aim for when shooting a basketball?

I know I have… many times.

Admittedly, I’ve always been an “aim at whatever feels most comfortable for you” coach. But recently, I’ve been questioning whether that’s a good enough answer…

So I asked 18 experts and here’s what they told me…

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