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…Continue reading
We’ve all coached at least one… the player that simply refuses to pass the ball to their teammates. The player that seems to take a shot on every offensive trip down the court. Having this type of player on your team can turn a seemingly happy season into a downright nightmare if it’s not addressed […]Continue reading
With basketball tryouts about to begin for the new season, I’ve received numerous emails asking for advice on basketball tryouts.
Since my last ‘expert post’ on practice mistakes received so much positive feedback, I decided to use this as an opportunity to once again ask some of the greatest minds in basketball to share their knowledge.
I asked 28 experts this question…
“What are the top 2 or 3 pieces of advice you’d give to a beginner coach conducting tryouts this season?”Continue reading
Every basketball coach at a high level knows the importance of developing a great player/coach relationship with each player on a basketball team.
In this article you’ll learn 8 tips on how to develop trust between a coach and their players.Continue reading
All great coaches are life-long learners. I haven’t met many coaches that don’t love to sit down a devour a good book. I know I do.
I personally finished 24 books this year. Not as many as I would like, but a decent amount while we all try to juggle the other parts of life.
Not all of the books I read were basketball related, but I’ve chosen my favorite 7 that relate to basketball in some way, since if you’re on the BFC website, they’ll probably appeal to you.
Here’s my top 7 in no particular order…Continue reading