The first day of tryouts can be a nerve-wracking experience for players, regardless of age and how long they’ve been playing.
Fortunately, there are several things you can do to stand out and improve your odds of getting selected.
Whether you’re a freshman trying to make your high school team, a youth player attempting to earn a spot on a travel team, or an athlete hoping to make an impression on an AAU coach, these 11 tips can help you.Continue reading
Every year, thousands of high school players compete for only a handful of college basketball scholarships.
These scholarships are given to select individuals who have displayed the right mix of talent and perseverance in the classroom and in the gym.
Whether you’re aiming to be a professional basketball player or preparing for a wider set of opportunities by securing a college education, a basketball scholarship will definitely help.Continue reading
A high basketball IQ is the most important trait a player can possess.
Like a Grandmaster in chess, it’s the players who are able to think 3 or 4 moves ahead of the other players on the floor who excel and separate themselves from the competition.
Which is why improving basketball intelligence is a requirement for any player who has intentions of stepping on the floor to compete in the best leagues around the world.Continue reading
Basketball is a competitive sport.
Every day there are millions of players attempting to improve their basketball skills.
This could be to improve their minutes on the court, to make the local HS team, or simply score more points while mucking around with friends.
If you want to learn how to get better at basketball, this 10-step guide is for you.Continue reading
If you want to be a great player, you must be willing to outwork your opponents (and teammates).
This requires getting in the gym for basketball workouts 3+ times per week.
Because if you’re only getting better at team practices, there’s no way you’ll be able to distance yourself from everyone else you’re competing against.Continue reading
Players who are able to score from post moves are rare in today’s game. In the past, the majority of points came from the low post… Guards would bring the basketball up the court, throw the ball inside to the team’s post players, and then these ‘bigs’ would then use their power and strength to score in […]Continue reading