Basketball Blog: Become an Athlete to Standout

There are two types of players who attend any summer basketball camp or basketball skills development program: athletes and campers. Do you know the difference? Are you sure you’re doing what’s required to stand out to a good coach?

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How to Guard a Great Shooter

Great shooters like Ray Allen and Kobe Bryant are providing a must-watch NBA Finals series as they show off theiroffensive games to give their teams another NBA crown. While it…

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Basketball Blog: Become a ‘Go-Giver’

A few months ago, I posted a blog about 10 of my favorite books that cover topics such as leadership, growth, and basketball.  Ten seemed like an impossible number to…

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Developing A Positive Team Culture

I recently spent the day at the Psychology of Coaching Teams Conference in Boston, MA. It’s an all day event for coaches of any sport and it features some great…

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6 Types of Toughness: Are You Tough Enough?

ESPN’s Jay Bilas wrote a terrific blog during last year’s basketball season about the often used (yet often misunderstood) word in sport – toughness. It was one of the best blogs I’ve ever…

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Stoppin’ on a Dime

“Stoppin’ on a dime.” All of us in basketball have heard this phrase before. But have you ever thought about why it’s one of the most critical skills every championship level point guard has in his or her game?

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Empty Courts

The bounce of a ball. The swoosh of a net. The dripping of sweat. The clenched fist combined with a “Yes!” after a shot is made. These are some of my favorite sights and sounds in any basketball workout.

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Why Do We Coach?

I find myself reflecting on the ‘what’ we teach and ‘why’ we teach it…

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What I Learned From Coach ‘K’

Each year, the PGC directors and I travel North America seeking out opportunities to learn from some of the top basketball minds out there. On one of our trips, we…

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