The Discipline of Precision (video)
Precision is having the discipline to do something as well as it can be done, every single time, even if it’s uncomfortable or inconvenient. Most players are not real dedicated to precision. Most people are happy to do stuff “pretty well” or just good enough to get by but special players understand that precision is doing all the things that say I care enough to be average.
Increased Communication Leads to Better Teams
One of the most overlooked skills that every great point guard and every great leader possess is the ability to give reminders. If you learn to give reminders, your teammates will play better.
How Non-Verbal Communication Affects Performance (Video)
93% of all communication is non-verbal so the majority of what you’re communicating to other people is not coming out of your mouth but from your body language. So start to have an awareness of what you’re communicating.
Eight Ways to Maximize Practice Time
Great practices have the same thing in common: coaches who know how to maximize practice time. Here are some steps you can take to achieve great basketball practices.
Get a quick dose of wisdom to enhance your game and life.
Top Books on Leadership for Coaches and Athletes
We put together a list of our favorite books that will resonate with any good coach.
WHAT I LEARNED FROM COACH TJ ROSENE’S FIRST 2016 PRACTICE by Rick Torbett
This meant that his TRAINING time was much larger than his TEACHING time. The lion’s share (no pun intended) of practice was spent with bodies moving and shoes squeaking. That’s the way HABITS are formed. Repetition is king and there are no reps when my lips are moving and players are standing and listening.
(Video) Don’t Let Silent Pressure Smash Your Dreams
Tell yourself a story of confidence. Something that is going to motivate you every single day and will keep you in peak state. Trust this process. It will pay off but it won’t be easy. The sacrifices you are going to have to make are going to be frustrating but they will be necessary.
(Video) Team Building: Bond Before You Battle
Playing on a team with great morale is one of the very best experiences life has to offer. And playing on a team racked with dissension is one of the worst. There are a lot of ways to build team morale but the methods are not as important as the desire.