The Problem With Improvement (Video)

Since a player can’t see their own improvement, it’s important for parents to positively discuss growth with their athlete. Join PGC President Mano Watsa as he explains how to encourage and motivate your child by being specific when highlighting improvements.

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Dealing With Unfair Circumstances (Video)

As parents, we need our children to go through unfair circumstances to develop their grit. Join PGC President Mano Watsa as he explains ways to help your child navigate these challenges and develop them for a lifetime of success.

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3 Tips To Help Navigate The Digital World (Video)

Attempting to navigate your child through the digital world can not only be challenging, but also frustrating. Join PGC President Mano Watsa as he shares a few of his best practices to help keep young people present and engaged while dealing with the distractions of phones and social media.

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Help! My Kids Are Always On Their Phones (Video)

Join PGC President Mano Watsa as he shares some of the tips he’s learned to help navigate the distractions of technology, including adopting a technique from PGC founder Dick DeVenzio called “an air-conditioned room conversation.”

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3 Ways to Finish at the Rim (Drill Video)

PGC Director Sam Allen brings you this drill called “3-part Floater” to help your players add options to their arsenal. These finishes require players come to a controlled stop, on two feet. This control will allow them to change their attack and take advantage of whatever the defense gives them.

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Improve Defensive Communication (Video)

Improve your team’s communication on defense this season with 2-on-2 Defensive Manipulation. Coach TJ Rosene uses this drill to take away weapons from the defensive team to challenge them. When you take away some weapons, you force your defense to…

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Are you talking too much? (Video)

PGC Director Chad Songy shares insight into one thing he does to help coaches improve their teaching, their communication and efficiency. He does this by analyzing how learning is achieved in practice drills. 

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Do Coaches Play Favorites?

Have you ever thought your coach or your child’s coach was playing favorites? In the coaching profession you often hear many complaints. In basketball, one complaint that particularly sticks out is playing favorites. Do coaches play favorites? Yes they do.

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