This is a correspondence between PGC owner Dena Evans and a long-time PGC grad. I was so moved by Dena’s response to this player, which the player’s father shared with me, I decided to ask Dena, and this athlete, for permission to share this correspondence publicly. If you know the heart-ache and disappointment of not reaching your team or individual goals, this is a must-read.
There’s a big difference between being a ball handler and a dribbler. Learn the secrets great ball handlers like Kyrie use to beat defenders and create opportunities for themselves and teammates.
When it comes to leadership on the basketball court, players can come in all varieties — big, small, loud, soft-spoken, and many more.
We were privileged to host a PGC clinic with Atlanta Hawks point guard Jeremy Lin.
Here’s what Jeremy had to say about his time with us:
“The thing I love about PGC is they teach players to think the game. They learned about leadership, how to communicate, how to stretch yourself, take on risk—life lessons. It’s a different level of understanding of the game.”
THINK THE GAME
Join PGC Basketball and discover how to become a playmaker, lead your team, and run the show.
Every player wants to stand out during tryouts. You want to get noticed, impress the coach, and make the team. Not everyone can be a star, but everyone can impress the coach. Here are 11 habits that can make a big impression.
Here are six leadership lessons I’ve learned in the weight room from training experiences with my own athletes, as well as two years with the University of Maryland men’s and women’s basketball teams.
The best way to craft an effective offense is to get your best shooters launching from where they’re most efficient. Chasing that data led to the creation of the shot chart, as coaches often had assistants charting makes and misses from the bench or while watching the video afterward.
Parents have an enormous impact on how their child plays and enjoys (or dislikes) the game. Here are four ways to contribute to (and not contaminate) your child’s playing environment.