Don’t think that if you just had a great pep talk or some other psychological gimmick, you would suddenly be able to perform a miracle… How do you prepare yourself
Much can be learned by reviewing film (of your practice, your games or of higher-level teams) with your basketball players. Here are five ways to enhance your film sessions to maximize their benefit.
Your work ethic can be improved significantly over time, just like any other skill… A good work ethic is admired not only in sports but in all fields all over
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.
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Self-discipline is something you need to practice the way you practice a skill like shooting a basketball or hitting a baseball or throwing a football. The more you practice self-discipline, the easier it becomes and the prouder you become of it.
Here are three simple things great basketball teams and players do that most teams are missing.
The biggest mistake players make in faking is that they think they have to get through the fake quickly and get on with their real purpose—their move to the basket, and the result is a poor, unconvincing fake. Stay low so you can maneuver precisely. You may think that by staying low you are sacrificing speed, but players who fake and put the ball on the floor far out in front of them, just a few inches off the floor, are very difficult to guard.
Here are five ways to practice your mental toughness off the court. If you practice these five things, every day, you’ll develop greater self-discipline. You’ll become unstoppable in anything you do. It is five things you will have to rise above your feelings every day. That is how you build mental toughness. You develop, as a habit, a muscle of rising above your feelings to level of your aspirations and commitments.