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.
Markelle Fultz attended a Point Guard College session in 2014, the Summer before his junior year in high school. He had been cut from the Varsity team just the season before at
Do coaches play favorites?
…Yes they do.
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.
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Tyler Coston, TJ Rosene, and Sam Allen were joined by Rick Torbett and Adam Bradley at the Men’s Final Four in Phoenix, Arizona. Below are videos recapping each of their days at the National Association of Basketball Coaches Convention.
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.
Mediocre passers attempt to pass around and over defenders. Great passers pass through defenders. To pass through defenders, you must subconsciously know which windows are open. To do this, you must learn to be patient. Keep your elbow bent and the ball next your body. Open passing windows with your eyes and your height.
When asked about what he learned in the NBA, Devin Booker said the number one thing he learned was he does not have to play fast. The NBA game is all about holding something back and knowing when to use those one or two steps. That’s control.