How to Be Tougher

How to Be Tougher

Stop calling players soft without teaching them how to be tough. Use these 13 specific ideas to define toughness for your players.

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PGC 2023 Summer Basketball Camp Registration Details

If you’re the kind of caring parent who wants to give your child every opportunity to succeed on and off the court, mark your calendar with this date and time today…

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Monday Mindset: Unruffleability

You won’t find it in the dictionary but it’s a word you need to know and apply every single day. And if you fail to, you’ll struggle with circumstances.

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An Alarming Basketball Trend

An Alarming Basketball Trend

If you’ve attended a youth basketball event in the past year or so, there’s a good chance you’ve witnessed a trend that I believe will very likely ruin youth basketball unless we put a stop to it.

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3-Point Play: On hiding from the ball, when to quit, and how to become a real student

3-Point Play: On hiding from the ball, when to quit, and how to become a real student

If the ball is being double-teamed, or if your teammate has a defender is all over them — if you aren’t ten feet from the ball, then you are hiding.

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Monday Mindset: Ask Their Name

Go out of your way to say hi and introduce yourself. Take the time to learn their name, remember their name, and say hi to them whenever you see them.

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3-Point Play: On ditching excuses, setting standards, and boredom in the classroom

3-Point Play: On ditching excuses, setting standards, and boredom in the classroom

Nearly all mediocre players are great at finding excuses – alibis – for their failures. But placing blame and making alibis is really just a bad habit. Good players lose this habit and learn not to look for alibis.

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Monday Mindset: Keep It In Perspective

We just finished a 30 minute visit with a woman that my mom has gotten to know who fled Ukraine with her husband and her daughter. They’re from Kyiv.

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