Coaching Clinic Notes: Better Basketball Founder Rick Torbett

Rick Torbett is the founder and lead basketball instructor for the Better Basketball DVDs. In this PGC (online) Coaching Clinic, Coach Torbett shares his thoughts on: Advantages of the Read

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Coaching Clinic Notes: LSU Associate Head Coach Bob Starkey

Coach Bob Starkey (Associate Head Coach, LSU) , is well regarded as one of the top minds and hardest workers in all of college basketball. Now in his 22nd season at Louisiana State University, Coach Starkey joined the PGC community of basketball coaches to share his insights.

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Talkin’ PGC with your Basketball Coach

If you have attended PGC before you understand the feeling of leaving PGC and feeling so passionate about the wealth of information you gained. You have special memories of what it was like to play in a gym full of SCHAPE’d athletes, and you are pondering just how special it could be for your team at home to give you that same feeling. Here are some ideas on the best way to share this newfound information with your coach.

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PGC Basketball Grads on 2010-2011 Naismith Trophy Midseason List

The Atlanta Tipoff Club’s Board of Selectors announced the 2010-11 Naismith Award midseason list. The top 30 women’s basketball players are on the list. Player selection is based on performances from the 2010-11 basketball season. The prestigious Naismith Trophy will be awarded on April 4, 2011 during the NCAA Women’s Final Four in Indianapolis.

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PGC Grad Bryson Johnson of Bucknell wins Patriot League Hoops Award

After wrapping up the Patriot League regular-season title with road wins at Lafayette and Colgate last week, Bucknell swept the league’s weekly awards on Monday. Sophomore guard Bryson Johnson (PGC grad 2005, 2008) earned his first Anaconda Patriot League Player of the Week Award.

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Connecticut Sun Sign PGC Grad, Danielle McCray

The WNBA Connecticut Sun announced today that guard Danielle McCray (Kansas) has been signed to a three-year contract with a team option for a fourth season. As per team policy, no terms were released. McCray is a 2008 graduate of PGC having attended Think The Game.

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How to Remember What You Study

Before we get into how to remember what you study, let’s look at how not to do it. Cramming is what most students do. They put off studying till the last possible moment, then go crazy, drink coffee, drink Red Bull or take pills to stay awake, and try to force all sorts of facts and information into their brains on the night before the exam.

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Just Fight Through It

The athlete emails in my inbox usually start with “Coach, I hope you’re doing well. I’m doing OK with the start of season… But…”. I always know the “but…” is coming. When it does, a quick smile arrives on my face and think of one person: my younger brother. He has given me renewed faith and confidence that the mantra of ‘just fight through it’ is real.

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