One day, a college coach may ask your coach, if you’re deserving of a college scholarship. Will your coach vouch for you?
Here are 3 questions every player should ask themselves to discover if they’re recruitable.
Coach, how fertile is the ground?Take a Full Timeout with TJ Rosene, Director of Coach Development for Key5 Coaching and PGC, as he explores this question and Master Teaching.
It can be easy to find yourself glued to the couch without anything to do. The good news—you can still go outside into the driveway or outdoor court and improve your game. Don’t find an excuse, find a way. Join PGC Director, Tyler Coston as he shows you a 20 minute shooting workout guaranteed to get you sweating and improve your jumper.
When you attack the rim on penetration or grab a rebound, there are a few tools you must know to be successful. Here are 3 ways to play bigger than your size, especially if you’re a smaller, undersized guard.
THINK THE GAME
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If you want to be great in this game, understand you can’t do it alone. One of the most important relationships that will help you on your basketball journey is the one you have with your coach. And if you play long enough, you will have a tough conversation with your coach, because things won’t always go your way.
Less than 5% of training time is spent on the mind. It’s like a muscle. If you don’t train it, it doesn’t grow.
On the other hand, if you do train it, you give yourself a great chance to become a more focused, productive, and successful basketball player. Here are three ways to train your mental toughness.
When players ask me what they can do to look special, they are really asking me how they can get more shots within their offense. They tend to dismiss this crucial answer, “Identify what your opponent does poorly, expose that, and you will stand out.” What do the majority of players do poorly? Execute their transition defense well.
But when you shift the way you think, the way you play begins to change. Playing this way is hard. It takes superior conditioning & mental toughness. But never forget: Everything worth having is on the other side of hard.
Basketball isn’t like football. You must be able to play on both sides of the ball if you want to stay on the court and excel. Here’s the good news. Tall or short, strong or weak, quick or slow, lockdown defenders are made, not born.
Here are the four keys to becoming a lockdown defender that I wish I would have known while I was still playing.