“Stoppin’ on a dime.” All of us in basketball have heard this phrase before and even your average basketball fan knows that special basketball players have the ability to go fast and stop quickly; but have you ever thought about why it’s one of the most critical skills every championship level point guard has in his or her game?
Basketball is a thinking game but, as a coach, one of your major responsibilities is to take as many situations as possible out of thought processes and turn them into quick
Excuses hurt teams, not just because they waste time and kill team morale (and a coach’s morale), but because they reveal that the player making them has a very off-line focus. An excuse-maker can’t possibly be using his energy thinking about how to enhance what is going on or about to go on because, obviously, he is putting his time into explanations and justifications.
Today we have some tough competition for youth sports: technology. Hours, days, weeks, months, and years are going by and the use of social networking sites continues to grow. I believe in the power of social media and I know its benefits, but it seems to be taking over many people’s lives.
THINK THE GAME
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Anytime you have something to do, it feels good to have a method or formula that you can count on – a foolproof scheme that cannot be denied. When you have it, suddenly you have the terrific ingredient so often talked about: confidence.
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One of the great pleasures that comes with being involved in PGC Basketball is getting to interact with basketball coaches and players who desire championship-level growth in their game. Because of that, I often find myself reflecting on ‘what’ we teach and ‘why’ we teach it.