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3-Point Play: On taking criticism, not taking shortcuts, and grappling
Criticism is going to be a large part of any basketball experience if the goals are excellence and winning. No one ever said you have to like criticism. But you certainly must be able to take it and learn from it.
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.
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…
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.
Get a quick dose of wisdom to enhance your game and life.
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.
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.
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.
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.