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  • Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence.

    Talent will not;
    nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent.

    Genius will not;
    unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.

    Education will not;
    the world is full of educated derelicts.

    Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
    –Calvin Coolidge

    Some ideas worth sharing are better off left to stand on their own. I hope that this poem provides you with the fuel to drive you toward your big dreams. It was shared by the Canadian Senior Women’s National Team Coach, Allison McNeill. She had it on her wall since she was a young athlete in high school. Perhaps it will make it onto the wall of a few other young aspiring basketball players too.


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    About PGC

    PGC Basketball provides intense, no-nonsense basketball training for players and coaches. Our basketball camps are designed to teach players of all positions to play smart basketball, be coaches on the court, and be leaders in practices, games and in everyday life.

    We combine our unique PGC culture with a variety of teaching methods and learning environments to maximize the learning potential of those that attend our sessions. In addition to spending 6-7 hours on the court each day, lessons will be reinforced through classroom sessions and video analysis.

    Our goal at PGC is to empower you with the tools to fulfill your basketball dreams, while also assisting you in experiencing the joy of the journey.

    To learn more about PGC Basketball, including additional basketball training tips and videos, visit our YouTube Channel or find us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.