Basketball Practice Plan For Coaches Of Pre-Teens (Jr. NBA Starter)
Fundamental skills will be honed while the players develop an understanding of what it means to be on a team.
Basketball Practice Plan For Youth Coaches (Jr. NBA Rookie)
The Rookie level focuses on fun, being active, and learning the basic fundamental skills of basketball.
Coaches Going The Extra Mile For Their Players When Parents Can't Help
No matter what, Ann Murphy makes sure the kid comes first and doesn't get left behind when parents get busy.
David Griffin: Be Cautious Of Success Breeding Complacency
Griffin shares that players think they're better than they are after accomplishing something great together.
Coaches Shouldn't Spread The Myth That Specializing Makes You Better
Any coach that tells a twelve-year-old player that they need to pick one sport is doing them a disservice.
Teams Separating Practice Groups By Skill, Not Age Group
We should also have some way of identifying over time whether the policy is producing the outcomes we want.
Culture Is Centered Around One Word: Compete
If players have competed to be better students, people, and players every day, they've had a good day.
Coaches Can Set The Tone For The Season With A Parent-Only Potluck
In this meeting, coaches can set expectations, as Hoyt does in her own pre-season parent potluck.
Two Things Kobe Bryant Wished He Knew At Age 18: Empathy And Compassion
If coaches are unwilling to embrace new philosophies, these two tidbits from Kobe can help them be more open.
There Is A Difference Between Honest Criticism And Negativity
Clark says that criticism doesn't always have to be negative in nature, but honest reflection is important.