Basketball Practice Plan For Coaches Of Teenagers (Jr. NBA All-Star)
The goal of the All-Star level is to begin applying skills & team concepts more directly into game situations.
Marlon Stewart (Oregon State Men's Basketball) explains the role of personality in recruiting student-athletes
Baker suggests athletes reframe failures in sports to learn from mistakes and better focus on the next play.
Former MLB All-Star Curtis Granderson talks about forgetting mistakes to focus on the rest of the game.
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.
The Importance Of A Full Emotional Tank
Blog post from US Lacrosse on the value of coaches filling the emotional tanks of their athletes.
Motivational Sports Quotes
These daily inspirational quotes and photos help coaches motivate players and help parents teach life lessons.
Why Player Retention Is The Mark Of A Good Coach
US Lacrosse blog post on helping players look forward to next year regardless of this season's record.
Putting Kids Back Into Kids' Sports
Kids are quitting sports because they aren't having fun, but parents, coaches and administrators can fix this.
Tips On Coaching Speed Training For Young Athletes
Coaches who provide speed training for beginning athletes should focus on fun and simplicity -- not intensity.
How Coaches Who Care Can Impact Their Athletes
Coaches who care and establish trust with their players can help them develop as athletes and as people.