Category Archives: Basketball Coaching

Build Habits First, Win Championships Second

At the start of every season I ask all my players to write down a few goals. I want to know what their personal, academic and team goals are. For many of them it’s the first time that they have … Continue reading

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Retreat and Attack for Better Scoring Opportunities

I see way too many players try to attack the right only to get cut off by the defense and then either pick up their dribble or force a bad shot. As far my opinion goes, a bad shot is … Continue reading

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Tim Miles: 8 Rules of Effective Rebounding

Rebounding is one of the lost arts of today’s games. Its tough, its physical and its HARD WORK. Combing these three things with the fact that you might not even get rewarded with the rebound after all your efforts is … Continue reading

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[Blog] Shooting Drill – “Half Back”

All coaches struggle with coming up with drills where the entire team can participate at once. Here is a shooting drill, where no matter position or size, everyone can participate (given that you have enough baskets). More importantly, players not … Continue reading

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Jack Welch: 6 Principles of Leadership

Jack Welch, was one of the most successful business leaders of the 90’s and early 2000’s. He led General Electric (GE) to unprecedented success during his reign as CEO and now dabbles in advising, speaking and teaching. In his book, … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Have a More Successful Season Next Year

As soon as the final buzzer goes off at the last game of the season, coaches everywhere almost instinctively start looking forward to next season. The competitive nature in us all drives us to want to win more games, compete … Continue reading

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8 Keys to Executing Quick Hitters – Fran Fraschilla

8 Keys to Executing Quick Hitters Fran Fraschilla is not a new name in the coaching world. Between holding previous head coaching jobs at Manhattan College, University of New Mexico, St Johns University and his position as a commentator for … Continue reading

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