Sean LeBeauf’s Blog

3 Tips from Legendary Basketball Coaches

Whether you’re an up-and-coming player or a young coach wanting to better connect with your players, finding motivation and inspiration is a great way to take your game or team to the next level. In this article, we’ve got tips from some of the game’s most legendary...

Youth Basketball Practicing Tips for Coaches

Depending on age groups, getting younger players on your youth basketball team to focus can be difficult. However, the time they spend with you in practice is the most formative of their young athletic careers. It is crucial to your team's success that their time in...

The Benefits of Basketball Camps

The Benefits of Basketball Camps

Basketball camps are organized events that are designed to help young players learn more about the game and improve their skills on the court. These camps are generally designed to hold a large group of players at every age and skill level, but there are also more...

Life Lessons Learned from Youth Basketball

Playing an organized sport provides not only good exercise for younger individuals, but it also builds character and provides instructive life experiences. Basketball is a sport that comes with instruction in several life skills. Learning How to Work with Others as a...

Networking as a Basketball Coach

Networking as a Basketball Coach

While technology has enabled us to learn more and access more research than ever before, there is still no real substitution for face to face, human interaction. No matter what line of work you're in, networking is often the difference between success and failure....

The Importance of a Team Identity

Great teams at any level of basketball all have their own identity. Whether we're discussing the "Showtime" Lakers, led by Magic Johnson, or the "Bad Boys" that were the Detroit Pistons with Bill Laimbeer stopping anyone who dared enter the paint, great teams have an...

Encouraging Players When Down at Halftime

Encouraging Players When Down at Halftime

In-game coaching is much more simple when your team is dominating the game. If you're going into halftime with a double digit lead, it’s easier and more natural to smile, laugh, and celebrate with your players. Let the squad know that they can keep doing what they're...

Building Self-Confidence in Players

Building Self-Confidence in Players

Maintaining a positive mindset throughout the ups and downs of basketball is crucial for players who want to see their game excel, and, perhaps more importantly, for those who want to continue having fun playing this sport. It’s easy to lose sight of the bigger...