Sean LeBeauf’s Blog

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...

Training and Conditioning Mistakes Off the Court

Like all sports, basketball requires a significant amount of practice, training, and conditioning in order to become successful. While there can be some instances in which a person possesses a certain amount of natural talent, it is rarely enough to become a skilled...

How to Excel as a Teammate

Teamwork is a central component of basketball. Without players working together on the court, games are not won, skills are not developed, and bonds among lifelong friends are not formed. Especially true for younger athletes today, being a great teammate may be...

Coach K’s Team-Building Strategies

Coach K’s Team-Building Strategies

Coach Mike Krzyzewski, head coach of the Duke Blue Devils Men’s Basketball team, is a coaching icon in the sports world. Approaching his 4th decade of coaching at Duke, ”Coach K,” as he has come to be known as, has enjoyed unparalleled success throughout his career....

Basketball Nutrition: Fueling Players on the Court

Basketball Nutrition: Fueling Players on the Court

Basketball is a rigorous sport that requires a lot of energy expenditure, and, therefore, an adequate intake of macronutrients (proteins, carbohydrates, and fats). This is particularly the case during the off-season where athletes also train in the weight rooms more...

Dribbling Moves to Create Separation

Dribbling Moves to Create Separation

Whatever a basketball team’s strategy might be on offense, a stifling defense can quickly derail it. When defenders play up in the dribbler’s face, it can be difficult to do almost anything, which is why creating separation is a must. Creating separation also helps...

Basketball Apps for Coaches

Basketball Apps for Coaches

Numbers never lie. Whether you're a business owner analyzing your profit and loss statements or a sports coach looking at wins and losses, the only thing that can't be refuted are the numbers. In a fast paced, non-stop game like basketball, it's hard for a coach to...

Fundraising Ideas for Your Basketball Team

Basketball teams, particularly those at the community level, often rely on fundraising activities to garner the funds needed to perform activities including, but not necessarily limited to, traveling from contest to contest, purchasing uniforms, tournament entry fees,...

At-Home Basketball Workouts

At-Home Basketball Workouts

Basketball is wildly popular year round, even during the offseason. Players and fans alike dedicate most of their time either practicing or studying, and the offseason should be no excuse to stop. Exercise, specifically, is crucial for players to ensure they don’t...