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Motivating and Inspiring Your Basketball Team

Every basketball team deals with highs and lows throughout the season, but it’s the motivation from the coach that helps pull each player up when they need it. Every coach is different in their approach to motivating and inspiring their players. While some stick to...

Handling Drills for the Advanced Player

Proper dribbling and ball-handling technique in the game of basketball is, first and foremost, the practice of posture. If a player does not know how to stand and move properly, all the dexterity and practice in the world will not make them a better ball-handler. But,...

Bob Knight’s Coaching Essentials

In a 2015 Business Review article, author David Aaker compares the skills of Steve Jobs with those of Bob Knight, the former controversial Indiana Hoosiers’ coach whose expertise of 29 years led the University of Indiana’s basketball team to fame. Knight...

Respecting Refs on the Court

It’s safe to say that referees don’t often get a lot of love on the basketball court. They can be blamed for bad calls, and sometimes even costing one team a game, even if that blame is unwarranted. Basically, the refs are frequently the scapegoats of...

Skill Development: The Floater Shot

The key to developing youth basketball players is not by having them mirrors the greats, such as LeBron James, Lisa Leslie, Michael Jordan, or Diana Taurasi. While all of them certainly serve as great role models, younger athletes that compare their own abilities to...