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Developing Coach to Player Relationships: "The One Per Day Rule" [ARTICLE]

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There are many different relationships that exist within a basketball program. By far, the one that matters the most is the relationship that the...... Continue

Coach Communication Guidelines Self-Assessment [ARTICLE]

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1. Messages should be direct. Coaches who are weak on this quality avoid straightforward, direct communication. Their athletes may not know where they stand. These coaches...... Continue

Fast Feet, Quick Mind: How To Develop Pivot Work With Mental Acuity [ARTICLE]

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A question often asked about a player is: "Can he create his own shot?" In order to develop the answer to this vital phase of the game, we've developed...... Continue

Basketball Coaching Leadership: 5 Proven Strategies To Grow [ARTICLE]

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Can You Strengthen Your Basketball Coaching Leadership Skills? We as people that are in basketball coaching leadership positions, have a great responsibility to those around us. We have a responsibility...... Continue

5 Ways to Earn Playing Time Outside of Scoring [ARTICLE]

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Every player wants to earn more playing time. But I have found a lot of players do not know things they could do to earn more playing time. A lot of young...... Continue

Finishing the Season Strong [ARTICLE]

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With conference tournaments ramping up across the country, many coaches are trying to figure out the right way to get their respective teams to finish the season as strong as possible. This time of the year can be a grind and every team is...... Continue

5 Ways to be a Great Teammate [ARTICLE]

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It seems that in today's game with younger players, there is this misconception about what a great teammate looks like. There is this idea that you are either a great teammate or a great player, and it is up to the bench players or the role...... Continue

Timeouts and Bench Procedure [ARTICLE]

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The bench must be totally engaged and into the game (mentally and physically). Lack of engagement is a clear indicator to the coach that the player is more concerned with themselves than the team. Being engaged sends a message to the coaches...... Continue

10 Characteristics of a High Character Player [ARTICLE]

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High character players are a must for any team that has championship goals. It takes players that are willing to step up and lead and get everyone moving towards one common purpose. Players like this are invaluable to a team. Here are...... Continue

Developing Good Player Habits [ARTICLE]

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Every basketball coach wants to help their players make smart decisions. Nevertheless, many players have bad habits and tendencies that could limit the full potential of a team’s success. Those players and teams need training to develop good...... Continue