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Huddle at Sandburg

Putting Positive Coaching Into Practice

Putting Positive Coaching Into Practice

I’ve wanted to be a basketball coach since I was eight years old. While my peers were dreaming of playing in the NBA, I had my sights set on being the guy in a suit pacing up and down the sidelines. I traded in my playing shoes for a whistle and a clipboard early on

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Off-Season Coaching Development

You’ve Heard About Player Development – But What About Coaching Development?! Coaches dedicate their lives to helping their players improve. Player Development is common phrase in basketball, usually referring to the offseason when individual growth is a focus for athletes. However, Coach Development is just as important during this period! This day and age, things

Argentina Defense

7 Cardinal Defensive Principles

Looking to increase your defensive efficiency this season? Try adding these defensive principles from the legend, Adolph Rupp. Cut Down the Number of Shots “Teams must shoot to score, and if you can reduce their scoring opportunities by aggressive defensive play, you will eliminate the danger of a high score.” Cut Down the Percentage of

Aleksandar Petrovic

6 Ways to Be Coachable

(6 Ways to Be Coachable by Mason Waters was first published by Medium.com) Players, coaches want you to be successful. As a coach, I know I can say that honestly. I want my players to be successful. I really do. And I could care less about the ‘glory’ of it, if anyone knows I helped

March 30, 2016: East head coach Jack Doss yells at players during the 2016 McDonald's Boys All American Game at the United Center in Chicago, IL. Patrick Gorski/CSM(Credit Image: © Patrick Gorski/CSM via ZUMA Wire)

There is Power in Your Words

This is the third in this series of posts I have done on the importance of coaches being teachers – not teachers in the sense of having to be classroom teachers, but in the sense that they must learn strategies to teach their players the same way that classroom teachers use strategies to teach their students. To see the previous two

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