Tag Archives: Coaching


15 Tips for a Better Practice

15 Tips for a Better Practice

1. Plan it to the minute. Go into practice with a plan. Carefully decide your goals for the day and plan the drills you need to implement to accomplish those goals. Script out how much time you want to spend on each segment and keep in mind that most people have short attention spans. Try

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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

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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

Feb. 20, 2016 - Surprise, AZ, USA - Kansas City Royals general manager Dayton Moore, right, visits with Baseball Operations Assistant/Player Development Chris Getz during a spring training workout on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, in Surprise, Ariz. (Credit Image: � John Sleezer/TNS via ZUMA Wire)

From Worst to World Series

From Worst to World Series: Dayton Moore’s Process You may or may not have heard of Dayton Moore, but if you follow professional baseball, you have heard of the Kansas City Royals.  Once the laughing stock of Major League Baseball, the Royals have gone from baseball’s worst team to one of baseball’s hottest teams, fresh