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Better Coaches Mindset: Hedgehog Concept

Better Coaches Mindset: Hedgehog Concept

This is Part 1 of a Better Coaches Mindset Series from Coach Doug Brotherton and our partners at HoopGrind Basketball. It was originally published here. Three years ago, I listened to the audio version of the book, “Good to Great,“ by Jim Collins. One of the concepts that has stuck with me is the Hedgehog Concept. This

Saint Mary's Women's Basketball versus Gonzaga.Gaels defeated the Bulldogs 54-51.  Jan. 10, 2013

4 Philosophies All Coaches Should Have – Part 4

This is final part of this 4 part series on the 4 philosophies all coaches should have. In the first three posts, I covered the “General Athletic/Coaching Philosophy,” the “Sport-Specific Philosophy,” and the “Practice Philosophy.”  Today I am going to talk about the “Playing Time Philosophy.” Many coaches never consider the concept of a playing

April 3, 2015 - Indianapolis, IN, USA - Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari made a point as the University of Kentucky basketball team practiced at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, In., Friday, April 03, 2015. UK plays Wisconsin Saturday night in the National semifinals. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff. (Credit Image: © Lexington Herald-Leader/ZUMA Wire)

4 Philosophies All Coaches Should Have – Part 3

This is Part 3 of this series on the 4 philosophies all coaches should have. The 4 philosophies all coaches should have are as follows: “General Athletic/Coaching Philosophy,” “Sport-Specific Philosophy,” “Practice Philosophy,” and a “Playing-Time Philosophy.” There may be more philosophies that coaches will want to consider, but these four should form the basis for

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