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Defeating Choice-Supportive Bias

Coaches: Is Choice-Supportive Bias plaguing your ability to make good decision and move on from bad ones? Read more on Cognitive Biases and how they relate to coaching: Action Bias Pitfalls The Impact of Optimism Bias Avoiding Outcome Bias The Perils of Confirmation Bias Survivorship Bias in Coaching As coaches, we have all made decisions that we have...

Action Bias Pitfalls

A tendency toward action bias can at times lead coaches and players astray and undermine short and long term progress. Read more on Cognitive Biases and how they relate to coaching: The Impact of Optimism Bias Avoiding Outcome Bias The Perils of Confirmation Bias Survivorship Bias in Coaching Coaches are hard workers. One does not ascend...

The Impact Of Optimism Bias

Optimism Bias can lead to unrealistic expectations, disappointment and emotional turmoil for coaches who do not guard against it. Read more on Cognitive Biases and how they relate to coaching: Action Bias Pitfalls Avoiding Outcome Bias The Perils of Confirmation Bias Survivorship Bias in Coaching There are numerous cognitive biases – or mistakes in reasoning –...

Avoiding Outcome Bias

Cognitive Bias In Coaching: Thoughts on avoiding the pitfalls of Outcome Bias for coaches, teams and players.  Read more on Cognitive Biases and how they relate to coaching: Action Bias Pitfalls The Impact of Optimism Bias The Perils of Confirmation Bias Survivorship Bias in Coaching “But Coach, I made it…” The above phrase is one that...

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The Perils Of Confirmation Bias In Coaching

Coaches can be blind to opportunities to advance their teams and programs by falling victim to Confirmation Bias. Read more on Cognitive Biases and how they relate to coaching: Action Bias Pitfalls The Impact of Optimism Bias Avoiding Outcome Bias Survivorship Bias in Coaching Like Survivorship Bias, Confirmation Bias is an example of a cognitive bias...

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Survivorship Bias In Coaching

First in a series on Cognitive Biases and how they can impact our decision making as coaches. Read more on Cognitive Biases and how they relate to coaching: Action Bias Pitfalls The Impact of Optimism Bias Avoiding Outcome Bias The Perils of Confirmation Bias Simply put, Cognitive Biases are thinking errors. They are flaws in judgement...

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Off-Season Development: Team FastModel Coaches Share Their Goals

The off-season is SEPARATION SEASON! Take a look at which areas Team FastModel coaches are aiming to improve and how this summer. Welcome to the 2021 off-season, aka Separation Season – where coaches are made. As coaches, we demand our players improve between the final game of last season and the first practice of the...

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BCL Coverage Recap: How We Spread European Hoops to a Global Audience

The 2021 BCL competition presented the perfect opportunity for FMS to share elite European basketball with our passionate coaching community. As the global standard for basketball coaching software, we’ve made a commitment to serve coaches everywhere. And that means covering basketball everywhere, including at the recent Basketball Champions League Final 8 competition. We employed a...

Pro Tips: How Coaches Can Maximize March Madness With FastDraw

March Madness provides an incredible opportunity for basketball coaches to learn from some of the best in the business. FastDraw can help! We all know coaches share (and steal) plays from each other, it’s a natural part of the game. So what better chance to do so than in the month of March? With over...

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The Planning Fallacy And How It Relates To Coaching

The Planning Fallacy explains why human beings, including basketball coaches, are terrible at estimating how long something will take. In my work counseling coaches, my clients often ask how long I think it will take their teams to learn an offense, defense or engrain some fundamental habit. There is no way I can accurately answer...

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