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The Planning Falacy, basketball coaches, FastModel Sports, Radius Athletics

The Planning Fallacy And How It Relates To Coaching

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

#HoopsForum, Radius Athletics, Tony Miller, A Quick Timeout podcast, YouTube, FastModel Sports, FastDraw, TeamFastModel, basketball, coaching, COVID, team culture, program building

Tips On Maximizing Your COVID Season For Coaches & Programs

A list of helpful tips on navigating yourself and your program through this unusual COVID season from Radius Athletics and Tony Miller. Nothing gets us pumped up like seeing dedicated and passionate coaches talk about teaching the game of basketball and getting better at what they do. Even better when the discussion involves two individuals

coaching superpowers, cueing, Radius Athletics, FastModel Sports, coaching, basketball, basketball coach, how to coach basketball, Donovan Mitchell, Greg Popovich, Team USA basketball

Develop Your Coaching Superpowers: Cueing

Superpowers such as delivering effective cues to players will help you level up in the coaching game. Develop your powers for big results. Note: This post is the fourth entry in a series on the “superpowers” coaches can add to level up in the coaching profession. The series originally appeared on Radius Athletics XTRA and

Stanford Cardinal, women's basketball, NCAAW, Top Five, Video Playbook, Princeton Offense, Radius Athletics, Randy Sherman, XsOs, FastModel Sports, FastDraw, FastScout

Video Playbook: Stanford Cardinal

The #2 ranked Stanford Cardinal, powered by their version of the Princeton Offense, look to reclaim Pac-12 and national supremacy. As college basketball resumes, storylines abound in Palo Alto. First, Stanford Head Coach Tara VanDerveer needs just four wins to surpass the career win total of the legendary Pat Summitt. Assuming COVID-19 does not intervene,

Ted Lasso, Apple TV+, streaming, coaching, football, AFC Richmond, FastModel Sports, basketball, coaching philosophy, coaching style, leadership

Takeaways from the Ted Lasso School of Coaching

The fictional character provides a lot of laughs, but Ted Lasso provides some real lessons in his leadership style and coaching philosophies. We often do video breakdowns here on the FMS blog, but this post takes “studying film” to a whole new level. One of the most positively-reviewed shows of 2020 is Ted Lasso, which

Los Angeles Lakers NBA Playoffs

Top Plays of the 2020 NBA Playoffs

Simple sets from the Lakers, Clippers, Jazz and Heat you can add to your FastDraw playbook. No matter what level you coach, hopefully you were following the NBA playoffs closely, as there is always something to learn from the highest level of basketball. Team FastModel was tuned into the NBA Playoffs and sketching sets in

Four WNBA Plays To Run With Your Team

Let’s honor the 2019 WNBA season and its first-class talent by rolling that same energy into your 2019-2020 hoops season.  This year, ladies across the league showed us that representation matters. Through unmatched leadership and outstanding gameplay on the court, to using their voice and individuality to raise awareness around the game’s most sensitive topics

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