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The Importance of a Complete Basketball Education

The Importance of a Complete Basketball Education

After the overwhelming success of its Pro Scout School event in Las Vegas each summer, TPG Sports Group is excited to announce the launch of Virtual Scout School. The online course features NBA concepts broken down for College and High School coaches. The $9.99 monthly subscription will provide exclusive access to coaching content, video breakdowns, live stream chats, and

20 “Expectations” for Your Team

Ready or not, it’s that time of year again. The season is ALMOST here and now is the perfect time (if you haven’t done so already) to lay the framework for how your program works and what expectations you have for the season, team, and individual players. Below is a list of 20 “expectations” that

Practice Structure Ideas – Philosophy 

As most high school coaches are gearing up to start practice within the next month, I wanted share a list of Top 20 Tips on practice structure. These are personal to our program, so obviously take what you like and adjust it to fit your team. The emphasis should be on doing the things your team

Support Staff Series, Vol. 1: Q&A with Cory Marquardt

This fall, FastModel Sports is excited to feature a Support Staff Series of Q&A interviews to show a little love to those coaches who aren’t in the spotlight and don’t sit in the first row of the bench on game day. These are the staff members that work behind the scenes making sure every single aspect of

Inside The Association: Scout Life

The following article written by Jason Benadretti, Executive Vice President & Director of Basketball Operations for Ground Zero Training, was originally published by www.talkbasket.net and can be found here. Do you want to go inside the NBA? Discover the inner workings of the NBA Pre-Draft process? What about understanding the NBA scouting process? Did you even know

The Art of Shooting – A Guide to Proper Mechanics

The good shooter is a picture of grace, releasing the ball with seemingly effortless motion. However, this “seemingly effortless motion” comes at a high price. Some studies have proven it takes approximately 200,000 correct repetitions to learn a basketball skill to mastery. How much is that? About 10 years! Thus, it is extremely important to

What’s Worked for Me (So Far)

CREATING BASKETBALL OPPORTUNITIES *This article was originally published on Andrew Wingreen’s Website. He is an assistant coach at Bethel College. I’ve been very fortunate as a young basketball coach to have landed a number of amazing basketball opportunities. A few of these include Duke basketball camp, UCLA camp, Georgia State Basketball Camp, Snow Valley Iowa

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