Wednesday Quotes Part 1

“The first thing you need to do when you find yourself in a hole… is stop digging.” Gary Mack “Plan your work then work your plan.”Jay Virgil Mayhugh “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.” Aristotle “Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation. Character […]

Tournaments

Today there are lots of opportunities to play in tournaments. Kids today think in order to get better and develop their skills they feel they have to play every weekend in a tournament. Not true what kids need to do to better is to work on their skills in the gym. Here is an example […]

Summer Team

This will be a short post on summer team but if your summer team isn’t playing in front of college coaches or scouting services then you need to find another team it’s that SIMPLE. If you are HS player and have aspirations in playing at the next level you need to be playing in JULY […]

Shot Fake

SLOW DOWN is what I feel like I say a lot of time when a player is doing a shot fake. A good shot fake simulates their actual shot. I see so many kids rush their shot fake making their shot fake not respectable. Slow to fast shot fake should be demonstrated so the defense […]

Consistent Player

What do you think of when you hear the word consistent? I think of someone who has put the work in at the gym. I think of someone who is selfish and wants to be the best at their craft. I think of someone who is coachable and wants to learn and to continue to […]

Basketball Camps

What do you look for in a basketball camp? What separates an OK camp compared to a GREAT camp. Here is my opinion: First, a GREAT camp focuses a lot on skill development an OK camp just wants to play games i.e. KNOCKOUT (which is a game we don’t play at our camps it teaches […]

School Ending

With school about to end for most kids real soon their basketball skill development needs to start ASAP if they haven’t started yet. Off season is dedicated to individual development while in season is focused on TEAM development. So the question or questions you ask is what do I do to get better? First, set […]