“The commander must decide how he will fight the battle before it begins; he must make the enemy dance to his tune from the beginning and not vice versa.” Viscount Montgomery of Alamein “If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend six sharpening my axe.” Abraham Lincoln
1. Your players have to know what the Core Values of your program are.
Thoughts from my devotion this morning: If The focus of your life is winning the next game, and doing whatever you can to acquire even more wins, then you probably suffer from COVETOUSNESS IN COACHING. If you find your life driven by the need for more victories and moments of validation, if you are consumed […]
from Getting To Us, bySeth Davis. Page 90-91. “You’re being a upper body player. That means you were thinking about yourself, Krzyzewski said. “if you you’re talking and giving instruction, you get outside yourself, and you become a lower body player. Your feet are wider. You’re in a stronger stance. Your arms go out, your […]
When I coached at the college level, summertime was spent developing players usually in small groups or on an individual basis. However, now a first year high school coach, I am trying to learn how much is too much for our teams in the summer “live” period. I am not referring to AAU ball, but […]
What does this say to you? It screams to me that I need to make sure my team understands the value of a hard transition push after “around the rim” misses by our opponent.
Today I wish to learn from as many HS basketball coaches as possible. Please leave comments in the appropriate section below with your response. Question: What is your philosophy on off-season (summer) basketball? I’m not referring to AAU (July), but rather in June, when you are allowed to play outside competition with your high school […]
Great stuff here from Fenerbahce basketball club (Euroleague, Turkey). Credit to Basketball Immersion’s YouTube page. I am partial to zipper cuts as they are a good alternative for entries against pressure. I also think a good screening team should incorporate elevator screens for their shooters. Fenerbahce utilizes both types of screens really well. https://youtu.be/irWOpmtahOI
Phil Jackson: University of North Dakota (D2) Del Harris: Milligan College (NAIA) Brad Stevens: DePauw University (D3) Tom Crean (Georgia), Scott Drew (Baylor), Mick Cronin (Cincinnati) and Buzz Williams (Virginia Tech): (didn’t play in college) Level of play doesn’t mean you can coach, but it has a lot to do with where you coach. It […]