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Using Statistics to Effectively Evaluate Your Team

Statistics are a valuable tool for coaches in all sports. A common fault is to keep general statistics that illustrate only part of the true picture of your team. To properly glean specific ..
(November 06, 2008)
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What is the 365Trainer and Why is it Causing Such a Stir?

The next revolution in individual and team skill development has hit the world of basketball. Coaches, players and athletic directors are raving about the new 365Trainer from Sideline Sports. This ..
(June 17, 2008)
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An Inside Look at an NBA Draft Workout

In August I had the pleasure of spending an afternoon with Adam Haluska, the Big Ten's leading scorer from last season. Drafted in the second round by the New Orleans Hornets, Adam shared with me ..
(December 13, 2007)
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Post Solitaire Can Improve Your Post Play

The most celebrated camp program in the country is 5-Star Basketball camps. One of it's most popular clinicians is John Pigatti, the head coach at South Suburban College in Chicago. His previous ..
(December 13, 2007)
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What Do Basketball and the Bengal Tiger Have In Common?

When reading recently about Bengal Tiger becoming extinct my mind shifted to basketball. Our great is in grave danger of going the way of the tiger. Just like managing wild life, we must manage our ..
(December 13, 2007)
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Small Things Win Big Games

Today I witnessed an excellent high school game between two of the state's finest programs. They played as part of the competitive Iowa State team camp. The game was close throughout as 5 points ..
(December 13, 2007)
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Tips for Entering the Coaching Profession

Sports play a huge role in our daily life. As our kids participate in sports the role of the coach becomes important. Unlike many professions, coaching does not have a preparation path as do most ..
(December 04, 2007)
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The Difference Between Being a Player and Becoming a Player

The difference between being and becoming a player provides a strong lesson for all basketball players and athletes in general. The average American sports fan believes that college and professional ..
(August 29, 2007)
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Breaking Down the Game, Vol 1 - Footwork

This article represents the first in a series of fundamentals of the game of basketball. My decision to write this series represents my commitment to proper instruction in youth basketball. The game ..
(August 19, 2007)
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The Coach That Knew More Than John Wooden

A challenge must be issued to all basketball coaches and coaches of any sport. Regardless of level or sport, every coach faces problems, obstacles, and frustration of the job. Coaches, you can become .
(August 18, 2007)
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So You Want to be a College Basketball Coach

In thousands of young men and women in America, a burning desire to coach at the collegiate level exists. Some have played at the college level while others only dreamed of it. Our TV culture has ..
(August 03, 2007)
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Put the FUN back into Fundamentals

Ask almost any child what his or her favorite part of the elementary school day is and you will realize that recess rules. The opportunity to get fresh air and run around beats anything according to ..
(August 03, 2007)
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Research Findings Show Importance of Strong AAU & HS Coach ..

Over the past 15 years there has been an influx of AAU programs in our country. Some believe that AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) basketball has hurt the game while others believe it has a needed place ..
(August 03, 2007)
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How Good Coaches Deal With Poor Game Performances

As long as sports rely on the scoreboard to determine the success, there will always be winners and losers. This article looks at how basketball coaches handle their teams following a loss. The way ..
(August 01, 2007)
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Are You Coaching an "Aimless" or "Purposeful" Offense?

Like most sports, the winning team in basketball is determined by how many points your team scores. A high school game is only 32 minutes long, putting pressure on each possession to be efficient and .
(July 24, 2007)
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Practice Organization Ideas For All Basketball Coaches

Coaches are constantly contacting me about how to become more efficient during their practice sessions. Wanting to be prepared and organized, coaches tend to squeeze much more into practice than they .
(July 22, 2007)
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12 Steps on the Path to College Coaching

In the last 25 years, I have aided over 80 coaches to reach their goal of coaching in college. Over the years I have developed a system that will give any coach a chance to reach this coaching ..
(July 22, 2007)
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Coach, I Just Want A Chance to be a College Coach

The first step toward getting closer to making the leap into college coaching is an easy one. By making the decision that you will take any job you can get to start out is the best way to approach ..
(July 14, 2007)
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Win 3 More Games A Year With With NBA Hotzones

The NBA has stepped up recently in terms of enhancing the game through technology. One of the newest gadgets in the NBA hotZones. This tool gives a ton of information to the coach regarding most and ..
(June 28, 2007)
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One Hour in An Abandoned Warehouse - What's On Your Mind?

In our busy world it is not fashionable to sit and meditate. We jump from one task to another as if we are in some kind of “office sprint" competition. The long range effects of this frenzied ..
(February 11, 2007)
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Job Preservation - How to Keep the Coaching Job You Have

With the increase in coaches salaries, the shelf life of their existence has shrunk. The demand for any head or assistant coaching job is high. Getting one of these jobs takes experience, timing, and .
(March 24, 2007)
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The Offensive Debate - 10 Reasons to Run Motion Offense

There is a long standing debate among coaches on the topic of offensive efficiency. Some coaches believe set plays are the best way to score baskets. Others contend that motion offense gives your ..
(March 18, 2007)
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Leave Your Crutches At the Door

There is a common phrase that says, “We are the sum of our choices. " Everything in our life has happened because we made choices or others made choices that affected us. Each of us have done ..
(March 03, 2007)
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How To Be the Best Youth Basketball Coach You Can Be

No matter what level you coach this great game, you must always strive to increase your knowledge and awareness related to coaching. Coaches and teachers are the only positive people many kids have ..
(March 01, 2007)
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Six Key Components For Great Defensive Drills

Great defensive effort is the trademark of championship teams in all sports. In basketball, defense is the ingredient that allows teams to be in every game. Good defensive coaches have a set of ..
(February 10, 2007)
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