Posts filed under: Basketball Skill

"The Talent Code" Key Takeaways, by Daniel Coyle

After reading (or listening to the audio book) “The Talent Code” (April 28, 2009) by Daniel Coyle, there is a real sense that anyone can become better at any skill they want, whether it is shooting a basketball or playing...
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Four basketball tips for Christmas break

Around the country schools are about to send their students home for 10-14 days during the holidays. For basketball players this means you are going to get extra opportunities to work on your game and make yourself better when you...
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Van Gundy on youth basketball skill development problems

Here is a clip of Stan Van Gundy at coaching clinic on the topic of youth basketball. Specifically, the problem with youth basketball in the United States. It is a little under 3 minutes and, in typical Van Gundy style,...
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Five things to help prepare for basketball season

The start of high school basketball practice is about one month away. At this point, serious basketball players have probably put in a heavy off season of training. But this is not the time to slow down! With one month...
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Middle School Showcase This November

The Middle School Showcase is for boys that are currently in the 5th-8th grade that are looking for an advantage when it comes to college basketball recruiting....
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The Foundation of Basketball Player Evaluations

An accurate basketball player evaluation is an important part of a player’s development. It is also important to coaches that currently work with a player or a coach that is considering working with a player in the future. Player evaluations are used...
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The Stretch Provision

Steve Nash is now aware of the Stretch Provision and how quickly your career can come to end. Youth basketball players would benefit by realizing this from the beginning. ...
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Press release for the Alan Stein clinic

Here is the press release for the Alan Stein Cutting Edge Clinic April 11, 2012 – (Boise, IDAHO) Alan Stein, the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for the nationally renowned, Nike Elite DeMatha Catholic High School basketball program, will be presenting...
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8th grade program dedicated to developing basketball skills

Back for its second year, the 8th grade boys program will be going again this fall. The program runs November – December with an initial evaluation on Saturday, October 29. All players must attend the evaluation. From there, Idaho Select...
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Trying out as a 9th grader

For a lot of 9th graders, you may be going to your first high school tryout. Depending on what school district you are in and if you are at a four year high school, it can be intimidating to put...
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