The 8 Types of Parents You Encounter as a Basketball Coach
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If there’s one thing you can never be prepared for when you first get into being a basketball coach, it’s the parents you encounter. Somewhere in the last decade or two, youth sports have developed several problems, and often times parents are at the forefront of the issues. Don’t get me wrong – coaches with […]

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Coaching Basketball: Guide to Building a Great Team
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Coaching basketball is one of the most rewarding tasks that you can take on as a lover of the game. Not only are you around the wonderful game of basketball, but you are able to positively impact lives using basketball as the vehicle. As rewarding as coaching basketball is, building great teams is not something […]

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12 Traits Of A Great Basketball Coach [Infographic]
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Piggy-backing off of our post, 24 Traits Of A Great Basketball Coach, we decided to pick 12 traits that we think a good coach encompasses and turn them into an easily digestible infographic! Being a great coach takes time, but something that we think is achievable for any coach that works diligently and puts his […]

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Basketball Coaching Tools Podcast – Episode 3

In our third installment of the Basketball Coaching Tools Podcast, we bring on our first guest, Shane Thomson. Shane is an AAU basketball coach under the prestigious Indiana Elite umbrella, with several years of coaching, training, and even officiating under his belt.

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Basketball Coaching Tools Podcast – Episode 2

In this installment of the Basketball Coaching Tools Podcast, Coach Adragna gives a micro-clinic on the motion offense. He chats in detail about: Why you should use the motion offense Types of motion offense Advantages of running a motion Cutting Screening Movement Why youth coaches should teach motion Give this a listen and let us […]

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Basketball Coaching Tools Podcast – Episode 1

In episode 1 of the Basketball Coaching Tools Podcast, Coach Adragna gives a 10-minute overview on what this podcast will be all about. In short, he explains that he hopes this podcast will: Help youth basketball coaches develop their skills Help advanced basketball coaches with breakdowns of detailed topics Act as a micro-clinic each time […]

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Creating Scoring Opportunities for a Teammate
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Most of the time a basketball player associates their worth to the team by how many points they are able to score or what they can tangibly do for the team like; rebounding, blocking shots, assists, etc. However, a team isn’t going to be very successful if there are not players that are consciously looking […]

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36 Youth Basketball Drills for Kids
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Youth basketball drills can be tricky. As a youth basketball coach, you want to keep your practices interesting and fresh. You don’t want your players coming into the gym dreading practice because they already know what’s on the docket for the day. With that said, keeping practices interesting and fresh for youth basketball players is […]

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