Substitutions and Bench Conduct – 010
Fake Toughness vs. Real Toughness in Basketball – 009
Coach A is back here with another podcast talking about how you should address subbing and bench conduct with your players. A bench’s conduct can help make or break your team’s mentality, and it’s important your players understand what you expect them to do when they are subbed out of the game, and also understand […]
Finishing the Season Strong – 008
In this episode, Coach A tackles what fake toughness vs. real toughness looks like in basketball. Many players in today’s game have a strong misconception of what a coach means when he says he wants more toughness out of them. In this episode, Coach A deciphers what coaches mean when they say that and gives […]
Why Do Some Players & Teams Reach Their Potential & Others Don’t? – 007
Coach A highlights some of his philosophies on how you can finish your season strong. He give some tips on getting your players’ minds & bodies right for a tournament run.
Basketball Coaching: Coachable vs. Uncoachable Players
In today’s coaching podcast, Coach A talks about why some teams and players reach their potential, and others seemingly never improve & don’t. What it all comes down to is the mindset that your players have, and believe it or not, the mindset that they have comes a lot from how we coach them. Coach […]
Basketball Coaching: What Do Players Want to See? – 005
Coach A is back talking about a basketball coaching topic that is near and dear to his heart: coachable vs. uncoachable players. Unfortunately, the entitlement of players is at an all-time high, which is resulting in an all-time high of uncoachable players. Coach A highlights traits that coachable and uncoachable players possess, and how you […]
The Problems With Youth Basketball – 004
Coach A isn’t too far removed from being on the playing side of things, and he has a great relationship with players at several different levels. In this post, he goes in depth about what players want to see out of their coaches. Often times as coaches, we get lost in what we want, rather than what […]
Basketball Coaching Tools Podcast – Episode 3
Piggybacking on our post, Problems With Youth Basketball and How to Fix Them, Coach A highlights some of his biggest pet peeves when it comes to youth basketball.
Basketball Coaching Tools Podcast – Episode 2
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.
Basketball Coaching Tools Podcast – Episode 1
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 […]
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 […]