A Coach’s Responsibility Towards Racial Equality

This breaks from any coaching criteria. But it doesn't. Even yesterday reading the final pages from our Book Club there was this quote: "...Understanding things well enough to be able to change the future." The problem is I do not understand. I don't understand enough about the situation to help make a change, yet. I … Continue reading A Coach’s Responsibility Towards Racial Equality

Inverted Offense

Offensive execution is schematic point-conversion - manufacturing shot-selection into points on the scoreboard. With the increasing value for analytics in today's game, coaches are being trained in the comprehension of high-value scoring coming from free-throws, lay-ups, and three-point field goals. Consider today's style of play, 'Pace & Space' or 'Drive & Kick' being the universal … Continue reading Inverted Offense

Conscious Coaching: Intro & Chapter 1

"Conscious Coaching is about figuring out an athlete's purpose and matching it with an evidence-based coaching process." Intro & Chapter 1 Takeaways Conscious Coaching Defined Four Elements of a Conscious Coach "...(T)ools that will help you improve your ability to close the gaps that may exist between your athletes' internal drives and your personal coaching … Continue reading Conscious Coaching: Intro & Chapter 1

Talent Code: Chapter 9 & 10

"Master coaches are the human delivery system for the signals that fuel and direct the growth of a given skill circuit, telling it with great clarity to fire here and not here." Chapter 9 Takeaways: Direct in High-Definition Bursts Coaching the Right Circuit "Most master coaches delivered their information to their students in a series … Continue reading Talent Code: Chapter 9 & 10

Loading to the Ball

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aruv8xIaHog Saw this clip from Illinois State demonstrating "Loading to the Ball." Have been looking for clips to use as examples for our program to better understand off-ball positioning when applying full-court pressure man-to-man. Athletes at the lower levels tend to have a good idea on a half-court being in "help" position when their offensive … Continue reading Loading to the Ball