Basketball And Philosophy: Beautiful Game

Can a basketball court be a dojo, "a place of enlightenment" in which disciplined athletes train their hearts and minds through the pursuit of physical excellence? This weeks #BookClub takes six key principles that lead to success from four famous coaches. And Dickie V. and Billy Packer debate what is beautiful about basketball.

Basketball And Philosophy: Purist Game

Arguments between purists and modernists are primarily about different visions of what basketball should be, not about which techniques work better. Fans of each generation have a subjective view of the best brand of basketball despite evidence of overlap between each era. During my day we played team defense. During my day we moved without the basketball. During my day, then just fill in the blank from what you have heard because everyone has a barbershop type story to tell.

Water The Bamboo: PLANT

At the end of the day, the seed which we plant is cultivated daily by how we teach, the decisions we reinforce, and the practices that are designed. When we talk about Water The Bamboo we are talking about the effect of compound interest, or lack thereof during our season. From this section of the book what we find out is the connection between the three and how it can impact our cumulative growth.

Confidence: Turn It Around

Key Takeaways: Cornerstones of ConfidenceChange & TimePay Attention to Discrete Actions Previously discussed from Losing Streaks were concepts of doom loops or feeling stuck in the middle when perceived as failing. Part II of the book pertains to getting out of a downward spiral through the foundational Cornerstones of Confidence. Subsequently, each chapter incorporates a … Continue reading Confidence: Turn It Around