Category Archive for: ‘Instruction’
A decision is only as good as the information it was based on. Self-deception prevents us from correctly interpreting the data failure is trying to provide us to guide our way.
I’m hoping to evolve my “Full Stop” Defense with things learned from Better Basketball’s “Dynamic Defense” DVD bundle.
Part 1 of 3: Those who understand failure’s relationship to success see failure as feedback and adjust their efforts accordingly. Those that don’t, fear failure and avoid it altogether — thus deceiving themselves into inadvertently becoming their own biggest obstacle to success.
Usually when we preach about the importance of teamwork, what we are saying is that players have to subjugate their personal agendas for the good of the team — and that truly is an important part of teamwork. However, teamwork is reciprocal; the team should give back to each team member, as this cute video (and 3 war stories) show.
Note: this is the 5th article in a 5-part series: Part 1: The RGB of the Read and React Offense …
No matter how strong each of your 5 fingers are, they will never be able to make as powerful an impact individually as a slap, as they will together as one fist.
Ninety percent of the time you play the game of basketball, you don’t even have the ball! And you want to know a secret? Championship basketball is in the 90%.
Whenever I notice our opponent has poor spacing, and their coach isn’t doing anything about it, I smile. My job as a coach, and the job of my players, just got a lot easier on the defensive side of the floor. In fact, I’m truly reluctant to reveal the importance of spacing here for that very reason.