Transformational Coaching or just coaching

Transformational Coaching or just coaching

We’ve known Coach David Dickson for many years and he recently mentioned the book InSideOut Coaching & the idea of transformational coaching. Youth basketball is struggling in many ways & at times we lose sight of “the why” of sports. So we asked Coach Dickson: When in your career did you discover transformational coaching? And why do […]

Read More

What’s your body language on the court and on bench?

What’s your body language on the court and on bench?

We love this video clip … your overall attitude & body language DOES matter. TourneyLifeDoug DeVries has been working in youth basketball for over 25 years. He has a passion to see sports in balance in life, for kids to thrive in sports, and for parents to enjoy the entire process. https://www.tourney.life

Read More

The Balance in being Highly Competitive in Youth Basketball – the “I GET TO” attitude.

The Balance in being Highly Competitive in Youth Basketball – the “I GET TO” attitude.

We asked Aaron Dickson this question: We love his response. Aaron DicksonAaron Dickson is from a coach’s family and has been around sport his whole life. He played hoops in college on a full scholarship (where he met his wife also a full ride hooper) and has been training basketball players for the last 10 […]

Read More

John Wooden: Never Mistake Activity for Achievement

John Wooden: Never Mistake Activity for Achievement

Coach John Wooden’s most insightful model to discuss his idea is the methodology he used to prepare, execute and improve his practices. He was not satisfied with simply having achievement in each activity, but rather he sought to maximize achievement without stifling initiative. Proper Execution of the Plan Attention to Detail Maximize use of time Post-Practice Analysis […]

Read More

Religion And Its Effects On Sport

Religion And Its Effects On Sport

“I play for fun” sounds pretty weak in comparison to the phrases, “I am a serious player” or “I play to win”! Whenever a “serious” sports family hears about a team that is JUST playing for fun, they overlook the players/team/league/tournament all together as though it is not up to their standards. Humanity has always […]

Read More