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 […]

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Should you let your child specialize in one sport?

Should you let your child specialize in one sport?

We asked Aaron Dickson, “Should my child do multiple sports or focus on a single sport?” … check out his response. https://www.tourney.life/should-you-let-your-child-specialize-in-one-sport/ Keep in mind the research does present some cautions on specializing. Student Athletes Who Specialize Early Are Injured More Often Don’t focus on single sport too early, experts say  When it does come time […]

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How to get players talking on the court

How to get players talking on the court

This article taken from Coach Mac. Check out more of what he offers at: https://www.basketballforcoaches.com We’ve all heard it before, “talk on defense” or “let’s hear you talking”. Coach Mac says “The smartest basketball coaches on the planet understand the importance of communication.” But we often don’t train players on the precise words to use. “Effective teamwork […]

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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

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7 Reasons Your Players can’t shoot the basketball

7 Reasons Your Players can’t shoot the basketball

We love reading Coach Mac’s emails. Learn more about his programs and philosophy at ChampionshipCoachingCourse.com Here is his list of the 7 reasons your players are not great shooters (yet). 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 […]

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