North Korea tweaks basketball

North Korea tweaks basketball

It is fascinating to see North Korea tweak the scoring rules of basketball. And why not? It sure would create some interest & new strategies. Not sure if these rules will trickle back to North America, but maybe it will catch on! NORTH KOREA’S BASKETBALL SCORING RULES: Dunks are worth three points (up from two) Field […]

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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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I love to watch you play!

I love to watch you play!

Discovered ilovetowatchyouplay.com recently and wanted to connect you with the site. They say “No matter how good your child is or isn’t at playing sports, according to a survey conducted over 30 years by two coaches and athletic administrators what young athletes want to hear most from their parents after a sporting event is,“I love to […]

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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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