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January 31, 2015

There was a study done awhile back by Pure Sweat Basketball that stated players only get 13 shots an hour during practice (excluding skill work and shooting drills.) Most practices at this point in the year only last about 2 hours.  If we used the math we learned in th...

January 31, 2015

I get tweets and emails almost daily asking, “what should I focus on if I want to be a great insert position.” This blog is designed to give players and coaches a quick look at the characteristics needed to be great at every position. 

 

Great Point Guards:

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January 31, 2015

Refuse to Be Outworked

 

Whether it’s a skill session, practice, in the weight room, during a game, or in the classroom, refuse to be outworked. I believe that most players never reach their full potential because they do not work even half as hard as they possibly could...

January 31, 2015

Rep and perfect the fundamentals:

 

 “The great players never get bored with the fundamentals.”  Although it might be a little cliché, it is 100% accurate. It seems like players in todays game would rather focus on mastering crazy dribble moves than perfecting their shoo...

September 15, 2014

Greatness, along with other words such as "Elite" and "Potential," is overused in the basketball world today. The truth is, very few players become great because they are unaware of what it takes to reach greatness. Below is a list of different actions that need to hap...

September 3, 2014

Having a starting position is awesome. Obviously every player strives to start on their respected teams, but what's more important is not who starts, but rather who finishes the game. Below are 5 ways to ensure you are on the floor for every close game. Chances are, if...

April 8, 2014

I recently finished the book “Outliers” by Malcom Gladwell. If you have not read it, I suggest you pick up a copy ASAP. The book is full of interesting things, but the one I want to focus on is his 10,000 hour theory. Gladwell states it takes 10,000 hours to become an...

March 30, 2014

With almost every state finished with high school basketball and the NCAA tournament coming to an end shortly, it's time to turn your focus towards the off-season. The off-season is perhaps the most important season for a basketball player, this is when you can truly w...

March 21, 2014

I have decided to make a weekly blog. In this blog I will discuss all things basketball related. I encourage you as a reader to email or tweet me ideas for new blogs, I will try to cover as many as possible! My first blog is about the process of the Hoop Dreams Workout...

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