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20 “Expectations” for Your Team

On October 19, 2017, Posted by , In Coaching/Training Tips,Motivational,Skill Development, With Comments Off on 20 “Expectations” for Your Team

Ready or not, it’s that time of year again. The season is ALMOST here and now is the perfect time (if you haven’t done so already) to lay the framework for how your program works and what expectations you have for the season, team, and individual players. Below is a…

35 “Secrets” of Brilliant Coaches

On November 21, 2015, Posted by , In Coaching/Training Tips,Motivational,Skill Development, With Comments Off on 35 “Secrets” of Brilliant Coaches

The following comes from a 2014 article in the Huffington Post done by Anne Josephson titled, “35 Secrets of Brilliant Coaches.” Later that year, Bob Starkey, who is an Assistant Coach at Texas A&M, passed the article my way. I know you, especially those younger coaches looking for an edge,…

THE TRAITS OF A SUCCESSFUL FAILURE

On February 2, 2015, Posted by , In Coaching/Training Tips,Motivational, By ,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on THE TRAITS OF A SUCCESSFUL FAILURE

Nobody likes to fail. But if we’re honest, we understand that failure is a part of life. There is no success without some amount of failure. Great inventors like Thomas Edison experience a lot of failures on the way to a successful invention. Even the best baseball players strike out…

Tim Grover: Mental Dominance

On September 30, 2014, Posted by , In Coaching/Training Tips,Motivational, By ,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Tim Grover: Mental Dominance

The following is an excerpt from Tim Grover’s book “Relentless”. It is a MUST read for anyone looking to get a mental edge in the sport of basketball.  Because no matter what you want for yourself, whether your ambitions take you to the gym or the office or anywhere else…