The Grind

Insight & Curiosity

I recently received some great questions from a mature prep school student athlete who is curious about the game of basketball. The questions sparked my answers below:  Why is it that college teams typically run plays that incorporate everyone vs NBA teams that will isolate players or space the floor and run a two man …

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What is the Most Important Team Offensive Mental Skill to teach Players?

Let’s review what we have discussed in the last three blogs: 1) What is the most important individual skill? Answer: Creating off dribble & driving  2) What is the most important team offensive physical skill to teach players? Answer: Spacing 3) What is the most important individual offensive mental skill to teach players?  Answer: Confidence  …

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Law of Reciprocity

The Law of Reciprocity is summed up by, “if you do something nice for me, I’ll do something nice for you.” There has to be great reciprocity in all the relationships you have in your team, family, co-workers, significant other or program’s. What ever you receive from the people and teammates you are involved with, give …

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