August 2nd, 2011
There are lots of flashy moves with a basketball – you’ve seen them through the years. The driving speed dribble and on-the-move dribbling of some of the greatest players ever to grace the court are amazing to watch – but it all begins with the fundamentals of ball handling.
No one will ever be great – or even adequate – on the boards without a firm mastery… Continue reading
May 17th, 2011
It seems every day that you’re having to tell your kids to take the bucket off the dresser and bouncing the basketball off the walls. (One kid I know actually put a trashcan in the top drawer of a chest of drawers and used duct tape (!) to tape the drawer tight so the can would stay put …)… Continue reading
March 30th, 2011
Sure wish I had known John Wooden.
He applied what he knew about life to basketball – and had it right because the “Wizard of Westwood” was the winning-est coach in NCAA history.
We all tell our kids that practice pays off and if you want to be really good at something – sports, academics, painting – whatever – you Continue reading
March 10th, 2011
When watching youngsters play basketball, have you ever noticed players who do only one of two things? They are either running – or standing. It’s like stop and go, stop and go and then, for something new, go and stop. Continue reading