By Brad Niley in For Coaches
John Stearns is a Senior at Olentangy Orange High School and has been a member at Just Hoops since the beginning of Summer 2020. Outside of his practices and summer
By Matt Lehmann in For Coaches
How would you define your role on your team? Are you the primary ball handler, spot up shooter, lock down defender, hustle player, or the team leader? Everyone has a
By Trent Scarbrough in For Coaches
“I think the biggest thing for young players now is to ask, “why”?”- Kobe Bryant This was Kobe’s answer when he was asked about air-balling four shots in a row
By Nathan Edick in For Coaches
Skill development requires a devotion to habits that create precision. Skill is developed through repetition and a blend of learning and reflection. The seed of every habit is a tiny,
WHAT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE POINT GUARD? – Sherri Coale, Oklahoma Women’s Basketball Head Coach “Deal Hope!” When you go negative, it gets better 0% of the time. When
Lessons we can learn from The Mamba Mentality: How I Play PROCESS I had a constant craving, a yearning, to improve and be the best. I never needed any external
Your inner coach is someone who helps you out or breaks you down. Treat your inner coach like a traffic light: Red = Negative Thought (“I can’t do this” or
3-man Ball-Screen action with the defense rotating out of the ball-side corner to take away the roll. The ball-handler coming off the ball-screen must: 1). Beat 1 2). Engage 2
The placement of your last finger to touch the ball on your release will dictate the direction of the basketball. In order to be a good shooter…you must become a
The Quick Hop is beneficial when the shooter is on the move. Pre-shot movement can be sliding laterally along the perimeter, uphill coming off an away screen or downhill off
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