LIVE YOUR VALUES

We’ve just wrapped up our third Rend Sports Summer Camp, and following a tough week behind the scenes that can only be described as a frustratingly, challengingly rewarding experience. In what has now become the most looked forward to event of our coaching team every summer, this year was different. All our plans, ideas andContinue reading “LIVE YOUR VALUES”

PREPARING FOR TOMORROW

We all want to achieve a certain objective. We want to bring to life a certain vision that we may have for ourselves of for others.As a player, you may want to be ready to attack practices with tenacity as soon as the pandemic is over. As a coach, you may want to be readyContinue reading “PREPARING FOR TOMORROW”

Measure to Improve

Something that I personally have been struggling with lately is the concept of becoming a better person, a better coach, and a better leader. I’ve consistently been reflecting and actively trying to get rid of what I consider negative habits whilst adding positive habits into my lifestyle. This has been challenging for me as IContinue reading “Measure to Improve”

imPACTT coaching – When less means more!

Is coaching less more effective in the long run? We’ve all seen coaches who have a presence on the court. A certain aura as they move around demanding, controlling, roaring instructions, giving feedback, constantly correcting skills and directing players from drill to drill. On the outset, it looks amazing. The coach seems to be in constantContinue reading “imPACTT coaching – When less means more!”

Making an imPACTT!

WHY DO I COACH BASKETBALL? I coach basketball for a living and have dedicated the last number of years of my life to the sport and all that it brings. Late nights, early mornings, long weekends, emotional players, demanding administrations, over involved parents and uneven working hours. Oh, and did I mention low wages? Of course, I’mContinue reading “Making an imPACTT!”

Elusive Confidence

When it comes to sporting success, confidence has been shown to account for the differences between successful and unsuccessful performances. Sports psychologists and elite athletes have consistently stated that confidence is a crucial currency in their performances and success. But, what is confidence? Are there different types of confidence? How do we develop confidence? What impactsContinue reading “Elusive Confidence”

Pt. 3 – Let me Play!

3. Let Me Play Coach There are times that players perform really well in a game and are executing the coach’s plan perfectly. They share the ball, communicate on defense and shoot the ball well. Then, before they know it, they find themselves back on the bench and they don’t know why? “Coach, I was doing well. JustContinue reading “Pt. 3 – Let me Play!”