Tim Grover is so on the money in the below article in more ways than one... http://attackathletics.com/why-draft-combines-are-a-poor-predictor-of-success/ Let's start with athletics and he is right. Can you imagine if Damian Lillard, Steph Curry and Kevin Durant were judged by their ability to bench press and that was a determinant of how successful they would eventually … Continue reading Predicting Success through Testing
Coach James Weldon spoke at the National Coaching Conference 2016 about the importance of individual workouts for players and gave an insight into some of the drills that he uses to help players improve. Coach Weldon - Individual Workouts
Some notes from Coach Nenad Trunic from Serbia presenting at the National Coaching Conference 2016 in the National Basketball Arena, Tallaght in Dublin. Coach Trunic Post Player Development Coach Trunic Zone Principles
The "golden boy" of tennis, Novak Djokovic made some comments on Monday about the wage and gender gap in tennis that seem to have opened up a can of worms about the sport, gender differences and the wage gap. A controversial topic that very few people actually want to engage in because of the fact that … Continue reading Gender Equality and the Wage Gap
With the basketball season just around the corner, coaches need to start planning and making several decisions. Although most of these decisions will be in relation to the team, its playing style and their goals for the coming year, one of the most important decisions will be the conscious decision to foster a team culture. … Continue reading Creating Team Cultures
A young woman went to her mother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she was going to make it and wanted to give up. She was tired of fighting and struggling. It seemed as one problem was solved, a new one arose. … Continue reading Are you a Carrot, Egg or a Coffee Bean?
Last week, I wrote a blog about killing "Sacred Zombie Cows" or in other words, challenging conventional wisdom as it relates to sports. This blog will address the warm-up and the role it plays in activities. For the most part, I speak in basketball jargon, but the ideas in the blog can be easily transferred … Continue reading What’s the Importance of a Warm-Up?