The Station

Tucked away in our subconscious minds is an idyllic vision. We see ourselves on a long, long trip that almost spans the continent. We’re travelling by passenger train, and out the windows we drink in the passing scene of cars on nearby highways, of children waving at a crossing, of cattle grazing on a distant hillside,Continue reading “The Station”

9 Ways to become a tougher player

by Coach Joe Wootten Play in the moment:  Great shooters have no fear of the future and have the shortest memory…..they play in the moment….most adults are better players as they get older because the did not worry anymore….they play in the moment……do not wait until you are older, do it now!   Play forContinue reading “9 Ways to become a tougher player”

Holding Yourself to a Higher Standard

“THE POLICE ARE UNDER ATTACK!!” That is the headline that greeted me in today’s paper. Let me review. Plenty of problems exist in the world that we live in today. However, all of these problems seem to be blown way out of proportion for the most part in the way that the media seems toContinue reading “Holding Yourself to a Higher Standard”

Keys to Being a Great Defensive Team

Keys To Being A Great Defensive Team: by Coach Joe Wootten 0 lay-ups in transition: Stop the other team from getting to the rim in transition.   A player should sprint to the hole (under the rim) and not give up a lay up. +15 in rebounding: A successful team is going to win the battleContinue reading “Keys to Being a Great Defensive Team”

You are your own key to success

Click on the link below to read this great article on how you are your own key to success; how your actions or inactions determine your victories or failures. Seize control of your life, your fate and your destiny. Empower yourself. http://www.the-open-mind.com/no-one-is-coming-to-save-you/

14 Points to being a Key Parent

by Joe Wootten Tell you Child every time you watch them play, “I loved watching you play today!” Please think about how that would make you feel!  I know that would make anyone feel great! Do not soften the blow for your child after a loss:  If they lose teach them to not make excuses,Continue reading “14 Points to being a Key Parent”