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”

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”

Getting around in VA

So, after a week of being in Virginia and trying to figure out the transportation system to allow me to get to and back from work, I think I may have finally figured out my commuting schedule for now. I am currently staying in Stafford, courtesy of some very nice folks. However, Stafford is slightly outContinue reading “Getting around in VA”

Earn Your Stripes

Every player wants to win. What most players lack however is what they are willing to do or give up in order to win.   Do you want to succeed or do you deserve the success? Have you worked hard and earned your triumphs or are you just hoping that they’ll come to you…  Continue reading “Earn Your Stripes”

Defenisve Mindsets

Being a defensive stopper Teams need defensive stoppers. Coaches want players that will make an impact defensively. Unfortunately, there’s not a lot of glamour in being a good defensive player. Good defense means holding a player below his scoring average, making the opposition take shots from areas they do not want and contesting shots, whilstContinue reading “Defenisve Mindsets”