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 constant … Continue reading imPACTT coaching – When less means more!
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’m … Continue reading Making an imPACTT!
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 impacts … Continue reading Elusive Confidence
"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 to … Continue reading Holding Yourself to a Higher Standard
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