My Coach Sucks!!

Coaches differ from one another in various ways. Their coaching styles, their behaviours, their philosophies, systems and even their personalities. Combining these styles with that of their athletes results in some great working relationships and at other times, confusion from the athletes' part as they struggle to understand their coach and fit in with the … Continue reading My Coach Sucks!!

Predicting Success through Testing

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 Weldon – Coaching Notes

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

Coach Trunic – Coaching Notes

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

Basketball and Life

"Whatever works in basketball works in life!" - Morgan Wootten Coach Wootten is arguably the most successful high school coach in basketballs history with over 1'200 wins in his career. The above statement is his core philosophy in basketball and I must admit that I completely agree with it. In order to be a good … Continue reading Basketball and Life

Back to School Again

I honestly believe that everything that we do is a conscious choice.... and once we've made that choice, our attitudes towards it determine how successful we become at it, and how much of an impact it has on those around us. This is an interesting time of the year, as we have now approached the … Continue reading Back to School Again

Breaking Down Game Film

Failure to Prepare is Preparing to Fail  The FIBA European Championships was going to be a test of  mental toughness and preparation for all teams involved. With 17 teams competing in the Championships, and each team playing a minimum of 7 games in 10 days, it was imperative that every team do anything they could … Continue reading Breaking Down Game Film