youth coaching


17 Points to Remember


Posted By on Jul 21, 2010

1. A player should always be aware that his best opportunity to take a jump shot is after receiving the ball because the defense is not yet set. 2. If you want to become a good offensive player, the first thing to work on is your shooting. 3. A good offensive player should posses the ability to score after just two or less dribbles. 4. A good offensive player should not create opportunities for himself, but also for his teammates. 5....

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Attacking the basket is one of the best assets of a good basketball player, who plays the guard and forward positions. Like in the NBA, almost all the superstars like Lebron James, Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade, Rajon Rondo and Derrick Rose are all good slashers. Attacking the basket is not done by merely running fast towards the basket because there are lots of techniques that should be perfected to be an effective slasher. Even if you...

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John Wooden Legacy Lives On


Posted By on Jun 22, 2010

John Wooden, who died at the age of 99, was considered as one of the greatest coaches in history of any sports not only because of his achievement, but also with the lessons he etched in the hearts of his former players. The legendary coach, who was born on October 4, 1910, has a lot of success during his tenure with the UCLA Bruins. He recorded an amazing feat by winning ten NCAA National Championships in his 12-year stint with the...

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Anyone who has ever watched a basketball game on TV or live knows fully well that the game is an intense and highly competitive one, with players vying for the chance to dominate the court with the goal of victory for their team. You only have to watch a single game in order to be aware of the pervasive “win at all costs” mentality that seems to drive every basketball player. The all or nothing approach to playing basketball is just...

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An Overview Of ASEP’s Curriculum For Sports Officials And Administrators This is an overview of the various courses and programs that ASEP has made available for use by sports officials and administrators of youth sports organizations. Details of each specific program are given below. Volunteer Officials Education Program ASEP is currently developing a program that will address specific needs of youth sport officials. If you are...

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An Overview Of ASEP’s Curriculum For Coaches Volunteer Education Program The ASEP Volunteer Education Program aims to provide beginning and intermediate education for volunteer coaches who teach athletes that are 13 years old or younger, as well as offer courses and resources for parents, sports officials, and administrators that work with athletes of this age group. This program is meant to be used in various youth sport programs...

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