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Basketball in Cinema

Basketball in Cinema

Basketball movies are full of crazy moves, wild shots, and incredible athletic feats. The slow-motion buzzer shots and the sound of squeaky sneakers against the gym floor add something special to these movies. That being said, here are five of the very best basketball...

Improving Your Self-Discipline

Self-discipline is something that many people struggle with throughout multiple aspects of their lives. For athletes in particular, self-discipline is especially important. In the game of basketball, players have to demonstrate self-discipline both when practicing and...
The Significance of Rebounding Percentage

The Significance of Rebounding Percentage

While it’s true that stats can tell a story, it’s also a bit of a misnomer. Stats can tell any number of differing and contradictory stories based on which stats you read and how you read them, and it can be hard to untangle all the numbers to get to...

Developing and Improving Your Shooting Arc

Basketball is one of the most popular sports in the United States not only for youth but for people of all ages. One of the most important aspects of a player’s game is the arc they shoot the ball with. Shoot it with too much arc and it will never reach the...
Easy Ways to Improve Your Ball Handling Skills

Easy Ways to Improve Your Ball Handling Skills

Becoming a proficient basketball player requires time dedicated to practice. That is no secret and should not be news to anyone. Developing basic skills and fundamentals is the foundation of a talented basketball player, and ball handling is one of the most important....

Coaching New Trends in Youth Basketball

The game of basketball has evolved greatly in the past few decades. Since Dr. James Naismith threw the first soccer ball through a peach basket, the game has experienced numerous changes. Different eras have had their respective rules, and changes in these rules have...

Understanding Different Age Groups When Coaching

The job of a coach is simple: allow the players to learn the basic, fundamental aspects of the game while improving their individual weaknesses and capitalizing on their strengths. How the coach does that is up to them, but the process changes dramatically depending...
Important Drills for Experienced Guards

Important Drills for Experienced Guards

Guards are the playmakers on a basketball team. Frequently, they drive fast breaks and are the court generals in charge of running the offense. Even the most experienced guards need to practice important drills that improve their skills. Guards set the tone on both...
3 Tips to Becoming a Better Free Throw Shooter

3 Tips to Becoming a Better Free Throw Shooter

It’s an old saying amongst basketball enthusiasts that games are won and lost at the free throw line. Many a team have fallen to defeat because of poor foul shooting. Through a lot of diligent practice, players can improve their ability to shoot from the charity...

How Youth Sports Translate to Career Success

Youth sports in general can be extremely beneficial in the development of children’s lives regardless of the level of competition they are involved in. Basketball, football, baseball, and more each come with an array of benefits that can contribute to key growth and...
Teaching Basketball Fundamentals to Beginners

Teaching Basketball Fundamentals to Beginners

Educating young basketball players and sharing your knowledge of the sport is a mutually beneficial practice that can go a long way in the success of youths. Especially true for beginners with no prior experience, basketball players have a wide range of opportunities,...