This is a fast pace, full court 1v1 drill that benefits both offensive and defensive players.
Kids love playing the game Memory, so why not try to incorporate this basketball version in your next practice? This game focuses on movement, balance, coordination, and ball-handling.
For young athletes and parents of young athletes, it is important to understand the concept of specialization and how it applies to sport development. Specialization is when an athlete “limits participation to a single sport, which they train for and compete in on a year-round basis.”1 Let’s discuss how understanding specialization and related concepts can help young people develop not only physically, but mentally and emotionally as well.
Dribble – Pivot – Shoot. Three important progressions to help a player get away from their defender and give them an opportunity to shoot.
I can’t believe it’s almost been a week since the closing ceremonies of the 15U Boy’s and Girl’s National Championships in Regina, Saskatchewan. Since I’ve been back I have had some time to reflect on the week and put into words everything I have learned.
This game is really easy to implement and a lot of fun, what more could you ask for when coaching young athletes?