How basketball forms a community

9 provinces, 216 athletes, 55 coaches and support staff, and countless supporters have all gathered in Regina, Saskatchewan this week for the 2017 Boy’s and Girl’s National Championships. These numbers clearly demonstrate how basketball, and any other sport for that matter, has the power to form a community.

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Drill: Octopus Dribbling Part 2

After your players have mastered the octopus dribbling drill with one basketball, challenge them to this version which involves dribbling with two basketballs! Players, including myself, tend to use their dominant hand to dribble. This drill will force them to practice dribbling with both hands at the same time!

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The Power of a Compliment

We coach because we are passionate about sports, and ultimately want to have a positive influence on the lives of our players. How do you ensure you are in fact having a positive impact on them? It’s easy, you need to connect with your young athletes! Continue reading “The Power of a Compliment”

Basketball’s Increase in Popularity

With Canada’s first ever victory at the FIBA U19World Cup, the addition of 3×3 to the Olympics, the success of our 3×3 Canada Quest, it is only fitting to discuss the growth and increase in popularity of our favourite sport – BASKETBALL!

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Game: Tag – Beaver, Moose, & Canada Goose

With Canada’s recent 150th birthday, we thought we would create a variation of tag using Canada’s most iconic animals! You can’t get any more Canadian, eh?

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