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Coach Watts Opens Up About Past Struggles On King 5 New Day

For 22 years, Coach Watts has struggled with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Although it has been talked about many times before between family and friends, he made an appearance on King 5 New Day Northwest to open up for the first…

Win or Lose, We Always Learn

As coaches and adults working with children, one of our most important roles is to create lifelong learners and framing how to deal with success and failures is critical. Even more critical than that is establishing a scoreboard for learning…

4 Steps to Creating Lifelong Learners

Whether it be students or athletes, we often see individuals who achieve greatly in many aspects of their lives because they thrive on it, turning into perfectionists. Then, on the other end of the spectrum, we see the kids that…

The Most Effective Training Process

Anyone who has done any type of training, whether it be for work, for fitness or for sports, know that training isn’t a “one and done” action. There is a lot of thought and effort that goes into training. The…

Are You Ready for High School Basketball Season?

With high school basketball starting TOMORROW, there are a lot of things that you are probably working out to excel in tryouts. Working on you skills, your footwork and everything else it takes to be successful on the court, building…

5 Ways to Pick a High Quality Coach

Have you ever dealt with a coach that didn’t mesh well with your athletes? Ever dealt with a coach who didn’t mesh well with you as a parent? Well, did you do your research? We had the pleasure of sitting…

Want it all – Watts Basketball Casting for Nike

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Nike Commercial Casting with Watts October 30, 2017 – Back in August many of you answered the call and tried out for the part of Dante in a national Nike commercial, with Watts Basketball. We saw a number of great…

Develop Your Shooting Range and Arsenal With the 3 C’s…

The first thing anyone who wants to be a good shooter must do is create a standard of personal excellence, a target to shoot for.  At Watts Basketball, our standard is 8 out of 10 or better, which we define…

How Risk, Reward, Expectations and Feedback Impact Development

— Watts Basketball (@WattsBBall) September 16, 2017 September 19th, 2017 – One of the most valuable and least understood skills in basketball is the ability to shoot. By shoot, I don’t mean just throw the ball at the basket and…

The Real Spill: Professionalism & Loyalty

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The Real Spill Podcast: Professionalism & Loyalty August 8, 2017 – The Boys are back in town! Watts & Kidd break down loyalty, professionalism, their roles in sports with Le’Veon Bell & this whole Kyrie Irving situation & more! Watts…