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What Every Kid Needs To Do To Become A Better Scorer

By Donald Watts Any basketball coach knows that scoring is different for every player. The best scorers have different signature styles that depend on their body type, personality, and approach to the game. Kareem had the sky hook. Kobe is…

Four Life Skills Kids Learn at Watts Basketball Camps

By Donald Watts Basketball has made me the man — the father, son, boss, teammate, and friend — that I am today. More than that, I’ve seen the positive impact that basketball can have on young people of all backgrounds,…

7 Important Things To Consider Before Your Next AAU Season

With the high school basketball season coming to an end, many families are now preparing to make the decision of what AAU program to compete for. It can often be really challenging for parents and players to find a program…

Making Strides with Watts Basketball

We love to see the success that comes to trainees that we have consistently worked with. It’s always nice to see the hard work and efforts pay off. That is exactly what has happened with Watts trainee, Sidney Rielly who…

4 Steps to Creating Lifelong Learners

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I think you’ll agree that youth sports is becoming more and more competitive with a heavy focus on winning and losing. The problem is that we lose track of our true objective: ensuring that kids have a positive experience in order…

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…

Guide to Making This Your Best Season Yet!

Parents play an extremely important role in the enjoyment and the outcome in athletes’ sports experience. We have seen athletes that lost college playing opportunities due to their parents being overbearing. On the other side of things, we have also…

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…

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…