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emailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinArt Of Hoops When someone seeks to improve their game simply because they just love improving, that to me is what an artist is and what the Art of Hoops is about. When your priority is the day to day…

3 most important tips for youth coaches

emailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinAre you volunteering to coach a team this season and looking to make that a great experience for the parents,players and yourself? A lot of volunteer coaches have the best intention at heart, but when the season comes often things…

Why Camps Are Important

emailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinIn today’s age where there is so much focus and emphasis on game play and exposure, it is important to have camps that set the foundation for skill development and enjoyment of the game. Personally, I feel like parents are…

Parenting Champion Athletes

emailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinBeing a parent we always want to be protective of our kids. We want them to be happy, to have playing time, to make the team; but sometimes the best thing that a parent can do for their child is…

Does Playing Multiple Sports Increase Success In Life?

emailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinPlaying Multiple Sports In this era of sports people are told at an early age to focus on one sport if they want to be successful in that sport. Yet we have seen multi-sport people that have been successful like…

The Importance of Scrimmaging

emailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin  Scrimmaging to work on skills Scrimmage is where you can get live reps in to experiment and find out what works and what doesn’t work. After scrimmaging using what you learn, now you can get in game situations where…

Get A College Recruiting Advantage, Even w/Questionable Grades

emailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinWe see 1000s of young people who say the want to play basketball at the college level, but too many student-athletes are too busy traveling or competing and not handling the business of preparing for college. Maintaining a balance of…

Ask D: Two Questions Serious College-bound Athletes Should Ask

emailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinWe see 1000s of young people who say the want to play basketball at the college level, but who never ask themselves these two questions. Listen to learn a couple of the most important questions college-bound students don’t ask. Consequently,…

The Importance Of Goal Setting

emailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinMany athletes set a goal I want to make the high school team, play in college, or play professional but once they set their goals the wonder aimlessly through a bunch of different activities. Spending time here spending time there…

5 “Can’t-Miss” College Basketball Facts

emailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinMany high school players and parents are participating in year round basketball teams in hopes of obtaining college basketball opportunities. Teams play in hundreds of games with players simply going through the motions of a college prospect. Truth is, many…