Skills

15-seconds can change your life

Kaden Perry with the best 15 seconds of the summer basketball circuit In the clip above, you will see this player show his greatness, by getting two blocks and a dunk in 15 seconds. But the distinction is in the…

Watts Power Performer: Jadyn Watts

  Each week, Watts Basketball highlights the efforts of one of our young female or male trainees who have translated the skills and lessons they have learned from Watts and applied them on and off the court. This week we…

5 Tips To Turn Setbacks Into Successes

“I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty six times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And…

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…

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…

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…

Fundamentals First or Fail

Kyrie Crossover Basketball

“It’s not the time you put in, it’s what you put into the time.” – Anonymous Nowadays it seems like all players want to shoot like Steph, dribble like I.T and finish like Kyrie. But rarely is the question asked,…

art of shooting

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Art 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…

Tips 9-12

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Tip #9 Write Your Big Goals Down What I mean by this is not necessarily writing down goals associated with tryouts, but just your general big goals that  you want to accomplish this season. What this does is it sets…