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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…

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…

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…

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…

A Bitter Sweet 16

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The 1998 NCAA Sweet 16 tournament was one that Husky fans will never forget. Exactly 18 years ago the Huskies were on the basketball court playing in the Sweet 16 tournament against UCONN for a spot in the Elite 8….

3 most important tips for youth coaches

Are 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…

Do You Know The #1 Motivator For Youth?

Over winter break I witnessed the simplest and most magical thing as it relates to youth development;  my two kids and two of their friends (ages 3, 11 and 8)  working out climbing hills for hours on end. Not only…