“Fly”

Great teams get to the rim. Big time take and finish by Tre Waters to put LSU up with 1.6 seconds left. Maryland’s response is something you see way too often, and something you can train your kids to handle relatively easily. Watch what happens after the ball goes in. Pretty much everyone freezes, and […]

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Tom Izzo and Aaron Henry

A lot has been said about how Tom Izzo reacted to Aaron Henry during their first round NCAA Tournament game. I think it’s a healthy discussion and one that should be continued. The idea that it’s a non-issue and shouldn’t even be talked about because it’s Tom Izzo and he has a track record is […]

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Chip Kelly

We were lucky enough to have UCLA Football coach Chip Kelly join us for a day at IMG Academy. Since I became a head coach, we seem to be known for our scheme. But it’s really not about scheme. Scheme is like the car you drive. It’s not who you are. It’s about your mentality […]

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NC Central Back Door Set

The Air In The Room

When you first take over as a head coach you are eager to establish a new culture and a different way of doing things. You want to put your stamp on the program immediately, and a lot of times changes are going to be made. So generally you are direct and trying to send a […]

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3 Types of Feedback

One of our mental coaches at IMG, Taylor Stutzman, recently presented a 1-hour session for our coaches on confidence. How do you create a confident team with the way you coach? A big part of confidence comes from the type of feedback you give to your players. Feedback essentially comes in 3 kinds of messages […]

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Josh Speidel – Vermont

Effective Leaders Are Masters Of Emotion

https://www.basketballispsychology.com/blog-1/effective-leaders-masters-of-emotion

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“It’s Hard To Beat A Team 3 Times!”

Except, that’s not true.

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