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At a recent PGC clinic, (PGC) President Mano Watsa shared his philosophy on timeouts. Mano believes that timeouts should be treated like a sandwich. I. Bread Bread is the foundation of your sandwich so that should be your initial focus. Many times coaches use timeouts to vent...

The Summer is upon us and while many players will  be crossing the country playing tournaments, do not over look the importance of skill development during this time of the season. Whether you coach a team or specialize in player development, it is essential to know...

Last year several prominent college basketball coaches joined together to form the USA Basketball Leadership Council. The following Q/A illustrates how many of the best minds in the game view leadership. WHAT IS TOP LEADERSHIP LESSON YOU'VE LEARNED? GINO AURIEMMA: I can’t control what I can't control....

Purpose [pur-puhs] Noun: the reason for which something exists or is done, made, used, etc. an intended or desired result; end; aim; goal. determination; resoluteness. Verb (used with object) to set as an aim, intention, or goal for oneself. to intend; design. The above is an abbreviated definition of the word purpose from Dictonary.com. “The reason...

Earlier this month we attended the PGC/Glazier clinic in Chicago and Sam Allen elaborated on this topic. 1. Team Symmetry Defense starts when the ball is shot (our team shoots) Transition Defense= First 3 (First 3 steps must be explosive)= “The Transfer” I Formation= Protect the highway inside-out Offensive Board...