By: Jan Lahodny, CWB 1990 A player who shows envy or jealousy toward the starting five or those in the limelight with long press clippings is often judged to have a poor attitude. In truth, however, envy and jealousy are feelings, and feelings are neither good nor bad. It is how a player handles her feelings that determines whether she is … [Read more...]
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This is a basic outline that a shooting guard should know and understand if he or she wants to be a more successful shooter and scoring threat. This is similar to the 'Point Guard Tips Outline', however, the shooting guard is generally looked upon to be more of a scoring threat. You still want to involve teammates, but you need be able to create … [Read more...]
The outline below, from Dick Tarrant, originally appeared in the Winter '82 edition of the NABC Basketball Bulletin. It can also be found in 'Coaching Basketball' by Jerry Krause. Essentially, this outline is a guide to follow when scouting an opposing basketball team -- it is essentially a guide to help you better understand how to scout a … [Read more...]
This is a basic outline that a point guard should know and understand if he or she wants to learn how to be a better point guard. Being a great point guard is much more than having fine basketball skills -- you must also have excellent cognitive and mental skills ... as well as a high basketball IQ. A. Mental Attitude and Approach of a Point … [Read more...]