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Frank Martin Defensive Concepts

These are some defensive concepts from Frank Martin, Men’s Basketball Coach the University of South Carolina. Don’t cheat your kids. It’s the reason you coach. Someone kicked your butt into doing it right. Don’t allow your kids to slide. If…

9 Keys to Motivating Basketball Players

By Alan Stein, Pure Sweat Basketball (re-posted with permission) Elite level coaches are superior motivators.  While there is wide range of motivational techniques and styles (look how different Doc Rivers is from Gregg Popovich or Brad Stevens is from John…

8 Ways to Maximize Basketball Practice

By Alan Stein, Pure Sweat Basketball They say, ‘you play the way you practice.’ Assuming that’s true, and I have full confidence it is, then coaches and players alike should do everything in their power to maximize every practice. 8 Things PLAYERS should…

Basketball Coaching Quotations

Here are some thoughts from some very successful Basketball Coaches.  I hope you can use them to help your program at some time. “A Loser says, “Well at least I tried!” When in reality, at most he tried; A Winner…