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Behaviour Management for Young Players

For any coach the challenge of controlling a group of young athletes can be intimidating, the strategies that form part of the process are called behaviour management.

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Coach Riches on Podcast

Recently the founder of Functional Basketball Basketball, Chris Riches had an interview on the Podcast, Australian Basketball Coach.

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The Importance of Body Positioning during a Lay-up

The lay-up is the highest percentage shot outside of the dunk. It is one of the very first skills that young players will attempt, and often is the stuff of nightmares for senior coaches whose teams can squander a certain two points in a moment with a poor attempt.

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Overusing Drills for Your Team

When looking to start out planning a training session many coaches will start by formatting a session in the time-honored way of selecting activities or Drills for a warm-up, skills based section, tactical segment and then finally finishing with some conditioning and cool-down activities. This strategy helps give some fundamental structure to a session,

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Basketball Coaching in a Remote Community

Basketball Coaching does not always happen within a supportive environment like in an established program. In the corners of many rural or regional areas clubs, schools or associations are started or established by individuals, not boards, or committees. In these types of situations where there is a “bare bones” approach to what can be offered,

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