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Thinking about Player Performance

Player Performance at first glance to the outsider is about statistics. Questions commonly asked by the media, parents and players alike often sound like “has a players fulfilled their potential statistically throughout a game?” But there is a lot more to player performance then just how many points a player has achieved or rebounds secured.

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Testing to help with Talent Identification

Talent Identification is a very important aspect for any program to come to terms with. Even those teams that pride themselves on having ample resources to bring players to their club will learn they must be able to identify the right talent or risk wasting money, over and over again.

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Thinking Strategically about your Starting Line-up

A coach will always have to make choices about a Starting Line-up for a number of different reasons. Sometimes a player will be performing exceptionally well in the team’s training sessions. Sometimes a player who is coming off the bench in games will start to put up better numbers or provide a service that is outshining the existing starter.

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What is the Difference between an Individual and Team Goal?

A Goal is a term commonly used throughout many fields. Depending on the context, what makes up a goal can vary and be quite different. In a sporting context, goals can mean different things depending on the sport. Different sports, different programs, and different teams will all have their own way or organising,

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How to Select a Team Captain

The Team Captain is a very important role within any sporting environment. In general, this is a role upon which great expectations are placed upon by both a coach and also the team’s members. A team captain will have a number of different desirable characteristics, and the internet is littered with information about what a good leader looks like and these can easily be linked to the same types of attributes commonly desired across most sports.

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