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Basketball Player Positions Explained: Shooting Guard

The Shooting Guard position in basketball for many years has been seen as one of the primary scorers on offense. This position also called the Two Guard is often associated with needing to be one of the most varied scorers within a team. Predominately associated with the perimeter the Shooting Guard must possess a depth and breadth of skill only matched by the Small Forward in basketball.

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Five Secrets to Great Player Retention

Player Retention is a topic not often discussed in any great detail around stadiums and basketball courts below the semi-professional and professional levels. However, player retention plays a part in basketball just as much in juniors as senior and beyond. Building a program starts and succeeds largely on the players within it.

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Using a Coaching Board

A Coaching Board is a valuable tool in communicating specific tactical information to players. In the right hands, a coaching board can be very helpful in simplifying complex movements on the court. In the wrong hands, however a coaching board can confuse and overload players with information that hinders performance and causes frustration.

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5 Points to Keep in Mind when Selecting Coaching Staff

Selecting the right support Coaching Staff can be a very challenging role for any Head Coach. Whether you are choosing support staff for a professional program or the club team on a Saturday morning the right coaching staff can make a big difference in the overall effectiveness of the program.

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