8 Critical Factors for Road Game Success

1) Familiarize yourself with the environment. We want the players to be comfortable. All road environments are different. Every rim in a basketball arena is different. Every hockey surface is different. Time permitting, athletes should familiarize themselves with the new environment. The goal is to get to a comfort level that results in productive play. […]

Maximize Goal Setting Using SMART System

Goal setting can sometimes get boring and not be used to its full effectiveness. A systematic program called SMART will help coaches and athletes better achieve goals, improve performance and athletic motivation. SMART stands for: Specific Measurable Attainable Realistic Time Bound The use of such an acronym is helpful in having athletes remember some of […]

4 Most Common Team Captain Mistakes

You want your team captains to be like extensions of your coaching on the floor or field. But some players don’t always lead in a way that helps raise the play of everyone around them. Here are 4 mistakes that you should watch out for so your captains don’t make them. The following is excerpted […]