Motivation

Aug 16th, 2013

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The Zone: What It Is and How To Find It

Most athletes know what it feels like to be in the zone. The zone is an amazing phenomenon that leads to extreme performance improvements. There are tons of players with NBA/WNBA level talent, however, a player who cannot get in their zone CONSISTENTLY will never play at an elite level. In this article I’d like […]

Jun 7th, 2013

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On-Court Attitude

Before reading this blog post, I want you to ask yourself a few questions and answer them honestly.  How would your coach classify your attitude on the court? How would the person guarding you classify your attitude? Are you timid? Maybe you come off a bit cocky? Maybe you’re emotional and on edge throughout the […]

Apr 27th, 2013

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20 John Wooden Quotes

“I have often cautioned people that we can become great in the eyes of others, but we’ll never become successful when we compromise our character and show disloyalty toward friends or teammates.” “If our ambition is to be highly publicized, receive a lot of recognition, attain a position of power or prestige, or make a […]

Apr 27th, 2013

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45 Coach K Quotes

“Confrontation is good. It simply means meeting the truth head-on.” “When your organization operates like a strong family, you can’t be knocked out by one punch.” “Sometimes, when you’re blinded by your emotions and your commitments, it’s best for someone else to tell you what to do.” “People look at things closer when they lose […]

Apr 27th, 2013

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The Evolution of Jumping

Why is it that over time we see improvements in athletes jumping ability? In the 1950’s dunking was for centers and wing players who were perceived to have “insane hops”. Fast-forward to 2012, just about everyone in the NBA can dunk. And not to downplay the great dunkers of the late 80’s, but in 2012 […]

Apr 27th, 2013

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Motivational Quotes

I decided to put together a list of my favorite quotes. Some of these I’ve come up with myself, and others I’ve picked up along the way. If you follow me on twitter you may have heard these quotes multiple times. “Remember that guy that gave up? Neither does anyone else.”- Unknown “Not practicing at […]