Posts Categorized: Youth Basketball

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How to Overcome Fear Before & During a Basketball Game

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How Not to Play Basketball Scared Everyone gets nervous or anxious before engaging in one thing or the other. Even those who are very good at what they do, can experience fear. It is natural for humans to feel this way! Occasionally, I would have this overwhelming nauseous feeling before playing in front of a crowd,

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What Does More European Players in the NBA Mean?

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Is there anything our youth basketball programs can take a way from the increased number of international players in the NBA? The 2016 NBA Draft was a record-breaking event for international players. This means that all or almost every team in the NBA has at least one European player on its bench. According to several sources, there were 124

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How to Walk-On a College Basketball Team

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6 Steps to Surviving College Basketball Walk-On Tryouts Written By Lamar Hull @ Google+ How do I know? Because I actually did it.  I successfully walked-on to a division 1 basketball program and earned a professional contract overseas! All I ever wanted to do was play Division 1 Basketball. At first I didn’t care where, I

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Choosing the Right AAU Basketball Travel Team

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4 Tips to Increase your Basketball Exposure by Choosing the Right AAU Team Let’s face it, local high school basketball is pure mediocrity, even if you are on Varsity. The competition is light-years away from being remotely close to the collegiate level, unless you play for a premier high school basketball program where your opponents can

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How to Be a Leader in Basketball

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Point Guard Tips: Be a Leader and Coach on the Court   The starting Point Guard at the youth, high school and college level of basketball has the most important role on the team. On average the PG is the smallest player, but what he lacks in height he makes up with a high basketball

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Basketball Plyometric Workout for Nasty Hops

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 Written By: Lamar Hull @ Google+ Plyometric Box Workouts For Basketball Do you want some nasty hops so you can dunk? Well, let me show you how if you put a little bit of effort and follow this simple week by week plyometric basketball box workout. First, let’s discuss the benefits of plyometrics! Many basketball coaches, trainers,

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Stephen Curry Pete Maravich Infographic

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Stephen Curry Compared to Pistol Pete Maravich  Written By: Lamar Hull @ Google+ There is no doubt that Stephen Curry is a NBA Legend in the Making. He is already considered one of the top 5 NBA point guards ever and will eventually be considered one of the best NBA players as he continues to

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Advanced Basketball Analytics Formulas to Help You Win

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Can Basketball Analytics Help You Win?   There has been a lot of controversy around basketball analytics and as a coach, if you can adjust your team’s play based on basketball statistics, could make a difference in the outcome of your team’s performance. It is interesting when the same people, such as; Charles Barkley declare

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Charlotte AAU Basketball

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The Top AAU Basketball Teams in Charlotte NC Written By Lamar Hull @ Google+     Introducing the plucky, Top 12 AAU basketball teams in Charlotte, North Carolina! Some of these AAU basketball teams and organizations have been around Charlotte for quite some time and on the contrary, a few are new. AAU is right around the