In today’s player episode we are joined by PGC’s Sam Allen and Assistant Coach Graham Maxwell to share resources players can utilize to improve their game. Players, get your notebooks ready for part one of this two part series!
Archives for May 2017
With time being our most valuable asset, it’s important for coaches to have periodic discussions on how to make the most of your time. Coaches who lack intentionality in prioritizing their time get caught up in the busyness of life and fail to prioritize the right things all the time. Use today’s episode to evaluate how you’ve been prioritizing your time.
In today’s episode we are joined by Boomer Roberts, head coach of Trinity International men’s basketball. Coach Roberts shares his passion for developing young men through the game of basketball, as well as his experience in one of the biggest program turn-arounds in NCAA history. Enjoy this episode and be sure to share it with a coach and teammate!
Players, you may be your biggest critic but you also need to be your own biggest fan. Our self talk can be influenced by others so easily, and players have to be intentional with their self-talk to maintain confidence and persistence at all times. In today’s player episode we share ways for players to master their self-talk and begin ‘talking to themselves’ instead of ‘listening to themselves’. Share this with a player today!
We’re back with another NBA shoot-a-round and are joined again by PGC’s Tyler Coston for two fun NBA topics. In the first half the guys share their thoughts on the top point guards in the league, and finish with a 2nd half discussion on whether or not the NBA should shorten the season. Enjoy this edition of the Hardwood Hustle!
Coaches, it’s important to draw from past experiences to continue learning and improving your craft. Unfortunately, this is not always well received from players who consistently hear ‘how things used to be’. This round table discussion with Sam Allen (PGC Basketball) and Rick Torbett (Better Basketball) is sure to get you thinking about how you can balance using your past experience to your advantage while also staying completely present with your team.
For players that want to become the best version of themselves, they know how important it is to get feedback from those around them. From parents to high school and AAU coaches to teammates and many others, the amount of feedback players get can be overwhelming. In today’s episode we share how players can decipher all of this feedback to help them improve their game.
Head coach of UT Tyler men’s basketball and PGC Director Jamon Copeland stopped by for a great interview at the NABC convention during the Final Four. He shares his passion for coaching and developing young men and his philosophy on staying present with his team. Get your notebook ready for this quick hitting edition of the Hardwood Hustle.
Should the NBA get rid of the draft? PGC basketball’s Tyler Coston shares an interesting take on how to improve the NBA through eliminating the draft and creating a free market for players and teams. Enjoy this unique discussion with Adam, TJ, and Tyler in today’s new episode.
Time is our most valuable asset, and in this week’s player episode Adam and TJ share practical ways for players to better prioritize their time. From having more focused workouts to finding things to say ‘no’ to, this episode is sure to help players make the most of the time they have.