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!
Archives for May 2017
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.
We’re joined in today’s episode by Flagler College head coach Chad Warner and have an impactful discussion on communication, player relationships, and much more. Get your notebook ready for great quotes and coaching insight from Coach Warner in our 100th episode of the Hardwood Hustle.
We’re back with another episode that is sure to inspire you today. From college basketball player to Division 1 assistant coach, Jonathan Mattox’s journey has been one that is all about trusting and honoring the process. As a young professional already making a name for himself, you’ll love his coaching insight and journey.
Whether you’re the leading scorer or 15th man, everything you do should be about the team. In today’s player episode Adam and TJ discuss the problem with sitting quietly on the bench and how you can impact your team no matter what role you have.