Today we are joined by professional performance coach Chris Gorres and USA National Soccer player Oguchi Onyewu of ONYX Elite. Adam recently joined them at their new performance center in Richmond, VA to talk about elite athlete performance and their new business venture. Don’t miss this one as Chris and Oguchi bring amazing perspective from their years at the highest level.
Archives for March 2018
As one of the most successful high school coaches in high school basketball history, Coach White shares some of his secrets and how he is approaching his next step in his journey at Georgia State University. You are certain to be inspired by Coach White in this episode.
In the constant search for great team culture, there will be times your team can simply not figure it out. Adam and TJ discuss whether or not there is ever time to accept this and make the most of it, or if drastic measures need to be taken.
We’re back with another fun NBA shoot-a-round breaking down Blake Griffin to Detroit and potential improvements to the All-Star game. Make sure to tweet us @hardwood_hustle with your thoughts on the Blake trade and how you would improve the All-Star game yourself!
In part 4 of this player episode series we discuss how coaches that constantly have to rescue their players tend to create not only helpless players, but also helpless people. Are you a player that is always needing to be rescued by your coach? If so, you could be taking valuable time away from your coaches ability to coach the rest of your team.
In today’s world of social media and viral dunks and crossovers, some coaches are wondering whether or not this is actually good for the game. While the popularity of basketball certainly seems to be increasing in the era of social media, are these viral videos changing the way players play the game? Adam and TJ bring you both sides of the discussion in this debate.
The grey area is a place coaches and players should want to stay far away from if their goal is to maximize their potential. In this episode we define the grey area, share why it can be such a detriment to a program, and provide ideas for coaches and players to avoid this at all costs.