In episode 80, TJ and Adam discuss how to best coach and manage a “Ball Hog.” We’ve all played with them and all coached them but what do you do in those situations to make it a positive situation for your team?
Archives for February 2017
In today’s episode we are joined by Seneca Valley (MD) head basketball coach Brian Humphrey to discuss how to prepare your team for a great playoff run. With his teams recent success in the state of Maryland you will love Coach Hump’s insight into how he prepares for post-season play.
Whether you’re getting the minutes you want or not playing at all, everyone can and should star in their role. Adam and TJ share their experiences about how you can be someone who embraces their role and contribute to your team no matter what that role happens to be.
In part two of this leadership and communication series Steve Shenbaum of game on NATION shares specific ways to communicate and engage your team at new levels. Steve and Adam break down the powerful SPOT acronym that will help you be a more effective communicator with your team.
In his second appearance on the Hustle, Steve Shenbaum from game on NATION joins us to share incredible communication insight for coaches. Steve and Adam go back and forth discussing ways coaches can improve their communication and impact their teams in part one of this two part series.
As the intensity of the season begins to ramp up as the post-season gets closer, are you staying at peak physical performance to be at your best for your team? We are again joined by Hardwood Hustle producer and Maryland Men’s Basketball strength and conditioning intern Tucker Herzberg and discuss ways you can stay at your best physically throughout the grueling schedule of a basketball season.
In the first half of today’s shoot-a-round we discuss the increasing trend of NBA players resting throughout the season and finish with a conversation on college players sitting out games to preserve their health to the next level. Adam and TJ passionately go back and forth in a healthy debate. Take a listen and let us know what you think.
Coaches often say ‘You don’t win or lose, you win or you learn,’ but how long should you really hold on to a loss? Do coaches hold on too long, and do players move on too quickly? You will love the discussion Adam and TJ have in today’s episode.
In today’s game there are so many stats and analytics available it can be hard to know where to start. NBA analytics consultant and author of two basketball analytics books Steve Shea joined us to share insight into how you can use analytics as a player. We talk about how to know what is really a ‘good’ shot, ways you can use analytics to adjust your training, and how you can use this information to help you ‘think the game’ in a new and improved way.
Mike Racy recently took over as commissioner of the Division II Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association. In this episode he shares his passion for impacting young student athletes and what makes the Division II level so special.