In Episode 236 we are joined by repeat guests Derek and Jody Wynn. Jody recently became the women’s basketball head coach at the University of Washington with her husband Derek joining as an assistant with the team. We discuss building a program from the ground up as well as parenting kids through their basketball journey.
Archives for September 2018
In today’s player episode we share actionable advice for players who are aspiring to take their game to the next level. We discuss closing the gap between what players ‘know’ and what players actually do. It is one thing to understand what it takes to improve your game, but a whole separate challenge to actually implement those things in a consistent manner. Be sure to share this with a player or teammate today!
In today’s episode we challenge coaches to continue to grow by using the power of dedicated focus. As coaches, there are endless opportunities on a daily basis to lose focus and get distracted by things that in the end may not matter. By taking the challenge to focus in only on the most important things, we believe you will see a change in your mindset and the things you and your team are able to accomplish, as well as bringing back all the joy that you first had when you got in to coaching.
Jr. NBA World Championship coach Dana Copeland joins the show today to talk about his team’s experience on their way to a world championship. We also discuss player development, coaching tips, and much more!
Today we challenge players to consider the impact their consumption of music and social media has on their mindset. With the endless amount of uplifting and positive content available, should players make more of an effort to consume things that may impact themselves in a more positive way? Or does certain music and social media consumption not have any more than a minor impact on their day to day outlook on the world? After you listen we’d love if shared this with a teammate today!
Today we challenge coaches to take a deeper look into the positive and negative things they are consuming. From social media to music, are there more positive things your players could benefit from consuming? Please share this with another coach to start a very important conversation that could have a huge impact on your players.
We recently asked coaches about who has the most influence over team culture – Players or Coaches? Though it may be a middle ground, Adam and TJ debate this question today and share why they believe it is either the coach or the players. Tweet us your answer @Hardwood_Hustle!
In today’s player episode we share wisdom from a story out of the recent world cup. A viral photo of the way the Japanese team left their locker room with a thank you note brings a great example of leadership and grace in defeat. Players who use this story for inspiration may take their leadership to the next level this season.
In this conclusive part 4 of our ‘3 Tips’ series we give coaches and players actionable ways to dominate the glass this season. From strategic changes to your rebounding game-plan to specific moves players can implement while fighting for a rebound, this episode will add value to you and your program!
In part 3 of 4 of our ‘3 Tips’ series we take a deep dive into how to improve your practices. We try to avoid the common tips that are given and give you creative ideas that you may not have considered before. If this episode brought you value, please share it with a coach today.