In today’s episode we are joined by Wake Forest football commit Zach Ranson for a special interview covering the in’s and out’s of his recruiting process, excelling as a multi-sport athlete, and more! Coaches and players will love Zach’s insight as a current high school athlete who has gone through the process of getting an athletic scholarship that so many hope to attain.
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In today’s episode Adam and Sam break down the pros and cons of having a ‘dunk’ versus a ‘lay it in’ mentality. We’ve heard from coaches on both sides of the discussion about why they coach dunking over laying the ball up, as well as coaches who stress getting the sure points with a lay-up. We hope you enjoy this conversation as we try to get to the bottom of the question in this episode.
Legendary Atlanta high school basketball coach Gene Durden and assistant coach Kobe Durden join us for an incredibly insightful show. Gene has lead his Buford Lady Wolves to eight out of the last ten state championship games with six state titles and brings a wealth of coaching experience to our hustlers today.
At every level of basketball coaches find themselves in situations where getting player buy-in seems impossible and leads to feelings of helplessness. To that we say, welcome to leadership! In this episode Adam Bradley and Sam Allen discuss getting burned out in your leadership role and how you can fight against this at all costs to help you be at your strongest leadership level throughout your entire season.
Almost all players have pre-game routines, but very few have pre-practice routines! Today Adam and Sam share their thoughts on what players can do to not only maximize game day but every practice day as well. A structured and disciplined pre-practice routine can be a game changer for a players development with the amount of exposures players get for practice compared to games. Be sure to share this episode with your players or teammates today.
In today’s episode Adam Bradley and PGC Basketball’s Sam Allen are joined by Coach Parr of St. Pius at the BCB Buford basketball showcase in Atlanta, GA. Coach Parr shares the key areas his program strives for excellence in. He also shares great insight into how he tries to develop true mental toughness with his players in the St. Pius program. You’ll love Coach Parr’s perspective on the game!
Today co-host Adam Bradley and PGC Basketball’s Sam Allen sit down to discuss how players can ‘beat the coach’ during key leadership moments of practices or games. In most situations, coaches have to stop practice to reset their teams energy level, effort, and focus. What if this came from players earlier and coaches didn’t have to step in as much during these moments? This is a marker of a real player-led team and something all players should strive to see in themselves.
Today co-host Adam Bradley and PGC Basketball’s Sam Allen sit down to discuss how players can ‘beat the coach’ during key leadership moments of practices or games. In most situations, coaches have to stop practice to reset their teams energy level, effort, and focus. What if this came from players earlier and coaches didn’t have to step in as much during these moments? This is a marker of a real player-led team and something all programs should strive towards.
After a recent video surfaced of a coach speaking to his team with words laced with profanity, TJ and Graham dive into whether or not they believe profanity should be commonly used with coaching, as well as scenarios in which it may change depending on the situation.