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December 26, 2015

I was honored to work with the University of San Francisco Men's and Women's Basketball teams to establish eHoops as a part of their community outreach program!

 

Here we are getting ready!

What is eHoops???

eHoops is an inclusive basketball clinic series for both typical and special needs children.  The goal is to create an encouraging atmosphere where the childre...

December 26, 2015

 

Alright everyone!  I'm finally releasing one of my health secrets to the world!  Introducing the SUPERMAN SALAD!

 

A critical part to building your game and fitness level is what you eat.  Over the years, I've found that this simple recipe has turned out to be a secret weapon!

 

Here's the recipe:

 

The Foundation (the majority of the salad is this):

- Baby Spin...

December 26, 2015

 

How to shoot a basketball

 

Here are the notes from the video...

 

 

The "Golden Rule" for shooting:

  • Your shot has to be comfortable

  • Your shot has to be consistent

  • Your shot has to work

 

 

 

Shooting mechanics:

 

The Shooting Base

  • Feet are hip-width apart

  • Shooting foot slightly in front

  • Slightly turn your feet so your shooting hand is natura...

December 26, 2015

 

Character

A player’s character is crucial as this reaches far beyond the court.  Remember, college coaches are not only looking for players to develop and compete with, they’re looking for young men/women to do business with.  Coaches will not risk their job security on players who will not keep their commitments as student-athletes.  Here are a few thoughts ar...

December 26, 2015

 

Character

A player’s character is crucial as this reaches far beyond the court.  Remember, college coaches are not only looking for players to develop and compete with, they’re looking for young men/women to do business with.  Coaches will not risk their job security on players who will not keep their commitments as student-athletes.  Here are a few thoughts ar...

December 26, 2015

 

 

Character

A player’s character is crucial as this reaches far beyond the court.  Remember, college coaches are not only looking for players to develop and compete with, they’re looking for young men/women to do business with.  Coaches will not risk their job security on players who will not keep their commitments as student-athletes.  Here are a few thoughts a...

December 26, 2015

 

Potential & Upside

Many college players have limited roles as freshmen in the beginning of a season but will mature into bigger roles as they continue their college career.  The ability to gauge a player’s potential/upside is critical for a coach’s immediate and long-term success.  By developing player talent, college coaches produce complete players with maxim...

December 26, 2015

Talent

The first thing that will catch most every coach’s eye is talent.  Simply put, you got game?  Here are various aspects of what talent means to a college coach:

 

 

Pure athletic ability:

  • Height, weight and size

  • Timing and anticipation skills

  • Natural speed, power, balance & agility and strength base

 

Sports skill (aka “basketball IQ”)...

December 26, 2015

Let’s take a look at the big picture for a moment...

College Sports is a TREMENDOUS BUSINESS.  Hundreds of millions (dare I say billions) of dollars are spent every year on this industry.  Everything from the games, facilities, and tournaments; to media, logo/apparel and travel, people from almost every walk of life will spend money to see their school or team w...

December 26, 2015

Nightie Night…

Now, after you have worked out like a champ and have eaten like a champ, it’s now time to REST like a champ!

 

Along with nutrition, sleep is equally important in helping your body recover and grow.  Think about it, you’ve had a busy day at school, you’ve had to do homework, you have chores around the house to do and you’ve just put your body throug...

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