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2016 Year in Review, it started with episode 111 with Tom Kelsey, we started BTL episodes, the book discussion podcasts, and had a great year with steady growth

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Practice isn't to prove your abilities it's to improve your ability. How can we as coaches create an environment where are players are free to practice ugly?

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Dr. Wade Gilbert is an award-winning professor and internationally renowned coaching scientist in the Department of Kinesiology at California State University, Fresno. Wade has more than 20 years of experience in conducting applied research with coaches around the world spanning all sports and competitive levels, from youth leagues to the FIFA World Cup and the Olympic Games. Gilbert is Editor-in-Chief of the International Sport Coaching Journal and is a regular contributor to coaching seminars for Olympic and national team coaches in the United States and Canada.

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Tough situations come up with parents and player’s, how we handle them as coaches is critical to our team and the players growth. In this episode I discuss a player moving to another team and some things that should be taken into consideration by the Coach, Parent, and how it affects the most important part of the equation the player

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Go Between the lines of What Drive Winning by Brett Ledbetter we discuss the book, the characteristics of winning, and where they originate

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Fear is a Fundamental Perception that Keeps us From…. asking the question, taking the chance, wiritng,speaking ect

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LeVelle Moton Head Basketball Coach at NCCU shares his passion to develop kids into complete people on and off the cour

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Learning to deal with adversity is a skill we as parents are taking away from our kids. Failure is not a bad thing, stop trying to protect

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Aaron Roussell Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Bucknell shares his process approach to continuous improvement

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It is time we all ignite our goals. Let’s set them on fire and move towards standards we can control not based on outcomes. Listen and learn more…

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Don Showalter National Director for Coaching Development USA Basketball and former High School Head Coach for 42 years, shares lessons learned from John Wooden to contemporary coaches

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We relate the book How to be Like Walt by Pat Williams to coaching. 16 lessons from walt disney's life applied to your team

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I answer the question, What to tell your players when facing an opponent who beat you by a lot in the past

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Bruce Stankavage Former Division I basketball player current TRAIN 2B CLUTCH team member. Bruce Shares his journey through his identity prision, to coaching his sons AAU basketball teams and how his life has impacted the way he coaches and mentors people.

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Bruce Stankavage Founder of MindSports Consulting shares the understanding which frees us to perform our best

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Body Language is a reflection of our thinking in the moment and nothing else, it is neither good or bad. Do you use body language to evaluate your players? Stop, it isn’t helping your team, or your players.

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Barrie Couture 30 Years as a Head Coach and Athletic Director shares his experiences from coaching Lacross and his kids

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A discussion of the book Turn the Ship Around By David Marquet translating the Leader Leader concepts he created on a submarine to coaching

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After reading a short story “Button, Button” by Richard Matheson it got me thinking how well do my players know me? If they pushed the button what chance would I have to be killed? The connection we form with our players leads to wins on and off the court. If your players pushed the button what is the chance you meet the same fate as the husband?

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Richie Schueler Current basketball Analyst for ESPN Family of Networks and former Collegiate Basketball Coach shares his coaching journey through the different levels of college basketball

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Have you ever heard yourself say this at a game? “We’ve go over this 1000 times and you still can’t get it right.” Communication is the #1 skill in coaching. If your players aren’t learning you aren’t teaching.

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Dan Tudor President and Founder Tudor Colligate Strategies helping coaches communicate better with their recruits and helping coaches better understand the recruiting process for their players

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The fear of criticism keep a lot of us from trying new things, innovating beyond what the current accepted practices are. We as coaches need to examine what we are doing and change the things that we think have a better way regardless of if we think we will be criticized.

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Coach Kevin Sutton Assistant Coach University of Pittsburgh returns to share more coaching wisdom and insight from his stints in college, highschool, and with USA Basketball

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A discussion of the book by Marilee G Adams and how changing the questions we ask can not only help us, it can also help our players and the success of our team

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Its not about the Name on the front of the jersey. As coaches we should make it about the name on the back of the jersey. The more skilled our players the better chance we have to win

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Coach Morgan Randall Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach Radnor University answers your burning questions and then grills me

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We live in the feeling of our thinking. Pressure is a perception of a situation that is based on What If questions we ask ourselves. This understanding can set us free to perform our best

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Tyler Coston PGC Course Director and Former Skill Development Instructor shares his Love of coaching, Player improvement, and innovative process to teach players their shot

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Go Between the lines of Peak by Anders Ericsson a discussion of coaching and peak performance

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What is your definition of commitment? In-Season, Off-Season for the kids on your team. What is your commitment process. How do you communicate that to your players?

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Liam Flynn International Professional Basketball Head Coach shares how coaching isn't about what we know it’s about what our players understand

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What are your intentions when entering into a conversation? If you don’t have one your probably in the appease or understood category. We as coaches need to live in the Understand and Insight to truly be great

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Ron Foxcroft Chairman, Founder and CEO of Fox 40 International, a former basketball referee and creator of the Fox40 whistle shares his experiences with coaches as a referee and coaching other referees

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A discussion of the book Clarity by Jamie Smart, relating it to coaching and how we as coaches the understanding will help our players on and off the playing surface

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Its time to Stand United, its not time to take a knee. We as Coaches need to affect live by taking a stand with our fellow coaches to stop the senseless violence and division in our country. Between Oct 8-15 lets stand as one, together for the national anthem

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Pete Aycock Former High School Boys and Girls Basketball Coach and Principal with over 460 wins shares his desire to continue to make the game better

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5 New ideas to implement into your program from the speakers at PGC/Glazier Cliinic

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Why should we attend clinics? The 2 main reasons I go and you should go too

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Len West Georgia High School Basketball Coaching Legend shares his many stories and insights from 30 years of coaching HS and college basketball

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What is your intent, with anything you do? Do you know why you’re doing what you’re doing and can you articulate it to your players? Take a moment to examine your practices, your drills and ask the question, What is the Intent of this ______?

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Denny Kuiper Special Assistant to Shaka Smart at the University of Texas, Sports Communication Consultant, and Author shares his 30 years of coaching players and coaches

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A discussion of the book by Greg McKeown related to coaching and the idea of Less but Better, what are we doing at practice the we should eliminate

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The number on way to clutter your mind is to try to control your thinking. It is not possible our thoughts ebb and flow, it is this understanding that will allow us to self-correct.

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John Thompson Vice President & Director of Athletics Head Coach Men’s Basketball North Carolina Wesleyan shares ways to become your best as a coach, player and person

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How do you use the bench? Is it a punishment for making mistakes? How should we use the bench to benifit our team? A few suggestions.

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We discuss how asking question, da Vinci's seven principals and whole brain thinking elevates your coaching

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Which is more important Vision or Culture. Can you have one without the other? A preview of my talk at PGC/Glazier clinic

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Eric Musselman Head Men’s Basketball Coach University of Nevada and Former NBA Head Coach shares his experience from a young professional head coach to today

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Body language from our players signals what? Bad attitudes or bad moods tell us what about our coaching?

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Coach Morgan Randall Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach Radnor University shares his humor, mentorship, and life lessons for coaches

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The book all basketball players should have in thier gym bag. It's been around since 1983 but nto read enough by players and coaches

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We need to understand the group dynamic when it comes to thought and how our players can and will follow each other down thought paths we may not want them to because things are hard or not what they want to do at the moment.

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Mike Neighbors Head Women’s Basketball Coach at The University of Washington shares his love of helping others solve their big problems and how rock bottom has allowed his teams to succeed

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How many rules should your team have? Rules are meant to direct behaviors and ultimately the more rules the more thinking we introduce and the more bad behaviors we will get. A self-governing team will perform much better than a governed team.

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Mike Neighbors Head Women’s Basketball Coach at The University of Washington shares his love of helping others solve their big problems and how rock bottom has allowed his teams to succeed

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Go Between the lines of The Rise of Superman by Steven Kotler a discussion of flow, its relation to performance, and how to translate flow to team sports

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How a house flood helped me to realize and better understand that circumstances are neutral. It is our thinking that creates our feelings which lead to our actions. Things happen in sports and the understanding can set us free or at least help us to self-correct quicker

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Wade Floyd Founder of CoachTube.com shares his unending desire to help coaches and players succeed around the world

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Should we strengthen our strengths or our weaknesses? We should concentrate on strengthening our strengths and mitigating our weaknesses.

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Brian Field Head Coach at Providence Day High School shares his vast coaching and teaching experience to help us equate the court with the classroom

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Resilience by Eric Greitens a discussion of moving thru vs. bouncing back. We are all going to fail and it’s a matter of moving thru the failures and not allowing them to make you quit.

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We discuss, reading, mentors, coaching consultants, and online courses as a way to continue to self-educate and continue to improve

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John Brubaker Author, Performance Consultant, and owner of CoachBru.com shares his knowledge from coaching college lacrosse and coaching business owners to get the most out of themselves

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5 attributes for why some coaches suck. self-centered, lack communication skills, have to be the smartest, inflexible, fail to challenge themselves

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Dan Kopitzke Owner and Instructor at the K-Zone Academy. Coach Dan uses a lot of science, technology and statistics to help players understand how it feels when they are performing their best.

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The 5 major misconceptions parents have when it comes to their children and sports

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Dan Kopitzke Owner and Instructor at the K-Zone Academy. Coach Dan uses a lot of science, technology and statistics to help players understand how it feels when they are performing their best

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We discuss Grit by Angela Duckworth, the power of passion and perserverance with respect to coaching

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In any situation there are perceived limitations by either yourself or someone else. In an interview situation we should embrace those doubts and not hide or skirt them. If we tackle them head on with ourselves or the other person we are minimizing their impact because they become ours and we can discuss how we plan to overcome the deficiencies.

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Bart Lundy Head Men’s Basketball Coach Queens University of Charlotte shares how intention when doing anything shapes the eventual outcomes

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Characteristics that make a Great coach have a WHY, humility, communication, relationships, a fundamental foundation, and team evaluation, definition of success greater than W & L

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Kevin Sutton Assistant Coach University of Pittsburgh, Two-Time Coach of the Year, and an Outstanding Teacher of the Game of Basketball shares his knowledge amassed from 32 years of coaching both as an assistant and head coach working with players from the high school level and up in the United States and abroad

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We discuss the story of a new coach and his mentor. How he learns to coach, recruit and lead a life of purpose by the stories and interactions he mentor shares.

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Characteristics that make a good coach humility, communication, relationships, a fundamental foundation, and team evaluation

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Jim Boone Head Basketball Coach at Delta State, One of the Premier Teachers of Basketball and a Great Coach with over 500 Career Wins shares his humble passion to create significance not success both on and off the court

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Important lessons from the 6,7,8 yr olds I coach. it’s important to realize that success is not about wins and losses but about the kids having fun, getting better, and playing again next year. It’s not about us its about the kids

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Reed Maltbie Executive director of STAR Soccer Club, TEDX speaker, and leader of Predator Prep Goal Scoring Academy shares how communication is a huge component of youth sports and ways for us to do it better

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There are all different styles of coaching, what is your style and is it the best to get the most out of your players. Your call

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Joe Barth Jr. The Hit Doctor and coach of the Tri-State Arsenal shares his many years of coaching baseball and teaching hitting

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Stillpower the clarity of mind to live with freedom and ease; the inner source of athletic excellence- Garrett Kramer, we discuss this paradigm shift and how to use this understanding to enable excellence in our players

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Chase Jones of Vs Cancer and I discuss Vs Cancer and how it is helping to fight cancer and letting kids be kids while fighting cancer

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Garry Joe Burgos head of Puerto Rico Point Guard Academy a Master of Skills and a Basketball Artist shares his knowledge from playing as a professional and coaching all ages

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Your superpower is made up of unique traits that give you an unfair advantage. Listen to find a way to find your superpower.

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Darnell Ford founder and owner of My Sky Elite a basketball skill development company and Point3 Alpha shares his philosophy that our sky is limitless and how things happen for a reason

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We review the book know yourself and a Coach by Denny Kuiper which goes beyond the mechanics of coaching and challenges the reader to think about who you are as a coach

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Mental toughness has nothing to do with toughness it is an understanding that allows us to carry on listen to the podcast for more

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James Kerr Best Selling Author Speaker and Business Consultant who specializes in defining, designing and delivering change for leaders of world-class teams and originations shares his knowledge from spending time with the All Blacks and other championship origination to help coaches enable excellence within their programs.

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Can get past the fear of NO when asking a question, it may take 10, 50, even 100, but we will get a yes and that is the belief we must have to succeed

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David Anderson Owner and Head Coach of Foundation Academy Basketball Development Group and Point3 Alpha shares his beliefs on how it takes a village to raise Kid no matter what they choose to do.

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We Discuss Legacy, 15 Lessons in Leadership by James Kerr and how it directly applies to creating a championship enviroment for players and coaches

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I discuss an occurrence and how it is a tragedy for one and a wake-up call for another. Circumstances are neutral it is our thoughts that create our feeling and we live in the feeling of our thinking. I relate it to coaching our players and our thinking as coaches.

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Romeo De La Garza Head Boys Basketball Coach, Point3 Alpha, and Ganon Baker Basketball Level2 Trainer shares his coaching life and consistent striving for improvement on and off the court

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We as coaches need to recognize our weaknesses and find others to with our philosophy to fill those voids, whose strengths are our weaknesses

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Braderious Martin Owner and Founder of EYASports, Point3 Alpha, and Infinte Skillz Basketball Club Head Coach shares his passion for connecting with kids to elevate them to and beyond their goals

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Drive, the Surprising Truth about what Motivates Us By Daniel H Pink. We go between the lines of drive and how we can us the information to help our players and teams get better. Motivation for any team is key, and self-motivated teams become champions. Drive helps us to understand intrinsic and extrinsic motivation. We also discuss rewards and punishment motivation and how it really doesn’t work and usually get you more of what you don’t want. Finally we dive into Purpose which is the ultimate motivator.

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I have never met a kid/player who intentionally made a mistake. If a player makes an error because of lack of effort that is different but should we really punish mistakes?

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Jeff Sparrow Head Varsity Coach at Read Land High School, Owner of Point Blank Period, and Point3 Alpha Trainer shares how a tragic event has lead him to follow his dream and share his knowledge

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What are you doing to acquiring something to give it away? We as coaches should always try to get better but it should be with the idea we are going to give it away, lifting those up around us with us.

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Norris “Bo” Bell Head Coach and Director of Player Development, a Former Longtime Professional Player in Europe shares why he, for the past 34 years, has lived his life for the game of basketball

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