How to Become a Better Coach During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is such a tough and complex situation for many people who have a hefty responsibility. The responsibilities of pastors, school principals, and CEOS have become that much greater due to this pandemic’s nature; the challenges faced by the aforementioned indivi ...

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Great Podcasts for Those Who Love Basketball

There are fewer things more pleasurable than listening to an enjoyable podcast covering a sport or topic you know and love. Thousands of podcasts exist on the internet that cover a wide variety of topics. With so many options for podcasts to find, there were bound to be a few tha ...

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Great Books to Read If You Love Basketball

The average person reads only a few books per year. If you’ve wanted to start reading more and you happen to be a basketball fan, you’re in luck. Here is a list of some great basketball books that can get you into the reading spirit. · Michael Jordan: The Life · Arguably one of, ...

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Basketball in Cinema

Basketball movies are full of crazy moves, wild shots, and incredible athletic feats. The slow-motion buzzer shots and the sound of squeaky sneakers against the gym floor add something special to these movies. That being said, here are five of the very best basketball movies to g ...

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Basketball Nutrition: Fueling Players on the Court

Originally published on SeanLeBeauf.org · Basketball is a rigorous sport that requires a lot of energy expenditure, and, therefore, an adequate intake of macronutrients (proteins, carbohydrates, and fats). This is particularly the case during the off-season where athletes also tr ...

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Encouraging Players When Down at Halftime

Originally published on SeanLeBeauf.org · In-game coaching is much more simple when your team is dominating the game. If you’re going into halftime with a double digit lead, it’s easier and more natural to smile, laugh, and celebrate with your players. Let the squad know that the ...

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Practicing Humility on the Court

Originally published on SeanLeBeauf.org · Today, more and more professional basketball recruiters are placing a high value on humility when scouting potential players. A team of humble, selfless athletes is a common recipe for success in almost every sport, and it is a fairly col ...

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Coach K’s Team-Building Strategies

Originally published on SeanLeBeauf.org · Coach Mike Krzyzewski, head coach of the Duke Blue Devils Men’s Basketball team, is a coaching icon in the sports world. Approaching his 4th decade of coaching at Duke, ”Coach K,” as he has come to be known as, has enjoyed unparalleled su ...

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Building Self-Confidence in Players

Originally published on SeanLeBeauf.org · Maintaining a positive mindset throughout the ups and downs of basketball is crucial for players who want to see their game excel, and, perhaps more importantly, for those who want to continue having fun playing this sport. It’s easy to l ...

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Developing Strong Player-Coach Relationships

Originally published on SeanLeBeauf.org · Both solid coaching and player performance are key to building a successful basketball team. That said, the relationship between the coach and players can prove paramount to a winning formula. This blog will highlight some of the many met ...

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How Youth Sports Translate to Career Success

Originally published on SeanLeBeauf.com · Youth sports in general can be extremely beneficial in the development of children’s lives regardless of the level of competition they are involved in. Basketball, football, baseball, and more each come with an array of benefits that can ...

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Connecting Youth Basketball with the NBA

Originally published on SeanLeBeauf.com · The NBA is bolstering its commitment to youth and basketball with innovative strategies to improve and increase youth involvement. The most recent high-profile effort was the league’s first Jr. NBA World Championship held in early August ...

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