How to Select Captains

The following article was written by Spencer Wood. What is the best way to select a captain? Should the selection be under the control of the coach or should captains

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Ideas to Impact your Team’s Key Leaders

Any seasoned coach will tell you that some of the most enjoyable experiences they ever had in coaching was when he/she coached a team with a number of mature leaders

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8 Steps to Reverse a Negative Culture

Courtesy of Inc.com. In football, when a new leader gets hired, it’s usually because his predecessor wasn’t successful. Here’s what Hall of Fame coach Bill Parcells has learned about entering

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4 Leadership Styles that Trigger Peak Performance

John C. Maxwell recently shared this post on his ‘Leadership Wired Blog’ and it is phenomenal, enjoy! Most teams don’t naturally get better on their own. Left alone, they don’t

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The Power of Positive Coaching

Our friend Jon Gordon recently shared an article on the power of being a positive teacher. As basketball coaches, we must view ourselves as teachers on and off the court.

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When it comes to youth and high school basketball in the United States, I have two more groups to add to the Endangered Species list: Shooters and leaders Do you

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Leadership within USA Basketball

Last year several prominent college basketball coaches joined together to form the USA Basketball Leadership Council. The following Q/A illustrates how many of the best minds in the game view

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Coach K: Importance of Leadership and Teamwork

Duke and USA National Team Basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski spoke to a group of Army officers and soldiers several years ago at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. While the video is over

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April 3 – Getting to Know the CEO

Back in November, CEO of Better Basketball Rich Czeslawski had the pleasure to record a podcast with Winning Youth Coaching. The recording is 41 straight minutes of thought-provoking nuggets that will

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March 29 – 9 Ways to Be a Great Team Member

This list is courtesy of Jon Gordon. 1. Set the Example – Instead of worrying about the lack of performance, productivity and commitment of others you simply decide to set the

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