John Wooden: Never Mistake Activity for Achievement

John Wooden: Never Mistake Activity for Achievement

Coach John Wooden’s most insightful model to discuss his idea is the methodology he used to prepare, execute and improve his practices. He was not satisfied with simply having achievement in each activity, but rather he sought to maximize achievement without stifling initiative. Proper Execution of the Plan Attention to Detail Maximize use of time Post-Practice Analysis […]

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Religion And Its Effects On Sport

Religion And Its Effects On Sport

“I play for fun” sounds pretty weak in comparison to the phrases, “I am a serious player” or “I play to win”! Whenever a “serious” sports family hears about a team that is JUST playing for fun, they overlook the players/team/league/tournament all together as though it is not up to their standards. Humanity has always […]

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Vulnerability

One character quality that often isn’t discussed in AAU basketball is VULNERABILITY. I heard Jake Locker define it as: In many ways AAU basketball exposes who we are. It exposes our character. And provides opportunities the practice character-building moments. And being vulnerable to try to new things, test a new skill, or develop a new […]

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