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AAU, Club or Travel Basketball Parents and players often have to choose at some point whether they want their child to play basketball for Town Travel, Club, or in an AAU program. This decision can be very hard to make sometimes. The pros and cons of joining either of them
AAU Basketball, Youth Sports
Here are 5 basketball tips that can help you improve your game significantly. 1. Plan Your Workout Beforehand: Most people just start training without any proper workout plan. By not having a workout plan, you would be doing random exercises that would not help you achieve what you want to
Basketball Training, Coaching, Motivation
One of the most important things young basketball players can learn is the proper approach to basketball practice. Despite what many may think, practice is where basketball players improve and grow. The basketball players that are focused on listening, learning and working hard are the players that improve the most.
AAU Basketball, Coaching, Motivation, Youth Sports
Basketball tryouts can be a very stressful time for young athletes, as they are worried that they won’t perform up to their abilities or impress their potential coaches. However, by preparing the right way, tryouts can become a worry-free endeavor. Working on the proper basketball drills will not only sharpen
Basketball Training, Youth Sports
Learning and maintaining skills is a vitally important part of basketball training. Whether a player is at their first practice ever or is preparing for Game 7 of the NBA Final, this will always be true. As such, it is necessary to have a coach that understands this. The best
AAU Basketball, Basketball Training, Youth Sports
While there are many important skills that a basketball player can possess, such as excellent passing or great balance, being an expert shooter is one of the most necessary. Private Basketball Training is a great way to learn to shoot the right way and get the reps needed to improve. Below
Basketball Training, Coaching, Youth Sports
Playing Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball is a great way for athletes to stay in shape during the offseason, honing their basketball skills and staying on top of their game. However, it is important to understand what playing AAU entails, as well as the pluses and minuses that come with
AAU Basketball, Coaching, Youth Sports
Although skills and abilities are of key importance in sports, one could argue that athletes’ attitudes are just as important. A positive mental attitude is one of the many positive effects of youth sports. If athletes play with good attitudes, they can make the best out of a bad situation,
Motivation, Youth Sports
Having mental toughness is important for young athletes, as they are prone to outbursts of emotion thanks to their age and inexperience. It is important for adults to help their young charges develop mental toughness, as it will help guide participants in youth sports about overcoming adversity. One way adults
Motivation, Youth Sports
Although youth sports are mainly focused on the young athletes playing in the game, no team is complete without a good coach. Coaches are not just important because they give instructions to their players, but for a number of other reasons as well. If you have a son or daughter
Coaching, Youth Sports
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