Tag Archives: player development

March 24: 8 Ways to Keep Developing as a Coach

The following article was shared by Coach Randy Brown. “What are you doing to continue your development as a coach?” We are always promoting work ethic and skill improvement to our players. The coach must also remember that they must continue to work and improve as well. Below is a list of 8 things coaches can do to help themselves ... Read More »

March 20: Developing the Read & React Player

This is a new series of videos we have released that take you through Player Development one layer at a time. Read & React players and coaches love it! For those players and coaches not running the Read & React, you will still benefit from this course. Here’s why: The Read & React is a positionless system that teaches players how ... Read More »

Player Development is Not a Circus

The game of basketball is something I absolutely love, cherish, and see heading down a scary path. Basketball is at an all-time high in terms of popularity and growth around the world. Unfortunately, the number of ‘skilled’ basketball players is exponentially decreasing. Fans and young players today marvel at the athleticism of today’s players, heck I even do.  But it is actually ... Read More »

Tribe Spotlight: Bethel Christian Academy

This week’s Tribe Spotlight features Bert Potter, Varsity Boy’s Basketball coach at Bethel Christian Academy (Kinston, NC). I first heard about the Read & React  from our former JV coach after he found the DVD’s online. I really enjoy teaching the Read & React because it simultaneously trains player and ball movement. As a result, our program’s offensive fundamentals are better than ever. Our players have really ... Read More »

Tribe Spotlight: Covenant Academy

Covenant Academy (McMinnville, TN) head coach Ryan Smith shares his Read & React story in this weeks Tribe Spotlight. I was first introduced to the Read & React Offense when I was a high school coach at a public school. I was researching a more efficient offense that would fit my players and my program. I was running a motion offense with ... Read More »

March 3: Look in the Mirror – Part 2

NOTE: this is a follow-up post to Look in the Mirror (Part 1). Most people postpone personal development in November and December and wait to make New Year’s Resolutions. Most players postpone improving their game in February and March and wait to get better in the off-season. But why wait?  Why not get better now? Whether you have one week left in ... Read More »