Why are you Coaching Basketball? Set your Priorities and Philosophy

Youth Basketball Coaching Philosophy

Coaching can be difficult.  Especially when you are coaching younger kids.

They don’t always pay attention.  They don’t get what you are saying the first time.

Sometimes they hear you and go off and do something else right away.

It can be frustrating.

But, it doesn’t have to be.  If you set a few priorities and determine why you are coaching, it can help guide you through those difficult situations.

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To be an effective basketball coach, the first thing you need to do is establish your philosophy and priorities.

This might sound silly. Nevertheless, this very important step allows you to apply very effective coaching techniques.

Here’s how it works…

You see, the most effective way to get the results you want is to emphasize the “right” things.

It’s all about what you emphasize!

Players really notice this.

If you consistently emphasize and talk about rebounding, passing the ball, and playing the right way, then you’re players will pick up on those things.

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