Rebounds swing momentum in games: defenses get deflated when they play well for a full possession, only to give up a second chance score. And a floundering offense can find new life through a few simple put-backs. Many think rebounding is a combination of size and jumping ability. I believe it is about 50% hustle, 25% technique, and 25% size/jumping. Which means if you hustle and have good technique, you can become a rebounding threat no matter what your size or athleticism.
I recently had the opportunity to hear Northwestern head coach Chris Collins speak on team building. Coach Collins was an assistant coach and player under Duke legend Mike Krzyzewski. He gave us three pieces of advice: 1. Know your role - playing within your strengths is the key to earning coach's trust. Trying to do "too much" is a sure way to frustrate your coach. "Too much" can look like a lot of different things. It can mean over-dribbling when you should pick up the ball
My goal in running a basketball camp is to give young men the same opportunity that God so graciously gave to me: to sacrifice my pride and my ambitions for His Glory. In middle school and high school, few things are more important to students than sports. They train, they practice, and they play to win... but why? For many students - myself included - I played so that other people would think more of me - to be respected and admired as the best. I played for my own glory. T