Attention Control: Foul Shot

        When competing, there are multiple external (outer) and internal (inner) distractions that can cause the athlete to lose attention and concentration.Some external distractions that could happen during competition: Noisy crowd, coach/parent leaving, camera clicking, movement in peripheral vision, and intimidating comments from opponent.     On the basketball court, all of these…

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Team Building

Team building exercises are a great way to get the team together, get to know each other a little better, and most importantly they are suppose to be fun! There are many games out there that teams can do. They can be physical challenges or they can be more personable. Here is an example of…

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10 Ways to Improve when Injured

Unfortunately, getting injured is an inevitable part of sports and competing. Because we are exerting our bodies and pushing our physicality to the extremes, sometimes our bodies can’t handle the pressure. Or, even worse, we get injured because of bad form, we clash with another athlete, or just a random accident. A lot of the…

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