6 basketball mindset pillars

1. Play Basketball because YOU want to. Your happiness and well-being trumps success. If playing basketball is not in your heart than do something else. Don’t do it for other people. 2. Focus on the process not the outcome. If you keep improving each day, wins and titles will take care of themselves. If you focus…

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top 10 mental mistakes basketball players make

1. Getting involved in the hype. Reading the papers, social media and/or forum. Leave this to the spectators, after the season you can read your articles. 2. Associating with negative people and small-time thinkers. These people will only slow you down. Keep your distance from them, especially during the season. 3. Making any particular game or tournament…

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10 Basketball mindset red flags

1. Not Pulling the Trigger. Playing too cautiously/hesitant or conservative. 2. Better in practice/scrimmages/warm-up than in games. 3. Missing easy open shots close to the hoop or not executing offensively. 4. Poor body language (rounding shoulders, looking down, mouthing words). 5. Not playing to your potential. 6. Low confidence. 7. Very nervous before games, shots or close games. 8. Easily distracted during…

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