Author: bbman

  • Basketball Coaching: Team Motivation

    Basketball Coaching: Team Motivation

    Some of us will come home from practices and wonder, “Why on earth did Johnny decide to come out for the basketball team if he doesn’t want to try?” We spend so much time and energy on the frustration and the struggle to get players to perform at their optimum level during games. I think… Read more

  • 5 Tips to Jump Higher to Dunk a Basketball For Short People

    5 Tips to Jump Higher to Dunk a Basketball For Short People

    There are an abundance of exercises that promise to make you jump higher, but most of them require you to do work. You can follow these jump higher tips whenever they are applicable to your workout. These will assist you to get to your goal of jumping higher significantly better than before no matter how… Read more

  • Basketball Shooting Drills

    Basketball Shooting Drills

    The process of shooting a basketball happens in a second or two and, yet, is a complex, compound movement. To understand the components of a healthy shot, we need to break the movement down into simpler sub-components that can be analyzed and understood in isolation. Then, basketball shooting drills become a great way to perfect… Read more

  • 5 Tips for Basketball Coaches

    5 Tips for Basketball Coaches

    It can be difficult at times to keep your youth basketball teams focused. People tend to get angry and frustrated and want to yell at the kids but have to remember that they are just kids and they just want to have fun. Whether you are coaching recreational youth basketball or a competitive AAU basketball… Read more

  • How to Teach Kids Basketball 5 Things You Need to Know and Do to Be Truly Successful

    How to Teach Kids Basketball 5 Things You Need to Know and Do to Be Truly Successful

    Do you want to teach kids basketball? If you have been recruited to be a coach or if you just want to teach your own kids how to play basketball, you can learn the following tips on how you can not only teach kids this fun game, but also how everyone can benefit from these… Read more

  • Here’s How to Spin a Basketball on Your Finger

    Here’s How to Spin a Basketball on Your Finger

    So it’s quite obvious that you are here right now because you would like to learn how to spin a basketball on your finger. Whether you would like to impress your friends or learn for personal pleasure, this is a very neat skill to learn and become very good at. Just imagine being in the… Read more

  • Ten Facts About Michael Jordan

    Ten Facts About Michael Jordan

    So You think you know Michael Jordan? Test your knowledge with these 10 trivia questions. 1. What is Michael Jordan’s middle name? 2. Where was he born? 3. Why did Jordan chose the number 23? 4. What was the name of the minor league baseball team Jordan played for? 5. What does he wear for… Read more

  • The History of Women’s Basketball

    The History of Women’s Basketball

    Modern day basketball can trace it’s origins to early December 1891 when Dr. James Naismith, a Canadian physical education teacher and a local instructor at Springfield, Massachusetts’ YMCA Training School was desperately seeking an indoor game active and fit during cold, snowy New England winters. After trying several different games and finding them too dangerous… Read more

  • Who Else Wants to Jump Much Higher in Basketball

    Who Else Wants to Jump Much Higher in Basketball

    Want to know how to jump higher? Jumping is a crucial and critical part of many sports, especially basketball. Being able to jump higher makes you a much better player and gives you a huge advantage over your opponent if you can jump higher and faster than him. Many athletes make the incorrect assumption that… Read more

  • Increase Your Basketball Vertical Jump Without Weights

    Increase Your Basketball Vertical Jump Without Weights

    How would you like to increase your vertical leap, grab rebounds whenever you want, dunk over anybody you want or jump over the block when taking your jump shot? I know you don’t want to hear any hype (If you are like me, you have heard it all before and are sick and tired of… Read more