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The One Coaching Book to Read This Summer

If you haven’t yet read, The Coach’s Guide to Teaching from Doug Lemov, I highly recommend adding it to your summer reading list. In one word, it is fantastic! There were so many light bulb moments for me while reading it. Doug’s an expert in the science of teaching and learning. He’s previously authored TeachContinue reading “The One Coaching Book to Read This Summer”

Coaching During COVID | Pandemic Practice Drills

For those of us who have been leading training sessions for our teams during COVID, it’s been an extremely unusual situation. With social distancing required and the OBA’s restrictions on no scrimmaging or defence, we have had to get creative in building practice plans. While nothing beats games, small-sided practice games and 1v1 for development,Continue reading “Coaching During COVID | Pandemic Practice Drills”

Thanks Coach!

You have said yes. Sure, I’ll coach my daughter’s or son’s basketball team. And so your journey begins. What a journey it will be. You will experience the many highs of teaching basketball and life skills to a group of children or adolescents. You will also need to call on many of the skills youContinue reading “Thanks Coach!”

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