• Author:
    Spencer Wood
  • Date:
    Feb 4, 2016

In Parts 1, 2 and 3 of The Mentally Tough Player , we discussed different ways to define and teach mental toughness to the 21 st century athlete.  We discussed when working with elite athletes and teams at the varsity high school level, collegiate and professional levels, I always recommend...

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  • Author:
    Spencer Wood
  • Date:
    Feb 4, 2016

In Parts 1, 2 and 3 of The Mentally Tough Player , we discussed different ways to define and teach mental toughness to the 21 st century athlete.  We discussed when working with elite athletes and teams at the varsity high school level, collegiate and professional levels, I always recommend...

Boys Regional Skills Development Camp

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For the first time, boys in seventh, eight and ninth grades will have the chance to take part in a USA Basketball Regional Skills Development Camp. The inaugural camp will take place from April 1-3 in Houston, Texas.

Girls Regional Skills Camp

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USA Basketball Youth Development will conduct a Regional Skills Development Camp for girls in the seventh through 12th grades from April 1-3 at Best Choice Field House in Fishers, Indiana.

  • Author:
    Spencer Wood
  • Date:
    Feb 4, 2016

In Parts 1, 2 and 3 of The Mentally Tough Player , we discussed different ways to define and teach mental toughness to the 21 st century athlete.  We discussed when working with elite athletes and teams at the varsity high school level, collegiate and professional levels, I always recommend...

Boys Regional Skills Development Camp

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For the first time, boys in seventh, eight and ninth grades will have the chance to take part in a USA Basketball Regional Skills Development Camp. The inaugural camp will take place from April 1-3 in Houston, Texas.

Girls Regional Skills Camp

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USA Basketball Youth Development will conduct a Regional Skills Development Camp for girls in the seventh through 12th grades from April 1-3 at Best Choice Field House in Fishers, Indiana.

This year marks the 20-year anniversary of the historic 1995-96 USA Women's National Team's golden run in the Atlanta Olympics, and Joan Ryan's profile of then-USA and longtime Stanford head coach Tara VanDerveer is a fantastic recap of VanDerveer's successes on the sideline.

Nneka Ogwumike

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The biggest news of the week was the naming of 25 finalists for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Women's Basketball Team.

Candace Parker

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Highlights of this past week include Tina Charles and Candace Parker averaging 22.0 ppg. and 30.0 ppg., respectively, to help their teams sweep their China quarterfinals series and advance to the semifinals.

Jonathan Isaac has grown since his freshman season – as in 7 inches in height. He has gone from a rising prospect to a member of the prestigious USA team for the 19th annual Nike Hoop Summit.

  • Author:
    Spencer Wood
  • Date:
    Jan 27, 2016

In Part 1 & Part 2 of The Mentally Tough Player , we discussed different ways to define and teach mental toughness to the 21 st century athlete.  We discussed when working with elite athletes and teams at the varsity high school level, collegiate and professional levels, I always recommend...

2015 USA Basketball Women's National Team

USA Basketball announced on Jan. 25, 2016, a list of 25 finalists for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Women's Basketball Team. Take a look at some of the highlights from one of the USA National Team's camps in 2015.

  • Author:
    Shelby Turcotte
  • Date:
    Jan 26, 2016

Coaches should recruit quickness, not height. - John Wooden It doesn't matter how tall you are if you can't move well. Quickness on the court can help a player cut through traffic and get open on offense as well as be pesky and annoying on defense.  Here's how you can do the same: Improve Your...