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Hello Coaches, Players and Fans,

The History of Basketball
In early December 1891, Dr. James Naismith, a Canadian
physician from McGill University and minister on the faculty of a
college for YMCA professionals (today, Springfield College) in
Springfield, Massachusetts, USA, sought a vigorous indoor
game to keep his students occupied and at proper levels of
fitness during the long New England winters. After rejecting
other ideas  . . .  READ MORE

Get Your Head In The Game
The saying goes "The game of basketball is 90% mental and
10% physical." You ask, "Well, what does that mean?"
Basketball has little to do with height, strength, moves and so
forth. It's about how quickly you can think, what you’re thinking
about and how you're thinking. Your brain is the strongest
muscle in your body.  It controls everything that you do. It
controls how you feel when you wake  . . . READ MORE

Coaching Young Kids Ages 6-8
Trying to figure just how to introduce 6-8 year olds to the game
of basketball can be real interesting. How much should you tell
them and not overwhelm them with too much information is the
challenge.  Don’t confuse the issue with these little ones, use
our proven methods and outline to help your young kids to understand and  . . . READ MORE

Great books from Coach O




hoopquoteSuccess is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you
did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.
~ John Wooden


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