youth basketball

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February 2, 2022

Video Shows Youth Basketball Coach Choking Referee

Footage that allegedly shows a coach choking a referee during a youth basketball game in the United States has gone viral, attracting more than 1.2 million views in the hours after it was uploaded in the latest instance of violence to mar youth sport...


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June 29, 2020

5 Basketball Drills For Youth Players

As sports, and basketball, prepare to resume athletic activities amid the COVID-19 pandemic, players have taken their team workouts and altered them to be done individually in a park or driveway. As restrictions begin to soften as it pertains to spo...


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June 3, 2020

At-Home Basketball Drills for Young Players

The beauty of basketball is the simplicity of the game itself. All it takes to play is a person, a hoop, and a ball. That's it. So while many Americans are continuing to follow stay-at-home recommendations during the COVID-19 pandemic, that doesn't ...


September 28, 2018

Position shooting drills for youngsters

Here are four drills for young basketball players that can help work players in your middle school or feeder programs. Two are designed for forwards, and two are for guards. Follow the Leader DIAGRAMS 1-3: This is an excellent shooting drill to get ...


October 18, 2017

Developing young players who adapt to the competition

Is it better to understand directions or learn how to read a map? The first gets you where you want to go, as long as you have someone who can tell you all the roads, turns and landmarks you’ll encounter along the way. But with the latter, you can...


October 20, 2016

NBA announces first youth basketball guidelines

The NBA and USA Basketball have teamed up to develop the first-ever youth basketball guidelines aimed at improving the way children, parents and coaches experience the game, with a specific emphasis on promoting player health and wellness. These g...


September 20, 2009

Developing consistency throughout all levels of your program

It's a must for varsity coaches to take an active part in developing players during their early years of competitive play. This gives all players a head start when they reach the high-school level. It's almost impossible to have high school players w...