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TEACHING
AND LEARNING CONCEPTS
COACHING IS TEACHING

 

KISS CLASSROOM
(KEEP IT SIMPLE STUPID)

 

ATTITUDE
  1. Listening

  2. Enthusiasm

  3. Work

  4. Stance

 

LISTENING
  1. Skill

  2. Attention Span

  3. Eyes

  4. Ears

 

FOUR LAWS OF LEARNING

 

#1: EXPLANATION

  1. Teach why we do particular things

  2. Use mental pictures, analogies, and stories to convey or reinforce

  3. Don’t give them too much – “Paralysis from Analysis”
    “The more you think the slower your feet get!”

 

#2: DEMONSTRATION (SHOW THEM HOW!) – Emphasis on Proper Technique

  1. Coach

  2. Player

  3. Video (college or pro games)

 

#3: CORRECTION

  1. Patience (smile)

  2. Positive language – “Let’s try it this way now.”

  3. Find something good to say, then correct – 
    “You’re too good of a player to make that mistake.”
    “I saw you do a great job last week. I know you can do better.”

  4. Antagonize & Positively Influence?  Is it possible? 

 

#4: REPETITION – REPETITION – REPETITION

*Great teachers are “Masters of Overkill!”

*Develop good basketball habits

*Chalk & Talk will not get it done

*Repetitive & Competitive Drills

*Teach and Demand!

 

 

EMPATHY

Put yourself in their position. Observe your team: eyes, body language.  Remember what it was like to be their age. Each one is different. 

 

 

DEVELOP COLLECTIVE EGO
(FIST vs FINGERS)

  • US

  • WE

  • OUR FAMILY

 

Behavior Modification – Selfish Play (Fire Extinguisher)

Win and lose as a team; no one points a finger!!

Your players must love other players to be good.

Don’t violate the “FIST”!

 

 

COMMUNICATION = TRUST

  • Language and tone of voice (AVOID SARCASM!)

  • Everyone must look each other in the eye.

  • Talk to players individually. Find something good!

  • Be kind to one another.

  • Sense of humor.

 

 

FAILURE IS OK (COMPETING vs WINNING) . . . (WOUNDS TO WISDOM)

 

  • Learn from failure: Abraham Lincoln – a string of failures before becoming the greatest President in our nation’s history.

  • Don’t worry about making mistakes – learn from them.

  • Embrace the “process”.Control your emotions.

  • Fully understand what goes into losing. Then we can win!

  • Adversity – Discouragement – Frustration – Referees – Subs – Injury

  • Survive thunderbolts!

 

 

Modeling is very important because kids will do what you do. Over the long haul, the team will be a reflection of the coach’s personality. 

 

Great teachers make things seem “simple”.

 

You must have a “PASSION” for teaching. “Be positive.”

NEED HELP? HAVE A QUESTION?

Call Coach White's "Wonder Woman" assistant Christal. She will assist you in booking the right camp or answering your questions. Call her at 304.400.4703 or email.

Session IV Camp Cancelled

I am so sorry to have to announce the cancellation of my basketball camp in Huntington. Session IV will not take place next week. The Huntington YMCA reached out to me on Thursday informing me that camp had to cancel due to COVID-19 concerns and spikes in the Tri-State region of WV, KY and OH. After attempting to locate an alternate site, I was unsuccessful as no gyms are available.

I apologize for the inconvenience of canceling camp. I will refund 100% of your payment back to you via Paypal early next week.

I am truly disappointed, however I understand the YMCA's reasoning. We are all dealing with the uncertainties of this virus and adjusting with it.

Continue working on your basketball skills!! You can find some great drills here to keep your FUN-damentals sharp. I hope you have a safe, fun summer! 

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