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10 Reasons Why Kids (and Parents) Love Basketball       

Playing basketball is often thought of as a fun way to get active and have a good time with friends. In Canada, youth basketball is on the rise. Perhaps it’s a combination of the […]

By |2020-08-21T09:41:42-05:00August 21st, 2020|Articles, Youth Health & Fitness|

Why Parents Coaching & Shouting from the Sidelines is Bad for Kids       

When your kids start playing basketball, there’s no doubt you’ll be excited to go watch them play. It can feel natural to call out instructions and yell your opinions from the sidelines, after […]

By |2020-07-21T11:07:27-05:00July 21st, 2020|Articles, Youth Health & Fitness|

Strength and Conditioning for Youth Basketball: 9 Tips                  

When improving your basketball skills, it’s not just about working on plays on the court or getting your passing game down. Improving your overall strength and ability to play a full game without your […]

By |2020-06-16T12:50:39-05:00June 16th, 2020|Articles, Youth Health & Fitness|

Basketball Season Cancelled? Stay in Shape, Motivated and Improve Your Skills!              

With sports seasons on pause across the board right now, likely your recreational or rep basketball season has been affected as well. Even though you may be restricted from getting together with your team […]

By |2020-04-14T10:32:07-05:00April 14th, 2020|Articles, Youth Health & Fitness|

Basketball IQ: What It Is and How to Improve It         

When it comes to playing basketball there are many skills to learn and plays to master. While it can be pretty easy to track stats and take note on which skills need more work, […]

By |2020-03-24T11:23:52-05:00March 24th, 2020|Articles, Youth Health & Fitness|

Basement Basketball – How to Master Some Skills in the Winter Months            

Becoming a great basketball player isn’t something that happens overnight. It takes practice and repetition, along with the desire to push to improve your skills. Now that winter is here and the driveway is covered […]

By |2019-12-16T16:13:10-05:00December 16th, 2019|Articles, Youth Health & Fitness|

Fundamentals or Free Play? How to Best Develop Youth Players

When it comes to teaching youth how to play basketball, it can be difficult to decide exactly how to balance instruction on fundamentals and the kids’ natural desire to have fun playing.

Of teaching fundamental […]

By |2019-11-21T13:34:00-05:00November 21st, 2019|Articles, Youth Health & Fitness|

Can Playing Competitive Basketball Really Be Fun?

While competition is inherent in any sport, most kids don’t set out into the world of competitive basketball because they love competition. Most likely, your young one has decided to give basketball a try because […]

By |2019-10-23T14:29:54-05:00October 23rd, 2019|Articles, Youth Health & Fitness|