April 13, 2018
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Running Backwards

If you have ever watched or participated in a warming up lead by Coach Jasper or myself, you know our warming up is far from traditional. In the game of basketball, we only move forwards 25% of the time. The other 75% is sideways, diagonal or backwards. So why only warm up forwards? When I played professional basketball in Amsterdam, our Monday evening practices always consisted of fun games, it […]
February 1, 2018
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Number One

I feel like I can state the following, with great confidence: I am the number one basketball teacher in the world. Please allow me to explain. It is not unimaginable to me that you read this and that your first reaction is a scoff or one of disbelief. Maybe the word ridiculous comes to mind. I’d like to argue; why not? Why wouldn’t I be? Because it’s statistically improbable? Because […]
February 21, 2017
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Time off? Time to work!

March Madness is almost upon us and for most of y’all, that means your season is coming to an end. Understandably, the question is: …now what? Work Well, first off: acknowledge how blessed we are to be able to play this beautiful game with our friends and all the support we have. Take some time to reflect on how much fun it was to work together, to learn together and […]