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Incredible Team – a Season of Firsts

I have spent the better part of the last four months coaching (along side co-coach Fordell) a recreational 4th grade girls basketball team in my community.  As many of you know, coaching youth or being involved in their development is … Continue reading

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The Suzy Merchant Test

I am stealing the following story from a blog post written by Scott Westerman, Michigan State University’s Associate  Vice president for Alumni Relations and Executive Director of the MSU Alumni Association.  Click here to read the original article. Every high … Continue reading

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Start Spreadin’ the News!!

If you didn’t get a chance to catch the East Lansing Varsity Boys basketball team this past season — be sure to mark your calendars now for the 2011 season.  The EL Boy’s program is back in large part to … Continue reading

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Improving Your Brain Game!

Youth basketball season is in full swing.  I am currently coaching 6th grade girls and we spend a lot of time talking about mental focus.  If you have been talking about this same issue with your youth player — check … Continue reading

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Prepare Like a Champion

Coach Rob Smith Welcome to the fourth in a series of installments from Coach Rob Smith, East Lansing Girls Varsity Basketball Coach.  Coach Smith began his coaching career in his home town of Montague and has held basketball and softball … Continue reading

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How Champions Play Offense

Coach Rob Smith Welcome to the second in a series of installments from Coach Rob Smith, East Lansing Girls Varsity Basketball Coach.  Coach Smith began his coaching career in his home town of Montague and has held basketball and softball … Continue reading

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Advice from a Champion

Rob Smith – East Lansing Girls Varsity Coach I cannot tell you how excited I am to be able to provide this next series of posts!!  Over the next week or so we will be hearing from East Lansing Girls … Continue reading

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Bograkos on Defense

Former MSU Spartan Men’s Basketball defensive specialist shares his insight on how to create a defensive mindset.  This is info every player should read. The thing that makes defense different from any other aspect of basketball is that you don’t … Continue reading

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Bograkos and Defense – Aren’t They One and the Same!

Tim Bograkos We are in for a special treat!  Coming soon . . . Tim Bograkos discusses how to develop a defensive mindset.  Can’t wait!

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Coach’s Corner – The Moyle Method

Enjoy the third and final installment from Coach Moyle.  This is such excellent advice and simple to apply too!! Shooting: Never miss off line and Swish (The Moyle Method) In the history of the game, a shot attempted that missed … Continue reading

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