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5 Youth Components

🏀🧵The 5 essential components to a youth basketball program 1\ In-House League Youth players k-6 all participate in the in-house league Segment K-2, 3-4, 5-6 - slightly different rules & basket heights Teams should get 1-2 practices per week & games on the weekend

2\ Travel Teams Your best youth players go out of town to play against the best players from other towns Depending on the size of your district, you can have only one travel team per grade or multiple teams per grade All in-house players have the option to try out for travel

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Pyramid Development

Development is getting everyone’s trajectory headed in the right direction for your program The DEVELOPMENT piece of “Powerhouse Program Building” breaks down into 4 elements:

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Pyramid Fundamentals

X&Os… often the most over focused and mismanaged element of a basketball program I admit to being guilty of this at times in my coaching career If you want to obsess over basketball schemes, it may be fun, but it’s not your best path to building a powerhouse basketball program

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Pyramid Fundamentals

Fundamentals… often associated with offensive ball security but they don’t necessarily have to be They are simply the details on how you do things You can have offensive fundamentals, defensive fundamentals, transition fundamentals, etc.

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PPB Youth

Your YOUTH PROGRAM… the biggest and most long-term investment you can make in your program If done well, and given enough time, it’s the biggest reason for the sustained success of a basketball program

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Food Service Industry

Use the food service industry to run a 1st class high school basketball program Set a goal to contact 50 restaurants for your basketball program Divide up a combination of warm and cold calls between your staff and booster club Ask for these 4 things:

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Program Gaps

Where can you identify gaps in the vertical alignment of your entire program? 🧵 Are you not getting enough youth players involved in your program? Are players not getting taught proper fundamentals through the youth and middle school levels?

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🧵 Thread

12 traits of a PERFECT assistant coach 1\ Loyalty 2\ An understanding spouse 3\ A “no job too big or too small” type of attitude

4\ Optimism 5\ Hard work 6\ Enthusiasm/Energy 7\ Promotes the culture/philosophy of the head coach/program

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8 Ways to Promote

8 Ways to Promote Your Basketball Program 🏀🧵

1\ Social Media It is an absolute necessity to have a social media plan to promote your program. Promote your program with highlights, video docs, photo edits, viral videos, program updates, and anything else to keep your fans in the loop with your program

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12 Zone Offense Keys

12 Zone Offense 🔑s 1\ Use punch dribbles into zone gaps 2\ E2C4 (Engage two defenders and while seeing 4 of your teammates) 3\ Always look at the hoop on the catch

4\ Make sure to get touches in the middle and baseline 5\ Make sure to use skip passes 6\ Use fake passes to shift the defense

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