NBA/WNBA Playoff Schedules

Thursday, October 1, 2020

The NBA & WNBA playoffs have never been played at the same time, until now! This month's blog gives you brief outlines and sets the stages for what you can expect while watching both the 2020 NBA&WNBA playoffs!

*All times and channels have been changed to reflect Sask. time and channels*

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What It’s Like to be a Virtual Fan in the NBA Bubble

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Have you been watching some of the NBA games and ever wondered what it's like to be a virtual fan this season? This article breaks down what it was like for 2 Portland Trailblazer fans!

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2 Great Basketball Drills to Do on Your Own

Monday, August 3, 2020

2 drills that are sure to improve your game and are easy to do on your own, anywhere you have some space and a hoop!

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Dribbling Outside for Miles, How to turn a basic walk into major dribbling skill increases

Thursday, July 2, 2020

The easiest way to get comfortable with a basketball in your hands - Take it with you for a walk!

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A Kid Who Doesn't Remember Michael Jordan Reviews "The Last Dance"

Monday, June 1, 2020

Here is a fresh perspective and a youth's perspective on The Last Dance, from a kid who grew up watching basketball after MJ's legendary career.

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Why Sports Matter Now More Than Ever

Monday, May 4, 2020

In a time when we can't play sports, it can teach us a whole new perspective - why they are so important! During Covid-19, we all play for one team!

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Overzealous parents are ruining youth sports. It’s past time to sit quiet and let the kids play.

Friday, March 6, 2020

Sometimes, it's all about perspective. This article stresses the importance of remembering that youth sports are far bigger than winning and losing. 

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Kobe Bryant had left basketball behind. His daughter Gigi brought him back.

Monday, February 3, 2020

Kobe did so much for basketball throughout his playing career, but in his retirement he became known for his love of being a "Girl Dad" and began seeing the sport in a new light, thanks to his daughter Gianna.

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Reset Your Basketball Mindset For 2020

Monday, January 6, 2020

As we head into the New Year and the 2nd half of the RCBA season, it can be helpful to refocus personal and team goals for the season!

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Why Keeping the Fun in Youth Sports is so Important

Friday, November 1, 2019

The RCBA's values are 1) fair play- equal opportunities that consistently reinforce respect of all individuals involved, 2) fun- encourage camaraderie and friendship, and 3) development- of youth and their supporting network. We want all our athletes, coaches, parents, and officials to be able to benefit from a positive atmosphere in the gym, so everyone can enjoy their RCBA experience to the fullest!

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Coaching Youth Basketball - What Should You Teach?

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

This month's blog is all about tips and tricks for basketball coaches. Whether you are a brand new coach trying to learn how to structure a practice or a seasoned veteran, this article has practice ideas for you! Be sure to read carefully as there are many links hidden within this article to suggest specific drills to assist you!

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Back to School: Managing School and Sport This Fall Season

Monday, September 2, 2019

Figuring out how to be a student athlete and being a kid all at once can sometimes be tricky, check out these tips!

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Canada Reveals Loaded Lineup of NBA Talent Ahead of Basketball World Cup

Thursday, August 1, 2019

There is only one month until the FIBA Basketball World Cup takes place in China. As team Canada is preparing to select its official roster, it's hard not to get excited about the talent and depth this team will bring to the table!

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17 Basketball Stationary Dribbling Drills - Youth to Pros!

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Going away for the summer and can't take the whole court with you? Here are some great stationary ball handling drills to do wherever you go!

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Off-Season Training Myths

Monday, June 3, 2019

As the 2018/2019 basketball season is closing, here are some myths and tips about the off-season!

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4 Tips for Selecting a Summer Basketball Camp

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

With summer right around the corner, these might be some good tips to help pick the right basketball summer camp for you!

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Could 3 on 3 Basketball Be Best For Youth Players?

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Why 3 on 3 is great for skill development. 

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Reading Ball Screens

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Everything you need to know about ball screens!

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Ingredients of a Successful Practice

Monday, December 3, 2018

What you need for a successful practice!

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Coaching Basketball Rebounding Toughness and Accountability

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Check out this months blog on Rebounding Toughness & Accountability! 

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The Unintentional Fade Away

Monday, October 15, 2018

Dave Love did such an incredible job in Regina this past weekend, we wanted to share something from his blog! 

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The Two Minute Drill

Friday, September 7, 2018

Players compete against themselves in this quick drill.

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An Open Letter About Female Coaches by Pau Gasol

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Pau Gasol writes an letter about being coached by Becky Hammon.

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Watch What You Teach

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

What's the most important thing you teach?

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3 on 3 As a Development Tool

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Find out why 3 on 3 is a great tool for skill development! 

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A Lay Up Tip That Every Youth & NBA Player Needs

Friday, April 20, 2018

When you implement this lay up tip, you will have more opportunities to finish near the basket. That means more points for you. And when the defense starts to swarm you, you can rack up assists by passing to open teammates.

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Flow, Learning and Youth Sports

Thursday, February 8, 2018
Flow, Learning, and Youth Sports During the summer when I was in middle school, I walked to a halfcourt gym near my house and played basketball for as long as there were other children to play against. On some days, when the competition was good, I would play for three to four hours without realizing it, my only sense of time coming from my grumbling stomach as lunch ...
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How to Get All 5 Players SPRINTING in Transition Defense -- On Almost Every Possession

Tuesday, January 9, 2018
How to Get All 5 Players SPRINTING in Transition Defense -- On Almost Every Possession - By Jeff Haefner Whether you're a half or full court defensive team -- it's essential for those FIRST THREE TRANSITION STEPS to be a sprint! If you can get players sprinting and your defense SET on every possession, you have a chance to be a good defensive team. If your team is ...
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Practice With Limited Time, 1 Practice Per Week

Friday, November 3, 2017

Making the most of one practice per week

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