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.
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!
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!
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!
Figuring out how to be a student athlete and being a kid all at once can sometimes be tricky, check out these tips!
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!
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!
As the 2018/2019 basketball season is closing, here are some myths and tips about the off-season!
With summer right around the corner, these might be some good tips to help pick the right basketball summer camp for you!
Why 3 on 3 is great for skill development.
Everything you need to know about ball screens!
What you need for a successful practice!
Check out this months blog on Rebounding Toughness & Accountability!
Dave Love did such an incredible job in Regina this past weekend, we wanted to share something from his blog!
Players compete against themselves in this quick drill.
Pau Gasol writes an letter about being coached by Becky Hammon.
What's the most important thing you teach?
Find out why 3 on 3 is a great tool for skill development!
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.
How to have a positive impact on kids!
Making the most of one practice per week
Which defense is best for youth basketball?
Great article from The Verticle about the Skyhook!
Teaching life lessons through basketball.
Mike Brady is this years Fred Frolick spirit of the game award receipient. Congratulations Mike!