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In The Shadows

Before the game: This is it. This is your chance to prove yourself.  You have been a great player, still are you believe. You are competitive, fast, smart, hard working, talented and hungry for the win. You need to stand out today. You hope to play bette

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Team Culture

We have fewer teams in each division this year and the leagues just became more competitive. As usual as a result teams need to work harder and smarter and one thing that surely should be a great motivator is positive team culture. Team culture is the man

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Confidence Is Everything

Confidence is, according to Webster – a feeling of self-assurance arising from one’s appreciation of one’s own abilities or qualities. To get a better understanding of the influence of confidence, think back to a time when you didn’t feel good abo

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Strengthen Your Basketball Mind

Mental toughness is the ability to rebound from setbacks and disappointments. This characteristic equates to being mentally flexible, having a strong self-belief, persevering through challenges, and responding to situations with calmness, focus, and the p

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Transfer Madness

The just concluded Harry Maina and Fred Oguttu Memorial Tournament was a success in its own right, nothing short of good organization. The tournament saw interesting events unfold as well: the usual referee wrangles, big winners, losers, long awaited meet

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Defense In Basketball Should Be Exciting!

Why do the majority of basketball players dislike defensive basketball drills or playing defense? Is it too hard, boring, not fun, etc.? The reason is not because it is too difficult or too boring, it is because of the mindset of the players. When a playe

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When Ball Is Life

“We play because we remember the first time we shot the ball and knew, beyond doubt, as it floated towards the hoop, that it was going to be good” Sherman Alexie. Let us take some time out a little, a moment off basketball politics. The 2016 season is

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Bench Struggles: How About A Better Season?

‘Reserve’ is one of the most underrated positions in basketball.  It is one that requires patience, character and discipline more than the starting assignment, which anyone can handle. This is the player who in some cases may not have had the chance

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Individual Basketball Workout Keys

Second Opinion The value of individual work-outs to isolate and improve individual basketball related skills is undisputed. Having a clear work-out plan designed by an expert is imperative, but not as many players buy in to it. When your car breaks down,

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