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Preparing For The New Season

As a player I always looked forward to the new basketball season because it was a chance for me to display all the things I had worked on over the summer. I would come into basketball training or practice and be ready to go. It is important to make sure t

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Playing Defense

As a defender you want to keep your man from scoring the basketball and then also be able to help your teammate if they are having trouble guarding their man. There are different types of defense but we are going to just focus on the two basic areas of de

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10 Ways To Earn More Playing Time

One of the most, if not the single most issues between coach and player is, PLAYING TIME. Players want to know why they are not playing more, and what they can do to earn more playing time on the court. Here are 10 areas to look at when trying to earn mor

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10 Keys For Beating A Pressure Defense

During the up coming season you are going to face teams that are looking to speed you up by using pressure. It may come in the form of a man press, zone press, or a team that simply likes to trap and gamble at different points throughout the game. Whateve

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Harrison: Open Letter To FIBA

To whom it may concern: What does it take to become “#FIBA Approved Coach” and what does it really mean? How much is it? How long does it take? My Resume: -1. Kenyan Male, 37 years of age. Parent. University Graduate0. #Basketballislife1. 21 y

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Are You A Coach?

Last year during a league match at Stratmore Grounds a player punched another player in the face, how his coach handled the matter made all the difference. First the game was stopped and his coach expressed his disppointment infront of everyone, many coac

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Dr Eugene Genga: 8 Seconds On Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its early stages and encourage

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Eugene Genga: Free Shots On Health Matters

  Why are basketball players at risk of developing knee injuries? Basketball is an exciting, fast-moving sport. Unfortunately, what makes the game exciting to watch and exhilarating to play also makes it a high-risk sport for knee injuries. Running w

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Do You Have Back-up Plan?

Basketball in Kenya is not at a level where athletes could consider themselves professional athletes; they can barely depend on the game. Around 75% of the basketball player populations are youths, who join the fraternity with so much energy and zeal to g

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