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The Coach's Corner

Basketball Tips and Drills

Here are some free resources for coaches on different drills you can do with your teams:

Eteamz: http://eteamz.active.com/basketball/instruction/tips/
Basketball Drills and Plays: http://www.basketball-drills-and-plays.com/
The Y-Coach: http://www.y-coach.com/CD/Basketball_Drills.htm

If you have referenced other sites or materials with good basketball coaching tips, please let us know by sending an e-mail to .  We'll post the information on this page.

More Coaching Resources

In addition to the Positive Coaching Alliance there are other resources and articles available to help new and experienced coaches.  Click the link below to review the information.

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Positive Coaching Alliance





LV Basketball subscribes to the philosophies in The Positive Coaching Alliance: "Positive Coaching Alliance was established at Stanford University in 1998.  PCA believes that winning is a goal in youth sports but that there is a second, more important goal of using sports to teach life lessons through positive coaching." 

This type of coach is called a "Double-Goal Coach" which PCA describes as follows:

The Double-Goal Coach
PCA believes all youth sport coaches should be "Double-Goal" Coaches. A win-at-all-cost coach has only one goal: to win. He or she is concerned primarily with teaching skills and developing strategy designed to win games. A Positive Coach is a "Double-Goal Coach" who wants to win, AND has a second goal: to help players develop positive character traits, so they can be successful in life. Winning is important, but the second goal, helping players learn "life lessons," is more important. A Positive Coach puts players first.

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