My Advice to Parents [Part 1]

Over the course of the next few weeks I will be writing a series of blogs directed towards parents with the hopes to add some insight and guidance to what we know as the crazy world of youth basketball. There is so much out there and as parents we are always concerned with making sure…

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Reliance on Analytics in Basketball

As many people have read and are learning, the world of basketball, and sports in general, is putting more and more weight into the difference analytical processes that are surfacing everywhere. There is no doubt that this data is useful and can significantly help in making coaching decisions, designing workout programs, and especially with preventing…

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Can Certifying Coaches Fix Youth Basketball In America?

 Source: Basketball Insider interview With Joe Abunassar, Impact Basketball. Earlier this month, Kobe Bryant made headlines when he said that European players are more skilled than American players, and he added that the cause of this was “horrible, terrible AAU basketball.” He said that European players are “taught the game the right away at an early…

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Loving the Grind : Al Harrington

As Al Harrington moves on to bigger and better things as he stepsaway from the NBA, I can only look back at the last 16 years in awe of his career. I first met Al in Long Island, NY when I was working with Stephon Marbury during his summer camp. His smile was infectious and he was totally…

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Thanks KG : Appreciating Greatness

 After over 20 years of training many of the best players in the world, it isn’t often that a player, or a particular workout stands out in any way. In fact, there are times when I have to really focus to raise my level, and deliver the best workout possible. Fifteen years ago, a young All-Star, Kevin…

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Impact Featured in USA Today

Aaron J Miller,  wrote a great article in the USA Today on the popularity and importance of the 3 Pointer in the NBA and how hard IMPACT players like Kyle Lowry and Kawhi Leonard have worked to improve from the much longer distance than the college arc. Read how hard they have worked to build muscle…

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