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The Skill Development Playbook blog has all the information you need to improve as a player or coach.  This blog will give you tips, workouts, and drills to help enhance any players skill set.

Finishing Tips for Point Guards

In this SDP Podcast Mini Episode I discuss different finishes for point guards. There are a number of ways to finish at the rim and a point guard wants to be crafty. Click the play button for some great information on finishing at the rim for point guards.

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Having Skills vs Playing Skillfully

There are a number of players that go to the gym and work on their game. They spend countless hours getting better. They have developed skills that allow them to showcase their ball handling wizardry. They can shoot lights out or make precision passes. but they lack the ability to play skillfully during competition. 

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Playing from the Neck Up: 4 Tips for High IQ Point Guards

Outside of playing quarterback in football I believe the point guard position is the hardest position to play in sports. I could be a little biased with that statement due to the fact that I played point guard. The reason for this a point guard has to process so much information in such a small amount of time. They have to understand what their team wants to do on offense to have an advantage while knowing what the defense is doing to combat that. You have to know your teammates.

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4 Keys to Skill Development

In the latest episode of the SDP Podcast, Coach TJ shares 4 Keys to Skill Development. These 4 key ingredients are very important to anyone that conducts skill development training sessions. This is a must listen to for all coaches, trainers, parents, and players.

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The MOST Under Taught Skill in Basketball

In the latest episode of the SDP Podcast, Coach TJ discusses the most under taught skill in basketball. Passing is a skill that is often over looked and pushed to the side. Coach gives a lot of information in part 1 of this podcast. Coach TJ discusses the 5 passing windows, 5 keys to passing, and 6 passes every player should master. Click the player above and have a listen. There are plenty of nuggets dropped in this episode. 


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