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How You Speak to Yourself Matters - Dr Jo Lukins (Pt 2)

How You SPEAK to Yourself MATTERS – Dr Jo Lukins (Pt 3)

In Part 3 of Dr Jo Lukins interview she shares limiting language we use to excuse ourself from performing tasks exposing how you speak to yourself matters. Dr Jo Lukins suggests how you choose to speak to yourself matters. 3 key words often get exchanged in excusing our behaviour or inaction, being Don’t, Can’t and […]

Team Building In Basketball - OzSwoosh Academy Athlete Taylin

Team Building in Basketball – Taylin

Taylin has been with OzSwoosh Academy and sees team building in basketball as one of the most important and fulfilling aspects to the game. He started in the OzSwoosh Rookies program and developed his skills. Progressing fast he moved up to the Senior training program at age 14. Now 16, Taylin continues to make strides […]

Basketball Close Out Agility Drill - Coaching Basketball Fundamentals

Basketball Close Out Agility Drill

This video Taylin and Ethan demonstrate a basketball close out footwork agility warm-up drill. Using push points, they close out to top or wings and using their lead hand held high and trail hand held low defensive slide to those spots on the floor. Coach Rowe suggests using a 1 hand close out as opposed […]

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