How To Build Rapport in Basketball

This episode of The Coach Approach we look at how to build rapport with the athletes in basketball and also people you work with.


Building rapport is not always easy given most people are different, however OzSwoosh implements some simple approaches to work through the process of improving the harmony of our players.

So here, Coach Craig Rowe shares his top tips of learning names, providing outside opportunities, organising social events, tournaments, surveying athletes and asking questions.

Not only is the focus on how to build rapport, but also on why building rapport is so important.

0:00 Introduction
1:20 The Hierarchy Dilemma
1:56 Learning Names
4:20 Develop Outside Opportunities
5:18 Ask Questions
6:00 Social Events
7:10 Tournaments
8:40 Surveying Players

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