It is only two words and yet the depth of feeling they can generate can alter relationships forever, it is enough to send tingles up the spine of any coach, infuriate any parent, depress or elate any player.  While the song tells us, "Only love can break your heart" cl...

We all do it, we watch games, whether live or on TV and we go along with the decisions the coaches make.  "Why those players?" "Why that play?"  We all love to second guess and evaluate the coaches.  We all know the deal, if you buy the ticket you buy the right to seco...

Having written a blog that relates to the role of the coach/trainer, the role of the athlete and the role of the parent, we can now start to explore what you are doing when you work with athletes.  The best place to start is with how you deliver drills and present the...

Comfort.  We all seek it.  We love to eat comfort food, wear comfortable shoes.  We want to make a comfortable living and seek the comfort of others.  We want to operate in our comfort zone. You hear it everywhere you go, people have the right to feel comfortable with...

It is a term you here discussed all the time, this player is coachable, that player is not coachable.  What does it mean?  What should it mean?  In our first post we looked at the player/coach/trainer relationship from the point of view of what does the trainer owe the...

You are a young basketball player and you want to improve.  Your school team is well coached but the coaching staff has a lot on their plate, they have to manage all the personalities, prepare the team and be ready for competition.  Practice time is limited and in orde...

Please reload

Featured Posts

Playing Time

May 2, 2017

Please reload

Recent Posts

May 2, 2017

March 31, 2017

Please reload

Search By Tags

I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!

Please reload

Follow Us
  • Twitter Clean

© 2016 by Doug Partridge. Proudly created with