Point guards always need to see a step ahead of everyone else on the floor.
If I’m the point guard, I have to think about what will happen two moves after the initial pass or cut. I have to know someone is open even before they know that they’re open.
Basketball is a fraternity. It stretches across racial, social, economic and gender lines (so yes ladies, it’s a sorority too) through one common bond… LOVE OF THE GAME.
#OnlyBallersKnow is POINT 3’s way to share that love with our universe.
There are no gimmicks involved in what we do at Team Footprintz.
We will not teach 30 ball tricks while you are jumping in the air on a trampoline. That’s not game related. Everything is based on 1) hard work and 2) repetition.
I believe that player development is not about drills. It’s about teaching players how to play the game and developing their skillset so that they can become a more effective player.
There are different ways to do that, but the key is that everything has to translate.
Players really like to see results when they train, and everyone loves to see physical development results as well. POINT 3 Alpha Jeff Sparrow takes you through some of the things he does to drive the physical AND mental aspects of his players' improvement!
As school basketball season winds down, many AAU and summer hoops teams are alreading ramping up. Tournament season has already kicked off in many parts of the country.
We asked some of our leading POINT 3 Alpha skills trainers: Should a player take time off between school and the AAU season?
With High School playoffs in full effect in most parts of the country, we asked a couple of our Alpha skills trainers about what ballplayers should be doing to be at their best when the season is on the line.
Basketball training is almost like going to school. From April to November, the faster you understand a concept, the faster you’ll graduate to a new skill.
Here is a great, simple drill that will help you improve your shooting, courtesy of POINT 3 Alpha Robert Crandall.
Player development is about teaching players how to play the game and developing their skill set so that they can become a more effective player. And everything you do as a trainer has to translate into game situations.
Learn more from POINT 3 Alpha skills trainer Mark Adams!
I teach defense.
I think it’s easier to make a average player good and a good play great on the defensive end than it is to fix an 18-year-old’s jumper.
Here are five key elements to becoming a better defender.