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May 16, 2024
9 MIN READ
How Effective is the NBA Combine in Evaluating Talent?
May 16, 2024
9 MIN READ
The NBA Combine's usage of reductionist athletic tests may overlook a true examination of the skilful behaviors that underpin effective basketball performance. Is it possible that the current NBA combine testing methods bias, rather than inform, front...
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May 1, 2024
5 MIN READ
Why Pass and Cut Motion Offense is Harming Youth Basketball
May 1, 2024
5 MIN READ
In this blog, Transforming unpacks why pass and cut motion offense needs to be challenged as 'the best way' for developing young players. The alternative - coaching through principles of play - is outlined to help coaches...
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April 27, 2024
6 MIN READ
Developing Young Bigs: A Contemporary Perspective
April 27, 2024
6 MIN READ
Even though positionless basketball challenges conventional player roles, many young bigs who often lack the versatility to adapt in multiple areas of the game due to forms of life related to how bigs should supposedly be developed....
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April 6, 2024
6 MIN READ
Eco Player Series Part 1
April 6, 2024
6 MIN READ
"Eco Player Series Part 1" by Gray Thomas explores how basketball players like Jalen Williams utilize ecological principles to excel on the court, emphasizing dynamic perception-action coupling and adaptive decision-making over traditional skill drills.
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March 20, 2024
3 MIN READ
Reframing The Youth Basketball Experience
March 20, 2024
3 MIN READ
Alex stresses the importance of reframing the youth basketball experience, with coaches needing to reconsider the importance of fun and player engagement. This naturally complements coaching methodologies such as the Constraints-Led Approach (CLA), which create more enjoyable...
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March 13, 2024
4 MIN READ
How the CLA Transcends Basketball
March 13, 2024
4 MIN READ
Adam de Groot, a HS coach in Illinois, contributes this week's guest blog. Adam shares how the benefits of a CLA extend far deeper than just on the court, with practical examples provided of how the CLA...
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March 10, 2024
2 MIN READ
The Book is Coming Out!
March 10, 2024
2 MIN READ
In this blog post, Alex outlines what coaches can expect in his new book. He previews some of the chapters while explaining what motivated him to write the book.
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February 29, 2024
4 MIN READ
Living The Dream: My Journey Through Italy and Beyond
February 29, 2024
4 MIN READ
Jon Yu contributes this blog article on his experience working with Alex Sarama at College Prep. Jon shares his main takeaways and how he used the CLA and Differential Learning during his time in Italy.
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February 21, 2024
4 MIN READ
Transforming Basketball in Lebanon
February 21, 2024
4 MIN READ
Alex Sarama shares key learnings and life lessons from his 2023 trip to Lebanon with Kareem Kalil. Alex had a great experience sharing his perspective of the CLA with many open-minded Lebanese coaches. The trip has led...
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February 16, 2024
8 MIN READ
Why it’s not about Fundamentals
February 16, 2024
8 MIN READ
In this article, Alex Sarama unpacks why the sports world needs to move beyond the concept of 'fundamentals.' Practical ideas are shared for using the CLA (constraints-led approach) with beginners.
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