Here's the Latest Episode from Hardwood Hustle:
Today we are joined by sports psychology and performance consultant who has worked for the Washington Mystics, Connecticut Suns, and Maryland women’s basketball Stuart Singer. Stu shares his experiences working with elite basketball players and gives practical tips for players and coaches to improve their mental performance. Be sure to check out his mental performance app DoSo and learn more on twitter with @appdoso and @wellperformance!
We conclude our series with the Washington Mystics in an interview with former college star and Maryland Terrapin Shatori Walker-Kimbrough. Shatori shares about her role as a vocal leader, player/coach relationships, multi-sport athletes, and more!
Today we are joined by All-WNBA rookie and 7th overall draft pick Ariel Atkins who shares about her role on the Mystics, adjusting from the college to pro level, and being a great follower to team leaders. Coaches, make sure to share this episode with your players!
Today we bring you a master class episode on developing successful partnerships with the ultimate example of people doing partnerships the right way with Danny Farrar and Dave Posin of SoldierFit. Danny and Dave have built an ultra-successful bootcamp fitness business with twelve locations across the country and more coming soon. We hope this episode helps your coaching staff begin to implement new ideas to become a closer and more effective unit for your team.
Kristi Toliver brings her incredible basketball resume to the show today for an impactful, quick hitting episode. As a member of the Maryland Basketball 2006 National Championship team, 3rd overall pick and over a decade spent in the WNBA, as well as time spent as an NBA assistant coach, players and coaches have a lot to learn from Kristi. Be sure to share this episode with another player or coach!
We continue our series with the Washington Mystics with head coach and winningest coach in WNBA history Mike Thibault. Coach Thibault shares his keys for culture development, becoming and staying a lifelong learner, and more!
Coaches are in for a special episode as we bring former guest Sefu Bernard back for another incredible interview. We begin with a first half discussion on the role and importance of quality officiating at every level, and transition into a player development conversation during the second half. As he has done many times before, Sefu brings coaching insight that is a must listen!
“As coaches we have to help our players understand what it will actually take to achieve their goals” (-TJ Rosene) is one of the many key takeaways from today’s episode. Adam and TJ unpack how to understand your level of commitment to a particular goal and how you can better coach your players and keep them accountable to the process it will take to reach their goals.
“When your convictions become strong, your options become weak.” Today Adam and TJ unpack this thought and how it relates to your coaching philosophy. Understanding the things you are most passionate about and how to strategize them when building your program is a key foundation to team success. We hope this episode helps you plan well for your upcoming season!
In today’s episode, Adam and TJ are joined by Coach Jason Trout who recently held an incredible basketball clinic in the state of Ohio. The trio shares key takeaways the speakers shared their presentation. Be sure to follow Jason on Twitter @coachjasontrout in preparation for more info for next years clinic!