Here's the Latest Episode from Hardwood Hustle:
Leading and navigating through a season of unknown is challenging. In this episode, TJ and Sam discuss practice tips and approaches for coaches to make the most of this season. With so much out of our control, we need our leadership to have a positive impact on our players and program. Tune in to this episode and hear how you can help your players take advantage of every opportunity.
Best-selling author, Doug Lemov has recently released his book for coaches, The Coach’s Guide to Teaching. In this episode TJ, Sam and Lisa interview Doug and dive into some of his best tips on how to give feedback, use terminology, and teach decision-making. If you’re interested in becoming a master teacher or want to know more about Doug’s latest book, this episode is for you.
For videos of coaching examples that go along with the book and topics introduced in the podcast: https://www.coachsguidetoteaching.com/#videos
Doug also has a great blog with excerpts from his book, check out this one on culture: https://teachlikeachampion.com/blog/an-excerpt-from-the-coachs-guide-to-teaching-chapter-5-building-culture/
If you’re interested in buying The Coach’s Guide to Teaching in bulk for a program, department or league, reach out to Gale Morrison (email@example.com) for discounts and pricing. The book is available on the publisher’s website, https://us.johncattbookshop.com/collections/frontpage/products/the-coach-s-guide-to-teaching
TJ welcomes Sam as the new co-host in their first official episode together. As former teammates in college, the two of them have a long history and in this episode they both share basketball and life lessons they’ve learned along the way to help you reflect on your own coaching journey.
Episode 375 marks the final episode for co-host Adam Bradley. The episode begins with a conversation with Adam, TJ, and our new co-host discussing a thought process that is sure to help you start 2021 off in a powerful way. The episode finishes with a reflection on the journey of the Hardwood Hustle podcast as Adam records as co-host for the last time. We are so thankful for all of our Hustlers that tune in each episode and wish you an amazing New Year.
In the first half of today’s episode, Adam shares a powerful word shift he was recently introduced to that is sure to give coaches great perspective, especially considering the struggles many have faced in 2020. Adam and TJ round out the second half by introducing the new co-host of the Hardwood Hustle. We know you’ll be excited to hear about the direction the show is heading as we transition into 2021.
We bring back the shoot-a-round format with a 4 quarter episode. First, the guys cover the James Harden drama in Houston. Quarter two features a discussion around South Carolina women’s basketball head coach Dawn Staley’s comments following her teams recent loss. In the third quarter, Adam and TJ share their thoughts on Kyrie Irving’s recent interactions with the media. They finish off quarter four with a trip down memory lane with favorite Hardwood Hustle memories. We hope you enjoy this episode – be sure to share with a fellow coach or teammate!
In today’s episode, Adam and TJ share a big announcement about upcoming changes for the Hardwood Hustle podcast.
This episode features a Q&A between our co-hosts centered around TJ’s recent game with his Division 2 team taking on a Division 1 opponent. TJ shared his mindset when preparing his team for a tough game, how his players maintained their composure throughout the game, along with a behind the scenes look into his halftime and in-game talks he had with his team.
Today we are joined for a special episode by former Hardwood Hustle guest, Coach Randi Henderson. Randi is a former PGC Basketball Director and current head women’s basketball coach at Washington University in St. Louis. Recently, she was diagnosed with breast cancer and is currently undergoing regular treatments. In this episode, Randi opens up to share some of the biggest challenges she has been facing, along with incredible wisdom and perspective on the importance of support around you in difficult times, and how to handle your mind from going down the inevitable worrying rabbit holes that come up during hardships. This episode is sure to inspire you, and we’d love if you could join the Hardwood Hustle team in supporting Randi’s fight (https://www.gofundme.com/f/coach-henderson-blessing).
Adam and TJ have an important discussion for coaches centering around self awareness, thoughts, and priorities. The episode features several exercises to help coaches assess what they consider first thoughts compared to after thoughts. They present this first thought, after thought idea in a new light that is sure to encourage you to challenge your own thoughts and priorities.
To learn more about the PGC Basketball Point Guard Masterclass mentioned in the episode, visit pgcbasketball.com/point-guard-master-class