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Posted 6/7/2017 By Michelle Hill

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The principles that sports teach have a way of permeating the lives of whoever takes the time and effort to embrace them.
Two key principles that sports can teach are positivity and healthy communication. Although every coach has his own style and method of coaching, most would agree that positivity and communication are two key ingredients for a successful team.

Robert Worthington, founder of Hoops Drills for Skills Camps, which provides a non-threatening environment for youth of all ages to develop competence both basketball and life skills, shares six key points to positive communication with athletes.

His keys for positivity and communication resonate any field of play. The coaches who dedicate their ...

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Quality team: Led by head coach Takuya Kita (left) and assistant Brian Rowsom (right), the Toshiba Brave Thunders are 37-13 and have qualified for the upcoming NBL playoffs. | KAZ NAGATSUKA
Rowsom happy to coach in Japan again

BY KAZ NAGATSUKA STAFF WRITER, APR 25, 2015
KAWASAKI – Basketball

The Toshiba Brave Thunders needed to fill an assistant coaching vacancy after last season, so his name came up. And Brian Rowsom seemed to be a good fit because he used to play for the team and had coaching experience.The Toshiba staff met with him by accident at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas the year before, and the former NBA player’s presence was in the back of their minds after that.But head coach Takuya Kita and the club were a li...

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As a young player it is very important to develop a growth mindset and learn to accept coaching. Players must have an open mind and understand that they have not yet reached their full potential. Young players especially must be willing to listen and accept the information that their coach tries to pass on to them during practices and games. Great players are like a sponge. They want to be coached and they soak up knowledge that will help them improve as a player. Here are some tips for your young player about how to be more coachable and accept criticism in a way that will help them get better.

1. Listen respectfully.When your coach is talking (or maybe even yelling in some cases) they are trying to teach you about the game of basketbal...

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