Basketball Coaching – The Importance of Fundamentals

Coaches at every level agree that fundamentals are important. However, not very many coaches devote practice time actually working on fundamentals, especially once players are beyond the beginning level of the game. In order to be effective in basketball coaching, coaches need to get back to basics and make sure their players work on fundamentals every practice. Why are Fundamentals …

Basketball Coaching – Basic Dribbling Drill for Kids

One of the key elements of coaching basketball is training your players on basic fundamental skills. This drill will help teach your players to handle the ball at high speeds and in game situations. Purpose of the Dribble Cones Drill Successful dribbling enables your players to travel across the court and evade opposing players effectively. By incorporating this drill in …

Basketball Coaching: Team Motivation

Some of us will come home from practices and wonder, “Why on earth did Johnny decide to come out for the basketball team if he doesn’t want to try?” We spend so much time and energy on the frustration and the struggle to get players to perform at their optimum level during games. I think it can be summed up …

Kentucky-Indiana Challenge Cup 2016

The 3rd annual Kentucky-Indiana Challenge Cup will be played in the Frankfort Convention Center on Saturday, January 9, 2016. The best of five game format will begin at 12:00 Noon with a girls’ game followed by four boys’ games. The first two years of the event have seen Kentucky dominate, winning seven of the ten games against their Indiana counterparts, …

Executive Director Change

The KABC board of directors accepted Ken Trivette’s resignation and reassignment from Executive Director to Consultant effective 1/1/16. The board also approved Scott Chalk to become the Executive Director effective 1/1/16.