Category: Sam Rines

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The Basketball Trainer vs. The Basketball Teacher

[SamRines.com] Social media and youtube has made it easy for anyone to become a basketball trainer. Trainers are no longer masters of their craft, they are the best at marketing their workouts to a player’s parents. When a trainer adopts…

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Where Is The Teaching In Grassroots Basketball?

[SamRines.com] Placing an emphasis on winning has halted individual player development. Win. Win. Win. Where is the teaching? Not the coaching, the teaching. Not the training, the teaching. Kobe Bryant said it best, “I hate it [AAU] because it doesn’t…