Month: February 2015

Meet KJ

He looked me straight in the eyes and said, “Coach, I’m gonna do it.” ….and he did. KJ, you’re a determined and disciplined basketball player.  Your interest in detail will take you as far as you’d like to go!  Congratulations, KJ on being a Basketball 10,000tm Wall of Famer!  -Coach Newkirk Q: KJ, you knew the… Read more »

Teaching Tip

Volleyball – A great “cue” word, or teaching key word to get the most out of your volleyball players setters’ hands is “DRAW” – to draw those hands (or guns) out of his/her holster will result in that snappy, clean finish to well-placed, level receiving hands. Basketball – A great “cue” word or teaching key… Read more »

Teaching Tip

Volleyball – In training over 1000 volleyball players a year, one COACHING CORRECTION that is extremely common is….making sure the volleyball SERVER has a routine.  Practice the routine and make sure “finding the official” for the serving whistle is included in your routine.  Athletes should feel a sense of a rhythm in their serving routine. Basketball… Read more »