Category: Coaching high school basketball

High School Basketball: When Does the Freshman Basketball Season Start?

Youthbasketball123 is a website designed to provide ideas, drills by grade, books, teaching tools, basketball jokes, guest blogs, basketball quotes, and so much. Freshman year is 25% of a 4-year high school basketball career. (For some players it will 100% of the high school career because they will get cut sophomore year.) We view the basketball year as four separate seasons, […]

Basketball Shooting Fundamentals: Eyes Focused on the Target

Youthbasketball123 is a website designed to provide ideas, drills by grade, books, teaching tools, basketball jokes, guest blogs, basketball quotes, and so much. BEEF. Below is a SIMPLE explanation of each letter in the word BEEF as it applies to shooting. B = BALANCE: BODY BALANCE & HAND BALANCE E = ELBOW: ELBOW FORMS AN “L” & WRIST WRINKLES” E = EYES: The eyes […]

What is the Most Important Relationship in Basketball?

Youthbasketball123 is a website designed to provide ideas, drills by grade, books, teaching tools, basketball jokes, guest blogs, basketball quotes, and so much. There are so many relationships in basketball. The player and his parents, siblings or teammates. A player- coach relationship is critical. So is the relationship of a player with officials. Don’t forget the opponents and the fans. There […]

High School Basketball: Summer Season

Youthbasketball123 is a website designed to provide ideas, drills by grade, books, teaching tools, basketball jokes, guest blogs, basketball quotes, and so much. The High School Summer Basketball season starts the Monday after the spring high school sports crown champions. High School Basketball: June High School Basketball Summer League Basketball Shooting Fundamentals: Where’s the BEEF? June 17th – June 23rd (Week […]

Boston Celtics All In: The Arena

Youthbasketball123 is a website designed to provide ideas, drills by grade, books, teaching tools, basketball jokes, guest blogs, basketball quotes, and so much. During the 2024 Playoff Run, the Boston Celtics release a docuseries entitled “All In.” We love the Boston Celtics and basketball so we decided we would write a review of episode #1. Episode #3 The Arena   Tom Brady […]

High School Basketball & High School Graduation

Youthbasketball123 is a website designed to provide ideas, drills by grade, books, teaching tools, basketball jokes, guest blogs, basketball quotes, and so much. Just like basketball teams and leagues keeps track of top scorers, high schools in America keep track of top academic performers. In the classroom, schools keep track of GPAs, Grade Point Averages. GPAs are one of the most […]

Youth Basketball Workout: Simple Shooting Workout

This is a very simple shooting workout that will help a player become a more consistent shooter with deeper range. Most players do know the steps to becoming the best shooter on a team.  Timed layups (each set is 30 seconds): The timed layups are drills that help players replicate scoring moves in a game. […]

High School Basketball: Graduation Week

Youthbasketball123 is a website designed to provide ideas, drills by grade, books, teaching tools, basketball jokes, guest blogs, basketball quotes, and so much. High school graduation week is an amazing time for community celebration, class bonding, and reflection. Each student has had a different set of experiences and journey to get to this point, but there are many collective experiences students […]