2019 Jr. NBA Youth Basketball Leadership Conference

2019 Jr. NBA Youth Basketball Leadership Conference

On May 17-19 the Jr. NBA held their 3rd Annual Youth Basketball Leadership Conference in Chicago, IL. 

We, at Pro Skills Basketball, were lucky to be able to bring 14 of our PSB leaders, including City Directors, Office Staff, and Coaches, to the event where we got to listen to guest speakers and panels, participate in workshops, network, and attend a couple of socials. All in all, it was once again an outstanding event and we’re honored to have been able to take part.

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PSB Podcast DIII Championship Run – Landry Kosmalski

Swarthmore College head coach Landry Kosmalski

On the latest PSB Podcast, co-founder Logan Kosmalski talked with Swarthmore College head coach Landry Kosmalski. Swarthmore, fresh off of a run to the NCAA DIII national championship game, has experienced a dramatic rise in the success of their program over the last 7 years.

Coach Kosmalski talks about the struggles of taking over a program that had not experienced much success in the previous decades. Handling failure and frustration, establishing a new culture and recruiting to one of the highest academic schools in the country are all covered in this episode.

Check out more about Coach Kosmalski and his team at www.swarthmoreathletics.com.

6 Things We Learned at the PSB Coaches Clinic at Davidson College

6 Things We Learned at the PSB Coaches Clinic at Davidson College

By: Colin Robbie, PSB Charlotte GM

On Tuesday, May 21, 2019, PSB coaches and managers had the privilege to attend a coaches clinic hosted by members of the Davidson College Men’s Basketball Staff. This was an exclusive event for PSB coaches.

The event focused on how we dive into our coaching techniques and how we can still grow through the coaching development program. It was an awesome time to be able to hear from some great coaches. They gave great tips that we can take back to our practices.  

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2019 Summer Basketball Camps in North Carolina

North Carolina Basketball Summer Camps 2019

Participating in basketball summer camps can help build on friendships and teamwork. It helps boost confidence among players and it motivates them to improve physically and mentally. With PSB, players will experience the opportunity to learn from professionals who have been successful on and off the court.

Pro Skills Basketball offers multi-day event camps that are dedicated to teaching players the fundamentals of basketball. Camps are designed to train boys and girls of all skill levels. There are many advantages to joining a PSB basketball camp this summer.

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PSB Podcast Self Awareness & Performance – Alan Stein

PSB Co-founder Logan Kosmalski talks with current corporate performance coach and author of “Raise Your Game”, Alan Stein. Alan discusses his path from college basketball player to world-renowned skills trainer to corporate performance coach to, finally, published author.

alan stein raise your game

In “Raise Your Game”, Alan wrote, “Here’s a foundational argument for the rest of this book, the single most important thing a person needs for success is self-awareness.” In this podcast, Logan and Alan dive into the role of self-awareness in performances of all kinds.

Alan shares his thoughts on why basketball players, and people in general, should practice recognizing and acknowledging their strengths, weaknesses, emotions and motivations and how this process of self-inquiry and self-analysis can lead to improved performance.