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.

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.

PSB Podcast Youth Basketball’s Future – Jay Demings

In the latest episode of the PSB Podcast, PSB Co-founder Logan Kosmalski speaks with the Director of USA Basketball’s Youth and Sports Development, Jay Demings.

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Jay and Logan discuss the changing landscape of youth basketball and youth sports in general, as well as the goals and priorities of USA Basketball’s involvement at the youth level.

Jay discusses USAB’s recent developments concerning stronger education for youth coaches, players, parents and officials.

Listen to Jay’s thoughts on the current state of youth basketball in American and where he thinks the game will be in the coming years.

PSB Podcast Sports Psychology – Stu Singer

PSB Co-founder Logan Kosmalski had the pleasure of speaking with Stu Singer from Well Performance about all things related to performance psychology. Stu has helped countless players, coaches and teams develop a winning mindset.

 Sports Psychology - Stu Singer

If you want to learn how to bring out your best and develop a healthy mindset, listen to our conversation here. And check out Well Performance at www.wellperformancecoach.com.

Tackling anxiety, stress and other psychological performance issues is Stu’s passion. In our podcast, Stu covers his “3 Core Principles” of performance, developing resilience and ways coaches can create a healthy psychological environment for their players.

PODCAST: Paul Biancardi, ESPN National Director of Boys HS Basketball

 

Each week in the “Pick & Pop” series of the PSB Podcast, PSB co-founders, Logan Kosmalski and Brendan Winters, discuss and debate a relevant topic in their world of youth basketball.

For this episode though, Brendan talks with guest, Paul Biancardi, a former 20+ year college coach as well as current ESPN National Director of Boy’s High School Basketball.

In his current role with ESPN, Coach Biancardi’s job is to rank, grade, and evaluate the nation’s top talent, so he brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the podcast.

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