Elevate Your Game

Unlock Championship Success with Shaka Smart

by Jordan Green on May 20, 2024

We all know that success in basketball is not just about the games won but also about the growth achieved by each player throughout a season. Developing players throughout the season is the cornerstone of building championship-caliber teams. Listen to what Coach Shaka Smart of…

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A Lesson From the Sam’s Club Lady

by Shawn Jones on May 13, 2024

We are all skeptics by nature, I suppose.  It is getting harder and harder to trust a product or service to be all that it says it is or does.  I think this is mostly because we have all been burned at one time or…

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How to Fuel Your Body for Peak Performance

by Demarcus Holland on May 6, 2024

As a former collegiate and professional basketball player, I’ve experienced firsthand the importance of nutrition for optimal performance on the court. However, like many athletes, I once fell prey to common misconceptions about eating during games and practices. I used to shy away from refueling…

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How Lubbock Cooper High School Promotes Competition and Accountability

by Jordan Green on Apr 29, 2024

The coaching staff at Lubbock Cooper High School, located in Lubbock, Texas implemented Ballogy at the beginning of the off-season last year. We have followed the varsity team’s development closely ever since and recently sat down with James Rike, an Assistant Coach at Lubbock Cooper…

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Show Them Why They Should Play You!

by Shawn Jones on Apr 22, 2024

I have a young athlete who has some great, raw abilities.  She could really shoot the ball well as a Freshman.  She had extensive back surgery as a Sophomore to correct Scoliosis and missed most of the year.  Now as a Junior she is back…

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How to Give Your Players Superpowers

by Jordan Green on Apr 16, 2024

What if you could give your players superpowers? As a coach, you can infuse your athletes with belief and confidence by being clear about their role on your team. Below are simple ways to define roles within your team so that you get the most…

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Lessons From Losing a Championship

by Shawn Jones on Apr 8, 2024

I watch championship-level competitions– the Super Bowl, the NBA Championship, NCAA Final Four– and I always think about the losing team as they interview the player or coach after the final buzzer.  I never think they are losers.  I always have a respect that they…

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Do Something About it!

by Shawn Jones on Apr 1, 2024

One of my all-time favorite movies is “Tombstone.” There is a dynamic scene where Wyatt Earp goes into the saloon to stake his claim in part ownership by kicking out the deadbeat card dealer running things. He slaps the dealer across the face time after…

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Why Defense Wins Championships

by Jordan Green on Mar 25, 2024

“Defense wins championships.” This isn’t just a catchy phrase; it’s a proven strategy that has led numerous teams to victory.  The Foundation of Winning Teams Defense is the cornerstone of any championship team. It’s about more than just preventing points; it’s about setting a tone…

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Fueling the Court: A Slam-Dunk Guide to Basketball Nutrition

by Demarcus Holland on Feb 6, 2024

Hey Hoopers! Demarcus Holland here, once a player on the court (University of Texas at Austin, NBA Gleague, and Overseas), now your nutrition coach at BILI Nutrition – “Because I Love It.” Today, let’s dive into the game-changing world of nutrition and how it can…

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