Tony Hobbs

Dear Basketball player under 17, If you are the top player in your class/age group or the last player off the bench so what it doesn't matter until 17u, not until you're graduating year. That's when schools start taking you more serious and will show interest. Don't get caught up with the hype people in your ear saying you're going...[ read more ]

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Tony Hobbs

The pre-season is almost over and the regular season is about to start, our mentality has to shift over to regular season practicing totally different than pre-season. I have put together a short list of practice expectations to having a good season. Practice Expectation. 1. Never Late, Never Miss. Never be late or miss a practice unless you have talked...[ read more ]

Tony Hobbs

Basketball intelligence is knowing the game - not like the typical TV watcher or video game player. Knowing what has happened. Knowing what will happen. Knowing what you can make happen. I believe that if you are smart and tough you can be a very successful player at any level. Now, if you
add skills to the equation it makes you...[ read more ]

Tony Hobbs

Why do so many people struggle with dribbling? 1. Too many kids are watching videos and tutorials instead of putting in the hours of work it takes to learn. 2. Dribbling is undervalued. Working to improve your shot is pointless if you can’t get yourself into the position to make a shot. 3. Kids are overly concerned with making threes....[ read more ]