With all the attention on concussions and brain injuries in sport, especially contact sports like hockey, football and rugby, it can be difficult to sift through to the important information. Though basketball may not be classical ..
By: Alan Stein
Although statistically female athletes are 5-8 times more likely to suffer and ACL injury, as we’ve seen from the likes of NBA superstars Derrick Rose, Ricky Rubio and Rajon Rondo, these injuries unfortunately can and will ..
"Being able to communicate with kids is a skill that all parents and coaches can always improve. Over my years of coaching and teaching, here are some quick tips I’ve learned to help you communicate better with your kids, athletes, or both (for u ..
UPDATED EMERGENCY ACTION PLAN TEMPLATE NOW AVAILABLE FOR COACHES!
TCYBA would like to encourage every coach in the league to complete and have on hand with them an Emergency Action Plan (EAP) for their practices and games.
In the event of a ..
The Tri City Youth Basketball Association (TCYBA) is delighted to announce the appointment of Ross Tomlinson to its newly created staff position of Executive Director. Ross has been actively involved with the TCYBA as both a coach and board membe ..
Emotion is a definition that cannot be explained quickly in a few words or lines, and this word has a far beyond meaning then any of us can think of at first. Emotions are an important part of our body and soul with and are controlled by the brai ..
Concussions have been a constant topic in all sorts of media related to all levels of athletics recently.
TCYBA ENCOURAGES COACHES AND PARENTS TO LEARN ABOUT CONCUSSIONS
TCYBA would like all of our coaches and parents to become b ..
Based on the growing trend of declining participation numbers in youth sport, it is important for parents and coaches alike to understand what factors are influencing a child’s decision to continue taking part in sports or to stop at such a young ..
Our 2015 Winter Break Camps were a huge success! Thanks to all the coaches that were involved! We had a record number of kids register and a great time was had by all! Thanks to all the kids that came out!
Here are a few photo's from Week #1 and ..
This is a great message about teaching skills at the youth level from Stan Van Gundy (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stan_Van_Gundy), current coach of the Detroit Pistons (http://www.nba.com/pistons/). He also coached Orlando Magic for a number of year ..
The excitement of the first days of practice and the promise of a brand new season have worn off. For some teams, faced with the certainty of a losing season, practice has become drudgery. For other teams who still expect to have success or are compe ..
By: Sport Information Resource Centre
Goal setting (http://www.humankinetics.com/excerpts/excerpts/goal-setting-helps-athletes-perform) is great way to help an athlete be able to achieve their ideal performance. Having a set of goals keeps ..
By: Joe Haefner
Many youth basketball coaches don’t know where to start or what to teach. Well, we hope to help you out in this area. Below, we provide some advice on what to teach youth basketball players. We break it down between 3 ..