This is the second blog in a 3-part series on my key learnings from 2011. Key Learning #2: Don’t try to convince people to attend PGC. Sometime over the past two years we made a shift in how we presented PGC to the basketball world. Up until that time, we let the program and what [...]
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Back in late December I took some time to reflect back on 2011, and I created my list of yearly highlights and key learnings. I realized it would be worthwhile to share with you a few of my key learnings related to PGC, as you are an integral part of our PGC Basketball community and [...]
Hey PGC Trainers! It’s Clint Cybulski from Brock University. I am proud to say that I have completed both 30 day challenges I had set out to accomplish. 30 days ago I had started the Handling Pressure Challenge and Give-of-Yourself Challenges. In the last 10 days, as I began to incorporate all the techniques of [...]
Have you attended a PGC course or participated in our Online Training through the year? Or, has your son or daughter, or players that you coach, attended a PGC course in the past? We would like to hear from you if what you learned at PGC has helped you or your team to be successful. [...]
Hey Everyone! I thought I would write to share that I am starting a 30-Day Challenge…one that I attempted to complete last spring, but didn’t manage to get done. I can’t remember where I stopped, but I got sidetracked along the way and didn’t complete it. I could blame it on busyness and having too [...]
Your hips are your engines. Plain and Simple. Having a strong core is essential to controlled movement, but many basketball players underestimate the importance of actually strengthening their hips and hip flexors. I can speak from personal experience that I worked the muscles around my hips (quads, glutes, and hamstrings) in isolation, and improved my [...]
Online Training Members, My hope is that you all found and will find value in the PGC Online Training quarterly interviews with college athletes and coaches while you are in the midst of training in order to reach your basketball aspirations. If you missed the interview with Ronald Nored or would like to revisit Ronald’s [...]
Hey PGC Online Trainers, I just completed my Top Priorities challenge! The beginning of my final 10 days did not start very successfully. The first day I felt too tired to do all of my challenges so I skipped reading my kinesiology book and decided to take my consequence of sleeping on the floor. You [...]
The first level of leadership is leading yourself. That is, by doing what needs to be done it sets the example. That’s called doing your part. To a good coach, it’s the expectation rather than an exception. Real leadership in sport, begins when the people around are not doing what they need to be doing and probably don’t want to.
Dena Evans, known to thousands of PGC Basketball graduates simply as “Coach D,” has served as the Owner and Director of PGC since 2002. Legendary UCLA basketball coach, John Wooden, once said about Dena Evans: “Don’t be under the impression that it takes a male coach to teach the fundamentals of basketball. As an outstanding [...]
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