In this episode of the Hardwood Hustle, Alan and Adam have a heated debate on whether or not the post-game handshake should be required after high school basketball games. Does it promote sportsmanship? Or is it just a facade? Should it be required? Or should it be optional? This debate brings back the point-counterpoint fire they had on the profanity in coaching issue!
In this episode of the Hardwood Hustle, Alan and Adam (with the help from notes from Rich Czeslawski of Better Basketball) discuss the ever-important relationship between parents and coaches at the youth and high school level – an integral relationship that is often overlooked. They discuss the proper chain of command for communication, what things coaches/parents should never discuss and how to establish & communicate expectations.
In this episode of the Hardwood Hustle, Alan and Adam ponder whether or not it is appropriate for every team/program to have their sites set on a championship. Or should some teams set other goals? Does being realistic play a factor in goal setting?
In this episode of the Hardwood Hustle, Alan and Adam debate whether or not music and fashion mogul Jay Z should be considered a positive role model.
In this episode of the Hardwood Hustle, Adam and Alan try to figure out where to draw the line between sportsmanship and competitiveness. If you knock an opposing player to the ground during a game, should you help them up? If you do, does that mean you aren’t competitive? If you don’t, does that mean you are unsportsmanlike?