Looking to improve your game even when you’re off the court?  Then pick up these great resources written by our coaching staff.


mental-toughness-book-coverMental Toughness:  Improve Your Brain – Improve Your Game   Available for purchase directly from our website, $4.99
By Mike Klinzing
This 7 page e-book will help your young player improve their mental toughness. Mental Toughness is not simply a matter of their knowledge, ability and skill in basketball. There is another piece of the puzzle. Are they mentally prepared for everything the game of basketball demands of them?   You’ll learn how to the ability to deal with the stress of competition, recover from mistakes and failure quickly,   determine strategies to overcome difficult situations, and make adjustments in response to new situations.


basketball for startersBasketball For Starters and Stars      Available for purchase on
By Jim Klinzing and Mike Klinzing
This book is written for the serious basketball player who wants to develop his or her game to its fullest potential. Included are chapters on shooting, ballhandling, defense, rebounding, speed, strength, and jump training. Individual drills are broken down step-by-step so you can put our program to use right away. If you want to be a STARTER or a STAR then this book is for you! (Published by Sysko’s Sports Books and Videos)


fundamental basketballFundamental Basketball     Available for purchase on
By Jim Klinzing and Mike Klinzing
Basketball is for everyone! In this book coaches Jim and Mike Klinzing, along with some young athletes from the HEAD START BASKETBALL CAMPS, show you how much fun it is to play the great game of basketball. The full-color action photographs show you every move it takes to be a winner on the court! For you to be a successful basketball player you must master the FUN-damental skills of the game and this book can help you achieve your goal. (Published by Lerner Publications)


beginning basketballBeginning Basketball     Available for purchase on
By Jim Klinzing and Mike Klinzing (adapted by Julie Jensen)
Have fun playing basketball! The colorful pictures in this book show you all the right moves. The clear directions tell you how to pass, dribble, shoot, and play defense. Find out why basketball is fun for everyone!

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