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  • How Elite Defenders Tick

    Want To Learn More Basketball?? Head Over to My YouTube for Film Breakdowns  Elite defenders have the following traits in common: length, athletici...
  • Thoughts on Mid/Late Season Practices

    For many basketball teams, we have reached the point in the season where "the grind" becomes most real.  We have little time to celebrate a victor...
  • 5 Questions For A Coach to Consider

        In this post are 5 questions for coaches that you might find worthwhile to think about. I pose these questions not as a clinician, teacher, or ...
  • 7 Shell Drill Variations: Defensive Basketball Drills

      This article features 7 variations of the most common defensive drill: The shell drill. Each of these drills are found within my new 165-page dr...
  • The First 5-15 Minutes of Practice

    What is your philosophy regarding the first 5-15 minutes of practice?  In this short blog, I share 3 ideas regarding the first few minutes of prac...
  • Social Media for Basketball Coaches: How Each Platform is Different

    This article is an excerpt from Mason’s 2017 book College Basketball Programs and Social Media. You can find more info on this 79-page PDF HERE. A...
  • Want to Play College Basketball? This might be the most valuable piece of advice.

    Want to play college basketball? This might be the most valuable piece of advice you'll receive.    This article is written by Mason Waters, a cu...
  • Fundraising For High School and College Teams #2

    This fundraiser comes from Eric Herrick, the Head Boys Coach at Dawson County High School. Coach Herrick was formerly at North Forsyth High School...
  • Fundraising For High School and College Teams #1

    Regardless of what sport you coach, bless a fellow coach and program by sending them a link to this article through social media, text, or otherwi...
  • Basketball Recruitment Advice for Parents: 3 Important Points to Consider

    Mason Waters is a boy's basketball coach at South Forsyth High School after spending a year coaching at the NCAA level at Flagler College. He was...