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The Coaching Connection

Jim Burson blog: The Coaching Connection: The Ultimate Coaching Sacrifice (guest blog); www.JimBurson.com

The Ultimate Coaching Sacrifice

Note from Coach Burson Nike is placing greater emphasis on leadership in their EYBL games. The 2017 Elite 100 camp featured several excellent leadership sessions, one of which was led by a young man I admire, Adam Bradley, from Lead ‘Em Up. I first met Adam when he and my long-time friend Alan Stein interviewed me on their must-listen […]

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The Coaching Connection

Jim Burson blog The Coaching Connection: Beat Your Drum Louder; www.jimburson.com

Beat Your Drum Louder

Summer basketball EYBL for Nike has ended this weekend with the crowning of a new champion, the Oakland Soldiers! The Augusta Peach Jam is the premier event of the summer. It is the best: the best players, the best traditions and all of the best coaches in the country How can you make the best […]

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The Coaching Connection

Jim Burson blog; Be Great In Your Own Way: The Coaching Connection; www.JimBurson.com

Be Great In Your Own Way

Christmas is a week away! That sounds unbelievable; it seems like we had Thanksgiving just last week! Time does fly and we have so much to be joyful for. Be prepared — I’m writing more about John Glenn. I’m quite aware that I wrote about him just last week, but I’m certain that if there’s anyone […]

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The Coaching Connection

Jim Burson blog; We Can All Be Heroes: The Coaching Connection; www.JimBurson.com

We Can All Be Heroes

What is a true hero? The true hero makes you feel like a hero. That’s the way we should spend our lives; trying to make ourselves heroes by making others heroes! I believe we can all be heroes. In fact, I insist that we all be heroes. This past week has been a reminder of heroes and […]

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The Coaching Connection

Jim Burson blog; Monday Coaching Connection: Love in the Midst of Chaos; www.jimburson.com

Love in the Midst of Chaos

Can you create peace and love in the midst of chaos? The world seems to be in turmoil. Things are changing so fast. Who can you trust? Who can you love? The newspapers, broadcast news and internet are filled with events that stagger one’s mind. Just in one day: the bombing in New York City […]

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The Coaching Connection

Jim Burson blog post; Monday Coaching Connection: Who Officiates Your Life?; www.jimburson.com

Who Officiates Your Life?

EYBL at Boo Williams – 80 games, 20 hours of game time, one big basketball weekend! I just returned from my third Nike EYBL event of the season, the annual tournament at the Boo Williams Sportsplex in Norfolk, Virginia. I arrived Thursday evening and attended the 20 games that took place Friday night. I got […]

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The Coaching Connection

Jim Burson blog post; Monday Coaching Connection: A Balanced Team Tips the Scales; www.jimburson.com; www.schottensteincenter.com; www.ohsaa.org

A Balanced Team Tips the Scales

The Real Head Coach’s High School Team Heads to State After 88 Years! On Saturday Jennifer and I watched our local John Glenn High School boys basketball team beat Columbus St. Francis DeSales for their first visit to Columbus and the state finals since 1928! Back then the school was called the New Concord Academy […]

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