Joey Burton on the Life and Times of an NBA Skill Development Coach
Basketball Skill Development Coach Joey Burton saw at a very young age what bad coaching looked like. As a high school player, Joey felt frustrated over his coaches’ blatant display of politicizing and favoritism. Though this experience discouraged him from playing in high school, Joey remained passionate about basketball and eventually played in college. Being a collegiate basketball athlete opened Joey’s eyes to what high-end basketball looked like, and encouraged him to eventually become a coach. Whether it was in the collegiate or private setting, Joey has set himself apart from others due to this attention to detail, as well as helping athletes improve their ability to shoot the basketball. So today, Joey joins me to discuss skills development in basketball. He highlights why it’s important to not just care for your athletes, but also to let them know you care about their development. He explains the value of demonstrating success in the early stages of coaching to improve buy-in. And he also reveals the leading factors that determine great basketball players from good ones, and underscores the power of building athletes’ mental focus and character throughout a program. Players don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care about getting them better. – Joey Burton This week on the Physical Preparation Podcast: What led Joey to the world of basketball skill development His philosophy on shooting effectively Joey’s evaluation process for NBA clients His tips and tricks on building trust and rapport, and getting clients to buy-in a program The critical role of demonstrating success in the buy-in process Why it’s important to balance rehearsed shooting reps, along with live, game actions as well The reason players need to be able to demonstrate their skills under stress and fatigue Why Joey emphasizes building athletes mental strength and character over the long-term Getting an athlete to listen to your advice and the importance of giving them the room to ask questions The role of humility in coaching athletes Teaching basketball players to shoot more effectively What separates great shooters from decent ones The cornerstones of shooting a basketball and the dynamics of balance and drift How parents can support their children’s interest in basketball How rushing children’s development process in basketball can impact performance later in life Connect with Joey: Joey Burton Website Joey Burton on Instagram Joey Burton on Twitter Stop the Frustration! Get the Complete Coach Certification Are you a young fitness trainer or coach? Are you frustrated by the results you’re getting or the lack of resources available to learn the skills you need to be successful? Are you struggling to get enough clients or wondering how long you’ll be able to follow your passion for helping others? It’s time to stop the frustration and stop worrying. It’s time to get certified! If you’re serious about improving your results, serious about becoming a better coach, and serious about increasing your bottom line, then you need the Complete Coach Certification. In this massive course, you’ll learn: How to use the R7 system to create seamless, integrated and efficient programs for clients and athletes of all shapes and sizes How to create the culture, environment and relationships with everyone you train so you can get the absolute best results The exact progressions, regressions, and coaching cues I use in the gym – from squatting and deadlifting to pressing and pulling and everything in between The assessment process I use to determine the best exercises for a client or athlete on Day 1, and how to set them up for maximal success down the line! This massive certification course is jam-packed with everything I’ve learned over the last 20 years of my career. So if you’re ready to get serious about the results you’re getting for your clients and the impact your programs have on your income, head over to www.completecoachcertification.com to sign up for the Complete Coach Certification course today! Spots are limited, and the next certification is set to launch in March 2021. To learn more, please join my FREE Insiders List and stay tuned for our launch details to save $200 when the course opens! Subscribe, Rate & Share! Thanks for tuning into this week’s episode of The Physical Preparation Podcast with Mike Robertson – your one-stop-shop for fitness trainers, coaches, and athletes. If you enjoyed this episode, be sure to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, SoundCloud, Spotify, and Google Podcasts and leave your honest review. I’d also love to connect via Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram or visit our website. And last but not least, please don’t forget to share your favorite episodes with your friends on social media. Thank you! The post Joey Burton on the Life and Times of an NBA Skill Development Coach appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.