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Author: Tony Swindle

PBR SupeR SIXTY4

A new energy has hit the Super 64, when we stepped in the building the hoop energy was strong. Started out the gate running with some strong match ups that gave us a look at matchups that we could possiblily…

Big STATE FlavA JaM

When you step foot in the DFW area, you know that when Girls Basketball is talked about you cannot help but bring up DFW Elite, a powerhouse program that have produced pros for years. Coach “Mudd” Jackson is the visionary…

BluePrint ReCap

I cruised down I-35 south to see some good Basketball in a private setting with a high-caliber play. College coaches came down to see players in the south. We were fortunate to see how this event was designed to make…

MARCHFEST 2018

                      March Fest March Fest is a traditional event that has been one of the premiere events held in the month of March. When discussing the sport of Basketball, it…

PBR – HEART OF TEXAS

                  Heart of Texas What can you say about the H. O. T. well they did it again packed tournament, with players, parents and coaches. Also the BIGGEST of ALL the COLLEGE…

Jordan Brand Classic 2018

Jordan Brand Classic Another year of greatness from the JBC (Jordan Brand Classic). We have been fortunate to come to JBC for 3 yrs now. This has always been one of our favorite events to be at. Understand the Jordan…

Boo Williams

Boo Williams If you are truly embedded in youth basketball and you are asked a certain question: The Street phrase is “Are  you going to Boo”. Everyone knows that you are talking about the legendary BOO Williams. One of the…

YBOA Texas Championship

YBOA Texas Championship We had a chance to see a different stage than the bigger NCAA events or other name-brand programs running events. We all know about AAU, once upon a time you had AAU, BCI and YBOA. YBOA was…

BORDER WARS 2018

Border Wars 2yrs into the tournament world and it has made a great impact in its own lane. They have created a platform not just for super power programs, but a boutique like setting for the small programs to get…

            YBOA Texas Championship We had a chance to see a different stage than the bigger NCAA events or other name-brand programs running events. We all know about AAU, once upon a time you had…

Queen of the South

              Queen of the South -As we quoted in out last tweet; the Queen of the South has set the table for the may non-certified tournaments. We had a chance to see really good…

Shes Ballin Extravaganza

                    She’s Ballin Extravaganza The She’s Ballin Extravaganza is a great tournament to kick off April the right way. When discussing San Antonio, we are not talking about the UIL State…

BATTLE AT THE HIVE

Battle of the Hive Battle at the Hive gave us a different feel this year. There were 3 locations of play that were all jammed packed!!! Teams also ranged from Varsity down to the 2025 level. There were quite a…

Spring Wrap Up

                    Spring Time Basketball Spring Basketball is always the time that programs and players really amp up and make their valid introductions into the world of the Spring/Summer Travel Basketball circuit….

U17 USA TRIAL – DAY ONE

We call this the introduction to REAL basketball. Training and development such as going over the proper techniques to hone the small things such as the pass and cut, the post and re-post and the three-dribble max, etc. Those are…

Mid Day Mental Snack

              I wanted to give you all a quick mental snack: Let’s talk about Power Forwards and Centers – The traditional Forward/Center is becoming a lost position. Everyone is playing some version of a…

2018 USA TRIALS – RECAPS

                    Bars…. when we think about global Basketball, one can’t help to know, think or even talk about the United States Dream teams. M.J., Magic, Bird, Swoopes, Cooper, Thompson, etc.  Our…

USA TRIALS – DAY TWO

                DAY 2 OF USA TRIALS Levels when you are talking about basketball, there are so many variables inside it. Starting with some of the basics that 75% (I’m being nice) of trainers…

Open Letter – College Coaches

                I have heard many coaches complain about elite/ranked players lacking basic/fundamental skills. The question is “why didn’t you notice those defects before you got them on campus.” Perhaps the answer is sometimes…

DC Sports – Generation Next 2018

Dropped in on a beautiful Dallas Sunday to Kennemer Middle School to witness some of the future of Dallas, TX ball players. DC Sports hosted their inaugural Generation Next All-Star Event.  They pushed out some major heat this year! The…

IMPROVED PLAYERS

            PLAYERS 2.0 – Players that have upgraded their games or responded to our advice from previous camps: Click the class (EX: press 2020) to filter to your players class