12 episodes

This podcast is for parents of the upstate of South Carolina who want to help their kid reach their full basketball potential. We talk about the life of the basketball student-athlete: academics, character, basketball training, college recruitment, mental toughness, playing time, and more.

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This podcast is for parents of the upstate of South Carolina who want to help their kid reach their full basketball potential. We talk about the life of the basketball student-athlete: academics, character, basketball training, college recruitment, mental toughness, playing time, and more.

    Play 12 - The Importance of Mental Health Within Sports with Sawyer Nix

    Play 12 - The Importance of Mental Health Within Sports with Sawyer Nix

    Sawyer Nix is a Mental Performance Coach who focuses on helping athletes become mentally tougher.

    Acronyms such as KEYS give an easier understanding on how to handle mental health in every aspect of life.

    Here is what you will learn during the podcast:

    0:00 - 10:00: Advice on how to make the most out of what you can control each day and why it is important to have a broad perspective on life.

    10:00 - 16:00: How referring to past moments in your life can help with self-confidence.

    16:00 - 22:00: Being selfless and applying it to every aspect of life while finding your role.

    22:00 - 30:00: What does KEYS stand for and Ending Words of Wisdom On Mental Health.

    Sawyer Nix Website

    Myson Jones’ Instagram

    Hoops University Facebook 

    Hoops University Instagram

    • 31 min
    Play 11 - The Real Deal About Basketball Recruiting From Former Division I Coach - Coach Aram Parunak

    Play 11 - The Real Deal About Basketball Recruiting From Former Division I Coach - Coach Aram Parunak

    During this episode, Coach Myson Jones and Coach Aram of hoopscollege.com sit down to discuss the best methods for prospective college athletes to get noticed by the ideal college sports program.

    This conversation takes a brief look behind-the-scenes of the recruitment process.

    Are you confused as to whether you're using social media the right way or wasting your time?

    Then this podcast episode is the one for you.

    Here's what you'll hear:

    Before The Internet: Then And Now - :50

    When And How Should You Seek Exposure? - 3:10

    In Recruiting, Fortune Favors The Prepared  - 5:20

    How Do Programs Prospect Young Players? - 11:14

    What Does Effective Help Look Like From Parents? - 15:13

    The One Thing That Recruiting Services Don't Have - 28:47

    • 38 min
    Play 10 - The Best 🏀 Training Program In The Upstate Of South Carolina

    Play 10 - The Best 🏀 Training Program In The Upstate Of South Carolina

    What parent doesn’t want their son or daughter confident on and off the court, and playing to the best of their ability? That’s just SCRATCHING the surface of what this new program will do if you enroll. Whether you want them to make the team next year, earn more playing time, or a college basketball 🏀 scholarship, we’ve done it all. Go to hoopsuniversitytraining.com/BYOT-season to learn more!

    • 12 min
    Play 9 - 6 Tips Before 🏀 Tryouts

    Play 9 - 6 Tips Before 🏀 Tryouts

    Here are 6 (Oops Did I Say 10 😜 ) of the best tips I’ve seen given before basketball tryouts! Enjoy and please rate this podcast if it has given you any value :)

    • 8 min
    Play 8 - Why I'm Only Training 20 In 2019

    Play 8 - Why I'm Only Training 20 In 2019

    I'm only training 20 clients in 2019. I explain in detail during this play (which I call episodes). Thank you for listening!! If you have any questions, please email us at info@hoopsuniversitytraining.com



    Update as of May 6th, 2020.

    This is still a goal in the future, but at the moment, COVID-19 has hindered many of these plans. 

    • 3 min
    Play 7 - Follow A Coach Not A Team

    Play 7 - Follow A Coach Not A Team

    Next time you ask someone about any AAU teams or Fall League teams, make sure that you are asking the right question. Listen as to why...

    • 4 min

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