Developing the mental and physical skill sets required to be succesful on and off the court, as stated in our mission, don't only come from repping out drills in practice and in the gym on your own. It also comes by deliberately searching for knowledge. Whether that is through books, mentors, coaches, or classes, to truly better your best you must be a sponge and seek knowledge.
I figured the Holiday season would be a good time to showcase a book I know to be beneficial for growth on and off the court.
Toughness - Developing True Strength On and Off the Court
I read this for the first time when I was in high school. My coach would bring in excerpts of the book and read them to us in practice. I have revisited it many times since then. If you scroll down on this blog you can read a lot of the concepts in our post, "The Anatomy of Toughness" and learn how some of these lessons translated into success. All of the lessons remain true and practical, on and off the court.
I look forward to hearing about what our players learned from this book. Please enjoy!