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Lee Taft Performance Podcast

May 2, 2022

Free Play is undervalued. If adults realized how crucial free play is for the development of athleticism and creativity, they would start to find time more time for it. Listen in as to why free play needs to be a bigger part of the lives of our youth. 



Apr 25, 2022

Youth basketball has a problem. The cart is being put before the horse. If youth players can't make a left-hand lay-up or dribble with their left hand, why are they paying huge amounts of money to play in AAU tournaments? Learn my thoughts!

Apr 13, 2022

Any time we want to change something, we have to have a reason to do so. Parents who feel AAU is the only options need to know that it's one of the worst options for their child. 

There are many more options than serving their child's current ability better. 

Apr 4, 2022

Only a few things can make me want to turn a basketball game off, and flopping is one. I have argued against it for decades. There is no denying that flopping ruins the game. It destroys games, seasons, and careers. Learn why flopping has to go to save the game. 

Mar 28, 2022

There has been a crazy trend of basketball coaches talking about not teaching their defenders to shuffle and ONLY laterally run. What a big mistake! Listen in as I break down many reasons why it's a big mistake.