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Hoopchalk - AAU Youth Basketball Podcast

Jul 8, 2019

One sport athlete's have been getting a lot of hate lately.

Specialization has been all of the rage in the chat rooms and online Facebook groups despite players like James Harden, Ja Morant, Chauncey Billups and Kevin Durant being one sport athletes since middle school.

So as we do on Hoopchalk we thought... let's leave...

Jul 5, 2019

Social Media Matters!

In this interview we talk to USA Basketball's Coach Scott Fitch! Coach Fitch was motivated to educate parents and players about social media after he had an experience with a young player losing a recruitment opportunity because of his social media. Since then he has been on a mission to educate...

Jun 29, 2019

Today we talk about social media!

Does social media matter? YES! There was a time when social media didn't matter. There was a time when coaches wandered into gyms in the hopes of finding a great basketball player, but that was then and this is now. In today's world coaches are inundated with hundreds of emails every...

Jun 25, 2019

Specialization!!! The S WORD!

Everyone has an idea about specialization. They make videos about what sports young athletes should play. They talk about how many sports they should play. They tell kids and parents that if they specialize too soon they are ruining their chances of being a good athlete. Well,today we talk...

Jun 22, 2019

The NBA Draft has come and gone. In this episode we talk about the pics and give our opinions on what could be next. We also talk about the importance of parents and mentors.

Lastly the draft commentators were going in on some of the draft pics. We wanted to make things right so we give some shout outs to some of our...