Top Five Mistakes Parents Make When Their Child Plays Sports

Hey there, passionate basketball parents! We know how much you love and support your young athletes on their journey to becoming basketball stars. As a company specializing in one-on-one personal coaching, we’ve had the privilege of witnessing the incredible dedication you bring to the game. But, like any journey, the path to success isn’t without … Read more

Carissa Dunham: A Journey of Growth and Success

Welcome to A&K Skill Development, where dreams come alive and champions are made. Today, we invite you to step into the inspiring world of Carissa, a passionate athlete whose basketball journey with A&K has transformed her skills, mindset, and life. Prepare to be inspired as we delve into her remarkable transformation and witness the power … Read more

The Advantages of Online Basketball Training for Kids During Summer

As summer arrives, it’s the perfect opportunity to take your basketball skills to new heights. While traditional basketball camps and programs have their merits, online basketball training is gaining momentum as a game-changer in the basketball world. In this blog post, we’ll explore the numerous benefits of online basketball training for kids during the summer … Read more

The Importance of Footwork in Basketball

If you’re serious about improving your game, a fundamental skill you need to focus on is your footwork. Footwork is the foundation of good basketball, and it’s what separates great players from average ones. As a player, you need great footwork in every element of your game, whether it’s defending one on one, moving laterally, … Read more

Mind Over Matter

As an assistant coach for a top-league women’s professional basketball team, I’ve spent this current season working tirelessly to put our players in the best position to win. This past weekend, that hard work finally paid off as we emerged victorious as the German DBBL cup champions. Winning the cup was no small feat, as … Read more

boost your basketball IQ

As a basketball trainer at A&K Skill Development, I’ve had the opportunity to work with many talented young players. One of the most important lessons that I try to instill in them  is that basketball is not just a physical game, but also a mental one. In other words, having a high basketball IQ is … Read more

Applying Basketball to your life

Basketball tests both physical endurance and mental strength. As you improve your physical skills, you also develop the mindset for success on and off the court. Sports psychology studies how thoughts, feelings, and behaviors affect sports performance, but it can also be applied to daily life. In this blog post, we’ll explore ways to use … Read more