The vast majority of players and teams LEAP to the top block, COMPETITION, before they have even a modest chance of success. Competition and competitive growth are BARELY RELATED.  

Basics Pyramid of Skill is in tribute to Coach John Wooden’s Pyramid of Success. 


Coming soon: Metrics supporting and explaining each block


  1. Motivation

  2. Footwork

  3. Ball Handling

  4. Vision

  5. Communication

  6. Awareness

  7. Shooting

  8. Mental Strength

  9. Conditioning

  10. Competition