As you read about CSBA's approach and philosophy, you will see that we take a holistic and longer term view toward DEVELOPMENT. Our goal is to never sacrifice development for winning. Our #1 Priority is to assist our athletes in reaching their potential and goals as they grow and develop over time.
As outlined in the curriculum of the Building Blocks, high quality and effective development of any basketball player requires many different areas of skills. But beyond pure basketball skills, much more is essential such as sound conditioning, working on your speed and athleticism, improving your mental approach to the game and deepening your basketball IQ.
And certainly, not to be forgotten are the key concepts of “coach-ability” and being a great teammate that are imperative and differentiating from just pure talent.
In addition to the consistent and caring coaching and mentoring that the CSBA staff offers on the court, in the following sections of the website, we strive explore and provide a vast resources, thoughts, information to aid a holistic development.
As we approach the AAU Season 2023, the article "The Unfortunate Problems with AAU Basketball" is very consistent with our philosophy.