The Basics – List of Chapters

There are more than 75 chapter titles in this list. (98 to be exact.) Also, for your team or organisation chapters with other titles may be written.

That’s because players in different contexts may need to know different things. Based on those needs, you choose the most relevant chapters for your edition of The Basics.

The chapters are listed in alphabetical order.

  • Adopt the Growth Mindset
  • Accept the Division of Work
  • Act Serious
  • Aim Long
  • Allow Yourself Mastery
  • Anticipate Difficulties
  • Apply, Don’t Paralyze
  • Appreciate the Size
  • Arrive Early
  • Assess Realistically
  • Associate With Masters
  • Attend Practices
  • Avoid Shortcuts
  • Balance You and Team
  • Be Yourself
  • Become Your Own Person
  • Behave Yourself
  • Bend the Rules
  • Brace Yourself
  • Build a Solid Basis of Skills
  • Change Rhythm and Tempo
  • Check the Score
  • Clean Up Your Profile
  • Communicate All You Can
  • Complement Team Practices
  • Concentrate Routinely
  • Connect With People
  • Consider the Hierarchy
  • Continue to Continue
  • Create a Competitive Edge
  • Deal With Your Parents
  • Defend Your Position
  • Develop Routines
  • Do What the Coach Says
  • Dream on
  • Eat a Plenty
  • Establish Good Habits
  • Execute Winning Actions
  • Expect Miscomprehensions
  • Find a Mentor
  • Flex as Much as Is Proper
  • Focus on the Task at Hand
  • Forget About Money
  • Get Out of Sight
  • Go All Out All the Time
  • Have a Long-Term Plan
  • Heal Your Wounds
  • Help the Team Win
  • Hit the Difficult Part Over and Over
  • Hug Someone
  • Ignore Opinions
  • Initiate Things
  • Keep Positive Things in Mind
  • Know the Opponent
  • Learn from W’s and L’s
  • Let Them Fake
  • Limit the Number of Options
  • Look Out for Your Rights
  • Love Learning
  • Make Yourself Strong And Durable
  • Master Your Position
  • Mind the Gear
  • Nap Every Day
  • Obey the Basketball Principles
  • Pace Yourself
  • Pack Your Bags
  • Pay Attention to Some Stats
  • Pick Stuff From Anyone
  • Play With an Open Mind
  • Practice in Proportion to Your Goals
  • Prepare for the Next Step
  • Remain Calm
  • Remember It’s a Game
  • Respect Your Teammates
  • Restrict Your Activities
  • Save Your Explanations
  • Seek Purposeful Contact
  • Set Different Goals
  • Shoot Considerately
  • Sleep Tight
  • Stay Healthy
  • Stick to Your Shot Selection
  • Strengthen Your Weakness
  • Study the Playbook
  • Succumb to the Game
  • Take Precaution Against Injuries
  • Talk to Coach in Private
  • Think Ahead
  • Train on Your Own
  • Treat Your Body Like With Respect
  • Uplift Everyone Around You
  • Use Your Strength
  • Watch Out What You Say
  • Work on What You Do Best