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Thank you all for your amazing support! Because of you we have been able to partner with some pretty amazing AAU basketball influencers. Because of you and your amazing support, we have been able to produce some really fun and informative episodes with some pretty heavy hitters. Because of you and your support we have been able to learn a lot, help a lot of families and change a lot of basketball lives. Thanks to you we have also been able to partner with some of the largest names in AAU...


NCAA Dropped A Bomb And Other Stuff

In this episode we talk about how the NCAA has dropped a bomb on the NBA and the world of AAU. Elite players are now allowed to have agents and return to school if they are not drafted. It's getting crazy! We also talk about the results from week 2 of our use of the nutrition plan and we thank all of our listeners for supporting us by purchasing the book and for listening to our show. Take a listen!


A Day In The Life Of A Euroleague Player

In this episode we talk about what it's like to play basketball in the Czech republic. From high school football to University of Alaska stand out to playing pro over seas this podcast is going to give you an insight into the life of a professional athlete. Spencer Svejcar talks about a day in the life of a pro baller and some of the hidden gems that are available to players whose parents come from other countries. You are going to want to hear this. It was a blast to talk with Spencer...


So Much Great News!

So much GREAT News in this episode! We have been working for you our Hoopchalk family and the results are really exciting. After weeks of work, research and dedication we have put together some amazing resources for you guys. Our mission is to make sure that we help you rock out your basketball journey! This episode is full of resources that we are coming out with this year! We are so excited to share these amazing new resources with you all! The first resource is The AAU Basketball...


Do You Have A Nutrition Plan? - Jason Celotto

In this podcast episode we talk with trainer and nutritionist Jason Celotto about how to use food to make the most out of your athletic career. Do you want your young athlete to be left behind because of their diet? Do you want have a nutrition plan in place? Do you think that your current diet is going to help you make the most out of your athletic career? Take a listen to this podcast episode and get some tips from a NSCA certified personal trainer and nutritionist on how you can use...


NBA Champ Chauncey Billups!

Chauncey Billups Aka NBA finals MVP, Aka NBA Champion, Aka Mcdonalds All American Aka All Big 12 Conference first team, Aka Mr. Big Shot is on the show! This was by far one of our favorite interviews. If you have ever wondered what kind of mentality, work ethic and commitment it takes to play at the next level you are in luck. Chauncey is about to tell you! This interview is filled with things you need to know. So sit back, silence your phone and take a listen to the words of wisdom from...


Is The NCAA Killing AAU Ball For Good?

Things are about to get interesting. The NCAA is discussing making major changes to the recruiting process and the proposed change could kill AAU basketball. (Or at least drastically change it!) According to Jeff Goodman formerly of ESPN the NCAA would no longer allow its coaches to travel during the live period. The NCAA would also no longer allow its coaches to scout players during the shoe team sponsored events. The world of youth basketball is about to make a major change so buckle up...


Breakthrough Basketball Camp Was...

Two words BREAKTHROUGH BASKETBALL CAMP! Ok that's three, but man what a camp! Moses went to Breakthrough Basketball camp and had a great time! As a parent I would say that I can't say enough about the quality and amazing camp experience that we received. Jim Huber is the real deal! This camp is a must do camp! We also talk playoffs and the dominance that is LeBron James! Doing this episode was a lot of fun. Also be sure to join our community. We are about to have some surprises for you...


Kevin Love Didn't Foul!! New Playoff Predictions.

In this episode we talk about Kevin Love and the "Flagrant Foul" (That was not a foul), we talk about going to camp this weekend with Jim Huber and the Breakthrough Basketball and we talk about the new rap album that Moses is going to make me finish. A lot of basketball talk for the young NBA fan. We talk about Ben Simmons and Donovan Mitchell and apparently Ben Simmons is in a slump. Take a listen and find out who we got winning this round and who we think Want more episodes about AAU...



Today we go in about the NBA championships. We made some predictions that came true and some that didn't. In this episode here us and by us I mean Moses go all in on some of his future peers in the NBA. We talk Game of Zones, LeBron James, and Russell Westbrook. Sit back and buckle up this episode is going to have you belly laughing. Take a listen! Want more episodes about AAU Basketball" Visit us on our website: Hoopchalk.com Follow us on Instagram: Moses On IG -...


Steve Hess - Former Denver Nuggets Trainer

Today we are honored to have Steve Hess former Denver Nuggets trainer on the show. Coach Hess talks about training, nutrition, rugby, cricket and soccer. He also gives us a sneak peak into the work that he is now doing at the Institute in Denver and the programs that they are coming out with for young basketball players and athletes. Take a listen to the episode and get a look into the work that elite athletes do to stay elite. We can't wait to share this information with you all! Want...


Thal Woods Talk Diet and Training

In this episode we talk to Coach and Pro Athlete Thal Woods! In this episode Coach Thal talks about fitness training, elite athlete workouts and elite athlete's diet. Listen to the show as we talk about Thal's work as a star athlete a D1 Football and Track Star as well as a world class sprinting champion. Thal talks about the use of training correctly instead of a lot and the diet that should accompany your training. He also drops a gem about eating before and after your games. Take a...


Scott Jones From Athlete On FIre Is On The Show!

In this episode we talk to Coach, Trainer and Podcaster Scott Jones! It's always fun to talk to professional trainers and athletes on this show. Scott Jones talks to us about what it takes to make it as an elite athlete. He played Baseball as a D1 Athlete and played basketball and football as well. He also talks to us about how running needs to be a part of every athletes workout regiment and the need for good nutrition. Scott Jones is the creator of Athlete of Fire where he brings...


Des Wilford - T Mac and More

In this episode we talk to Performance Coach Des Wilford. Coach Des has worked with professional football players, boxers, MMA fighters and basketball players. He knows a thing or two about performance training. In this episode Des talks about what it takes to make it as an elite athlete. He talks about the work ethic of players that he has worked with. Some of the players include Tracy McGrady, Denver Broncos Dymonte Thomas and Jake Butt, Boxing Champion Terence Crawford and more. He...


(Special Episode) JBA's 1st Tryouts - Nick Holmes

In this special Saturday Episode we talk with Nick Holmes! Today Nick is going to Houston to make basketball history. Nick Holmes will be trying out for the JBA in their first tryout ever. Big Baller Brand will be making history and Nick will be a part of it. In this episode we talk about what it feels like to be a part of this ground breaking event, what he thinks about playing in all BBB and how amazing the opportunity is to be able to go pro right here in the United States as he makes...


Amateur - Netflix Original Movie - Ketrick Copeland

This week we talk about the Netflix Original film Amateur. This film was a lot of fun to watch and a lot of fun to talk about with Ketrick "Jazz" Copeland who played Byron Lowe in the movie. Ketrick also talks about his personal basketball journey and how he decided to go further than anyone else did in his town and that is what he did. He went on to play with a show basketball team called the Harlem Ambassadors and did that for 7 years. We talk Amateur the film, Basketball and AAU. You...


Mastery Beats Reps Every Time!

Trainers! In this episode we talk about training and the best kind of training per the experts. If you are used to doing a lot of reps then you are going to want to listen to this practice. As we learned more practice isn't better. Better practice is Better! Mastery always beats reps every time. Learn how to start working towards mastery as apposed to doing a lot of reps the wrong way. Take a listen to this episode! Want more episodes about AAU Basketball" Visit us on our website:...


NBA 2K 18 Draft And Parenting Fails

What if I told you that there would be a day when NBA 2k18 e-sports players would not only be drafted by the NBA (e-sports division) but they would make almost 10k more a year than the G league players who suited up every week to play on the court. What if I told you that there would come a day when video gamers would get signed for more money that 5 star athletes. You would probably say that I was crazy. However, that is exactly what happened this week. In this episode we talk about the...


Villanova NCAA Champions - The New Game

There is a new game in town and for those paying attention it doesn't require you to be extremely tall. However, it does require you to be extremely skilled. Skilled means hard work and lots of work. Skilled means more time in the gym and more time working on mastery. Villanova is the new champion for the NCAA! The best part is that they did it in a new unorthodoxed way. They took the shots that most AAU coaches call bad shots. If you are not going to be a 7 foot monster the game is still...


Jason Richardson - 2x NBA Slam Dunk Champion

We are so honored to have 14 year NBA Vet Jason Richardson on the show. Here is a little information about Jason Richardson: 2x NBA Slam Dunk Champion Drafted #5 in the 1st Round of the NBA Draft NCAA Champion with Michigan State Played with the Golden State Warriors, Charlotte Bobcats,Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, Charlotte Bobcats! He sits down with us for a minute and talks AAU and what it takes to make it to the next level. He also tells us some amazing stories about learning about...