Posted by Q on October 23, 2009 ·
Before I headed to play basketball overseas in 1999, I had some college teammates and friends from outside the US playing at the same school. They were always faced with the same issue as most foreigners that come to live, work or study in the states for a temporary amount of time: Green Card & Visas. Well, it is an issue that each individual depending on their country’s relation [...]
Posted by Q on March 26, 2009 ·
My friend Sean McCaw, a former professional basketball player and coach in Germany and now a professional basketball Scout for the Science City Jena Basketball Club in Germany wants to give away a BRAND NEW shiny pair of Hops sneakers. You’ve probably never heard of this brand yet, so here is a little background info.
Hops Sportswear Ltd is a family owned Business based in Melbourne Australia. [...]
Posted by Q on October 2, 2007 ·
How To Attract a Basketball Sponsorship
Whoever said that if you wanted something in life then you have to go and get it was not far wrong. Nothing comes easily and we all have to work for everything we get, especially in this day and age when it is absolutely impossible to fight your way through the competition without putting yourself at the forefront of everything! Every aspect of life is like [...]
Posted by Q on June 14, 2007 ·
If you are traveling overseas for the first time to play basketball it would be smart to do some luggage packing planning. Nowadays there are more restrictions when you fly, especially regards to weight, hand baggage amount and check-in. Normally, international flights allow passengers more weight because of the distances.
On trans-atlantic flights to anywhere in Europe you are allowed on average:
Posted by Q on May 10, 2007 ·
Have you had the bad experience of being on a team where the team didn’t pay? Well it actually happens more than you think. I have had the displeasure of being on two teams that paid extremely late and to me it felt the same. But not being paid at all for your hard work is should not be tolerated. I have been meaning to write about this topic during the last year but not sure how to approach [...]
Posted by Q on February 23, 2007 ·
Do Scholarships Just Happen??… NO
Most Parents Rarely Know…
how to get their son or daughter an athletic basketball scholarship to help pay for college. In fact, very few high school coaches even know enough to help a great college-bound athlete get recruited – beyond pointing them out to a few college coaches they personally know. Athletes who should have [...]
Posted by Q on February 19, 2007 ·
Do you think that basketball is life? For most basketball players, basketball is there life. At one point in my life when I was younger I thought the same thing..All I wanted to do was play and play and everything basketball.
There are many great stories of basketball players and their lives, their success, their motivation and greatness. A new website A Players Life, gives the inside depth of basketball [...]
Posted by Q on December 1, 2006 ·
Today is (RED) Friday! I want to support the foundation for curing AIDS by designing a pair of Chuck Taylor Converse..Make mine red website is where you can design your own converse starting at $60
(my original design )
Join the Red Campaign and purchase on behalf of the cause!
Posted by Q on October 27, 2006 ·
I just found out about this new printing service online called MOO. It seems to be a great concept and it has inspired me to come up with some ideas of how you can use it to promote yourself. The cards that they manufacture are based on photos that you have from Flickr or if you have a Skype account you can design called so people can contact you worldwide.
They had an offer for 10 free cards but [...]
Posted by Q on September 28, 2006 ·
Woah! I have had some serious issues with the site, but all is ok now! Two new basketball websites have been launched during the past week.
1. Basketball in Spain – News about basketball in spain and leagues
2. Baller or Not – Basketball Photo Rating
Enjoy! I have to catch up on more news!
The Basketball Leagues in Europe are now beginning!
Posted by Q on September 20, 2006 ·
I have decided to offer consulting for those who would like more information about playing overseas, coaching overseas or any other related questions or advice that you seek.
Basketball Overseas Consultant
1-888-MY-ETHER ext. 01750843
Posted by Q on September 7, 2006 ·
I continue to see and hear both high school basketball players and their parents have a “I’ve got to play (NCAA) division 1 basketball” mentality. At the same time I see these players end up extremely unhappy because Division 1, wasn’t right for them.
When Junior College might be the better choice:
1. You are not a great student in high school. Many 2.5-3.0 GPA high school students [...]
Posted by Q on July 11, 2006 ·
In basketball team players are usually the people that are known for sacrifice, sharing, and hard work. Does this sound like a reputation you’d like to have? Many strive to be a team player in the work place, but it takes more than just having a desire, it takes hard work. One piece of advice from a father figure of mine that embodies the concept of team work that he used to say to me was, “Usually [...]
Posted by Q on July 21, 2005 ·
LetMePlay basketball organization is organizing a basketball camp in August for Pro Players (male and female).
There will be worldwide famous coaches (including strength and conditioning coaches) and scourts coaching the attendant players.
Here are some of the advantages of our camp for the players and their future professional career:
1. Being in an international atmosphere lets them perform their [...]
Posted by Q on April 22, 2005 ·
I thought this article was great! I recommend all high school players and international players who are thinking about attending college via sports scholarship!
Official visits (or recruiting trips) are perhaps the best way for you to find out where you will best fit in, and where you want to study. The rules regarding official visits differ upon the school’s division. For Division I, II, and [...]