The Tedi31 Podcast: Interview with Noel Zarate (June 8, 2020)

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Noel shares his Larry Joe Bird experience during The Tedi31 Podcast.  I hate to admit it, but I’m jealous.

In Season 1 | Episode 11 of The Tedi31 Podcast with Dr. Tedi Villasor, Tedi speaks with veteran sportscaster Noel Zarate.  Zarate, along with several other local sportscasters, established the Center for Sports Communication (CSC) [2001] and Newbies Broadcasting Academy [2018].  In 2020, he hosts “An Eternity of Basketball” podcast along with Atty. Charlie T. Cuna and Sid Ventura.

During our conversation, Noel shared how he got into the field of radio and television broadcasting, his experience calling the 2013 NBA Global Games at the Mall of Asia Arena, thoughts on the ESPN 10-part documentary: The Last Dance, the July 2020 NBA restart, and stories about NBA Greats like Dennis Rodman, Larry Joe Bird, Steve Nash, Luc Longley, and the late Kobe Bean Bryant.

You can follow Noel on Instagram.

Click here to listen to the podcast.

You can also check out our conversation on my YouTube Channel.

Impromptu Chat with the Basketball Coaches (May 31, 2020)

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Roundtable discussion with the coaches: Ariel Vanguardia, Rassel Racelis, Paolo Pagkalinawan, Ezequiel Valles, and me.

With the rescheduling of the Online Charity Auction benefiting Freelance Basketball Coaches, several of the participating coaches, Coach Ariel, and I spent the rest of the session touching on a myriad of topics:

20:12 mark – Thoughts on the restart of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

28:45 mark – Possible NBA return date.

32:30 mark – Which among the professional sports will start first?

33:10 mark – Will this be the last LeBron James championship run?

33:56 mark – GOAT (Greatest of All-Time) discussion. Continue reading “Impromptu Chat with the Basketball Coaches (May 31, 2020)”

Hoop Coaches International Webinar – Day 18 (May 22, 2020)

Day 17Tonight’s Hoop Coaches International Webinar at 8:00 pm will feature current 76ers assistant coach John Bryant.

Coach Bryant will talk about player development in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

 

Hoop Coaches International Webinar – Day 17 (May 20, 2020)

Day 16Catch tonight’s Hoop Coaches International Webinar at 10:00 pm with the former Charlotte Bobcats head coach Mike Dunlap.

The Tedi31 Podcast: Interview with Allan Caidic (May 18, 2020)

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One of the topics that PBA Hall of Famer Allan Caidic and I talked about was the flow state.

For (Season 1 | Episode 10) of The Tedi31 Podcast with Dr. Tedi Villasor, I had the opportunity to talk with one of the most decorated players every to grace the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA)–The Triggerman: Allan Caidic.

Coach Allan is a 5-time member of the Philippine National Team, a member of the PBA’s 25 and 40 greatest players of all-time, a PBA Hall of Famer (Class of 2009), and author (My Life: Allan Caidic The Triggerman [2006]).

During our conversation, Coach Allan touched on a number of topics: From his basketball influences, to his pre-game regiments, and even his motivational benchmarks during his playing career.

As he looks towards the future, Coach Allan lets us in on his next move.

You can follow Coach Allan on Instagram.

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You can also check out our conversation on my YouTube Channel.

Need Your Assistance: Getting my YouTube Channel to 1000 Subscribers (May 16, 2020)

As a precursor to some things that I’ve been slowly working on behind-the-scenes, Youtube.com is requiring a minimum of 1000 subscribers to activate its mobile streaming function.

With your support, I’ll be able to provide more content once the threshold is reached.

To subscribe, click here to go directly to the Youtube Channel.

Stay safe and thank you in advance!

 

Hoop Coaches International Webinar – Day 15 (May 15, 2020)

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Day 15 2During the evening webinar, we got to talk with Blackwater Elite team owner Mr. Dioceldo Sy and CEO of the East Asia League (EASL) Mr. Matt Beyer.  Beyer, who used to work for the Milwaukee Bucks, is now based in Hong Kong and speaks Mandarin.

 

Hoop Coaches International Webinar – Day 14 (10:00 pm) – The Role of a Sport Psychologist in a Basketball Team (May 14, 2020)

Day 14 3I would again like to extend my thanks to Hoop Coaches International, Blackwater Elite, and Coach Ariel Vanguardia for the opportunity to be a part of this Webinar series.

Click here to see the webinar on the Hoop Coaches International YouTube Channel.

 

Hoop Coaches International Webinar – Day 14 (8:00 pm) (May 14, 2020)

2003 Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) MVP Asi Taulava joins us for tonight’s Hoop Coaches International Webinar.

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