Watch as Coach Ali Farokhmanesh explains and players demonstrate this warm up one-handed passing drill. The players must maintain a good stance and take one dribble and pass the ball. Variations can be added to […]
Watch as Coach Cori Close explains that when it comes to the mental conditioning of your team, which enables individuals to grow, it is too important not to have a plan. She will discuss specific […]
Watch as Coach Joe Wootten explains, and players demonstrate this Vandy Series consisting of Vandy Away, Vandy Away II, and Vandy Drift. Coach likes to run multiple options from this set.
Watch as Coach Noel Emenhiser explains, and players demonstrate this skill progression drill. This is a 4-minute drill with each minute dedicated to a specific action of their read-and-react offense. The 1st minute focuses on […]
Chet Scott explains the ‘leadership is influence’ concept, and that you know you are a leader if you have followers. If you are going to lead and influence your players, it would be beneficial if […]
By: Carla Nicholls Originally Published in: Winning Ways of Women Coaches Provided by: Human Kinetics Being a part of a high-performance culture team is exciting, yet these environments can be extremely vulnerable and cannot be […]
Watch as Coach Grant McCasland explains and shows video of this competitive layup drill. This is a timed, one-minute drill in which a player starts on the baseline, sprints to the top of the key […]
Watch as Dr. Dorpfeld explains the necessity that all coaches on a staff understand the recognize, respond, and refer guidelines. It is important to recognize at-risk athletes and the symptoms of mental health problems that […]
Watch as Coach Andy Bronkema discusses, and players demonstrate this breakdown shooting pattern that has five different progressions: rim run, catch – power dribble, early seal/post move, burying someone, and pick and pop/trail ball screen.
Watch as Coach Chris Holtmann explains, and players demonstrate this two-in-a-row shooting drill. This is a 2-minute timed drill consisting of a shooter, a passer, and a rebounder. The shooter must make two shots in […]
Dr. Josie Nicholson of Ole Miss Athletics discusses today’s technology and how it can have a negative effect on an individual athlete’s mental health. She explains that the world of sport is a world of […]
By: Becky Burleigh – Retired Originally Published in: Winning Ways of Women Coaches Provided by: Human Kinetics Most athletes have outward-facing social media as well as inward-facing social media. You can post things on your […]
Watch as Coach Stan Van Gundy explains that on misses and turnovers you should run to score and if there is no opportunity to score then play the game by getting into your offensive set.
Watch as Coach explains, and players demonstrate 3 quick hitters versus a 1-2-2 defense. The quick hitters – KY, CO and IN – are covered in detail.
Watch as Coach Cornelius Mitchell explains that being committed and dedicated do not just relate to basketball but are life skills. He explains that whether they are talented or not, if the athletes see the […]
Watch as Coach Grant McCasland explains and shows practice video of this 1-on-1 defensive drill. He describes his team as a “gap team” with the defender a step off the line, and all they’re doing […]
Watch as Coach Cori Close explains that she has changed her opinion on trying to get her players to be positive. She now encourages her players to get into neutral thinking which is expecting the […]
By: Dan Gould & Cliff Mallett Originally Published in: Sport Coaches Handbook Provided by: Human Kinetics Ability and desire to relate to athletes are critical in coaching. The coach-athlete relationship provides a foundation for effective […]
Watch as Coach Ali Farokhmanesh explains, and players demonstrate this ball handling and footwork circle finishing drill. The drill starts with an opposite hand pass, then the player sprints and receives a return pass and […]
Most coaches and players will have negative thoughts during a practice or a game. Don’t verbalize the negative thoughts, as that makes it more powerful, and you do not have to believe it. It is […]
Watch as Coach discusses recruiting and shares some tips on making a highlight film for individual players. He recommends making a tape with music as it creates some hype and grabs attention. Break the tape […]
Watch as Coach Ric Wesley explains, and players demonstrate this 3-point shooting ’35 Drill.’ The drill is a 3-man weave, shooting 3s with misses rebounded and the ball kicked back to the shooter. This is […]
Watch as Seth Greenberg explains that building your culture takes time. Culture is not a sign or a saying but how you live every day and how you carry yourself. It involves being consistent and […]
By: Dan Gould & Cliff Mallett Originally Published in: Sport Coaches Handbook Provided by: Human Kinetics To help you make ethical decisions in your own coaching, here are seven key steps. Recognize that ethical decisions […]
Watch as Coach Stan Van Gundy explains what he looks for when attending a coaching clinic.
Haley Percell offers the following social media tips for a coaching staff: Have separate private (family and friends) and public (professional) accounts when it comes to social media. Always avoid political posts as well as […]
Watch as Coaches explains, and players demonstrate the Wildcat Shooting Drill. This is a five-minute drill with one-minute segments at five shooting spots. Work on shots that you normally take in your offense and adjust, […]
Watch as Coach explains that he and his staff put more value on players being self-aware than being self-confident. He wants his players to know who they are and who their teammates are. When coaches […]
Watch as Coach explains, and players demonstrate this everyday combo dribble pocket passing drill. The players will dribble and pass the ball to their partner using an inside hand to finish. After 2 reps, the […]
By: John Klessinger Originally Published in: A Coach’s Manual Provided by: Championship Productions “Be hard on them when you win, and love them when you lose.” – Unknown Years ago, I read this quote in […]