Watch as Coach explains and diagrams this 2-on-2 competitive rebounding drill. Be sure to divide the squad evenly into two teams. The defenders will close out on the offensive players and box out after the […]
Watch as Coach Dana Ford discusses, and players demonstrate how to defend against a naked side ball screen.
Watch as Coach Cornelius Mitchell describes this 3-person shooting drill that emphasizes passing and driving.
Watch as Coach explains that being adaptable today is much different than in the past. Being adaptable does not mean lacking discipline, but involves listening to your players. Asking them questions during practice gets them […]
Watch as Coach discusses, and players demonstrate lobs to a post. He believes that when a defender has position on a post player, the lob is a low percentage play. The post must seal and […]
By: Dan Gould & Cliff Mallett Originally Published in: Sport Coaches Handbook Provided by: Human Kinetics The old saying that “it’s not what you know but who you know” doesn’t always hold true, but having […]
Watch as Coach explains, and players demonstrate this drive shooting drill. The player must give a good shot fake and drive to their right using one dribble to shoot a layup. Repeat the process driving […]
Pack Line Defense. Coach explains that she teaches a 3-step kick step especially on ball movement to the baseline. Players demonstrate this movement in a shell drill.
Need a new advantage/disadvantage drill? Watch as Coach Ryan Cottingham demonstrates this get back drill that focuses on developing transition play.
Watch as Coach explains, and players demonstrate the Wing Bullies Drill. The wing player will catch the ball, rip with the bottom step, take three hard dribbles to the basket, finish with two and shoulders […]
Watch as Paul explains how all players must avoid the ‘comparison game’. As a player, you are always better than someone else, but someone is always better than you. With the pressure of being a […]
By: John Klessinger Originally Published in: A Coach’s Manual Provided by: Championship Productions “Confidence is a very fragile thing, and it certainly is something that has to start with your mental approach and your ability […]
Make sure to set your screens near the free throw line to ensure that the three-point shooters are near the line. The wing will drive to the basket and get even with the screener and […]
Watch as Coach Andre Cook discusses the importance of showing appreciation to every member on your staff regardless of the size of their involvement. Coach Cook also discusses why you should credit your staff in […]
Watch as Coach Dana Ford discusses, and players demonstrate how to defend a dominant post player with a double team.
Watch as Coach explains, and the Bigs demonstrate this two-ball finishing drill. The goal is to get 20 makes in 20 seconds. Although this drill involves the Bigs, it can be used for the entire […]
Watch as Dr. Dale asks the question, “Are you humble enough to admit you are wrong?” Most coaches would answer yes to this question, but many have a hard time with it. Why? Undermining creditably […]
By: Alan Stein, Jr. Originally Published in: Raise Your Game Confidence comes from an understanding of your own agency, your own influence, and your own ability to make things happen. Bob Rotella is a sports […]
Watch as Coach defines mental toughness as the ability to perform at or near full potential regardless of circumstances. A symptom of lack of mental toughness is an athlete choking in competition as many young […]
Watch as Coach Krista Gerlich discusses the 3 Ps for building a practice plan: 1. Purpose 2. Plan to be Prepared 3. Persistent Passion for Perfection
Watch as Coach explains, and players demonstrate this sideline out-of-bounds play for a 3-pointer. Sell the skip pass to the weak side, then come back around with the double screen to get your best shooter […]
Watch as Coach explains, and players demonstrate this low post passing drill. The drill starts with the ‘angle pass’ which is a semi-lofted pass from the wing to the big. The big wants to own […]
Watch as Coach explains that “what gets rewarded, gets repeated”. If celebration is only based on playing time and performance, you are missing an opportunity to help your players get better. Look for what your […]
By: Coach Mickey Marley Originally Published in: Game Ready – 52 Takeaways for Winning You know something I used to be really guilty of doing? I was guilty of taking life for granted. I used […]
Watch as Joseph Hoedel explains the different methods and approaches that coaches use to teach leadership to their athletes. He will discuss in detail eight approaches but realizes there are many more. The objective is […]
Watch as Coach Jacey Brooks discusses the main measurable statistics that the pack line defense focuses on improving.
Watch as Coach Stan Van Gundy discusses five core defensive concepts that are necessary for building a well-rounded defense.
Watch as Coach and players demonstrate this half-court offense “Quick” that he runs the first four minutes of the game. This is a read and react offense that he runs after a made basket in […]
Watch as Coach discusses managing your stress level and how it can impact your mental and physical health. He shares his personal example of being diagnosed with stress-related diabetes at age 26. All aspects of […]
By: Micheal L. Jones Ed.D., DD, RMHC – Pasco-Hernando State College Twitter: @TJCF_Basketball When did talking to the fans become part of the game? This can be a distraction for athletes during competition. What are […]