Watch as Coach Josh Gamblin explains and players demonstrate this motion set that generates ball movement and fake action when the offense is stagnant.
Watch as Coach Joe Wootten explains and players demonstrate this ball handling workout that will improve hand speed, eye-hand coordination, and overall quickness.
Coaching With an Appropriate Leadership Style By: Wade Gilbert Originally Published in: Coaching Better Every Season Provided by: Human Kinetics Leadership is generally defined as a process of influence. A coach’s leadership style, then, comprises […]
Basketball point guards are some of the best athletes in all sports. They possess incredible speed, quickness and jumping ability, yet they have the physical strength to battle with bigger and strong defenders. To improve at this position, you…
Watch as Jason Papalio explains and players demonstrate a balance drill, using a Waff balance pad, that works on core stability as well as ankle strength and mobility.
Watch as Coach Greg McDermott explains and players demonstrate a transitions circle drill that creates defensive situations where individual defenders are not guarding the man who is guarding them.
Dribbling with two basketballs at a time is a useful way to improve your handle and expose potential weaknesses in your off-hand. Two-ball dribbling drills…
In basketball, first-step quickness is vital to success on the court. Optimizing your first step will allow you to create separation and help you make transition plays more…
Watch as Coach Ryan Pannone explains and players demonstrate proper technique when executing a pro hop.
Watch as Coach Steve Schmidt explains and players demonstrate this half court form and technique defensive drill.
Watch as Coach Pat Clatchey explains and players demonstrate this penetrate and kick shooting drill.
Watch as Coach Tim Jankovich explains and players demonstrate the techniques used for defending stagger screens.
A weighted basketball, sometimes called a heavy ball, is a basketball that is regulation size (29.50 inches in circumference) but weighs 3 pounds…
Basketball ball control is an important skill to teach. The ability to dribble the basketball well is critical at every level of the sport. But it’s a skill that…
Watch as Coach Alan Marshall discusses the advantages of zone defense and the reasons he has been successful running it.
The 1-3-1 Baseline Out of Bounds defense aims to eliminate easy layups and open shots by encouraging your opponents to try to lob the…
Watch as Coach Danielle Viglione explains and players demonstrate this middle finishing drill.
Watch as Coach Greg Lansing explains and players demonstrate this offensive and defensive competitive shooting and rebounding drill.
When the goal is college athletics, the secret to success for many student-athletes often comes down to a simple premise: Knowing what…
Watch as Coach Brian Bingaman explains and players demonstrate these box jump drills.
Watch as Coach Jamie Dixon explains and players demonstrate these pick and roll drills that will give them more effective scoring options inside the paint.
The coaching profession has always been intriguing to me. Coaching is different than other occupations because there is not an exact playbook. Nothing on…
Watch as Coach Chris Capko (USC) explains and players demonstrate this off hand development drill.
Watch as Coach Jay Wright explains the rules for his 1-2-2 and 1-1-2-1 three-quarter court pressure defense.
Injuries can happen to any athlete. They prevent you from enjoying the sport you love, decrease your performance level and sometimes end your career.
As basketball has evolved, the floater has become a lethal weapon in the paint for players of all sizes and positions. There are three basic types of…
Watch as Coach Marvin Menzies explains and players demonstrate this post series workout for offense and defense.
Watch as Coach Phil Martelli explains and players demonstrate this rip middle and drive middle shooting drill.
Watch as Coach Kevin Boyle explains and players demonstrate this sideline out of bounds play when a 3 pointer is needed.
Watch as Bo Hanson discusses the importance of the three C’s of communication with millennial athletes.