As the old saying goes, “basketball is basketball.” True, but there are some differences in teaching the game between men and women. The main difference is due to body structure, because in general women players do not use their hips as much…
Basketball Passing Drills That Teach the Fundamentals
Basketball would be boring without the simple art of passing. Passing drills are crucial for young players who are learning the game. Do you really know the best situation to use a bounce pass or a chest pass?
WBCA Drills and Plays
“Thumbs Down” Offensive Continuity
By Mike Bowden – Video Director, University of Maryland..and other plays
The backdoor cut is used when an offensive player overplayed by a defender who is trying to prevent the player from receiving a pass. The backdoor cut takes place when the offensive player makes an initial cut to receive a pass from a teammate…
Developing a Selfless Effort
Selfishness is usually an idea that is focused on the offensive end of the floor – and rightly so. However, we think that defensive selfishness is just as relevant and detrimental to our overall success as a team. Some defensive players only worry…
Effective Pregame Drills to Get Your Players Ready for Game Time
These drills will help getting them ready and get them to the proper mental focus so that they can be at their best.
Give Your Offense A Helping Handoff
We had a dilemma one season in that our center was not a conventional scoring threat (we liked it so much we kept using it), so we began to use him as a handoff man in our UCLA offensive set. Since his defender was always sagging to help defend…