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 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 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, and players demonstrate this triangle protection defensive drill. The offensive player wants to protect the ball and pound it to get it back in the hand as quickly as possible. They […]
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 […]
Watch as Coach Jacey Brooks explains that she teaches a 3-step kick-step closeout drill, 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 emphasizes how they teach guard skills on the block as well as the perimeter. She explains, and players demonstrate a series of post moves from the block. Make sure you work these […]
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 players demonstrate this ‘diagonal into a down screen’ play and the three different entries they use. All three options for this play start in a horns set as the offense […]
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 shuffle lane ball handling drill. The drill starts with the ball inside a plastic grocery bag in the right hand of the players. The bag makes the […]
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.