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10 Ways to be an Asset as an Assistant Coach [ARTICLE]

by Basketball HQ on

Coaching college basketball for a living is a dream for many and a reality for few. Fortunately, I have been able to live that dream as a Division I assistant...... Continue

Primary Break Drill [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Setup: Use five players and one basketball. All five players are lined up across the baseline. As soon as everyone is in place, the coach takes a shot. Player...... Continue

Wins, Losses - Is this All There is? [ARTICLE]

by NABC on

Being an alumnus of the University of North Carolina, the past few years at the Final Four have been interesting, to say the least. The heartbreak of last...... Continue

Watching for and Avoiding Burnout [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Coaches sometimes joke that there are only two times when they feel stressed-day and night. Although that story represents the extreme case, certainly...... Continue

Offensive Shell [ARTICLE]

by National Association of Basketball Coaches on

At JWU, we run an offense called OPEN, a 4-around-1 motion offense against man-to-man defense with a point guard, 3 wing players, and a post...... Continue

The Isolation Lie [ARTICLE]

by Basketball HQ on

One of the biggest things that I see in today's game and all over social media with different "Instagram Trainers" is the desire to breakdown and use different...... Continue

Rebounding Drills [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Rebounding Overload Drill - Setup: 1) Use 12 players and one basketball. 2) Five defensive players are inside the lane and seven offensive players are...... Continue

Encourage Athletes [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Another major role of the coach during competitions is to recognize and praise athletes. According to world-renowned soccer coach Sir Alex...... Continue

Screening [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Screening is one of the most overlooked fundamentals, although it is a teachable maneuver that takes only work and concentration. Players can learn...... Continue

Floaters Shooting Drills [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Floater Choreography Drill - Setup: Use one player and one basketball. The player stands on the baseline with the ball. Execution: 1. The player...... Continue

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