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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

Individual Defensive Rebounding Drills [ARTICLE]

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Hit-Go Technique: Use the hit-go technique to stop your opponent's path to the rebound by striking them with a forearm to the chest. As soon as...... Continue

Improve Your Movement on the Court With These 3 Basketball Agility Drills [ARTICLE]

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Basketball requires many technical skills and a high level of athleticism. Agility is one of the key athletic attributes essential for success on the court. Basketball agility drills improve quickness...... Continue

Developing Coach to Player Relationships: "The One Per Day Rule" [ARTICLE]

by Basketball HQ on

There are many different relationships that exist within a basketball program. By far, the one that matters the most is the relationship that the...... Continue

Coach Communication Guidelines Self-Assessment [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

1. Messages should be direct. Coaches who are weak on this quality avoid straightforward, direct communication. Their athletes may not know where they stand. These coaches...... Continue

Fist Motion Delay [ARTICLE]

by NABC on

While it would be great if every game afforded coaches the luxury of superior talent, many head coaches face rebuilding programs, low-budget/low-endowment situations, or conference rivals who have strong traditions and...... Continue

Defensive Recovery and Transition Drills [ARTICLE]

by NABC on

We have all heard the phrase, "defense wins championships." if that is the case then it makes sense to spend the needed time doing drills that are going to work on individual and team defensive...... Continue

Making Free Throws [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Some may look on free-throw shooting as an easily taught fundamental. But teaching the correct technique for free-throw shooting is anything but easy and must be addressed as an...... Continue

Connective Tissue: The Key to Preventing ACL Injuries [ARTICLE]

by STACK on

The anterior cruciate ligament is the last thing you want to injure. If you need ACL surgery, you have a 6- to 12-month rehabilitation period ahead of you, and you may not return with the same speed and agility you once...... Continue