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The Benefits of Practicing with a Weighted Basketball [ARTICLE]

by STACK on

A weighted basketball, sometimes called a heavy ball, is a basketball that is regulation size (29.50 inches in circumference) but weighs 3 pounds...... Continue

Dribbling - Full-Court Zig Zag Drill [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Setup: Use one basketball and one player. The player starts on the baseline with the ball. Execution: 1. The player takes two dribbles to the right...... 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

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

Guard-Oriented Attack [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

This set begins in a balanced format with the two guards (01 and 02) above the three-point line approximately 20 feet (6 m) apart. Two forwards (03 and 04) should set up at the free-throw line extended and...... Continue

10 Keys for Beating a Pressure Defense [ARTICLE]

by Basketball HQ on

During the course of a season you are going to face teams that are looking to speed you up by using pressure. It may come in the form of a man press, zone press, or a team that simply likes to trap and gamble at different points...... Continue

3 Scoring Plays From the Backcourt [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Scoring off a play from the backcourt against pressure late in the fourth quarter is challenging. Specifically, getting the ball inbounds in this situation can be a problem for teams at all levels. To be successful, players who inbound the...... Continue

Guard to Forward Passing Patterns [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

GUARD-TO-FORWARD-PASS-PATTERN - Focus: All-purpose offense, guard-to-forward pass pattern. Procedure: Players begin on the half court. Follow these...... Continue

5 Things Every Basketball Point Guard Should Know [ARTICLE]

by Basketball HQ on

Playing the point guard position in basketball comes with a lot of responsibilities. The position comes with an added role of leadership and being able to get the team organized on the offensive and defensive end, as well...... Continue

Elizabethtown College – Flex Offense [ARTICLE]

by Elizabethtown College Athletics on

Over the years the Flex offense has fluctuated in popularity among both high school and college coaches. We at Elizabethtown College have run the flex with a great deal of success for the past twenty-one years. As a head high school coach for...... Continue

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