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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

End Game Vs. Man or Zone - "Gun" [ARTICLE]

by WBCA on

It's the end of the game. You are behind one, two or three points with no time outs. The play must work vs. man or zone. The following play will work in...... 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

How to Set a Perfect Basketball Screen [ARTICLE]

by STACK on

Setting a good basketball screen or "pick" is a critical, but often overlooked fundamental skill. A screen occurs when an offensive player attempts to use their...... Continue

Building Relationships with Your AD [ARTICLE]

by Women's Basketball Coaches Association on

Don't wait until you need something to communicate with your administration. Get to know your administrator in a respectful way. If your administrator...... 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

The Architect: How University of Michigan's Jon Sanderson Builds Better Basketball Players [ARTICLE]

by STACK on

Bob Marley's “No Woman No Cry,” playing soft and mellow, floats through the speakers as members of the University of Michigan basketball team file into the weight room. It's a Thursday afternoon, just four days before a showdown against Michigan...... Continue

Encourage Athletes [ARTICLE]

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

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