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Watching for and Avoiding Burnout [ARTICLE]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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

Screening [ARTICLE]

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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]

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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

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