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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

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]

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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

How to Master the 2-1-2 Zone Defense in Basketball [ARTICLE]

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One of my favorite defenses in basketball is the 2-1-2 zone. I often call it "X" because of how the players set up. If it's done well, it makes it very difficult for an opposing team to score...... Continue

Coach Communication Guidelines Self-Assessment [ARTICLE]

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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

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