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

by STACK on

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]

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]

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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

Fast Feet, Quick Mind: How To Develop Pivot Work With Mental Acuity [ARTICLE]

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A question often asked about a player is: "Can he create his own shot?" In order to develop the answer to this vital phase of the game, we've developed...... Continue

Scoring Plays From the Frontcourt - Last Possession [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

In a last possession situation when a team is behind by 3 or fewer points and has a time-out, specific issues arise. The biggest concern is getting the ball to the player who has the best chance...... Continue

Individual Defensive Drills [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Line Closeout Drill: Breakdown - Setup - Use one player; The player starts the drill under the rim on the baseline. Execution - 1. The player sprints...... Continue

4 Keys to Becoming a Great Free Throw Shooter [ARTICLE]

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Free throw shooting is and will always be a separating factor from an average team to a good team or going from a good scorer to a great scorer. We can all recall numerous games...... Continue

Post Reversal Drill - How To Use A Defenders Aggressiveness Against Them [ARTICLE]

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As a power forward or center, learning the value of reversing the ball is one of the first things you should learn. In the post, position reigns supreme, and if your post players know...... Continue