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Perimeter Plays vs. Man Defense - Point Drop [ARTICLE]

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Objective To set a ball screen for the off-guard so she can attack or kick out to the point guard coming off a double screen. ... Continue

Three Quick-Shot Plays [ARTICLE]

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Objective To set up your best shooter for a three-point shot or your best playmaker for a one-on-one opportunity.... Continue

3 P's of Rebounding: Women's Basketball Drills [ARTICLE]

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In addition to "Practice," there are two other "P"s that lead to success as a rebounder. Prevent. When the ball leaves the shooter's hand, create contact with your opponent with a solid box-out between your opponent and the basket. Prevent her...... Continue

Playing As the Underdog [ARTICLE]

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Some coaches might look at playing as an Underdog a challenge. Some coaches might look at playing as an Underdog as disrespectful. We, here at Pensacola Christian College in Pensacola, FL, have taken on the Underdog role in several games. At our...... Continue

Off-Season Workout Program for Basketball Centers [ARTICLE]

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To dominate in the paint, basketball centers must be big, strong and have a high vertical jump. They must also have the endurance to run from hoop to hoop so they can play under the basket on both offense and defense...... Continue

The Best Exercises for Female Basketball Players [ARTICLE]

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The differences between male and female basketball strength training are minimal. Both guys and gals must get bigger, stronger and faster and be able to jump higher. If they want to compete on the court, female athletes must increasingly train...... Continue

3 Keys To Coaching Man-To-Man Defense [ARTICLE]

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No matter what level of play, all basketball teams share a common goal: have the higher score when the final buzzer sounds. A strong offense is your playmaker, but defense wins games. Although some coaches favor active zone defenses, in my...... Continue

Zone Offense Concepts [ARTICLE]

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Over the course of my coaching career, we have worked on zone concepts rather than specific plays. When utilizing these concepts, our program's specific objectives for the season were to get easy baskets; get inside to secure second shots at the...... Continue

The Carolina Break for Middle and High School Teams [ARTICLE]

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Middle and high school basketball coaches who prefer an up-tempo style have several options when using the Carolina Break. The offense works well because you can run the options against either man-to-man or zone defenses.... Continue

Shooting Drills from the University of New Mexico's Women's Basketball [ARTICLE]

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Yvonne Sanchez, coach of the University of New Mexico women's basketball team, emphasizes proper footwork at all times. That's why she has her players perform shooting drills that require them to be fundamentally sound. Sanchez says, "You have to...... Continue