While it is important to teach your players how to play against a zone defense, it's also very important to have a good basketball zone play in your aresenal to
During this blog post, we're going to talk about some great warm-up drills that will help you and your team have a basketball practice that's as effective as possible. These warm-up
Today's post is going to focus on basketball drills that will help your players to be quicker on their feet. Lane Slides Basketball Drill This first drill that we'll be doing at
Finding different varied ways of getting your best players the ball in a position they're most comfortable with is one of your most important jobs as a coach. If you
In sports, we often have the right idea when we go to the weight lifting gym, but don’t execute properly. Most of the exercises we find on“ the internet and in
If your best consistent scoring option is a wing player, who likes to create his shot off the dribble, it's easy to have your basketball offense become stagnant, with one player
Almost all teams run a three out, two in offense. Your point guard, shooting guard and small forward out on the perimeter, with the power forward and center down low
One incredibly effective move, used by scoring aficionados from Paul Pierce to Kobe Bryant, is the pump fake. A good pump fake will not only free you up from the defense
As a former power forward, I believe that toughness and aggressiveness can go a long way down on the block - especially when it comes to rebounding. That's why I put
http://youtu.be/nyRrXjaJS_g As a coach who's had the blessing of having some very talented wing players on my teams, but who believes the right way to play basketball is from the inside out,
Here are a couple of drills I use often in my practices. The first one is a good drill to get in shape early in the season. The Illini drill allows each player the opportunity to be a sprinter and a shooter.
The competitive drill, Knock-Out, works on pressure free throws, following your shot, and quick under the basket shots. The second drill works on improving layup skills. It is a fast-paced
This is a great drill that kids love since it's a game situation. Defense must box out, max of 3 passes before shot. Drill focus is to simulate scoring on
As you know free throw shooting plays a big part in most games. So in practice we shoot & record 10 free throws 4 times a practice.
Here is something we do at or near the end of practices. The kids are crazy about the drill. We do it as a competition and call it the Gettin Down and Dirty Drill. This drill is physical, creates great conditioning, and teaches players to get ahead of the dribbler.
This is a full court drill. I like to divide the court in half length wise, so that, my players loop through the drill twice. Basketball Passing Drill 1. Choose two players
Defining roles & responsibilities is one of the most important aspects of coaching, and the center may be the most important position on the floor. That's why clearly defining your