In today's video post, we are talking about conditioning drills that will teach your players to better asses a situation and adjust their offense accordingly, on the fly, by practicing
Today's video blog post features drills for your basketball offense to work on their Fast Break conditioning. What exactly is the Fast Break for Basketball Offense? During the Fast break, a team
Some coaches think rebounding is the biggest factor in winning games. It may sound easy, but learning how to really go get the ball, rip it out of the air,
While coaching young girls (5th and 6th grades) at the first practice I tell my kids that I expect two things out of them. One, I expect them to work hard and, two I expect them to have fun. I tell them if they don't work hard I will let them know about it and if they are not having fun I expect them to let me know about it.
When it comes to offensive rebounding, the ability to anticipate the ball coming off the rim can be just as important as length, or athleticism. That’s why I like to
As coaches, were all familiar with the greatest fear of a team who can't shoot the three - the 2-3 zone. And while you can beat the 2-3, 1-3-1, or
Getting the ball into the post has long been the most effective way to run an offense – you get close, high percentage shots, and when the defense begins to
Your point guard's ability to read and react to the defense might be their most important job, but with this influx of scoring guards in the NBA - Derrick Rose,
There are two ways that you can create a shot on the wing in the half court. First off, you can do it off the ball, using a variety of
While some people may argue otherwise, there is no doubt that basketball in a contact sport, and if you couple that with the amount of jumping an running that goes
While scoring in transition may look easy, it takes lots of time and practice. It can be a great chance to get easy shots by catching the defense by surprise,
One of the things I've found in almost 20 years of teaching and coaching youth basketball is that shooting the basketball often gets in the way of teaching inexperienced youth players the other fine points to the game.
Give these basketball youth drills a try with your teams. The first drill is a good one to use at the beginning of practice. The second drill is for boxing out. It is teaching the defense to hold a box out.