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Spartan Guard Workout

These 6 drills focus on scoring from the guard position. They combine shooting, attacking off the dribble, finishing strong, attacking and shooting off the pass. These are good drills you can utilize to further develop perimeter play. Spartan … [Read More...]

Miami Heat Secondary Break Options

Article courtesy of Breakthrough Basketball Author: Kevin Germany http://www.breakthroughbasketball.com/ [This is part 2 of a 2-part series. Read part 1, Miami Heat Fast Break Offense] When the primary break options are not available, the Heat … [Read More...]

7 / 7-Up

7 (and the 7-Up variation) are simple baseline inbounds plays you can run against a zone defense. The hard flashes often create open layup opportunities and once the defense sags to stop that, an opening is created for a 3-point shot. 1) … [Read More...]

Twins

1) The 'Twins' quick hitter is designed to get a layup. In the opening set, O1 has the ball at the top, O2 and O3 are on the low block, O4 is at the free throw line and O5 is stacked above O3.   2) The play starts with O2 and O3 cutting … [Read More...]

Baseline Upscreen Cross Screen Play

This is a simple but quite effective baseline out of bounds play you can run against a man-to-man defense. By utilizing a couple of simple screens, you create 2 possible shot opportunities -- a corner/short corner jump shot or a layup. When … [Read More...]

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Forward Scoring Workout

This basketball shooting workout is specifically designed for players who play the forward position. The Forward Scoring Workout contains 7 shooting drills that emulate game-type scoring situations. The drills found in the .pdf below include: Contested Mikan … [Read More...]

Suicides, Sweat and Success

My basketball career was short lived. In fact, it was cut short before it really got going. I broke my ankle in my junior year of high school. I couldn’t try out for the varsity team. And in my day, if you didn’t play in your junior year, you didn’t make the squad your … [Read More...]

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Skill Development Coach Review

:: A Hoops U. Basketball Review :: Website: www.skilldevelopmentcoach.com I recently was given the opportunity to check out Skill Development Coach, a new website built for basketball players, coaches, and trainers. If you're in the business of teaching kids the … [Read More...]