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3 on 3 Competitive Defense Drill

Purpose: This drill will work both offensive and defensive skills, however, the emphasis here is defense. The players are rewarded if they prevent the opposing team from scoring. Drill: Divide the team into groups of three. (If needed, you can … [Read More...]

2 on 1 Stopper Defense Drill

Purpose: To break down the 2 on 1 situation for the defensive player. Technique, principles, and confidence can also be achieved in this drill. This drill also aids in the understanding of how to convert offensively in a 2 on 1 situation by making … [Read More...]

The Rebound Game

Purpose: To help your basketball team become more adept at both offensive and defensive rebounding. This is a very tough and competitive drill that will wonderfully improve your overall team rebounding. Drill: Divide the squad into four teams of … [Read More...]

Jump Stop Series

1) Basic Jump Stop Drill (without basketball) Purpose: To learn how to effectively perform a jump stop with proper footwork and balance. Drill: Have the players begin on the baseline without a basketball. After you have instructed how to … [Read More...]

Miami Heat Fast Break Offense

Article courtesy of Breakthrough Basketball Author: Kevin Germany http://www.breakthroughbasketball.com/ [This is part 1 of a 2-part series. Read part 2, Miami Heat Secondary Break Options] The Miami Heat’s fast break can be virtually unstoppable … [Read More...]

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WNBA Point Guard Workout

The WNBA Point Guard Workout is designed for point guards ... or any basketball player who handles the ball! This workout contains 7 drills that will help develop footwork, dribble moves, and shooting. In the .pdf below, you will find the following drills: 2 Step … [Read More...]

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An Athletic Code of Ethics

This Athletic Code of Ethics appeared in the May, 1922 edition of The Athletic Journal. The Athletic Journal began in 1921 and deemed themselves "A Professional Magazine for Coaches of the Country". It is quite interesting to read the code with the different use of … [Read More...]

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UAB Baseline Box 3

Here is a really nice baseline out of bounds play from the box set that UAB used to get a late-game 3-pointer. This 3-point shot helped them upset 3rd seed Iowa State in the second round of the 2015 NCAA tournament. Below the diagram and description of this play, … [Read More...]

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Backspin Review

:: A Hoops U. Basketball Review :: Author: Pete Strobl Available from: CoachStrobl.com Backspin, by Pete Strobl, is a fascinating book that is part basketball, part memoir, and part motivational. Altogether, it was hard to put down until I was finished … [Read More...]