A complete basketball guide and training book that'll upgrade your b-ball game to a higher level. Learn the secrets of ball handling techniques, shooting techniques, passing, defense, rebounding and much more. Your game is guaranteed to go from a D- to a A+ within a couple of months. Its easy and its fun.
Before great basketball players developed their superstar flair, they built a solid base of fundamental skills in all phases of the game. Basketball Skills and Drills provides a blueprint for building the foundation that every well-rounded basketball player needs. The book also covers key team principles for both ends of the court. Tactics for offense, including special situations such as out-of-bounds plays, will improve spacing, ball and player movement, shot selection, and scoring. Defensive tactics emphasize positioning, pressure, and various systems to apply in each area or level of the court.
Now with a new foreword and more exciting photos, this outstanding drill-book covers all the offensive fundamentals of the game: dribbling, passing, shooting, and footwork. In an easy-to follow format,Winning Basketball offers coaches and players: More than 65 drills 88 brand-new action photographs Key teaching points on basic skills, such as layups, free throws, and rebounds Tips for setting up training programs and using practice time to its fullest potential
Basketball, more than any other game, can be self-taught through effective practice. Basketball Tip-Ins is the ideal guide for youngsters and parents who want to learn more about playing the sport. The book features 100 tips and drills from basketball writer and high school coach Nick Sortal. All facets of basketball are covered, from ballhandling, passing, shooting, rebounding, and defensive play to positioning and proper conditioning. Basketball Tip-Ins is fully illustrated and includes an introduction by University of Miami coach Leonard Hamilton.
LeBron James dribbles around defenders before flying in the air for a thunderous dunk. Kobe Bryant watches the game clock tick down to one second before firing a game-winning jump shot. Author John Albert Torres provides the skills readers need to get them on their way to becoming a superstar. From shooting to passing and dribbling to defense, there are fun skills and drills to try with friends, including tips and tricks from the pros.
Our Ball Handling Drills for Youth Basketball eBook is all you will ever need to develop your players’ ball handling skills fast. Lots of links to Video Clips and Handouts! Includes over 80+ Basic and Advanced Ball Handling / Dribbling drills, Coaching Tips / Teaching Points, and Notes on the basics and fundamentals of ball handling. All on one eBook! Packed with pictures, diagrams, video clips, and helpful forms! “View” the Ball Handling / Dribbling demonstrations on the Video Clips using the links. An excellent "Interactive" instructional tool, resource, and reference for youth basketball coaches and players.
"Let's Talk Defense! will help take you and your team to the next level." --Scottie Pippen, 10-time member of the NBA All-Defensive Team and six-time NBA champion "Herb Brown's experience and defensive knowledge makes Let's Talk Defense! a mustread for any basketball player or coach. The concepts demonstrated in his book are the same ones I use when guarding some of the best players in the NBA." --Rasheed Wallace, NBA All-Star "Herb Brown understands the most fundamental aspect of the game and that is great defense wins championships. This book will explain the basic concepts of how it is done." --Joe Dumars, general manager of the Detroit Pistons and former six-time NBA All-Star Endorsed by top NBA players, this is the essential guide for coaching defense. Loaded with drills, tips, and step-by-step diagrams as well as official NBA photos, Let's Talk Defense! includes: Making the transition from offense to defense Out-rebounding opponents Causing turnovers Stopping fast-break opportunities Eliminating penetration Creating havoc for the opposition and much more
Provides information for coaches of beginning- or intermediate-level basketball players, discussing the priorities of the coaching position, explaining teaching methods, and featuring descriptions and diagrams of individual and team skills and drills.
This is a practical Handbook for youth Basketball coaches, and parents. It has over 110 individual pictures and illustration variations to look at. All the skill activities and drills are numbered for easy reference between coaches and parents. Complete with diagram, illustration, and explanation for each one. It covers all the fundamentals you will need to get started in offensive youth basketball. It also has training games to play, sample practice schedules, strategies to use. and many plays to run to get your team started.
The ultimate drill collection from basketball’s best! Two of the game’s winningest coaches – Tennessee’s Pat Summitt and Texas’ Jody Conradt – share their favorite drills that have helped produce over 1,800 victories! Fellow NCAA National Championship head coaches Nancy Fahey, Brenda Frese, Wendy Larry, Muffet McGraw, Amy Ruley, and Tara VanDerveer combine with over 40 more of the game’s legendary minds to bring you their game-winning drills and strategies to create The Women’s Basketball Drill Book, the most comprehensive basketball drill book ever published. Whether you’re a coach or player, aspiring young hopeful or experienced team leader, this resource will provide you with 186 drills covering all aspects of the game: Warming up Conditioning Footwork Ballhandling Passing Screening Shooting Rebounding Defense Perimeter play Post play Transition play Whether you wish to develop new skills or fine-tune your game, rely on the drills that have produced a combined 21 NCAA National Championships. The Women’s Basketball Drill Book is the one and only drill book you’ll ever need! ContentsPart I Training Drills Chapter 1 Warm-Up Drills Chapter 2 Conditioning Drills Part II Offensive Drills Chapter 3 Moving Drills Chapter 4 Dribbling Drills Chapter 5 Passing Drills Chapter 6 Offensive Screening Drills Chapter 7 Shooting Drills Chapter 8 Offensive Rebounding Drills Chapter 9 Offensive Transition Drills Part III Defensive Drills Chapter 10 Footwork Drills Chapter 11 Defensive Screening Drills Chapter 12 Defensive Rebounding Drills Chapter 13 Defensive Transition Drills Chapter 14 Perimeter Drills Chapter 15 Post Drills Chapter 16 Team Drills
"Coach Pim is an outstanding teacher and coach. He truly understands the game and has the ability to break down the fundamentals for easy comprehension and fast learning. This book is perfect for players who want .to improve their game." -- Dan Majerle This illustrated guide is essential for any player seeking to take his or her game to a higher level. Covering all the fundamentals of the game -- dribbling, passing, shooting, and footwork -- "Winning Basketball" details more than 65 progressive drills designed to help players master the various skills necessary to build a strong offense. In addition, there are instructions for perfecting lay-ups, free throws, three-pointers, inside moves, and rebounds. More than just a player's guide, this book gives coaches valuable information on how to set up training programs, instill winning attitudes in their teams, and use practice time to its fullest. Complete with checklists for pinpointing players' weaknesses and loaded with scores of action photographs and diagrams, this guide is a must for players and coaches alike. Ralph L. Pim, EdD, is the head basketball coach at Limestone College, in Gaffney, South Carolina. He has coached basketball for 20 years and conducts annual clinics nationwide.
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So you’re thinking about volunteering to coach youth basketball? Great! You’re in for a fun, rewarding experience. Whether you’re new to the sport and looking for some guidance or you’re a seasoned coach hunting for some fresh tips, Coaching Basketball For Dummies will help you command the court with confidence. Each friendly chapter is packed with expert advice on teaching the basics of basketball—from dribbling and shooting to rebounding and defending—and guiding your kids to a fun-filled, stress-free season. You get a crash course in the rules and regulations of the game, as well as clear explanations of what all those lines, circles, and half-circle markings mean on the court. You’ll assign team positions, run great practices, and work with both beginning and intermediate players of different age groups. You’ll also see how to ramp up your players’ skills and lead your team effectively during a game. This book will also help you discover how to: Develop your coaching philosophy Understand your league’s rules Conduct a preseason parents’ meeting—crucial for opening the lines of communication Teach offensive and defensive strategies Keep your kids healthy and injury-free Encourage good sportsmanship Make critical half-time adjustments during a game Help struggling players Address discipline problems and handle difficult parents Coach an All-Star or Travel team Complete with numerous offensive and defensive drills and tips for helping your kids relax before a game, Coaching Basketball For Dummies is the fun and easy way to get the score on this worthwhile endeavor!
This book is designed to make the game seem easy -- easy to understand, easy to coach, easy to teach. Rich Grawer has written a book for young athletes and teachers of the game of basketball. It is also for parents who wish to help their sons and daughters develop their basketball skills. The book is a Must for anyone desiring to teach kids the correct way to play the game. It is written by one of the best teachers you could have on any coaching staff.