Teaching Set Plays Through Small Sided Games

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This weeks topic will showcase how to teach your set plays in a way that is fun and competitive. As coaches we all have to take the time to put our plays in. However, this can sometimes be the most frustrating part of the season as players learn in all different ways and time periods. … Continue reading Teaching Set Plays Through Small Sided Games

Constructing a Program: Freshmen to Varsity

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The following is a philosophy that I have come up with and that I believe allows for the best construction of your program that will put an emphasis on Player Development and eliminate a lot of “playing time problems”. I would love any feedback on this or any information on how you run your program … Continue reading Constructing a Program: Freshmen to Varsity

5 Out Offense

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Below you will find 3 of my favorite 5 out plays and 2 Small Sided Games (SSGs) that can be used to introduce these plays and work on the scoring action and the defense against it in each play. Buckeye Full Play https://youtu.be/Y7b1ZTUrOfU Buckeye SSG 3v2 https://youtu.be/UCXpCWlLinc Buckeye SSG 3v3 https://youtu.be/4Pqfj40yOzI Nuggets Full Play https://youtu.be/BJ4jZROh0I8Continue reading 5 Out Offense

Shooting (ft. Dave Love & Jefferson Mason)

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For this weeks topic on shooting I decided to go directly to the best sources. Below you will see my interviews with NBA shooting coach Dave Love and Dr. Dish Basketball Trainer Jefferson Mason. In these interviews I tried to focus on what parents and players can do at home since not everyone has the … Continue reading Shooting (ft. Dave Love & Jefferson Mason)

The BEST Practice Planning Resource for All Coaches

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This week I am very excited to share what I believe is the best practice planning resource out there for all coaches. I have had many coaches ask what I use to make my practice planner and the answer is Coach Matt Hower's Practice Planner. This resource has allowed for quick practice planning creations, keeping … Continue reading The BEST Practice Planning Resource for All Coaches

Defensive Video Breakdown

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The following is a collection of some of our best defensive possessions from the last (Pre-Covid) season. I will include the notes and key part under each video segment. I hope you enjoy and as always would appreciate a shoutout on social media using the #ShareTheGame hashtag. Preaching Aggressive Mistakes https://youtu.be/SmrzEpBuq_U On defense we preach … Continue reading Defensive Video Breakdown

New Thinking on Development Training for Youth Players

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This weeks post is a little different then past ones. I reached out to an expert in the field of development training for youth basketball players. His name is Mark Williams from the UK. The following information is his thinking on the topic. I hope you enjoy Mark Williams MSc CSCS ASCC Strength and Conditioning … Continue reading New Thinking on Development Training for Youth Players

Read & React: 11 Small Sided Games to Develop Your Players.

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Step 1: 1 v 1  •X1 reacts to one of two cones •1 reacts to that movement and attacks basket to score •This should be done in both corners, wings, slots and top of key  https://youtu.be/c_iVJDpP2Jw Step 2: 1v1+2  •First part is same as step 1 •On the next level a coach either steps in … Continue reading Read & React: 11 Small Sided Games to Develop Your Players.