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Transition Basketball by Greg McDermott

There is a saying that if you score more then 10 point in transition, that most likely you are going to win the game. If your team is really playing good in transition, it means that they have good handles and passing, good timing and good decision making. This drill that Coach McDermott does with his team is not just practicing the transition offense, but at the same time it improves the transition defense. Divide team into 2 teams of 5, and let them stand on the baseline and on the free

Posted by Coach Chris on 12th Jun 2018

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Shooting drills by Pat Clatchey

Basketball is evolving. Basketball went from the tall and strong sport to a positionless, need to know it all, shoot the 3 point sport. If the players have evolved, that means that we as coaches need to evolve. I cant say "don't teach the low post", but I must say "teach the shooting more". We strive towards the best basketball league and the best basketball players, so we need to teach our players to shoot. Let us see what Coach Clatchey has to teach us. Divide your

Posted by Coach Chris on 12th Jun 2018

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Top Siding VS Wide Pins

oVertical screens are much used in todays basketball. It is an easy way to get your shoters in a good position for a wide open looks, it gives you an option to get a big men inside a paint, it leads to a mismatch. It is a simple play, it is used in the NBA, the Euroleague, NCAA. And if you have a problem defending it, just sit back and listen what Tim Jankovich has to teach us.   First things first. All the guys playing defense MUST understand the position of the ball. As we all k

Posted by Coach Chris on 12th Jun 2018

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Dynamic Warm up Drills with Jason Papalio

The new medical technology allow us to explore human body in a way like newer before. This new knowledge is much used in a today's professional sport. The players are much stronger, quicker, can jump higher, and all of this new abilities are taking a toll on a body. The sports are more demanding these days, and as a logic consequence, the training must be more demanding.   One of the widely accepted new things in the aspect of training is a start. Coaches used to make their players

Posted by Coach Chris on 11th Jun 2018

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Rick Torbett's Read & React Offense: Laker Cuts

Read and React offense is a system that is getting everybody involved based on logical movement and straight thinking, reading the defense and reacting based on what you see. Read and React is the right way to play basketball, and this is a system that everybody should learn.  Let us see what the Laker Cuts are,  and how to use them.  Get 3 players, and put them on a Low Post, Wing and Point position. Player on the wing should have the ball.  He wi

Posted by Coach Chris on 21st May 2018

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