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5-Out or Open Post Motion Offense

5-Out Motion Offense You have a small team with no big post players. What is your game plan? You decide to run the 5-Out Motion Offense (also known as Open Post Offense). The 5-Out Motion Offense works well against any defense because if executed correctly its positionless for your team, creates movement, and has continuity for the entire offensive possession. In this article, you will learn the strengths and weaknesses of implementing the 5-Out Motion Offe

Posted by Coach Chris on Jun 02, 2020

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Swing Offense Guide

Swing Offense The Swing Offense was developed by former University of Wisconsin’s Bo Ryan, who is considered as one of the all-time greats in the college coaching ranks. He won 747 games over the course of his career as a head coach that included stops at UW-Platteville and UW-Milwaukee before spending his last 14 years with the Badgers. The Swing Offense is an interchangeable offense where spacing, screening, cutting, and passing are key components

Posted by Coach Chris on Jun 02, 2020

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Age Appropriate Rim Heights for Youth Basketball Players

Young basketball players dream of becoming their favorite NBA star and someday playing alongside them. Youth players see the powerful dunks, the long 3-pointers, and want to mimic what they see. The problem is that at such young ages players are a lot smaller than their favorite players and have limited skill sets. Dunking or even shooting on a 10-foot rim is simply out of the question for the majority of youth basketball players. Five- and six-year-olds lose interest quickly when they

Posted by Coach Chris on May 27, 2020

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10 Steps Toward an Elite Team Defense

Basketball Team Defense in 10 Steps BasketballTeam Defense needs to be a crucial part of any team development program. Team defense is something that you can always rely on because there will be days when the rim is a bit higher, the hands are cold and the ball is a size too big. If you look at the basketball history, all the good teams actually played a good team defense. In this article we are going to explain to you 10 crucial steps in building goo

Posted by Viktor Sadikovic on May 27, 2020

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6 Ways to Create an Online Presence for Yourself or Your Brand

In a day and age where everything is right at a person's fingertips, having an online presence almost becomes essential. Your online presence becomes your resume and allows people to better understand your mission, skill set, and what you care about. And, while it is easy to say, "that is not who I am," as a reason to not participate in online networking. It is also just as easy to see how much value it can provide. Whether it is basketball trainers that used to scrape by with a few cl

Posted by chris@hoopsking.com BigCommerce on May 27, 2020

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