Book-of-the-Month: The COMPLETE BASKETBALL COACHES’ GUIDE TO FOOTWORK, BALANCE and PIVOTING”

  The Complete Basketball Coaches’ Guide to Footwork, Balance, and Pivoting discusses each and every aspect of footwork in detail, including the strengths and weaknesses of different types of pivots for ball handling, shooting, offensive post play, rebounding, screening, and defending—and when, where, and why to use them. With nearly 200 diagrams of the action, specific footwork, and format of many drills that can be used to learn and practice…

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Article-of-the-Month: “INDIVIDUAL and TEAM DEFENSIVE BREAKDOWN DRILLS”

                                  INDIVIDUAL  and  TEAM  DEFENSIVE                                                                 BREAKDOWN  DRILLS ARTICLE # 92F   DRILL NUMBER 1A:    The “Ball Defender Stance Breakdown Drill”  (“Ball Stance”—When Ball-Handler has his dribble and is a triple definite threat.) Place the ‘overplay’ foot in the proper positioning. If ‘fanning’ the dribbler, have the inside foot up adjacent but to the inside of the dribbler’s inside              foot. Have the ‘dig hand’ (inside hand if ‘fanning’ the dribbler)…

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Quote-of-the-Week:

“Basketball to me is a game of reaction. Conversion is the most important reaction in the game today. Anything we can do as coaches to make players quicker is important.”-Coach Bob Knight                                                                            …

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