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The Inside Out – Episode 47: Work Like A Pro

Thrive3, a leading basketball skills training group, is excited to partner with FastModel Sports to offer our weekly videos series, The Inside Out, on the FMS blog platform and directly to its audience of coaches, trainers and players. The series will provide drills from Thrive3’s player development system used to train top athletes from youth to professional

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The Most Innovative Coaching Tool in Basketball – MaxOne

MaxOne is a must-have coaching resource to keep your program organized and communication efficient all year long. It can be tough to keep up when it comes to technology and innovation in the sport of basketball. Coaches and athletes are always looking for an edge, and new technologies are continuously coming into play. It’s important

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National Championship Preview: Villanova vs Michigan – 3 Keys To Watch For

The 2018 National Championship game between Villanova and Michigan will be decided by three key areas, as Doug Brotherton explains. It is the best Monday of the year! Tonight is the NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship, featuring the Villanova Wildcats and the Michigan Wolverines. Villanova is the clear favorite, with an average margin of victory

March 25, 2018 - Boston, MA, U.S. - BOSTON, MA - MARCH 25: Villanova guard Jalen Brunson (1) and Villanova guard Donte DiVincenzo (10) signal the play during an Elite Eight matchup between the Villanova Wildcats and the Texas Tech Red Raiders on March 25, 2018, at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The Wildcats defeated the Red Raiders 71-59. (Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire) (Credit Image: © Fred Kfoury Iii/Icon SMI via ZUMA Press)

Final Four: Villanova Wildcats – Numbers Behind the Dominance

The Villanova Wildcats have handled opponents all season with elite shooting and rebounding, and the NCAA Tournament has been no different.  Villanova’s consistency has gotten the Wildcats to this point – another Final Four with a shot at a National Championship. Will they need something extra than what they’ve shown in the tournament so far

March 24, 2018 - Los Angeles, CA, USA - Michigan's Moritz Wagner (13) drives against Florida State's Ike Obiagu (12)during the first half of an NCAA Tournament regional final at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Saturday, March 24, 2018. (Credit Image: © Junfu Han/TNS via ZUMA Wire)

Michigan Wolverines – Find Use Create

An examination of how the Michigan Wolverines find, use and create offensive numbers advantages using a simple pick-and-pop It’s no secret that John Beilein is a terrific basketball coach. He has long been considered an offensive wizard. His Michigan Wolverines (32-7, #3 West Region) have advanced to the Final Four thanks in large part to

February 23, 2017 - NCAA Basketball: Marshall Thundering Herd guard Jon Elmore (33) dribbles around Old Dominion Monarchs guard Ahmad Caver (4) and Old Dominion Monarchs forward Trey Porter (15) during the Marshall Thundering Herd vs Old Dominion Monarchs game at Ted Constant Center in Norfolk, VA. Old Dominion beat Marshall 86-65. Jen Hadsell/CSM(Credit Image: © Jen Hadsell/CSM via ZUMA Wire)

Marshall Drag Screen Concepts

The Marshall Thundering Herd have spaced and shot their way into the NCAA Tournament powered by the Drag Screen concepts of Coach Dan D’antoni. One of the hotspots for college basketball analytics is Huntington, West Virginia home of the Marshall University Thundering Herd (24-10, #13 Seed, East Regional). Coach Dan D’antoni has overseen a turnaround

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The Inside Out – Episode 46: Two Secret Weapons

Thrive3, a leading basketball skills training group, is excited to partner with FastModel Sports to offer our weekly videos series, The Inside Out, on the FMS blog platform and directly to its audience of coaches, trainers and players. The series will provide drills from Thrive3’s player development system used to train top athletes from youth

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Planting Seeds as Coaches and Teachers

Scott Rosberg explains how the metaphor of planting seeds and harvesting crops relates to coaching and teaching our youth. He has also added a short video touching on some of the key points in the post. Enjoy! “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds that you plant.” Robert Louis Stevenson

February 4, 2018 - Vitoria, España - FC Barcelona Lassa's Thomas Heurtel (R) duels for the ball with Baskonia's Jason Granger (C) during their Spanish ACB basketball league played at Fernando Buesa pavilion, in Vitoria, Spain, 04 February 2018. (Credit Image: © David Aguilar/EFE via ZUMA Press)

EURO Ball Screen Offense Entries

The basic flow and three varying entries for the EURO Ball Screen Offense The EURO Ball Screen Offense is a popular continuity style offense featuring side-to-side ball movement, wing pick-and-rolls and high-low opportunities. It is common to see elements of this offense at all levels of play the world over, but the basic flow has it’s

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