Author Archives: Randy Sherman

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Virginia Cavaliers Mover-Blocker Offense

Virginia Cavaliers Mover-Blocker Offense

Much of the talk from college basketball fans and media this season has been about the Kentucky Wildcats and their pursuit of an undefeated season. Rightfully so, John Calipari’s crew has a chance to make history. However, the team that I get asked more about than any other team by coaches is the Virginia Cavaliers. Coaches are

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Motion Offense – Flare Screen Essentials

In the latest entry into the FastModel Motion Offense Forum, Vol. 4 deals with such topics as designating screeners and cutters, shallow cuts and flare screens. Fairly soon into your installation of motion offense, you will need to decide if you are going to designate players as either screeners or cutters in your offense. That

Plays of the Week – Jan 30, 2015

The flare screen is one of the best actions in basketball. Coaches spend hours drilling pick-and-roll defense and how to handle down screens. But I have found that covering flare screens is an under-taught aspect of basketball. Some keys to effective flare screens: The screeners back should be pointed to the corner of the court.

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