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December 18, 2016 - December 18, 2016 - Tekele Cotton (MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg), Vladimir Lucic (FC Bayern Muenchen Basketball), Ondrej Balvin (FC Bayern Muenchen Basketball), Jack Cooley (MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg),, Aktion, FC Bayern Muenchen Basketball vs MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg, 18.12.16....Tekele Cotton MHP Giants Ludwigsburg Vladimir Lucic FC Bavaria Munich Basketball Ondrej Balvin FC Bavaria Munich Basketball Jack Cooley MHP Giants Ludwigsburg v left Action shot FC Bavaria Munich Basketball vs MHP Giants Ludwigsburg 18 12 16 (Credit Image: � Imago via ZUMA Press)

Corner Help Reads

Corner Help Reads

Three simple reads to combat corner help – or lack thereof – when attacking the rim with dribble penetration.  The simple and most obvious way to disorganize the defense and create a small advantage is via dribble penetration. Putting pressure on the rim causes defensive help and rotation to come from somewhere and reading that

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Survivorship Bias In Coaching

First in a series on Cognitive Biases and how they can impact our decision making as coaches. Simply put, Cognitive Biases are thinking errors. They are flaws in judgement that everyone is susceptible to. Marketers, salesmen, the media and politicians depend on our unawareness of these biases to sell their products, services and messages. We


Coaching Tools – Possession Chart

Using a possession chart for tracking in-game flow can offer basketball coaches valuable and instantaneous feedback.  One handy tool to use for in-game tracking is this downloadable possession chart template. This chart is used for tracking game flow and can give you valuable real time info such as points per possession (PPP). Tips for using the


Practice Planning Process

A look inside the practice planning process by examining a one-day “snapshot” of a basketball practice plan. Practice planning is an art form best learned through trial and error. There is no perfect plan or template. Coaches must tweak their process until they feel what they are doing with practice time elicits the most transference