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15 Tips for a Better Practice

15 Tips for a Better Practice

1. Plan it to the minute. Go into practice with a plan. Carefully decide your goals for the day and plan the drills you need to implement to accomplish those goals. Script out how much time you want to spend on each segment and keep in mind that most people have short attention spans. Try

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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

Dr Dish Circle Move

Skills and Drills – Circle Move Team Shooting

This drill focuses on the Read and React Circle Movement using the Dr. Dish shooting machine. Anywhere from 4 players to your entire team can use this drill to simulate game like conditions and drill habits without the hassle and chaos of rebounding multiple balls. This drill is great if you have limited space, time,

March 8, 2016 - Minneapolis, MN, U.S. - North head coach Larry McKenzie read an inspirational quote to his players before the start of practice Tuesday afternoon.    ]  JEFF WHEELER •     Minneapolis North Polars, a program synonymous with basketball excellence, is back in the state tournament for the first time since 2003. They practiced after school Tuesday afternoon, March 8, 2016 ahead of their tournament game on Thursday. (Credit Image: � Jeff Wheeler/Minneapolis Star Tribune via ZUMA Wire)

Make it a Productive Off-Season – Part 1

Every coach knows that time is of the essence in the off-season. Between open gyms, individual workouts, weight training, video sessions, youth camps, coaching clinics and more, a coach’s calendar fills up fast. Being organized and efficient with one’s time is crucial for any coach. Lucky for them, there are great tools to help save time and energy. Along with using FastDraw,

Hammer Shooting with Dr. Dish

Hammer Shooting with Dr. Dish

Many think that basketball shooting machines are only for off-season training. But, it’s critical to make sure that every player is getting plenty of repetitions during the season as well with basketball shooting drills. Even more importantly, it’s essential that players are getting up game-like shots! Coach Nick of BBALLBREAKDOWN got on the court to demonstrate

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