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In Support of a High School Shot Clock

In Support of a High School Shot Clock

The article originally titled Support for high school shot clock going strong by Kevin Hoffman was first published by Winning Hoops at winninghoops.com. This summer, my home state of Wisconsin became the latest to implement a shot clock for high school basketball. The change, which won’t take effect until the 2019-20 school year, was met

April 4, 2016 - Houston, TX, USA - Villanova's Kris Jenkins shoots the game-winning three-point basket over North Carolina on Monday, April 4, 2016, at NRG Stadium in Houston. (Credit Image: � Yong Kim/TNS via ZUMA Wire)

The Art of Shooting – A Guide to Proper Mechanics

The good shooter is a picture of grace, releasing the ball with seemingly effortless motion. However, this “seemingly effortless motion” comes at a high price. Some studies have proven it takes approximately 200,000 correct repetitions to learn a basketball skill to mastery. How much is that? About 10 years! Thus, it is extremely important to

Clete Adelman, left, was the head coach at both Bolsa Grande and Torry Pines High Schools before moving on to a 27-year stint as the Head Coach at MiraCosta college. Bill Van Gundy, right, is both a former high school and college head coach. He is also the father of Bill and Jeff Van Gundy.

What’s Worked for Me (So Far)

CREATING BASKETBALL OPPORTUNITIES *This article was originally published on Andrew Wingreen’s Website. He is an assistant coach at Bethel College. I’ve been very fortunate as a young basketball coach to have landed a number of amazing basketball opportunities. A few of these include Duke basketball camp, UCLA camp, Georgia State Basketball Camp, Snow Valley Iowa

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Off-Season Coaching Development

You’ve Heard About Player Development – But What About Coaching Development?! Coaches dedicate their lives to helping their players improve. Player Development is common phrase in basketball, usually referring to the offseason when individual growth is a focus for athletes. However, Coach Development is just as important during this period! This day and age, things

March 26, 2017 - Memphis, TN, USA - North Carolina coach Roy Williams and his bench react after opening a lead over Kentucky during the first half of the NCAA Tournament South Regional final on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at FedExForum in Memphis, Tenn. (Credit Image: � Robert Willett/TNS via ZUMA Wire)

March Madness Roundup

The NCAA Tournament is one the the best times of the year for basketball fans and coaches. This year was no different. March Madness was full of exciting games, upsets, and great X’s & O’s. Here are the Top 10 March Madness posts from Team.FastModelSports.com. 1 – South Carolina Pressure Man Defense by Randy Sherman Before

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