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Summer ATOs

Plays of the Week: Summer ATOs

Plays of the Week: Summer ATOs

The summer is the perfect time to work on your craft as a basketball coach. Many of the best coaches are reading, watching film, and looking for new wrinkles to give them the edge. Having a number of quality ATOs (After Time-Out) at your fingertips allows for you to be prepared for whatever situation you

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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

Shooting Drills

Plays of the Week: Shooting Drills

Shooting drills serve a number of purposes for all basketball coaches. Often limited by time and practice space, quality shooting drills help maximize the resources available to most coaches. The best shooting drills provide great repetitions, on-court conditioning, and keep “standing in line” to a minimum. This week’s Plays of the Week features three shooting

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FastDraw: The Ultimate PROGRAM Tool

Tips and creative uses for FastDraw as a program tool for developing top-to-bottom program alignment.  In many hours of counseling basketball coaches, a common struggle I hear is lack of program alignment. There are many factors that may inhibit this from situation to situation, but it often is the fault of the head coach for not having

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Adding Value to Your Team

Points and rebounds are only two of a thousand ways to add value to your team I was recently emailing with a friend of mine, a current Junior College player, who is preparing for the next level once his JUCO career is up. We were talking about how he can gain more exposure to other

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Elbow Series – EuroBasket 2017

As the 2017 NBA Finals concluded and the Golden State Warriors hoisted the Larry O’Brien Trophy for the second time in three years, basketball fans across the world looked to scratch that never ending basketball itch. EuroBasket Women 2017 provided that relief. An incredible tournament with great #XsOs, including a fantastic elbow series by the

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