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FastDraw – Play Library Spring Cleaning

FastDraw – Play Library Spring Cleaning

Now that the season is over, it’s a good time to organize your thoughts on the previous season and your plan for the upcoming offseason. It’s also a good time to organize your Play Library in FastDraw. Between talking with other coaches, studying games on TV, or visiting the FastModel Plays and Drills Library, we are constantly

NCAA Men's Basketball 2015: Big Ten Championship Wisconsin vs Michigan State MAR 15

FINAL FOUR – Wisconsin Badgers

Things must feel very familiar for Wisconsin Badger basketball fans. Bo Ryan’s club qualified for their second consecutive Final Four by narrowly defeating Arizona in the West Region final, just like in 2014. The Badgers knocked off Oregon in the Round of 32, just like in 2014. And just like in 2014 the Badgers will

NCAA Basketball 2015 - Michigan St. Beat Georgia 70 - 63

FINAL FOUR – Michigan State Spartans

Most counted them out early. Surprising many, Michigan State has now reached the Final Four. Though Michigan State has qualities of traditional Tom Izzo teams such as offensive rebounding and toughness, they are unique. They are shooting more outside shots-less paint shots, which is ultimately stretching the floor, allowing for a higher PPP in transition offense

NCAA Women's Basketball 2015 Division1 Championships - 4th Round: Florida State vs South Carolina MAR 29

Practicing “Time and Score” Situations

As the Men’s and Women’s Final Four approaches, you can guarantee that these elite teams are practicing “time and score” situations daily.  For those of us already on “summer break,” it’s never too early to start thinking about next season. One thing must be made clear:  practicing “time and score” situations ahead of time will by no

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Motion Offense – Three-Player Drills

In Vol. 6 of the FastModel Motion Offense Forum we progress to three-player drills to teach passing, screening, cutting, floor balance and reading the defense.  If you have been following this series on building a motion offense you have probably noticed a few patterns in the progressions. First, introduce the concept without a defense. Second, add

Gooroo Drill: Pride Rebounding

Afterschool Programs For the Win!

This post comes from DC Alliance of Youth Advocates and ‘tips off’ DCAYA’s eBay auction for the “Ivory Latta Experience“.  All proceeds will go toward DCAYA’s work in expanding access to quality afterschool and summer programs for all District youth.    As an assistant coach for the WNBA’s Washington Mystics, I’m very lucky to have sports pay

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