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Aug. 5, 2015 - Rotenburg An Der Fulda, Hesse, Germany - Germany's Tibor Pleiss and assistant Alex Jense coach in action during the practice session of Germany's national basketball team in Rotenburg an der Fulda, Germany, 5 August 2015. Team Germany is preparing for the European Championships which take place from 05 September to 20 September 2015. Photo: Swen Pfoertner/dpa (Credit Image: � Swen PföRtner/DPA via ZUMA Press)

Developing Post Players

Developing Post Players

Having an effective post player can give your team a distinct advantage. The best post players impact the game through their activity on both sides of the ball. It is a gross misconception that the post player is simply to be stuck below the basket on both ends of the floor to protect the rim

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#MotionOffenseTips – Flare Screens

Using FastDraw as an educational tool, this video is a tutorial on the fundamentals of a basic element of motion offense – the Flare Screen. The flare screen is one of the most common screens in four-out motion offense. Setting the screen properly and with excellent timing adds a dangerous element to your offensive attack.

January 25, 2015: Rhode Island Rams guard Biggie Minnis (10) on the fastbreak during the first half of an NCAA basketball game between the St. Bonaventure Bonnies and Rhode Island Rams at the Ryan Center in Kingston, Rhode Island. Rhode Island defeated St. Bonaventure 53-48. Anthony Nesmith/Cal Sport Media(Credit Image: © Anthony Nesmith/Cal Sport Media/ZUMAPRESS.com)

Motion Offense – Transition Attack

Tips for connecting the primary break attack with four-out motion offense as seamlessly as possibly.   While building a motion offense with excellence in the halfcourt in mind is vital, flowing into that offense from the transition game can improve possessions. Designing an up-tempo transition offense that connects with your motion offense is paramount. Being “seamless” is

April 27, 2015 - MARC GASOL (33) looks to pass. The Portland Trail Blazers play the Memphis Grizzlies at the Moda Center on April 27, 2015. (Credit Image: � David Blair/ZUMA Wire)

Playing Off the Post

In the game of basketball getting the ball to the post can create a plethora of opportunities everywhere on the court.  One of the biggest lost arts is post entry passing.  The majority of this issue is because the guards love to dominate the scoring and play making.  Unfortunately today, even at the highest levels,

April 3, 2015 - Indianapolis, IN, USA - Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari made a point as the University of Kentucky basketball team practiced at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, In., Friday, April 03, 2015. UK plays Wisconsin Saturday night in the National semifinals. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff. (Credit Image: © Lexington Herald-Leader/ZUMA Wire)

4 Philosophies All Coaches Should Have – Part 3

This is Part 3 of this series on the 4 philosophies all coaches should have. The 4 philosophies all coaches should have are as follows: “General Athletic/Coaching Philosophy,” “Sport-Specific Philosophy,” “Practice Philosophy,” and a “Playing-Time Philosophy.” There may be more philosophies that coaches will want to consider, but these four should form the basis for

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4 Philosophies All Coaches Should Have – Part 2

Last week I began this series on the 4 philosophies all coaches should have. The 4 philosophies were as follows: “General Athletic/Coaching Philosophy,” “Sport-Specific Philosophy,” “Practice Philosophy,” and a “Playing-Time Philosophy.” There may be more philosophies that coaches will want to consider, but these four should form the basis for most philosophies that coaches will want

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