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2 Ways to Minimize Misunderstandings

2 Ways to Minimize Misunderstandings

It happens to every coach. You give instructions to your team and half the players get what you mean and the other half don’t. Misunderstandings are some of the biggest stumbling blocks to good communication. Today, many misunderstandings occur because our increased use of technology eliminates our ability to hear a person’s tone or see

UNC guard Marcus Paige (5) during the NCAA Basketball game between the Duke Blue Devils and the North Carolina Tar Heels at the Dean E. Smith Center on February 17, 2016 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Jacob Kupferman/CSM(Credit Image: © Jacob Kupferman/CSM via ZUMA Wire)

Pressure Man Tips – Playing The Cutter

Denying and disrupting cutters is vital to the success of man-to-man defense. Here are some pressure man-to-man philosophies against common offensive cuts.  There are cuts which are common to nearly all man-to-man offenses – from motion offense to set plays. Rules govern the defense of these basic cuts making defensive positioning black and white for your players.

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

FastModel Friday: Top 5 NBA Sets

FastModel Friday: Top 5 NBA Sets

The NBA has reached the All-Star break and there has been a ton of great sets in the “first half” of the season. Looking through and finding the top five was extremely hard, mostly because I wanted all of them to be from Brad Stevens. The Boston Celtics head coach is one of my favorite

The Swing Offense – Breakdown Drills

The Swing Offense – Breakdown Drills

Use these breakdown drills to get repetitions and train decision making in The Swing Offense made famous by the Wisconsin Badgers. In 2015, the Wisconsin Badgers advanced to the NCAA National Championship game under the watchful eye of recently retired coach Bo Ryan. En route, Ryan’s Badgers featured the most efficient offense in college basketball (1.28

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