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5 Ways to Handle a Recruiting Miss

College coaches invest a ton of time, money and energy in the beast called recruiting. Phone calls, text messages, creative mailers. Planning and executing one-of-a-kind experiences otherwise known as official visits. All this in order to learn as much about recruits as possible—a process that goes on not for months, but typically years. And yet, even

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Dr. Dish Full Court Shooting

In case you haven’t heard, FastModel Sports has recently partnered with Dr. Dish, creators of the fastest growing and most advanced basketball shooting machine in the world. Using Dr. Dish to throw outlet passes and rebound transition 3s, these drills maximize quality repetitions within a limited practice time. Here are two Full Court Shooting Drills you can

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5 Steps to Sharper Focus

In a world brimming with distraction, maintaining focus is more important than ever. The best way to cut through all the information and interruption is to develop laser-like clarity around who you are and why you coach. Clarity also helps keep your engine going when fear and discouragement creep in. The framework developed by the

January 9 2016: North Carolina guard Marcus Paige (5) and Syracuse guard Malachi Richardson (23) in action as North Carolina defeated Syracuse 84-73 in front of 26,811 fans in an ACC matchup at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, NY. Photo by Alan Schwartz/Cal Sport Media(Credit Image: © Alan Schwartz/CSM via ZUMA Wire)

3 Tactics for Your Zone Offense

Add scoring punch by teaching these three detailed elements within your basic zone offense versus a 2-3 zone.  There are standards for a quality zone offense and each possession should feature as many of these standards as possible. Choosing the correct alignment, playing behind the zone, probing the gaps, using the middle flash and reversing the ball

January 2, 2016: Jamall Gregory (4) of the South Carolina Gamecocks on defense in the NCAA Basketball match-up between the Memphis Tigers and the South Carolina Gamecocks at Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, SC. Scott Kinser/CSM(Credit Image: © Scott Kinser/CSM via ZUMA Wire)

Individual Defense – “Bigs And Smalls”

Two individual defensive drills (“Bigs” & “Smalls”) to teach the basics of post and perimeter man-to-man defense. Success on the defensive end of the floor often comes down to winning individual match ups. But of course, defense is more complex than one-on-one. It involves individual players helping, rotating, communicating and giving effort in concert to

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