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FastDraw: The Ultimate PROGRAM Tool

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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Coaching Tools – Possession Chart

Using a possession chart for tracking in-game flow can offer basketball coaches valuable and instantaneous feedback.  One handy tool to use for in-game tracking is this downloadable possession chart template. This chart is used for tracking game flow and can give you valuable real time info such as points per possession (PPP). Tips for using the

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FastDraw and Programax: The Ultimate Coaching Toolpack

You already know about FastDraw Play Diagramming Software, which helps you diagram and organize your plays quickly and easily (goodbye, paper napkins and yellow legal pads!). So how do you take something that is already great and make even better? By pairing it with something else that’s great in its own right, of course. Like

June 12, 2012 - FL, USA - WILL VRAGOVIC   |   Times.ht_355545_vrag_basketball_01 of 4 (6/12/12 Brooksville) Sy Crowley, 8, gets cheered on by fellow campers after draining the winning shot in a game of ''Knock Out,'' a shooting drill game, during the Hernando County Parks and Recreation Summer Basketball Camp held at West Hernando Middle School Tuesday morning. Conducted by the father and son team of Marion and Michael Jones, (Marion played college ball at St. Leo, Michael played at PHCC and is currently the assistant coach of the men's team at PHCC) the camp for 8 to 14 year-olds teaches rules, fundamentals, and introductory conditioning. On the second day of camp, Michael Jones said, ''It's going well, the kids are having fun. The best thing is they're doing something positive and keeping out of trouble.'' The camp is also being offered at West Hernando June 18-21 and July 16-19 and at Challenger K-8 July 9-12 from 9 a.m. till 3 p.m., the cost is 5, limit 50 campers. For more information, contact Hernando County Parks and Recreation at (352) 754-4031. [WILL VRAGOVIC, Times] (Credit Image: © Tampa Bay Times/ZUMAPRESS.com)

Basketball Camp Drills – Shooting w/Dr. Dish

Basketball camp is right around the corner for thousands of players and coaches. I always loved basketball camp as a player and appreciated the importance as a coach. I always had two very important goals when coaching camp: Have Fun – If kids don’t have fun, they won’t come back. Get Better – If the

March 8, 2016 - Minneapolis, MN, U.S. - North head coach Larry McKenzie read an inspirational quote to his players before the start of practice Tuesday afternoon.    ]  JEFF WHEELER •     Minneapolis North Polars, a program synonymous with basketball excellence, is back in the state tournament for the first time since 2003. They practiced after school Tuesday afternoon, March 8, 2016 ahead of their tournament game on Thursday. (Credit Image: � Jeff Wheeler/Minneapolis Star Tribune via ZUMA Wire)

Make it a Productive Off-Season – Part 1

Every coach knows that time is of the essence in the off-season. Between open gyms, individual workouts, weight training, video sessions, youth camps, coaching clinics and more, a coach’s calendar fills up fast. Being organized and efficient with one’s time is crucial for any coach. Lucky for them, there are great tools to help save time and energy. Along with using FastDraw,

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Shooting Drills for Your Offense

Show me your offense and I’ll show you your shooting drills. #PracticePlanningTips — Radius Athletics (@RadiusAthletics) August 17, 2015   Whatever offense you run, whatever action you teach, your players need game like shooting reps from simulated game situations. In short, your players need game shots from games spots (and at game speed!). During the

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

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