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DNA of a Stat by Hudl

DNA of a Stat: Value Point System

DNA of a Stat: Value Point System

DNA of a Stat: The The Value Point System is the All-in-One Stat That Keeps Growing by Dan Hoppen was originally published by Hudl at We break down the Value Point System, why it matters and how you can incorporate it into your coaching workflow. A quizzical look. A raised eyebrow. A confused “Huh?” As recently as


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

March 23, 2015: Brianna Kiesel #3 of the Pittsburgh Panthers shoots a free throw during the 2015 NCAA Division 1 Women's Basketball Championship 2nd round game between the University of Pittsburgh Panthers and the University of Tennessee Lady Vols at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville TN(Credit Image: © Tim Gangloff/Cal Sport Media/

Use the Rules To Your Advantage: A Look at Women’s College Basketball

It seems at least once a week when I watch an NBA game, I see teams employ the “Hack-A-Shaq” strategy. This strategy involves sending poor free throw shooters to the free throw line to help take their opponents out of an offensive rhythm in the process. Now, whether or not this strategy actually works is