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Motion Offense – Three-Player Drills

In Vol. 6 of the FastModel Motion Offense Forum we progress to three-player drills to teach passing, screening, cutting, floor balance and reading the defense.  If you have been following this series on building a motion offense you have probably noticed a few patterns in the progressions. First, introduce the concept without a defense. Second, add

Gooroo Drill: Pride Rebounding

Afterschool Programs For the Win!

This post comes from DC Alliance of Youth Advocates and ‘tips off’ DCAYA’s eBay auction for the “Ivory Latta Experience“.  All proceeds will go toward DCAYA’s work in expanding access to quality afterschool and summer programs for all District youth.    As an assistant coach for the WNBA’s Washington Mystics, I’m very lucky to have sports pay

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8 Keys to watching the NCAA Tournament

I’ve been watching the NCAA Tournament my whole life! I remember watching Danny and the Miracles as a basketball crazy 9 year old and filling out a bracket with my gambling loving grandmother.  With 30 years of NCAA tournament experience, here are the 8 keys to enjoying the round of 64. Live in the Pacific

Being a Double-Goal Coach®

Being a Double-Goal Coach

Strive to win while teaching life lessons   Model and Teach Honoring the Game Teach ROOTS – respect for Rules, Opponents, Officials, Teammates, and one’s Self Distribute PCA’s Parent/Guardian Letter to help parents Honor the Game Appoint a parent to be “Culture Keeper” for the team Drill Honoring the Game in practice Seize teachable moments

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NCAA Tournament Cardio

If anyone needs me for the next month I will be on whatever cardio machine has the best view of the basketball games. The best month of the year! For endurance workouts bump up the intensity while the games going and only take breaks during timeouts when the players get their break. For shorter intervals

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