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Mar 13, 2015 Las Vegas, NV : Utah F # 42 Jakob Poeltl on the rebound during NCAA Pac 12 Men's Basketball Tournament between Utah Utes and Oregon Ducks 64-67 lost at MGM Grand Garden Arena Las Vegas, NV.(Credit Image: © Thurman James/Cal Sport Media/ZUMAPRESS.com)

Motion Offense – Reverse Action

Motion Offense – Reverse Action

Tips for filling an open block and getting the ball inside using “Reverse Action” in four-out motion offense.  One of the best features of motion offense is that it has a high ceiling. As players learn the basics of reading defenders and maintaining spacing your offense will improve as the season goes on. Deeper understanding

Jan. 12, 2015 - Florida, U.S. - Forest Hill High School basketball coach Nate Vera leads varsity  practice on Monday, January 12, 2015. ''This is my second year as coach,'' he said. ''All of our assistants are locally grown. We are all under 27. (Credit Image: © Bruce R. Bennett/The Palm Beach Post/ZUMA Wire)

Turn Up The Intensity: 3-on-3 Guts

Refine your team defense, motion offense and mental toughness with this live, competitive drill: 3-on-3 Guts. Basketball teams across the country at all levels are getting back into the gym for preseason workouts soon. Early season practices feature a lot of “install” and team concepts. Do not neglect drills that measure your team’s competitive fire

January 25, 2015: Rhode Island Rams guard Biggie Minnis (10) on the fastbreak during the first half of an NCAA basketball game between the St. Bonaventure Bonnies and Rhode Island Rams at the Ryan Center in Kingston, Rhode Island. Rhode Island defeated St. Bonaventure 53-48. Anthony Nesmith/Cal Sport Media(Credit Image: © Anthony Nesmith/Cal Sport Media/ZUMAPRESS.com)

Motion Offense – Transition Attack

Tips for connecting the primary break attack with four-out motion offense as seamlessly as possibly.   While building a motion offense with excellence in the halfcourt in mind is vital, flowing into that offense from the transition game can improve possessions. Designing an up-tempo transition offense that connects with your motion offense is paramount. Being “seamless” is

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4 Philosophies All Coaches Should Have – Part 2

Last week I began this series on the 4 philosophies all coaches should have. The 4 philosophies were as follows: “General Athletic/Coaching Philosophy,” “Sport-Specific Philosophy,” “Practice Philosophy,” and a “Playing-Time Philosophy.” There may be more philosophies that coaches will want to consider, but these four should form the basis for most philosophies that coaches will want

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Motion Offense – Implementing Dribble Handoffs

Tips for implementing dribble handoffs into a four-out motion offense while staying within the screening rules.  The dribble handoff is an action that is increasing in popularity at all levels of basketball. Many coaches are using dribble handoffs much the same as ball screens. The goals are to create a switch, give a player an

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Motion Offense – Four-Player Drills

In Vol. 7 of the FastModel Motion Offense Forum we progress to four-player drills to teach passing, screening, cutting, floor balance and reading the defense. In building and refining a motion offense, especially one of the four-out variety, you will rely more heavily upon four-player drills than any other drill grouping. The carryover from practice

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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

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