Anyone else feel like 2017 was a blur? In the coaching business, every year goes fast. As we wrap things up, it’s a great time for reflection. It was a year of strong growth for this blog which makes us very proud. We added some phenomenal contributors to our roster in 2017, so a big thank you goes to them and to all of the coaches who have written or produced content for us.
We also want to thank you for reading and following along this year. Without our coaching community, we wouldn’t be here. We enjoy connecting with coaches on all of our channels, and are excited to continue providing the best coaching content in the game for the next 365 days and beyond. Best of luck to you and your team in 2018!
Also we need to apologize…we lied. There was absolutely no way we could stop at 10 for this list – there was just SO MUCH quality content this year! Content is grouped into categories for simplicity. Let’s get to it – the most popular content of 2017.
Duke Blue Devils: Horns Elbow Series
ATO Breakdown: Boston Celtics
Attacking the Switch: Set Plays vs Switching Defense
Concepts and Benefits of Motion Offense
Spread Ball Screen Basics
Transition Offense: Common Endpoints
Early Offense: Pitches and Flips
Creating With Blur Screens
Offensive Action Breakdown: Elevator Screens
Video Playbook: NBA Handoff Concepts
Top 20 Plays of 2017 Playbook
Plays of the Week (all posts in series)
Plays YOU Can Use (all posts in series)
South Carolina Pressure Man Defense
Man-to-Man Defense: 2 Essential Questions
Shadow Press: Trap Option (3rd in 4-part series)
Training Guards and Posts Together
Ball Screen and Roll Shooting
Competitive Team Rebounding
Maximizing Your Minutes in Practice – The First 40
The Ultimate Guide to Practice
Game Like Drills for Pregame Warm Up
Skills and Drills: Change of Direction Shooting
Putting Positive Coaching into Practice
5 Scouting Tips from the NBA to High School
Self Scout: Asking Tough Questions
Improving Coach – Player Communication
The Influence of Soccer and Football on Basketball Coaches
In Support of a High School Shot Clock
Support Staff Series Q&A’s
Yeah, It’s From 2016, But Who Cares!
FMS Virtual Coaching Clinic with Tim Miles and Tara VanDerveer
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