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Miami Hurricanes staggered screen study guide blog

Miami Hurricanes – Staggered Screen Study Guide | #FastModelMadness22

Miami Hurricanes – Staggered Screen Study Guide | #FastModelMadness22

Check out this Radius Athletics study guide on the Miami Hurricanes’ staggered screen action, from the basics of spacing to fitting into an overall 5 Out offensive philosophy. The Sweet Sixteen is underway. There have already been upsets, #1 seeds getting bounced, Cinderella stories and unexpected participants. Jim Larrañaga’s Miami Hurricanes have deservedly earned their

San Diego State basketball stunt and recover defense

San Diego State Defense: Stunt and Recover | #FastModelMadness22

The ability to stunt and recover fuels one of the best defenses in college basketball – the Aztecs of San Diego State. There is a defensive juggernaut out West. No, not in Lubbock, Texas. Although the Texas Tech Red Raiders are quite the defensive unit. Further out West in the land of surf and sun

Chris Paul drag screens Phoenix Suns NBA Playoffs

Early Offense Ideas: Transition Drag Screens

TransitionOffenseTips – Three early offense offense ideas for effective drag screens to create immediate advantages in the half court. If we breakdown offense into two phases – transition offense and half court offense – the goal is to blend those two phases together. One ends where the other begins and there is no seam between

coaching superpowers, cueing, Radius Athletics, FastModel Sports, coaching, basketball, basketball coach, how to coach basketball, Donovan Mitchell, Greg Popovich, Team USA basketball

Develop Your Coaching Superpowers: Cueing

Superpowers such as delivering effective cues to players will help you level up in the coaching game. Develop your powers for big results. Note: This post is the fourth entry in a series on the “superpowers” coaches can add to level up in the coaching profession. The series originally appeared on Radius Athletics XTRA and

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Video Playbook: Stanford Cardinal

The #2 ranked Stanford Cardinal, powered by their version of the Princeton Offense, look to reclaim Pac-12 and national supremacy. As college basketball resumes, storylines abound in Palo Alto. First, Stanford Head Coach Tara VanDerveer needs just four wins to surpass the career win total of the legendary Pat Summitt. Assuming COVID-19 does not intervene,

Denver Nuggets, Nikola Jokic, dribble handoffs, Radius Athletics, basketball, coaching, XsOs, FastDraw

Dribble Handoff Counters

Four ways to counter your opponents’ attempts to disrupt the dribble handoff. Note: This article is reposted with permission from Radius Athletics XTRA – an in-depth basketball newsletter that sends basketball content straight to you inbox. There are but two ways to circulate the ball among offensive players in the sport of basketball — you

Choice-Supportive Bias, Quin Snyder, Utah Jazz

Mental Biases and Coaching: Defeating Choice-Supportive Bias

Coaches: Is Choice-Supportive Bias plaguing your ability to make good decisions and move on from bad ones? Here’s how to spot and defeat it. Read more on Cognitive Biases and how they relate to coaching: Action Bias Pitfalls The Impact of Optimism Bias Avoiding Outcome Bias The Perils of Confirmation Bias Survivorship Bias in Coaching As

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