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Building A Complete Zone Offense Attack

Building A Complete Zone Offense Attack

Building A Complete Zone Offense Attack

Coach Matt Hackenberg shares his tips for a complete zone offense attack (base, motion, set plays & more) with FastDraw diagrams & video. When cruising the web for basketball content, it feels like 90% of the stuff I see are concepts for offense. Only a small percent is related to defense. Then out of all

Top 21 Plays of 2021

The Playbank’s Top 21 Plays of 2021

The internet’s best basketball XsOs resource had a banner year. Check out the Top 21 Plays of 2021 & data on how coaches used the Playbank. Let’s start with a round of applause for our entire FastModel Family coaching community on another awesome year of growth and development. Thank you for giving us the opportunity

Delay Concepts basketball offense late game situation

Controlling Pace: Delay Concepts, Strategies, XsOs

Whether milking the clock with a lead or setting up to take the last shot, delay concepts are something ever coach needs in their playbook. Sometimes in basketball, your opponent isn’t necessarily the team across from you, it’s the clock. Having tactics and strategies in your coaching toolbox to effectively manage (or “milk”) the clock

Golden State Warriors shootaround drills

Shootaround Drills: 6 Team & Individual Shooting Drills for Game Day

Fun and competitive shootaround drills designed to get plenty of shots up and get players’ bodies moving on game day. According to a 2014 article from SB Nation, Hall of Fame coach Bill Sharman “introduced the shootaround as a way to burn off nervous energy on game days and begin focusing on the task at

men's college basketball preseason top 10

[NCAAXsOs] 2021-22 Men’s College Basketball Preseason Top 10 Preview

Game time! Our preview of the men’s college basketball preseason top 10 teams with plays to watch for. Which sets are you adding to FastDraw?! #NCAAXsOs “Started from November, now we in in New Orleans.” That’s what every men’s college basketball team will be hoping as the new season tips off. Certainly the top 10

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[ncaaWXsOs] 2021-22 Women’s College Basketball Preseason Top 10 Preview

A short and sweet rundown of the women’s college basketball preseason Top 10 with go-to sets from each team. #ncaaWXsOs Dubbed “The March to Minneapolis,” the 2021-22 women’s college basketball season looks to be a thrilling race from tip off this Tuesday all the way until the Final Four. Taking a peek at the preseason

basic practice drills for youth basketball teams

12 Basic Practice Drills For Youth Basketball Teams

Simple, fun and effective drills for youth basketball teams and players to develop shooting, dribbling, passing, rebounding and defending skills. We may not give youth basketball coaches (or youth coaches of any sport, for that matter) enough credit. It takes patience, positivity and plenty of energy to instruct young athletes. Did we mention patience? Coaching

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Top 12 Sets of the WNBA Finals: Chicago Sky & Phoenix Mercury

Here are the 12 best play designs from the WNBA Finals between the Chicago Sky and Phoenix Mercury. Click a diagram to add to your FastDraw library! It was an exciting 2021 WNBA Playoffs that ended with an exceptional WNBA Finals. The Chicago Sky captured the franchise’s first ever championship, as a sixth seed nonetheless.

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NBAXsOs Season Preview: Play Designs From Projected Top 10 Teams (+ Sleepers)

We used FiveThirtyEight’s 2021-22 NBA season projections to share the best play designs from the top 10 teams plus some sleepers. NBAXsOs The data nerds over at FiveThirtyEight have released their annual NBA season predictions based on the firm’s statistical models. The chart predicts each team’s record, along with forecasting the chances of making the

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