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When Lack of Preparation Leaves You Behind

When Lack of Preparation Leaves You Behind

“I’m so glad I didn’t spend any time preparing” – no one ever Every coach knows how important preparation is. You sit down and prepare a practice plan, watch film to prepare for the next team you’re playing and prepare a game plan. Do your players understand the importance of preparation as well? For the

Effective Zone Offense Principles

Tips for constructing a principle-based zone offense system that will raise the “Basketball IQ” of your players. In motion offense players are taught how to read defenders, cut, read screens and understand spacing. In short, they learn how to play and not how to run plays. Nothing raises the “Basketball IQ” of a player to a

NBA Finals X’s & O’s – Golden State

The NBA Finals are upon us, the Golden State Warriors vs Cleveland Cavaliers. The best minds in basketball are on display and Steve Kerr has quickly been able to join the coaching ranks as one of the best X’s & O’s coaches in the NBA.  Alot of what Golden State’s offense is based is what

TeamFastModel Top Plays of May

Click on any play diagram to access the FastModel Play Library and send any of our 4000+ plays to your FastDraw Software. Below are the top five downloaded plays from our FastModel Library for the Month of May. 5 – Washington Wizards “EOG Hammer” by Gibson Pyper “Randy Wittman drew up a great after timeout

Pressure Man Defense – Perimeter Defense Drills

In Vol. 4 of this series we look at a drill progression that teaches defending common offensive actions. By using three-on-three play, pressure man defense principles are applied to various situations. After implementing the basics of stance, stance angle, off-the-ball defense and help defense, it is important to begin learning to defend common offensive actions.

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