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Intentionally Create Your Culture

Have you ever been part of a great team? What made it that way? Was there a special bond among teammates? Was it a place of high energy and strong trust? Did you win a lot? For most of us who have been on some great teams in our lives, the answer to those questions<a href="" title="Read more" >...</a>

Building A Defensive Practice Plan

Our defensive philosophy is developed around our style of play. We are a running, pressing, up-tempo team. We want our defense to be an AGGRESSIVE, DISRUPTIVE, and DISCIPLINED style of defense. Our goal is to force our opponent to make a play versus being allowed to run a play. We are a defense that creates<a href="" title="Read more" >...</a>

Defending The Outstanding Offensive Player

Five tips to help your defense slow an outstanding opponent. At some point in the season, most teams face an opponent with a player that seems unstoppable. The coach watches film or scouts that team and is kept awake at nights wondering how they are going to slow him/her down. While completely shutting that player down<a href="" title="Read more" >...</a>

4 Reasons Why You Will See Junk Defense

The first post in my series on junk offense focuses on the four main reasons to use junk defense and how you can start to develop your own offensive philosophy versus junk. As a young coach, I was obsessed and determined to learn as much as I could both offensively and defensively in order to<a href="" title="Read more" >...</a>

The Camp Tour &#8211; Day 29

(This is Day 29 of a 35 day camp tour. Check out the first week of the tour here) The morning got off to the usual early start and everyone walked over to the cafe for breakfast. Following the meal, each group went their separate ways as some went to the main gym while others went<a href="" title="Read more" >...</a>

Effective Zone Offense Principles

Tips for constructing a principle-based zone offense system that will raise the &#8220;Basketball IQ&#8221; 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 &#8220;Basketball IQ&#8221; of a player to a<a href="" title="Read more" >...</a>

300 Shot Workout

Growing up, I was a gym rat and felt like I had to shoot a minimum of 300 shots every single day. I cannot remember the exact time that I started shooting my &#8220;300 a day,&#8221; but it was probably when I was a sophomore in high school. I could never relax until I successfully<a href="" title="Read more" >...</a>

5 Lessons from a Golfer: Play It As It Lies

After much reflecting, I decided to write down all of the things I have learned having grown up with a golf club in one hand and a basketball in the other. One was my favorite sport, but the other was my best sport, a sport that I ended up playing in college golf. A<a href="" title="Read more" >...</a>

2015 NCAA Championship Game Recap

Duke topped Wisconsin 68-63 on Monday night to end another incredible college basketball season. The win gave Mike Krzyzewski his 5th NCAA Championship. In 40 years of coaching, Coach K has now compiled a 1,018-310 record, 12 Final Four appearances, 13 ACC Tournament Championships, 12 Regular Season ACC Championships, and has been named the Basketball<a href="" title="Read more" >...</a>

Wisconsin Badgers: Three Keys To Victory

Bo Ryan and the Wisconsin Badgers find themselves in the National Championship game. By defeating Kentucky 71-64 and halting the Wildcats&#8217; undefeated season, the Badgers have the opportunity to claim their first title since 1941. Standing in the way are the Duke Blue Devils. Wisconsin and Duke played one another on December 3, 2014 as<a href="" title="Read more" >...</a>