Individual Defense – “Bigs And Smalls”

Two individual defensive drills (“Bigs” & “Smalls”) to teach the basics of post and perimeter man-to-man defense. Success on the defensive end of the floor often comes down to winning individual match ups. But of course, defense is more complex than one-on-one. It involves individual players helping, rotating, communicating and giving effort in concert to

Use the Rules To Your Advantage: A Look at Women’s College Basketball

It seems at least once a week when I watch an NBA game, I see teams employ the “Hack-A-Shaq” strategy. This strategy involves sending poor free throw shooters to the free throw line to help take their opponents out of an offensive rhythm in the process. Now, whether or not this strategy actually works is

3 Tips to Better Self-Leadership

Confession: I’m a Coke addict. You might not believe me since I don’t drink a six pack a day or even a week. I feel like an addict, though, because of how I have used Coke. I can find lots of “reasons” to have a Coke. Sad, lonely, depressed? Have a Coke (and a smile!). Happy, excited,

Top 10 Plays of 2015 – pt 2

(See FastModel Sports’ Top 10 Plays of 2015 pt 1 (6-10) here: http://team.fastmodelsports.com/2016/01/01/top-10-plays-of-2015-pt-1/) A consistent theme as we released our #FastDrawTop100 this year was Zone Offense. Coaches are seeing more and more zone at every level and are looking for new ways to attack any zone they might see. 7 of our top 10 plays

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