Gooroo Drill: Dynamic Warm-Up #2

Gooroo Drill: Dynamic Warm-Up #2

Activate players and prevent injuries Setup Line up players along baseline (see diagram) Instructions Perform Knee to Chest and Froggy to half court and back Perform Fast to Fastest full-court and back Do 20 reps of each jumping drill: Right Foot Side-to-Side and Left Foot Side-to-Side Tara’s Tips Encourage players to do the following: Take

Plays of the Week – Jan 30, 2015

The flare screen is one of the best actions in basketball. Coaches spend hours drilling pick-and-roll defense and how to handle down screens. But I have found that covering flare screens is an under-taught aspect of basketball. Some keys to effective flare screens: The screeners back should be pointed to the corner of the court.

Plays of the Week January 9

Plays of the Week January 9

The Triangle Series by Nate Hill (@coachnatehill) Triangle #1 – Post Feed I would like to thank Coach Nick (@bballbreakdown) of bballbreakdown.com for posting a YouTube breakdown of the four basic Triangle actions (Part 1 and Part 2).   After watching those videos, I searched and found a Tex Winter and Phil Jackson video.  I used all

2014 Men’s Final Four Preview

FastModel is devoted to providing the most cutting edge products when it comes to preparing for your opponents. We have decided to take this technology and share with you a scouting report breaking down each team and their key players. Click the link below to download your copy today! If you want to learn more

5 Essential Phases of a Basketball Post-Game Routine

Some programs do not give this topic the attention it deserves, post-game routines need to be addressed with the same sense of urgency as the pre-game routines. As a college head coach, I ensured these five phases of post-game breakdown were part of our routine after every game. PHASE I: POST-GAME LOCKER ROOM MEETING Briefly address

Creating a Culture of Belief with Positivity from Jon Gordon

Last year on my trip to the Men’s Final Four, I was fortunate enough to hear renowned speaker Jon Gordon. If you are not familiar with Jon, I highly recommend you hop over to his website after reading and sign up for his newsletter and purchase his books, you won’t be disappointed. As the season is underway

Mick Cronin’s Cincinnati Bearcats Basketball Philosophy

Notes taken from the 2012 Brayden Carr Foundation Coaching Clinic. University of Cincinnati Men’s Basketball Coach Mick Cronin spoke on some of his on and off court philosophies for the Bearcats! Off the Court Each day his players are being recruited to not listen to him (from outsiders). Accept it and work to counteract that negativity-why

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