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Coaches, I hope this note finds you well and that your team is experiencing much success on the court.  Below is a newsletter, the first of many in which myself and other members of our staff at ELEV|8 will cover a plethora of topics from game observations, to skill development, to scouting, to offense, defense and more.  Hopefully

Welcome!

Welcome to FastModel Sports and our TEAM! FastModel Sports has spent 10 years working with the most successful coaches on the planet. These coaches helped us build the best play diagramming tool on the market – FastDraw. As of today, FastModel is a lot more than just the X’s & O’s. Objective: To build a community of passionate

Nine Key Survival Tips for Coaches

Don’t expect to be an overnight success – Winning consistently is not a matter of luck, nor is staying in coaching for a decade or more. Both require commitment and hard work. Don’t take it too seriously – It is true; it is just a game. Tom Seaver said it best, “The good players feel

Motion Offense – Flare Screen Essentials

In the latest entry into the FastModel Motion Offense Forum, Vol. 4 deals with such topics as designating screeners and cutters, shallow cuts and flare screens. Fairly soon into your installation of motion offense, you will need to decide if you are going to designate players as either screeners or cutters in your offense. That

10 TRX Exercises for Basketball Players

1. Single leg squat – Really good strengthener for legs in general 2. Single Leg squat with hop – Added difficulty to the single leg squat, requires more stabilizing muscles than just the squat. 3. TRX lunge – Also a good strengthener for legs, but also adds more focus on stabilizing and finding balance. A hop can be

Gooroo Drill: Dynamic Warm-Up #1

Activate players and prevent injuries Setup Line up players along baseline (see diagram) Instructions Perform Toe-Walks and Heel-Walks to half-court and back Do 20 reps of jumping drills: Over and Back, Right Foot Front and Back, and Left Foot Front and Back Tara’s Tips Encourage players to do the following: Take warm-up seriously as it helps

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