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The Create And Locate Offense – Introduction

The Create And Locate Offense – Introduction

Part One – An introduction to The Create And Locate Offense, an approach to basketball designed to create offense uncluttered.   What is the essence of offense? What is the “bare minimum” number of offensive concepts a coach can teach and expect success? Can what has been simplified be simplified even further? These questions have

January 17, 2016: Wisconsin Badgers guard Bronson Koenig #24 dribbles off a screen during the NCAA Basketball game between the Michigan State Spartans and the Wisconsin Badgers at the Kohl Center in Madison, WI. Wisconsin defeated Michigan State 77-76. John Fisher/CSM(Credit Image: © John Fisher/CSM via ZUMA Wire)

Motion Offense – Rescreen Situations

Two screening situations in your motion offense where “rescreens” can be an effective tactic.  There are instances in motion offense where screening just once is not enough. Effective screeners know how to slip, second cut and space themselves within the alignment of the offense after setting a screen. But often a rescreen is the best

January 9 2016: North Carolina guard Marcus Paige (5) and Syracuse guard Malachi Richardson (23) in action as North Carolina defeated Syracuse 84-73 in front of 26,811 fans in an ACC matchup at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, NY. Photo by Alan Schwartz/Cal Sport Media(Credit Image: © Alan Schwartz/CSM via ZUMA Wire)

3 Tactics for Your Zone Offense

Add scoring punch by teaching these three detailed elements within your basic zone offense versus a 2-3 zone.  There are standards for a quality zone offense and each possession should feature as many of these standards as possible. Choosing the correct alignment, playing behind the zone, probing the gaps, using the middle flash and reversing the ball

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Five Common Motion Offense Trouble Spots

Troubleshooting five common sticking points in four-out motion offense As part of our mentoring program and online clinics, I work with high school basketball coaches across the country on step-by-step implementation of four-out motion offense. The preseason saw us work through proper drill progressions, practice planning techniques and now that the season is here, film

NCAA Basketball, 2015: Duke Blue Devils guard Derryck Thornton #12 in action during the Duke Blue Devils opening practice in Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, NC. Reagan Lunn/CSM(Credit Image: � Reagan Lunn/CSM via ZUMA Wire)

Motion Offense – Practice Design And Structure

Tips for planning and structuring highly connected daily practice plans for read-based motion offense.   Motion Offense is about decision making. Players must learn to read defenders, teammates, screens and spacing and make corresponding decisions. Developing that ability requires a motion offense centered practice to look quite different from traditional practices. With sets and continuities,

March 7, 2015 - Morgantown, WV, US - Oklahoma State Cowboys head coach TRAVIS FORD tries to get the attention of an official (not pictured) during the basketball game between the Oklahoma State Cowboys and West Virginia Mountaineers played at the Coliseum in Morgantown, WV. (Credit Image: © Ken Inness/ZUMA Wire)

NCAA Horns Action

One of the most popular alignments to run offense from is the Horns set. Take a look at some popular NCAA Horns action! The Horns set is sweeping the basketball universe. The video features several offensive actions run from this popular alignment. These sets are from the 2014-2015 season, but Horns promises to be widely

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BLOB System – Odd, Even, Zero

Odd, Even, Zero – A complete baseline out of bounds system run on a “silent count.” Baseline out of bounds plays can provide hidden points for your team throughout the season. In addition to providing an extra scoring punch, your BLOBs should connect with your offensive philosophy and flow seamlessly into your halfcourt offense. Further,

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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

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