How to effectively utilize strength training to improve your basketball performance! What does your strength training program look like? Are your exercises mostly squats, presses, pulldowns, curls, and machine-based? If your weight training consists of the most basic exercises then you are not training to optimally boost your basketball … [Read more...]
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By: George R. Edwards University of Missouri Men's Basketball Coach (1926-1946) Coach Edwards wrote the Basketball Coaches' Creed in 1946. It was later adopted by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) after their formation in the mid-1930s. Coach Edwards led the Tigers to three conference titles and took the Tigers to their … [Read more...]
A coach is a politician, a judge, a public speaker, a teacher, a trainer, a financier, a laborer, a psychiatrist, a psychologist and a chaplain. It also helps if he is an astrologer or at least understands numerology. He must be an optimist and yet at times appear a pessimist, seem humble and yet be very proud, strong but at times weak, … [Read more...]
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By: Brad Butterworth This text is written in the language of conversation. It should not be read like you would read a novel. It is to be read as how you would give a speech or conversing with someone, not grammatically correct or incorrect. Enter Coach in office, locker room, gym or classroom filled with his team. At his disposal is a … [Read more...]
It doesn't matter what basketball offense that you run, there are certain keys that I believe are essential if you want to have a smooth and effective offense. If you are a coach, these 19 keys should be taught with practice and drills. If you are a player, these 19 keys should be something that you continually work on to help you become the best … [Read more...]
You have two minutes left to play in the 'all-important' game against your archrival. You are playing in their gym. Your team, leading by 10 at the half, has squandered all but one of those points. The crowd is roaring and your momentum has dissipated. You can just feel the game slipping away. You must do something right now. You hear Dicky V. … [Read more...]
The outline below, from Dick Tarrant, originally appeared in the Winter '82 edition of the NABC Basketball Bulletin. It can also be found in 'Coaching Basketball' by Jerry Krause. Essentially, this outline is a guide to follow when scouting an opposing basketball team -- it is essentially a guide to help you better understand how to scout a … [Read more...]