Improve your team’s communication on defense this season with 2-on-2 Defensive Manipulation. Coach TJ Rosene uses this drill to take away weapons from the defensive team to challenge them. When you take away some weapons, you force your defense to…
PGC Director Chad Songy shares insight into one thing he does to help coaches improve their teaching, their communication and efficiency. He does this by analyzing how learning is achieved in practice drills.
Have you ever thought your coach or your child’s coach was playing favorites? In the coaching profession you often hear many complaints. In basketball, one complaint that particularly sticks out is playing favorites. Do coaches play favorites? Yes they do.
The best way to craft an effective offense is to get your best shooters launching from where they’re most efficient. Chasing that data led to the creation of the shot chart, as coaches often had assistants charting makes and misses from the bench or while watching the video afterward.
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Mediocre passers attempt to pass around and over defenders. Great passers pass through defenders. To pass through defenders, you must subconsciously know which windows are open. To do this, you must learn to be patient. Keep your elbow bent and the ball next your body. Open passing windows with your eyes and your height.
Failing to plan is planning to fail. Be honest. Do you actually put this into daily practice?
Today’s video is an offensive drill video called the “Curry Scurry.” Anybody that watches Stephen Curry knows he has an incredible ability to get open. He knows how to play without the basketball.
Find out if your practice is hurting your team’s mental toughness and learn how to teach your basketball players to block out non-ideal game situations and stay focused on what matters.