At the beginning of this year, I shared some key principles of how I personally end each year—both with a time of reflection on the current year and a look ahead to the coming year. The response we received to that information was so overwhelming, we’ve decided to share it again, hoping that some of you may find it helpful as you reflect on the year that was and anticipate the one that’s to come.
PGC Director Sam Allen brings you this drill called “3-part Floater” to help your players add options to their arsenal. These finishes require players come to a controlled stop, on two feet. This control will allow them to change their attack and take advantage of whatever the defense gives them.
If you’re looking for improved control on your dribble, check out this Kyrie Irving All-Star Dribble Challenge. To complete the challenge, you must get: 50 crossovers in front 50 v-side
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…
THINK THE GAME
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The best playmakers in the game are not afraid of pressure. They welcome it. They thrive on it.
On the rebound, on the wing or in a trap, their default mode is the power position.
The best playmakers in the game have mastered the efficiency AND effectiveness of their breakout dribble—they score more points, and create an advantage for their team. Practice this breakout dribble
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.
Score more by mastering the best fake in basketball—the shot fake. For a shot fake to work, it must be believable. It’s only believable if you have the reputation of being a good shooter and your shot fake looks exactly like your shot.