coaching

‘The Freak’ defense slows opposing offenses

We have all tried gimmick defenses to steal possessions or slow down the opposition’s best player. “The Freak” defense is a modified triangle-an... READ MORE »

PCA video: Notre Dame coach Mike Brey discusses body language

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-RcL-j4cU8 Mike Brey is the head men’s basketball coach at the University of Notre Dame. He led his 2014-2015 te... READ MORE »

Mass. HS coach returns after resigning over parents

A popular Massachusetts high school girls basketball coach is returning to the court, just months after stepping down over pressure from disgruntled p... READ MORE »

Drills to teach the single-post offense

Almost all our team shooting drills will incorporate actions or concepts out of our single-post offense. Practicing the field goals you attempt in a g... READ MORE »

Teaching players situational awareness

Situational awareness is often overlooked, and not only in basketball. We spend so much time drilling players on their shooting, defense, ball handlin... READ MORE »

Using ‘Elevator Screens’ to close the door on defenders

The “elevator screen” is appropriately named because it has two stationary screeners that are stacked together but leaves just enough room for a t... READ MORE »

Defining a winner: Becoming a better coach and leader

There are few things in life that cross all boundaries, things that are so universal that they touch and appeal to every person on the planet. Althoug... READ MORE »

5-out motion offense helps players read the defense

Our high school is small and our team lacks size. As a coaching staff, we felt that we needed to develop an offense that would help overcome this size... READ MORE »

Take advantage of free professional development courses

Athletic directors and coaches across the country feel overworked, overwhelmed and totally maxed out the majority of the time. This is simply what the... READ MORE »

Game scheduling basics for coaches, athletic administrators

What’s so hard about scheduling games? The phone rings and you simply plug in the first, second, and third teams that call. You’re done in a jiffy... READ MORE »


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