From the Bench

Effective 1-2-2 Offense Spreads The Floor With Constant Motion

IN RUNNING THIS high-powered 1-2-2 man-to-man offense every player gets a chance to play every position on the floor. This is especially effective for... more »

Power post-up man offense leads to high-percentage shots

The following man-to-man offensive series is designed to provide good post-up opportunities for players 3, 4 and 5. It's an extremely effective serie... more »

Building the perfect arc in your shot

Next time all of your players are in the gym, watch them as they shoot around. Don't look at their mechanics, but rather look at the arc of their shot... more »

Time-tested rules for defending screens

Most motion offenses today include a variety of picks (screens) to free the ball or players to the basket. These screens include on-the-ball screens, ... more »

Set plays, proven tips to keep defenses off balance

We've developed a system for naming our set plays against specific defenses and situational inbound plays — both side court, and under the basket ... more »

Get on Target: A five-point plan to coaching happiness

Coaches need good health. Many coaches forget this fact in their quest to improve their teams' fundamentals, practice drills, efficiently prepare for ... more »

Properly developing player leadership

Vince Lombardi once said, "Leaders are made, not born." In our program, we believe this statement and work hard to put it into action. The most imp... more »

S.O.S. — Save our sportsmanship

The state of sportsmanship in today's athletic culture is at an all-time low. Headlines regarding embarrassing or unethical behavior and shameful viol... more »

Preparing to coach an inexperienced, bad team

If you're coaching for very long, at some point you'll probably coach an inexperienced, bad team. One of your greatest challenges as a coach is to ... more »


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