Category Archives: Offense

Anything having to do with offense.

Teaching Dick Bennett’s Blocker-Mover Motion Offense

TweetCoach Dick Bennett created the version of motion offense known as “Blocker-Mover” during his tenure as head coach of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Phoenix. This style of motion allowed Coach Bennett to maximize the abilities of his players and … Continue reading

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Coaching Basketball’s Blocker-Mover Motion Offense: Winning With Teamwork and Fundamentals Coming Soon!

TweetThe rough draft is done and the I have seen the electronic “galley” for the paperback version of Coaching Basketball’s Blocker-Mover Motion Offense: Winning With Teamwork and Fundamentals! I am pretty excited about this effort. I first learned motion offense … Continue reading

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Why Run Blocker-Mover Motion Offense?

TweetBlocker-Mover Motion Offense is a great variation of traditional motion offense. The brainchild of Coach Dick Bennett, Blocker-Mover offense is a great hybrid of traditional “pure” motion offense with just a bit of structure added to the rules of the … Continue reading

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7 Concepts to Improve the Vanishing Art of Passing (and Catching) a Basketball

TweetI enjoyed watching the San Antonio Spurs win their 5th NBA Championship. I like the way they play and the fact their star, Tim Duncan is such a fundamentally sound player. So many coaches do not place the emphasis on … Continue reading

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Blocker/Mover Motion Offense – Part II

TweetMotion Offense and the reasons to use a motion offense are a bit beyond this short article. A quick summary of the reasons would include adaptability to attack any defense, working on fundamentals is working on motion offense, it’s hard … Continue reading

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Basics of Blocker-Mover Offense – Part One

TweetIf you have enjoyed watching U. of Virgina’s run in the NCAA tournament you will have noticed they run a very effective version of Motion Offense called Blocker-Mover Offense. Coach Tony Bennett played in this system under it’s creator, his … Continue reading

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High Post Ball Screen to set up the High Low Pass

TweetBasketball changes and reinvents itself. What was once old becomes new again. While the ball screen has never left the NBA, in recent years it has once again become popular in the college and high school game. So have weave … Continue reading

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Simple Multiple Option BLOB

TweetThis is one of my favorite BLOBs. It can be used against man or zone defenses. The play starts with a three-point shooter cutting from on top to the corner opposite the inbounder. As this cutter clears the two players … Continue reading

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Can Your Team Inbounds the Ball Against Pressure Defense? Three Simple Tactics

TweetThat’s a question that concerns every basketball coach. Few things are more frustrating than to not be able to inbound the ball against a full court pressure defense. Here are three tactics that will help any team inbound the ball … Continue reading

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Reduce Passing Turnovers

TweetReduce passing turnovers by teaching several simple, but essential concepts. Players need to learn turnovers must be eliminated. Every turnover is a shot attempt that was not taken. Every turnover eliminated means another shot attempt was gained. Coaches must emphasize … Continue reading

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