Category Archives: Offense

Anything having to do with offense.

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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Motion Offense With Pick and Roll Options

TweetThe game of basketball is ever changing. The current trend at the moment is to abandon long tested offensive systems that work well in favor of set plays called by the coach or the point guard that are largely focused … Continue reading

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Offensive Tactics That Are Tough To Defend

TweetAsk a good defensive coach what he/she thinks is the toughest offensive tactic to defend and most of them will tell you an well set screen with a correctly executed cut off that screen is hard to defend, but a … Continue reading

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Coaching Basketball’s Offensive Special Situations – Latest in the Fine Tuning Series is Available!

TweetCoaching Basketball’s Offensive Special Situations is now available in paperback! Here are the details from the book’s Amazon page: Coaches spend lots of time preparing to teach offense and defense before the start of practice each season. Most teams are … Continue reading

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12 Pointers to Improve Your Primary Fast Break Attack

TweetDon’t you hate it when your team generates a turnover or is able to get the outlet from the defensive rebound, gets the numbers on the break and does not finish?! These twelve pointers will help your players finish their … Continue reading

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