Tag Archives: Coaching Basketball

16 Simple Concepts to Improve Your Full Court Offense Against Pressing Defenses

TweetCoaches are always in search of an new and better press offense or press break offense. Sometimes the press breaker they use is just fine, it only needs a little refining. My latest coaching book, 16 Simple Concepts to Improve … Continue reading

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Thinking About the 2013-2014 Season?

TweetI have been enjoying the Spurs/Heat games in the NBA Finals. If you’re like me, it will soon be time to start planning in detail for the coming 2013-2014 basketball season. The planning that goes into a new season has … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln and Coaching Today’s Players (and their parents)

Tweet“The worst thing you can do for anyone you care about is anything that they can do on their own.” ― Abraham Lincoln The older I get, the more I see the absolute value of this statement by one of … Continue reading

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Coach Greg Brown’s Five Reasons for Substituting

TweetI had the opportunity to hear Coach Greg Brown, Head Coach of the Lipscomb University Lady Bisons, speak at the Gary Blair Coaching Academy at Texas A & M University this past August. One of the topics Coach Brown talked … Continue reading

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Fine Tuning Your Team’s Position Play is Now Available as a Kindle Book!

TweetI am excited to announce I have been able to get Fine Tuning Your Team’s Position Play produced as a Kindle ebook much quicker than I thought possible. It is available now from Amazon’s Kindle store for the price of … Continue reading

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New Nook Book Editions Now Available!

TweetThe recent survey I sent out to the coaches who receive my eNewsletter, The Roundball Report, was very informative in a lot of ways. One that surprised me was the number of coaches who requested Nook editions of my books. … Continue reading

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Three Ways to Defend On-the-Ball Screens

TweetBall Screens can be an effective offensive tactic. Teams who are well prepared for this screening tactic can cause considerable difficulty for teams who rely on ball screens for a major portion of their offense. Here are three defensive strategies … Continue reading

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Eight Alternative Strategies for Defensive Rebounding

TweetIt really helps to have size in the sport of basketball. I have had the luxury of coaching size with talent, size with speed and size with heart. Those teams won a lot of games. I have also had the … Continue reading

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How to Coach Basketball – Two Concepts to Improve Any Fast Break Offense

TweetLately I have been getting some e-mails in response to my new book Fine Tuning Your Fast Break asking me of the 75 concepts I mention if I could only pick one or two which ones would I select to … Continue reading

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Fine Tuning Your Man-to-Man Defense is now available!

TweetFine Tuning Your Man-to-Man Defense, all 306 pages of it, is now available from Amazon! The book contains over 100 concepts to improve your team’s man-to-man defense and 60 defensive drills to teach these concepts. The book is illustrated with … Continue reading

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