Basketball Coaching

PNR Switching Defense

Attacking the PNR Switching Defense with Boomerang Action by Chris Filios

Using the PNR Switching Defense has become a widely popular coverage at all levels of basketball.  Switching the pick and roll serves many purposes for the defense:  Takes away direct looks and scoring options  Simple tactic if you have versatile personnel  Does not require help or rotation from other defenders  Can slow down the pace …

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30 Basketball Dribbling Drills – For Coaches & Players

Both basketball players and coaches need to have a workout exercise plan that allows them to improve. You should evaluate which of the exercises you count the most to do so that you emphasize practicing them much more. The concentration you put into the training will allow you to have a better result in the …

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Drills For Building Your Press

Drills For Building Your Press by Chris Filios

Why press?  A good press can: It’s fun and exciting style to play Dictate tempo Create turnovers Create steals that lead to easy baskets  Physically and mentally wear your opponent down  Get into the opponent’s bench Allow you to play more players in your rotation Neutralize an opponent with slower, more traditional “bigs” Great for …

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defensive trends in basketball

The “Next” Defensive Trends in Basketball by Chris Filios

The “Next” Defensive Trends in Basketball is on the mind of most basketball coaches. There are a variety of ways teams are guarding the pick and roll: -Teams with more traditional bigs tend to utilize the “Drop” or “Catch” coverage. This coverage is designed to keep the defensive big between ball and rim while sinking …

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Fun Basketball Drills

Fun Basketball Exercises That Improve Court Skills

There are Fun Basketball Drills that many coaches can use to motivate their students. Beyond starting warming, there is always a way to motivate students to achieve excellence. Everyone must understand that basketball is a team sport and it should work that way. The ideal of the basketball game is that you can score points …

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