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It’s Championship Week! It’s one of the best weeks in college basketball- games all day long, team’s seasons are on the line, teams are trying to get on and off the tournament “bubble”, and everyone looking for that hard-earned automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament. Check out these Backdoor Basketball Plays! Bonus: Click on the […]Read More
Ball Screen Reads Dichotomous Key by Robb Schultz Forgive me for being a “jock” and a “nerd,” but as a coach and science teacher, I just can’t help applying the two. I’m a visual learner, I like to see things in lists, tables, graphs, and diagrams. They help me organize and better understand information. I […]Read More
New college basketball rules are coming for a short time. Earlier this week, it was announced that the Postseason NIT Basketball Tournament will be featuring experimental rules this year. Experimental rules to be used at NIT This is not the first time that the NIT has done this. In 3 of the past 4 seasons, […]Read More
How to Change Your Team’s Defensive Mentality Using Consecutive Stops by Raymond Navarro Basketball is a game of runs, and to go on a run, you have to accomplish two things. One, score the basketball and two, get multiple stops in a row. For the 2011 national championship UCONN Huskies, consecutive stops was a huge […]Read More
Basketball Vocabulary: “Key, Free, and Three” by Robb Schultz I like to use specific phrasing and lingo with players. I believe that basketball vocabulary is an integral part of the game of basketball. Sometimes I use industry standard words, ie “drag” screen. Sometimes I borrow from others and make subtle changes and other times I […]Read More
The following are some good looks to run out of a 4 low set in a BLOB situation. This formation is extremely hard to scout as you can flip your bigs and guards into any spot, simply by having an exchange like in “Rip”. If teams front the pass, then the inbounder just needs to […]Read More
The Purdue Basketball ESPN “talking heads” had moderate expectations for Coach Matt Painter and the Purdue men’s basketball team entering the 2017 season. The Purdue Boilermakers were ranked number twenty in the AP Top 25. The Purdue Basketball ESPN projections were about the right area especially after Purdue lost two games in the Battle 4 […]Read More
Great article this past week in The Advocate on the baseball program at LSU and its head baseball coach Paul Mainieri. The focus of the article was on a unique routine that Coach Mainieri uses to help prepare his players for the start of the season. Intense LSU baseball opening-day prep: dress rehearsals, mock intros, […]Read More
Pressure Defense: “On the line, up the line” by Robb SchultzRead More
Coming down to the end of another season preparing for what hopefully becomes a long tourney run, but like most coaches, I am beginning to plan for the most important season, the Off-Season Skills Program. I didn’t always emphasize the importance of the off-season but have come to believe that it is the off-season that […]Read More
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Must See X’s & O’s – Louisville Cardinals Big Monday Set Plays by Wes Kosel Here are two plays used by Coach Rick Pitino and his Louisville Cardinals during the Duke vs. Louisville game going on tonight. The game is at the half right now with Duke up 11 but Louisville will look to make […]
2005 Nike Basketball Coaching Clinic that featured John Thompson III, Billy Donovan, Brian Gregory, Roy Williams, and many more coaches
Today’s basketball coaching clinic notes are on the 2005 Nike Basketball Coaching Clinic that featured John Thompson III, Billy Donovan, Brian Gregory, Roy Williams, and many more coaches. I hope that you enjoy these basketball notes. Click on the pdf link to download the basketball coaching clinic notes for your basketball playbooks: 2005 Nike Basketball […]
New Basketball Coaching Clinic notes dealing with Lawrence Frank, Mike Montgomery, Roy Wiliams, Steve Alford, Lute Olsen, and Double Pump Conference!!
Coaches, Here are some new basketball coaching clinic notes for you: Lawrence Frank: Pick and Roll Offensive notes from Double Pump Conference Mike Montgomery: Stanford Offensive Package Steve Alford: Post Development Lute Olsen: Position Work Mark Few: Post Play Double Pump Conference notes Bob Bender, Roy Williams, Pat Foster, Kevin O’Neill: Coaching clinic notes
Today’s basketball plays are on Chris Mack and Xavier University. Here are some set plays that Coach Chris Mack used in crunch-time this past year. I hope that you enjoy them. Click on the pdf link to download the basketball plays for your basketball playbooks: Chris Mack Xavier Set Plays
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The Formula for Success 94S + 47 3’s + 33%OR + 25SD + 32 TO’s = W The “Formula for Success” has beeing around for a long time in the basketball coaching community. Grinnell Collge has attempted 94 shots from behind the arc, offensively rebound 33% of their missed shot attempts, have taken 25 more […]