What drives one player might be quite different from what drives another, and the same is true of coaches.
Coaching Basketball Technical and Tactical Skills
Three keys for being a stellar defender are stance, hand positioning, and footwork.
Coaching Girls' Basketball Successfully
Defensive footwork needs to be drilled just as much as offensive footwork.
Pete Newell's Playing Big
When making the move to get open, whether it is across the key, down the lane, or when the ball is coming to the strong side, the "catch and score" play is ideal.
NBA Coaches Playbook eBook
Get the team game ready with an effective offense.
Court Sense eBook
In basketball, the competitive nature of a player is often most apparent in defensive play and ball toughness.
Flashing to the ball relieves defensive pressure on your teammates by giving the passer another outlet.
Youth Basketball Drills 2nd Edition eBook
The front-foot-to-free-foot stance is the simplest of the three options the defender has before an attacker begins the dribble.
The Detroit that first welcomed Bing in the fall of 1966 after the Pistons tabbed him with the second overall selection in that year�s NBA draft was a smoldering powder keg. What would become Bing�s adopted hometown was already in trouble.
Developing the Core eBook
Lie faceup on the floor with your legs bent. Place the arms and hands across the chest. Your upper back should be slightly off the ground to maintain constant tension on the target muscles.
The glutes are vital for functional movement. Walking, standing up from a chair, climbing stairs, picking up objects off the floor, and carrying objects across the room all require properly functioning posterior chain musculature.