In basketball, the competitive nature of a player is often most apparent in defensive play and ball toughness.
Baseball bygones: going soft on hardball.
Pete Newell's Playing Big
When Dr. Naismith invented basketball, the entire floor was divided into three distinct parts: the guard section, the center section, and the forward section.
WBCA Offensive Plays & Strategies eBook
Players sometimes lack the intensity to follow through with a play and execute it, especially if the play wasn�t originally designed for them. This could be one of those plays, but with solid screens, hard cuts, and crisp passes, almost anyone on the court could wind up with an open look at the basket.
Flashing to the ball relieves defensive pressure on your teammates by giving the passer another outlet.
Winning Basketball Fundamentals
Objective evaluation of individual and team performance can be a challenge for both players and coaches. Each of us is predisposed to favor certain styles and facets of play.
Youth Basketball Drills-2nd Edition
Players begin on the left side of the goal (facing midcourt) with back to the basket.
Now, on November 16, 2011, Bing faced perhaps his most daunting task. The city under his command was spinning in a cauldron, a creature of its own political hubris and fiscal neglect. And it was sure to get a lot hotter for everyone�the mayor included�before it cooled off.
The imminent threat of bankruptcy gave Bing license to demand dramatic cutbacks, especially in the city�s pension and health care commitments to city employees.
Developing the Core eBook
Start by training the four basic trunk movement patterns with dynamic or static exercises. Beginners would do well to include exercises that train single-plane basic movement patterns.
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.