Three keys for being a stellar defender are stance, hand positioning, and footwork.
Because a lay-up may be the highest-percentage shot in basketball, offensive players should try to perform as many lay-ups as possible during each game.
Complete Conditioning for Basketball
Agility training should play a major role in a yearly conditioning program.
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Court Sense eBook
What drives one player might be quite different from what drives another, and the same is true of coaches.
WBCA Offensive Plays & Strategies eBook
This play requires three good scorers who set up and read screens effectively.
Coaching Youth Basketball-5th Edition
Offensive players use cuts to change direction quickly (while staying in balance) and �lose� their opponents in order to get open for passes or shots. Defenders will find it difficult to keep up if they are unable to respond correctly to the cut.
Free shots will involve the same fundamental shooting techniques that we discussed in chapter 3. We take you through the physical components as well as the mental components of the free shot.
Winning Basketball Fundamentals
When an open opponent has the ball, the defender must close out (run out), typically over a distance of 12 to 30 feet (4 to 9 m), to contest the shot.
Dave Bing eBook
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 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.