What drives one player might be quite different from what drives another, and the same is true of coaches.
Complete Conditioning for Basketball
No-step vertical jump, maximum vertical jump, lane agility, and three-quarter-court sprint.
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.
Survival Guide for Coaching Youth Basketball
In many ways, the first practices are the most stressful for both the coach and the team.
WBCA Offensive Plays & Strategies
This play requires three good scorers who set up and read screens effectively.
Basketball for Women-2nd Edition
The fast break should be performed with speed; players need to pass the ball quickly up the floor before the defense can recover.
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.
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.
Youth Basketball Drills-2nd Edition
Players begin on the left side of the goal (facing midcourt) with back to the basket.
Coaching Basketball Successfully-3rd Edition
After a player has caught the ball and squared up to the basket in the triple-threat position, he is ready to attack the defender.
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.