Human Kinetics had very strong ties to both the men’s and women’s NCAA basketball championship games this year. In one of the most ringing endorsements possible, ESPN sideline reporter Rebecca Lobo told viewers how UConn women’s coach Geno Auriemma has been carrying John Wooden’s UCLA Offense (Human Kinetics, 2006) in his briefcase since last September. In addition to ESPN’s coverage, Sports Illustrated also took note of Auriemma’s book endorsement.
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On the men’s side, while many viewers were pulling for the small school with the young coach, no one can deny that Coach Krzyzewski knows how to coach great basketball. Duke’s fourth national championship is testament to that leadership. Coach K has shared his skills in a popular DVD set, published by Human Kinetics. In Duke Basketball Series Complete Collection DVD he offers key teaching and coaching points, individual skill instruction and tips for structuring team defense.