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Coaching Youth Basketball-5th Edition


Make tactical decisions in many areas of the game
When considering playing time, make sure that everyone on the team gets to play at least half of each game. This should be your guiding principle as you consider starting and substitution patterns. It is also nice if each player has a chance to start one game during your season.
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Learn three types of cuts for getting open
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.
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Make early-season basketball practices fun and effective
Early-season practice sessions should establish that basketball is a fun game. Limit the time for each drill to 10 minutes or less. Try to keep players moving during drills and moving from one drill to another, allowing time for them to get a drink between drills.
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Coaching Youth Basketball-5th Edition
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Written by the American Sport Education Program, in conjunction with expert coach Don Showalter of USA Basketball, Coaching Youth Basketball equips coaches to fulfill their coaching duties, run effective practices, and learn all they need to know about the fundamentals of coaching and developing young players.

© 2012
Book   264 pages
ISBN-13: 9781450419727

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