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Learning and teaching the moves and shots for playing in the post can be challenging. Executing them on the court in game situations can be even more difficult.
In this mini e-book, How to Score in the Post, Coach Hal Wissel covers everything you need to be a competitive post player. Learn and practice eight low-post moves including the drop-step baseline power move, front turn baseline for bank jump shot, and the spin-back power move.
Catch your defender off guard with eight pinch-post moves that include the step-back jump shot, crossover drive layup, and drive across lane for hook.
Master the midpoint, or short corner, moves by setting a screen to get open and then sink the straight one-dribble drive middle for hook, crossover one-dribble drive for reverse layup, and the shot fake jump shot.
With full-color photos, detailed instruction, and drills designed for mastering execution, How to Score in the Post will take your performance to the highest level.
The mini e-book How to Score in the Post is an abridged version of the comprehensive book Basketball: Steps to Success, Third Edition (Human Kinetics, 2012).
Dr. Hal Wissel has a wealth of experience in the National
Basketball Association as an assistant coach with the Atlanta Hawks,
Golden State Warriors, Memphis Grizzlies, and New Jersey Nets. Hal was
also director of player personnel with the Nets and scout and special
assignment coach with the Milwaukee Bucks.
As a collegiate head coach, Wissel compiled more than 300 wins. He
turned losing programs at Trenton State College and Lafayette College
into conference and division champions, respectively. Wissel led Florida
Southern College to four straight trips to the NCAA Division II
tournament and three straight trips to the Division II final four (’80,
’81, and ’82), winning the Division II national championship in 1981.
Wissel coached Fordham University into the 1972 NIT Tournament and also
coached the Dominican Republic national team in 1975.
Wissel founded Basketball World and CoachWissel.com, instructional
ventures featuring basketball camps, clinics, books, and DVDs.
Basketball World’s highly successful Shoot It Better Mini Camps are
conducted worldwide for players from youth level to NBA and WNBA level.
Wissel received a bachelor’s degree from Springfield College, a master’s
degree from Indiana University, and a doctorate in physical education
from Springfield College. Wissel’s best-selling book Basketball:
Steps to Success has been translated into 11 languages. Wissel is
also the author of Becoming a Basketball Player: Individual Drills,
which has been made into a DVD. Wissel has produced five basketball
Wissel’s honors include being named Coach & Athlete magazine’s
Eastern Coach of the Year in 1972, Sunshine State Conference Coach of
the Year (’79, ’80, and ’81), and Division II National Coach of the Year
by the National Association of Basketball Coaches in 1980. Wissel has
been inducted into the Florida Southern College Athletic Hall of Fame,
the Sunshine State Conference Hall of Fame, and the New England
Basketball Hall of Fame.