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(04-23-18)  Brian Williams (www.coachingtoolbox.net)  today posted three very good main articles related to characteristics of solid basketball players.  In the Related Posts, Brian generously posted several  of my  articles.  (04-16-18)  Brian Williams (www.coachingtoolbox.net)  today posted a You Tube on Coach McDermott’s “5 on 3 Conversion Drill.”   In the Related Posts, Brian posted three  of my  articles.  (04-09-18)  Brian Williams (www.coachingtoolbox.net)  posted today  a great  article on Coach Kevin Eastman’s coaching notes.   In the Related…

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DVD of-the-WEEK—- “The Complete Basketball Coaches’ Guide to Footwork, Balance and Pivoting” Book & DVD:

  Click Here To Order  “Basketball’s Multiple Match-Up Defense: Understanding the Basics”  provides an in-depth overview of how a defensive team can have multiple looks that appear to be complicated to the opposition’s offense, while only having cosmetic differences which utilize the same philosophies, concepts, and techniques—thus making the scheme simplified only for the defensive team. The DVD details how to build the entire defensive system so that a coaching…

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Question-of-the-Week:

PLEASE  MAKE  COMMENTS TO DISCUSS YOUR OWN PHILOSOPHIES  AND  THOUGHTS  TO  THE  FOLLOWING  COACHING  PHILOSOPHY  QUESTIONS  TO  START  A  DIALOGUE  HERE  WITH  OTHER  COACHES Do you use “Flare” Cuts in your Man Offenses? What techniques do you emphasize?   How and how often do you practice these techniques?                                               …

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Quote-of-the-Week:

“Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is really what you are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” Coach John Wooden    

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Article-of-the-Month: “TECHNIQUES USED in the TOP INDIVIDUAL and TEAM DEFENSIVE BREAKDOWN DRILLS”

TECHNIQUES  USED  IN  THE  TOP INDIVIDUAL  &  TEAM  DEFENSIVE  BREAKDOWN  DRILLS By Coach John Kimble   DRILL NUMBER 1A: The “Ball Defender Stance Breakdown Drill” (“Ball Stance”—When Ball-Handler has his dribble and is a triple definite threat.) Place the ‘overplay’ foot in the proper positioning. If ‘fanning’ the dribbler, have the inside foot up adjacent but to the inside of the dribbler’s inside foot. Have the ‘dig hand’ (inside hand…

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BOOK-of-the-MONTH: “THE BASKETBALL COACHES’ COMPLETE GUIDE to the MULTIPLE MATCH-UP ZONE DEFENSE ”

    “THE   MULTIPLE   MATCHUP   ZONE   DEFENSE” TABLE OF  CONTENTS Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . Page  2 Preface and Introduction . . . . . . . . . . Page  6 Ch. 1: Advantages of the “The Multiple Matchup Zone Defense” . . . . . . . . .  Page  8 Ch. 2:  Specific Defensive Alignments, General Placement and Terminology of Defensive…

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