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So a bad practice doesn't bother me as much as it used to, so long as we play hard on game night, and so long as bad practices don't become a habit.
Who are you looking to to fulfill the first follower role? Identify that player, make sure she knows the crucial nature of the role, then help her to embrace and fulfill it with excellence.
Testing environments can be crazy, especially in the college and professional ranks. Having experience and poise in these situations can go a long way, especially later on in an athlete’s career.
Many teams defend the skip pass by having the opposite low post (X3) rotate out to the wing. X3 will then drop back down once the outside defenders catch-up in their rotation.
Start by dribbling the ball in front of you so that the ball reaches your waist height. Gradually, bounce the ball harder and harder until you are dribbling the ball as high as you can without jumping.
The offense must move quickly and make quick decisions, otherwise they lose their 2-on-1 advantage. Both offensive and defensive players should be communicating.
By focusing on these areas of your conditioning consistently, you will become a stronger and better basketball player. Always try to think of ways to make your conditioning time more efficient and effective.
Some of your players have short attention spans and frequently disrupt team conversations and drills. Most players pay attention and do what you ask but seem as frustrated as you.
Being removed from court for any period of time allows you to gain a different perspective of how your competition -- and your own team -- is performing.
It’s no different here, great players deliberately get their teammate's attention when they’re delivering a message.
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