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Basketball Late-Season Tune-Up

By James Gels, Coach's Clipboard 02/19/2018, 12:00pm CST

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.

The Lynchpin to Team Cohesion

By Stephanie Zonars, HoopsU 02/15/2018, 12:00pm CST

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.

Combine Testing Becoming More Popular in Youth Sports

By Nick Caprio, Youth1 02/14/2018, 12:00pm CST

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.

Basketball Offense - Attacking the 2-3 Zone Defense

By James Gels, Coach's Clipboard 02/13/2018, 12:00pm CST

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.

Daily Repetition Key for Stationary Dribbling Drills

By James Gels, Coach's Clipboard 02/08/2018, 12:00pm CST

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.

Fast-Break, Full-Court Passing Drills

By Coach's Clipboard 02/05/2018, 12:00pm CST

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.

Three Tips On How To Condition for Basketball

By Nick Daniels, HoopsU 02/01/2018, 12:00pm CST

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.

How to Deal with Disruptive Players

By Tony Alfonso, HoopsU 01/31/2018, 12:00pm CST

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. 

How to Play When Your Number is Called

By CoachUp Nation 01/31/2018, 12:00pm CST

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.

What Does it Mean to Be a Deliberate Player?

By Jesse Ashenfelter, CoachUp Nation 01/24/2018, 12:00pm CST

It’s no different here, great players deliberately get their teammate's attention when they’re delivering a message.

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