Five Innovative Ways to Improve Your Parent Meeting

By Joe Haefner

Five Innovative Ways to Improve Your Parent Meeting

My oldest daughter started kindergarten this year, and due to my wife’s busy schedule, I was dispatched to attend my first parent meeting as a parent.

For years I have facilitated parent meetings as a coach, but…

12 Basketball Workout Plans for at Home and Gym

By Joe Haefner

12 Basketball Workout Plans for at Home and Gym

To improve your skills and become an elite player, you need to work on your skills outside of your team practices.

Those extra reps will improve…

7 Essential Core (Ab) Exercises & Workouts for Basketball Players

By Joe Haefner

7 Essential Core (Ab) Exercises & Workouts for Basketball Players

Core strength is a key component to any athlete’s development. Increase in core strength allows you to…

On Ball Defense Against Dribble Penetration – Don’t Force Middle or Baseline? Beard vs. Bennett

By Joe Haefner

On Ball Defense Against Dribble Penetration – Don’t Force Middle or Baseline? Beard vs. Bennett

There is a common debate among coaches on whether to force baseline or force middle.

However, I believe that’s the …

Not Like Every Other Play…With 16 Basketball Play Tips to Score More Points

By Joe Haefner

Not Like Every Other Play…With 16 Basketball Play Tips to Score More Points

This is a great play for high school, college, and professional levels.

This is a highly effective multi-option play with scoring opportunities…

5 Dynamic Form Shooting Drills with Chris Oliver – Kevin Durant, Steph Curry, Jimmy Butler, and Dirk Nowitzki Use These Drills Too!

By Joe Haefner

5 Dynamic Form Shooting Drills with Chris Oliver – Kevin Durant, Steph Curry, Jimmy Butler, and Dirk Nowitzki Use These Drills Too!

As you know, excessive upper torso twists and excessive fading during the shooting motion can damage your shooting percentage.

One of the keys to great shooting is…

How to Disrupt Ball Movement With the 1-3-1 Zone Defense

By Joe Haefner

How to Disrupt Ball Movement With the 1-3-1 Zone Defense

The ability to slow down ball movement is one of the most effective components behind a 1-3-1 zone defense. This video breakdown displays…

Bob Knight Offensive Strategy (or Drill) to Get Open Shots for Your Scorer

By Joe Haefner

Bob Knight Offensive Strategy (or Drill) to Get Open Shots for Your Scorer

Here is an idea from Bob Knight on how to get your best scorer an open look. And it did receive some criticism …

The 7 BEST Basketball Defense Drills – From Top Defensive Expert

By Joe Haefner

The 7 BEST Basketball Defense Drills – From Top Defensive Expert

Here are seven of our best drills for improving defense from one of the best defensive experts in the world. You’re going to improve …

Nick Nurse Shooting Tips and My Personal Camp Story With Him

By Joe Haefner

Nick Nurse Shooting Tips and My Personal Camp Story With Him

In this story, you’re going to learn some very valuable shooting tips. In fact, I still use them today! I learned these shooting tips while working …