This Drill & Practice Adjustment Could Lead To A 36% Improvement During Games

By Joe Haefner

This Drill & Practice Adjustment Could Lead To A 36% Improvement During Games

If you don’t know a lot about variable & random practice, you definitely should read this.

Variable & random practice can be quite…

A little shooting trick from Steph Curry’s trainer – How to get beyond game speed

By Joe Haefner

A little shooting trick from Steph Curry’s trainer – How to get beyond game speed

This article is for advanced players. In most situations, it is not suitable for youth basketball players. Now, to the article…

Shooting Workout Mistakes – When game-like shooting drills do NOT help

By Joe Haefner

Shooting Workout Mistakes – When game-like shooting drills do NOT help

Shooting game-like shots are not always appropriate. And it’s a common mistake even among experienced players and coaches.

The reason I bring this up is that I think there are misconceptions. I hear trainers that work with professional players say things like…

Shoot worse in practice to shoot better in games?

By Joe Haefner

Shoot worse in practice to shoot better in games?

This is a common mistake that I see in a lot of basketball shooting workouts. I know that it’s something…

Video For Long Term Athletic Development Model – Take A Look So You Don’t Screw Up Your Kids or Athletes

By Joe Haefner

Video For Long Term Athletic Development Model – Take A Look So You Don’t Screw Up Your Kids or Athletes

This video is very important for parents, coaches, and players to understand long-term athletic development. The video was developed by…

Avoid These Game-Day Warm Up Mistakes That Could Cause You To Lose Games!

By Joe Haefner

Avoid These Game-Day Warm Up Mistakes That Could Cause You To Lose Games!

If you do the traditional lay up and shooting lines, do stretching on the basketball court, and don’t use drills with defenders in your warm ups, there are some big changes you…

7 Passing Drills To Reduce Bad Passes and Score More Points

By Joe Haefner

7 Passing Drills To Reduce Bad Passes and Score More Points

The passing drills below should help you dramatically reduce bad passes and turnovers. This will lead to more offensive possessions ending in a shot. And that typically means…

Master Your Close Outs and On Ball Defense With This Drill – 1 on 1 Wing Close Outs

By Joe Haefner

Master Your Close Outs and On Ball Defense With This Drill – 1 on 1 Wing Close Outs

Proper execution of defensive close outs is extremely important to a great defense. If you don’t properly close out, you give up more open shots and dribble drives. Also, it’s impossible to have a great defense, if you are at a constant disadvantage playing 5v4, 4v3, 3v2, etc. Well, here is a game-like drill that forces your players to…

This Sneaky Perimeter Cut Will Increase Post Scoring

By Joe Haefner

This Sneaky Perimeter Cut Will Increase Post Scoring

In this video clip, you will learn a sneaky little perimeter cut that will increase your scoring from the post area.

One of the best motion offense drills that you will find (even during games)

By Joe Haefner

One of the best motion offense drills that you will find (even during games)

This competitive motion offense drill teaches your players how to attack & come off screens, how to cut & move to get open, and how to make good decisions and take good shots. They also learn how to create shots for others, how and when to set screens on and off the ball, how to create space, when to clear out, and how to recognize “Gretzky” opportunities where an extra pass is needed. As you will read below with the “Get” series, it’s also a great tool to use during games…