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…

Steph Curry & Fear-Driven Early Sport Specialization

By Joe Haefner

Steph Curry & Fear-Driven Early Sport Specialization

Check out this article to learn about what Steph Curry did and some myths about early specialization…

How To Quickly Become Competitive and Save Your Season (With 8 Drill Videos)

By Joe Haefner

How To Quickly Become Competitive and Save Your Season (With 8 Drill Videos)

I really believe the tips and advice offered in this article can save your season. You can even end your season with parents giving you high fives after the last tournament. How do I know? It happened to me. Now, let me explain why I’m writing this article. I just received an email from a…

How I Beat Trapping Defenses (With New Drills)

By Joe Haefner

How I Beat Trapping Defenses (With New Drills)

These two drill variations will help you beat trapping defenses. I really like to use this drill because it forces your players to practice passing out of traps. In practice, I found that my guards knew the trap was coming. So they…

Do Zone Defenses Better Prepare You For Playoff Basketball?

By Joe Haefner

Do Zone Defenses Better Prepare You For Playoff Basketball?

Forty year college & high school coaching veteran Will Rey explains how zone defenses can help prepare you for playoff basketball.