Implementing A Multiple Defense System

By Joe Haefner

Implementing A Multiple Defense System

Our goal is to take the “offensive” on defense. Dean Smith and Bob Hurley have developed multiple defensive systems in their programs as a way to force opponent’s offenses to…

4 Traits Of Highly Effective Basketball Drills

By Joe Haefner

4 Traits Of Highly Effective Basketball Drills

Basketball coaches are always searching for new drills and the internet is happy to provide. A simple Google search yields over 8 million web pages offering basketball drills. YouTube has over 172,000 videos containing basketball drills. With so many drills at our fingertips online, what criteria should we use to identify the most effective ones?

Bo Ryan’s Swing Offense With Counters And Adjustments

By Joe Haefner

Bo Ryan’s Swing Offense With Counters And Adjustments

The Swing Offense is the offense developed by Bo Ryan and used with great success in his stops at the University of Wisconsin-Plattville, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and the University of Wisconsin. The Swing Offense, as the name implies, is designed to get…

British Bulldog Drill – Improves Dribbling and Court Awareness (And Handling Traps)

By Joe Haefner

British Bulldog Drill – Improves Dribbling and Court Awareness (And Handling Traps)

This fun twist on a classic game creates a competitive game where players must use strategy and teamwork in order to succeed. It works on trapping, dribbling and…

Did You Get Cut? Want More Playing Time? Do This…

By Joe Haefner

Did You Get Cut? Want More Playing Time? Do This…

Did you get cut from the basketball team? Are you not getting as much playing time as you’d like? Here’s some great news… you can still…

Concussions – The Doctor Who Cures NFL Players (And Alzheimer’s, Anxiety, OCD, Epilepsy, Depression, etc.)

By Joe Haefner

Concussions – The Doctor Who Cures NFL Players (And Alzheimer’s, Anxiety, OCD, Epilepsy, Depression, etc.)

Being a person that had three concussions from ages 10 to 12, my ears always perk up when I hear news and statistics on concussions. Some of my reading and research came across this video with Dr. Daniel Amen. Apparently, he has had success treating and curing people with…

Do You Trap On Defense? You Better Teach This

By Joe Haefner

Do You Trap On Defense? You Better Teach This

Keith Haske discusses critical elements of executing your full court pressure system when trapping the basketball. Watch this video…

10 Creative Passing & Footwork Drills You Can Do On Your Own – NO Partner Needed

By Joe Haefner

10 Creative Passing & Footwork Drills You Can Do On Your Own – NO Partner Needed

Sometimes you want to work on your skills but you’re all by yourself. That can make it difficult to work on skills like passing and catching… However, with a little creativity, you can still work on passing and…

The Defensive Drop Step Is Dead – Do This Instead

By Joe Haefner

The Defensive Drop Step Is Dead – Do This Instead

We believe that this alternative will make you a better on-ball defender. You will be able to change directions more quickly and keep the offensive player in…