Deflect More Passes With This Drill

By Joe Haefner

Deflect More Passes With This Drill

One of the best ways to stifle an offense is to make them hesitant. A great way to do that is to deflect passes.In the video clip, Al Marshall takes you through a…

6 Recruiting Tips – How To Get A Basketball Scholarship!

By Joe Haefner

6 Recruiting Tips – How To Get A Basketball Scholarship!

In this video, Jim Huber gives you some critical components to help you land a college scholarship. He tells you exactly what college coaches are looking for and what you should do. Jim has coached college basketball and has also gone through the recruiting process with players he coached that went on to play at schools like Kentucky, Duke, Michigan State, Kansas, and many…

Gun: An End Of The Game Play

By Joe Haefner

Gun: An End Of The Game Play

Gun is a play that former Indiana Fever head coach Lin Dunn liked to run at the end of the game when they were down by one score. The play is an excellent option as a secondary break play after a made or missed basket/ free throw. It can also be used out of a half court set like 1-4 high or a four-down set.

How To Develop Great Spacing On Offense – Spacing Drills For Your Motion Offense

By Joe Haefner

How To Develop Great Spacing On Offense – Spacing Drills For Your Motion Offense

I explain motion offense to our teams in two sentences… “We want spacing and ball movement until we get a good shot. Get all the rebounds and loose balls.” That’s how I explain it to our…

10 Keys To Running Pressure Defense Effectively

By Joe Haefner

10 Keys To Running Pressure Defense Effectively

Players must have active hands and keep them high to get deflections. Keith has found that if they are able to get 20 or more deflections in a game, they almost always win that game. So it’s important for you to require your players to keep their hands high and…

How Isaac Newton Helps You Make More Lay Ups And Draw More Fouls

By Joe Haefner

How Isaac Newton Helps You Make More Lay Ups And Draw More Fouls

Did you know that Isaac Newton and his laws of motion can make you a better basketball player? In the video clip below, Don Kelbick explains how this thing called inertia and the laws of motion can help you…

One Of The Toughest Defense Drills You Will Ever Do (Great Conditioning Too)

By Joe Haefner

One Of The Toughest Defense Drills You Will Ever Do (Great Conditioning Too)

Another transition drill that works on our ability to stay in front of a ball handler in the open court. We work here on the shuffle, the quick turn and the turn and…

Keep Your Players’ Head Up While Dribbling This Drill (Great Warm Up Drill Too)

By Joe Haefner

Keep Your Players’ Head Up While Dribbling This Drill (Great Warm Up Drill Too)

This is a great warm up drill that improves ball handling and dribbling with your head up. Not to mention, it’s fun for all levels. As players get accustomed to the rules of the game, you can also improve the ability to be elusive and…

A Counter To Aggressive Defenses – Use This Drill To Get More Lay Ups And Loosen Up The Defense

By Joe Haefner

A Counter To Aggressive Defenses – Use This Drill To Get More Lay Ups And Loosen Up The Defense

If you have ever played against an aggressive defense that overplays the passing lanes, you know how difficult it can be to pass the ball. And if your team doesn’t handle it well, it results in numerous lay ups for the opposition. This is why we really like this…

Stop Dribble Penetration – Accelerate This With The Challenging Foster Drill (Offense Improves Too!)

By Joe Haefner

Stop Dribble Penetration – Accelerate This With The Challenging Foster Drill (Offense Improves Too!)

If your individual defenders can not stop the ball handler, you will be playing at a disadvantage constantly. No matter how good your help defense is, it would be impossible to develop a high-level defense without the ability to stop the ball handler one on one. On the opposite end of the spectrum, if you…