Brad Stevens Transitions Drill: 3 Plus 2-On-2 Plus 3

By Joe Haefner

Brad Stevens Transitions Drill: 3 Plus 2-On-2 Plus 3

This is a drill that Brad Stevens uses to practice his transition defense. The goals for the drill are to stay in front of the ball, protect the basket, pick up the ball and find the shooters…

New Drill – 4 on 4 Canada Rules – Improve Spacing, Passing, and Offense

By Joe Haefner

New Drill – 4 on 4 Canada Rules – Improve Spacing, Passing, and Offense

This drill emphasizes spacing, passing, and emphasize on key motion offense behaviors. With minor adaptations, it also helps with handling pressure and other…

Bonnies: A Ball-Screen Motion Play

By Joe Haefner

Bonnies: A Ball-Screen Motion Play

This play makes it difficult for the help defense to slide over to stop the ball screen. If they do, you should have a wide open shot on the opposite side of the floor. Additionally, there are multiple actions prior to the ball screen which brings an element of surprise to catch the defense off guard. So basically, rather than…

How This Surprising 79% NBA Study Can Dramatically Improve Your Drills, Practices, and Workouts

By Joe Haefner

How This Surprising 79% NBA Study Can Dramatically Improve Your Drills, Practices, and Workouts

I believe this article will help you organize drills, practices, and workouts in the most efficient way possible. As a result, your players will improve faster and have more success in games. It will also simplify your organization and reduce the amount of time you spend planning practices. It also allows you to mix post and perimeter players in workouts and still be…

This Secret To Counter Moves Improves Shooting Percentages & Offensive Efficiency

By Joe Haefner

This Secret To Counter Moves Improves Shooting Percentages & Offensive Efficiency

Another important layer to the Attack & Counter Skill Development System is the design of the counter moves. This tip will lead to more points, better shooting percentages, and more fouls on the defense. And ultimately, this will lead to more WINS for you!

The Most Dangerous LIE In Basketball?

By Joe Haefner

The Most Dangerous LIE In Basketball?

This could be one of the most controversial, yet helpful videos of the series. It immediately makes players better due to the mentality that is emphasized.

This Instantly Improves Decision-Making, Aggressiveness, & Makes You a Better Score

By Joe Haefner

This Instantly Improves Decision-Making, Aggressiveness, & Makes You a Better Scorer

Now you’re going to learn how to fix a headache that plagues coaches and parents all over the world…Timid, indecisive players. The beauty of this coaching technique is that…

Speed Up Your Release and Improve Accuracy with the “One Motion Shooting” Technique

By Joe Haefner

Speed Up Your Release and Improve Accuracy with the “One Motion Shooting” Technique

One Motion Shooting is a technique that we really like because… It’s very simple to teach and learn. It’s very quick and efficient. It’s effective and can be used by any player (whether you’re an elite athlete or you struggle to touch the net).

Press Defense – The Stat You Should Focus On (It’s Not Steals)

By Joe Haefner

Press Defense – The Stat You Should Focus On (It’s Not Steals)

Keith Haske knows a thing or two about full court pressure. Implementing his full court uptempo system, he has won over 500 games at the high school level. He has been to the state championship game four different times. He has done this at different schools. He has also done this with both boys and girls. Here is an excerpt where he talks about a key stat that he tracks with full court pressure… and it’s not steals.

Advanced Tactic To Defend Great Shooters On Down Screens

By Joe Haefner

Advanced Tactic To Defend Great Shooters On Down Screens

Jim Huber discusses an advanced variation for down screens on how to defend your opponent’s best shooter…