The Star Close Out Drill (Great for a warm up too!)

By Joe Haefner

The Star Close Out Drill (Great for a warm up too!)

This drill works on several components, sprinting to a close out, contesting the shot, blocking out and the push step. It’s also a great warm up drill to use for…

New Article – This Simple Tip Will Improve Your Offensive Rebounding… Even Small Teams

By Joe Haefner

New Article – This Simple Tip Will Improve Your Offensive Rebounding… Even Small Teams

Which situation is more difficult block out for a defensive rebound…

10 Keys to Running Pressure Defense Effectively

By Joe Haefner

10 Keys to Running Pressure Defense Effectively

The ten keys to the Haske press are…

New Article: Important Tip To Ramp Up Defensive Pressure And Increase Tempo

By Joe Haefner

New Article: Important Tip To Ramp Up Defensive Pressure And Increase Tempo

This tip will help you reduce scoring and increase turnovers for your opponents. You can even use it to confuse the offense on almost every possession. The constant stress results in…

The Perfect Basketball System For A Football School

By Joe Haefner

The Perfect Basketball System For A Football School

Coaching at a football school can provide some challenges for basketball coaches. So how can you turn these potential issues to benefiting your basketball program? One… if you have basketball players that…

New Article: Pressure defense and how to easily confuse the offense on every

By Joe Haefner

New Article: Pressure defense and how to easily confuse the offense on every

This tip will help you reduce scoring and increase turnovers for your opponents. You can even use it to confuse the offense on almost every possession. The constant stress results in…

New Play From 1-4 High or Low Set – Ithaca Elite

By Joe Haefner

New Play From 1-4 High or Low Set – Ithaca Elite

This is a simple multi-option quick-hitter that can be used from either a 1-4 high set or 1-4 low set (i.e. four down). The play is designed to be an isolation play for either the 4 or 5 at the elbow (pinch post). It can result in a mid-range jumper, drive to the basket, dribble hand-off or a…

New Article – Develop Better Basketball Decision Makers With Russian Hockey Super Coach and Herb Brooks

By Joe Haefner

New Article – Develop Better Basketball Decision Makers With Russian Hockey Super Coach and Herb Brooks

In this article, you will find a lot of tips, drills, and advice to elevate your player’s decision-making, skill development, and performance. But first, I want to talk about some lessons from a hockey coaching legend. This Russian super coach was ahead of his time. I think you’ll…

How To Defend The Most Deadly Spot In The Zone

By Joe Haefner

How To Defend The Most Deadly Spot In The Zone

In the video clip, Coach Al Marshall shows you how to defend the ball in the high post with a 2-3 zone defense. Some coaches even refer to…

How To Win More Games With Less Talent

By Joe Haefner

How To Win More Games With Less Talent

Look at these crazy defensive stats produced by one program!

This defense held their state tournament opponents to…