23 Basketball Team Offense Drills – Improve Spacing, Cutting, Screening and Ball Movement

By Joe Haefner

23 Basketball Team Offense Drills – Improve Spacing, Cutting, Screening and Ball Movement

Below are half-court offense drills for basketball coaches to use during practice.

The drills below can work for any offense because they are based on…

Drills With No Defense Are Pointless? Use Small-Sided Games Or Drills With Defenders Instead?!?

By Joe Haefner

Drills With No Defense Are Pointless? Use Small-Sided Games Or Drills With Defenders Instead?!?

In regards to this recent drill Partner Pass and Pivot we posted, a coach a replied with this…

How to Teach Guards to “See the Floor” – With 9 Practice Drills

By Joe Haefner

How to Teach Guards to “See the Floor” – With 9 Practice Drills

It’s critical for every great guard to be able to see the floor. It reduces turnovers and you score more points!

You can see if…

#1 Mistake Coaches Make In Practice

By Joe Haefner

#1 Mistake Coaches Make In Practice

This mistake alone ends up causing more losses than anything else I know. I believe that it’s the #1 mistake that coaches make during practice.

This Pressure Defense Tactic Created 8 Unforced Turnovers By The Point Guard… Even Sagging Defenses Can Use This

By Joe Haefner

This Pressure Defense Tactic Created 8 Unforced Turnovers By The Point Guard… Even Sagging Defenses Can Use This

This defensive tactic can terrorize the…

Automatic Trap Out Of 1-3-1 Zone Defense

By Joe Haefner

Automatic Trap Out Of 1-3-1 Zone Defense

Forty year college & high school coaching veteran Will Rey explains when and how…

How To Teach Offense To Youth and Middle School Teams – “Coach Joe’s Offense Sucks”

By Joe Haefner

How To Teach Offense To Youth and Middle School Teams – “Coach Joe’s Offense Sucks”

“Coach Joe’s offense sucks. All he runs is frigging cutters.”

Those were the exact words I heard from a parent on an 8th grade team that I was coaching. He was talking to his son’s former coach.

Here’s Why 40 Year Vet Switched To 1-3-1 Zone Defense

By Joe Haefner

Here’s Why 40 Year Vet Switched To 1-3-1 Zone Defense

You’re going to learn why 40 year coaching vet Will Rey switched to a 1-3-1 zone defense. And he did so after…

Shooting Drill To Ramp Up Intensity & Focus

By Joe Haefner

Shooting Drill To Ramp Up Intensity & Focus

Rather than passively warming up, here is a shooting drill to start practice. It will ramp up…

2-3 Zone Offense Tactics From The Wing & High Post

By Joe Haefner

2-3 Zone Offense Tactics From The Wing & High Post

The offense and concepts presented in this video are things that I have run for the majority of my career. I have used them to be successful against all types of zones. However, in order to attack different kinds of zones, I first teach my players…