Unique Defensive Ball Pressure Concept: And How Your Help Defense Is Connected

By Joe Haefner

Unique Defensive Ball Pressure Concept: And How Your Help Defense Is Connected

Here is an interesting defensive concept to consider…

Your defensive pressure on the ball should be different than your defensive pressure off the ball (help defense). One is aggressive and…

Motion Offense Guidelines: 8 to 18 Year Olds

By Joe Haefner

Motion Offense Guidelines: 8 to 18 Year Olds

Having a systemic progression of teaching offensive concepts to players is the best way to develop players and build a great program!

For most youth and high school coaches, you can’t…

5 Basketball Decision Training Drills with Chris Oliver: Shooting, Ball Handling, Passing, Counter Moves, and Lay Ups

By Joe Haefner

5 Basketball Decision Training Drills with Chris Oliver: Shooting, Ball Handling, Passing, Counter Moves, and Lay Ups

Basketball Decision Training (BDT) is mind training. It creates an opportunity to train the minds of our players while…

Integrating Oliver’s BDT and Kelbick’s Attack and Counter

By Joe Haefner

Integrating Oliver’s BDT and Kelbick’s Attack and Counter

Here is a personal story about a player who made a tremendous transformation. At first, it was doubtful that this player would even play high school varsity basketball. However, he did that and even ended up…

How To Keep Players Focused On Every Repetition

By Joe Haefner

How To Keep Players Focused On Every Repetition

In yesterday’s article, we showed you how to combine skill development and decision making without having defenders in Chris Oliver’s Basketball Decision Training System.

And there is another huge bonus to training this way that will rapidly improve your skill development workouts with your players!

Drills with Decision Making but No Defenders!?

By Joe Haefner

Drills with Decision Making but No Defenders!?

We believe that this is truly an innovative way to train decision making…

Chaotic Basketball Drill for Defense and Offense: The Whistle Drill

By Joe Haefner

Chaotic Basketball Drill for Defense and Offense: The Whistle Drill

As Jim Huber demonstrated in the video, this is a great competitive drill that is one the best you can use to improve your team offense and team defense.

As stated, the game of basketball is…

Wow! Texas Tech Did This Too

By Joe Haefner

Wow! Texas Tech Did This Too

In yesterday’s email, we talked about how Virginia is known for their elite level defense. However, the shocking thing was that their offense was possibly better!

This Virginia Offense Stat SHOCKED me!

By Joe Haefner

This Virginia Offense Stat SHOCKED me!

Everybody knows that defense has been a staple of Virginia’s rise under Tony Bennett and their 2019 National Championship victory in men’s college basketball.

However, this year their offense was just as good if not better than their defense…

4 Shooting Drill Progressions with Dribble Moves: Block to Wing Shooting

By Joe Haefner

4 Shooting Drill Progressions with Dribble Moves: Block to Wing Shooting

Jim Huber, Director of Coach Development for Breakthrough Basketball Camps, takes you through a great drill that improves shooting, footwork, dribble moves, lay ups, and more.

This is one of the best ways to practice and combine a…