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Beating Traps
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General strategies and drills to teach, see attachment.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Arvid Isaksen on Tuesday.

Defending the Pick-and-Roll Article
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Take a look at this article:http://www.coachingtoolbox.net/defense/defending-pick-roll-5-options.html Though…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ronald Sen, MD Feb 8.

Teaching to fake with the eyes?
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We use the mantra "fake a pass to make a pass" and drill a lot of fake high, go low passing and vice versa.  Faking also includes faking with the eyes.  How do folks teach this?  Any good drills?  I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Nedbalek Feb 10.

Selecting Team Captain(s)
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Finally put my thoughts/philosophy on paper regarding this.  Appreciate any thoughts/feedback anyone has. Philosophy1.Coach selects team captains.2.Being named a team captain does not necessarily me…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ray Edwards Jan 9.

 

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Arvid Isaksen replied to Coach V's discussion Beating Traps
"Occupy the middle, space the floor, have a diagonal man behind the ball, and PASS."
Tuesday
Coach V replied to Coach V's discussion Beating Traps
"Thoughts?"
Aug 12
Coach V posted a discussion

Beating Traps

General strategies and drills to teach, see attachment.See More
Aug 11
Dave Nedbalek replied to Coach V's discussion Teaching to fake with the eyes?
"Every time hands touch leather, peak at the rim. Train incidental head fakes. Look before putting the ball on the floor and most defenders naturally raise marginally in anticipation but enough to get the step/second on them."
Feb 10
Ronald Sen, MD replied to Coach V's discussion Defending the Pick-and-Roll Article
"The simpler the better...within reason. At 'high' levels, the open "Corner 3" is a killer (think Ray Allen). After layups and free throws, the open corner 3 is the highest percentage shot in the NBA.  I believe the greatest…"
Feb 8
Coach V posted a discussion

Defending the Pick-and-Roll Article

Take a look at this article:http://www.coachingtoolbox.net/defense/defending-pick-roll-5-options.html Though not pictured, let's assume there is an X4 guarding 4 in the ring wing/corner.  In all cases pictured in the article except Down/Ice, X4 is the guy we would want to help/bump the roller 5.  The reason is 1 is heading left off the ballscreen, he can look and see right in front of him that X3 has left…See More
Feb 6
Scott Walter replied to Coach V's discussion Teaching to fake with the eyes?
"I coach eyes on the hoop with mindset of shoot first, dribble second, pass third unless we have a set play in mind.  I encourage every player to develop three diff fakes, shot (lift), alt dir and studder step.  We emphasize this a lot on…"
Feb 5
Coach V replied to Sam Sisley's discussion What is your dream coaching job?
"NH or southern Maine, but am open to anything on the east coast (northeast and midlantic preferable) if it is the right fit."
Jan 24
Coach V replied to Coach V's discussion Defending corner to corner skip pass against 2-3 zone
"So I incorporate some additional breakdown drills this year using blocking pads to screen in the top and bottom of the zone and practice calling it out for the guy getting screened and fighting over/through it.  It has helped and we are very…"
Jan 24
Coach V replied to Justin Thornsberry's discussion 2014 Summer Camps
"Very interested in working a quality camp for a week this summer, anywhere!"
Jan 24
Coach V replied to Coach Drew's discussion Technology for Coaching Basketball
"I use PowerPoint for diagramming plays/schemes. I use Excel for calculating +/- and minutes played. We have a Noah, so we use the myNoah app. We have a closed group on Facebook for the team where we post articles, videos, files, and comments all…"
Jan 24
Coach V replied to Sam Sisley's discussion What is your dream coaching job?
"...significant (imo) finder fee to anyone who helps my dream come true defined by offer and acceptance."
Jan 24
Coach V replied to Sam Sisley's discussion What is your dream coaching job?
"High School Head Coach, Boys Varisty.  Right now I am the assistant and the head is a teacher at the school, so I need to go outside unfortunately which is tough because I love our kids. I am looking for a program that is down and out and…"
Jan 21
Jason Durham replied to Coach V's discussion Teaching to fake with the eyes?
"I got one from IU last season. it has 4 guys around the lane and 2 defenders in the paint. Players fake a pass to make a pass. The 2 defenders try to jump the passing lanes for steals/deflections. Offensive players can not pass back to the player…"
Jan 18
Coach V posted a discussion

Teaching to fake with the eyes?

We use the mantra "fake a pass to make a pass" and drill a lot of fake high, go low passing and vice versa.  Faking also includes faking with the eyes.  How do folks teach this?  Any good drills?  I came up with the one attached.  Feedback appreciated.See More
Jan 15
Ray Edwards replied to Coach V's discussion Selecting Team Captain(s)
"I take the opposite approach. My leaders are my team captains. (I add a game captain as a recognition of extraordinary effort or accomplishment.)  The team captains are almost like staff. I seek their input into team decisions, expect them to…"
Jan 9

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Hometown:
York, PA and Wolfeboro, NH
Gender Coached
Boys
Level Coached
High School
Playing Experience
High School
Education
BS, MS, MBA

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