"Of course, when deciding what defense to play, your first decision has to be, "how do I want to play the post.", then go from there. Full front, which I like best,,leaves you open to ball reversal passes into the post. I always teach both…"
"I've used both. It seems, though, that, when playing the hop worked best in fasr break situations and nearer the basket. Injury comes into the equation too. I think, generally , for high school kids the 1-2 is best and planting the inside foot…"
"We'll just agree to disagree. As i stated, and Coach Wooden and i used to argue about this too, on the way to his camp at Cal Lutheran, stats give a mathamatical, version of the game. It's not a game of numbers, it's a game of people,…"
"Thank you Coach: My attitude has always been that, to rely on stats, is to believe in fairy tales. Some stats can be helpful, but most are misleading at best. I've been a coach for 40 years and am still amazed at the dependency on the…"
"When deciding what defenses to play, the first decision has to be, how do you want to play the post. Either full front or full back. There are defenses that require 1/2 on the side but those require a double team and are really only good for a short…"
Aug 9, 2012
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