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Top 25 Basketball Gift Ideas To Give Or Receive

What did we leave out?  What would you love?  What are kids asking for?  Check out the link to the list: 

Click Here For Top 25 Basketball Gift List…

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Added by Christopher Corbett on December 17, 2014 at 7:49am — No Comments

ABCs of Proper Shooting Form

Shooting a basketball is a difficult skill to develop. Some people are seemingly born with an innate ability to shoot, but even the most efficient shooters have to hone their skills with consistent practice. Proper shooting mechanics are imperative to building muscle memory. Muscle memory means the more you shoot the ball a particular way, the more your muscles are going to remember the form. No matter if you shoot with proper technique or poor technique, your muscle memory will influence…

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Added by Mike Oppland on November 20, 2014 at 5:56am — No Comments

Slow Motion Video to Analyze Shots

The last few weeks we've been using the slow motion camera on my Samsung Note 4 to analyze the shots of some of our players.  You can see an example below.

Video is already an extremely useful tool for coaches but being able to pin point the flaws at a slower rate is really pretty cool.  Additionally, kids also seem very open to having their shots…

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Added by Coach Drew on November 16, 2014 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

5 Steps to an Effective Box Out

Rebounding and boxing out are not synonymous. Rebounding is merely the last step of the boxing out process. While you can rely on athleticism and strength to grab rebounds, boxing out takes discipline and great awareness. Here are the five steps to boxing out that should help you and your team become better defensive rebounders:

1. Find your man- A big problem I see with basketball at all levels is that players ball watch when the shot goes up. As soon as the shot goes…

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Added by Mike Oppland on November 13, 2014 at 10:23am — No Comments

Former coach authors basketball mystery novel

Hello basketball coaching nation! After many coaching seasons I have written a novel that fortunately has received great reviews in the sports fiction category on Amazon. It's called "Madness of March." I hope you enjoy it and would love your feedback.

-Burt Golden

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Added by Burt Golden on October 15, 2014 at 9:38pm — No Comments

I am the new Women's Head Coach at Camden County College in New Jersey.

I am the new Women's Head Coach at Camden County College in New Jersey.

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Added by Chip Reitano on October 15, 2014 at 8:24pm — 1 Comment

Basketball Trainer Wanted

Rich Stoner is one of my friends and runs a highly successful basketball training program in New Jersey.  Check out his job description and let any qualified people know:  

New Jersey Basketball Trainer Wanted

Thanks!  

Added by Christopher Corbett on September 30, 2014 at 3:50pm — No Comments

Campbell Basketball Coaches Clinic October 18th

Just wanted to remind you and your staff to sign up for

Just wanted to remind you and your staff to sign up for Coach Kevin McGeehan’s Annual Coaches Clinic on Saturday October 18th.  This year’s clinic will focus on Kevin McGeehan’s Princeton Style offense, The Spread Motion Attack. Learn how the Princeton Offense has evolved today utilizing Triangle Offense Movements and Dribble Drive Motion Principles. In McGeehan’s 1st season at the helm,…

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Added by Coach Drew on September 24, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Take Your Game to the Next Level with our Free Training Manual

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W
E ARE BACK! The new and improved Xpert Coaching website is up and running. We have already added videos and our initial blog post for the new site. You can check out the new site here.



We also…

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Added by Mike Oppland on August 18, 2014 at 10:40am — No Comments

Assistant Women's Basketball Coach (Part-Time)

The City College of New York is currently accepting applications for a part-time Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach to help lead a competitive NCAA Division 3 program in the CUNY Athletic Conference. Responsibilities include on-floor coaching, scouting opponents and preparing scouting reports, and the recruitment of student athletes. Preference will be given to candidates with coaching and/or playing experience in the NYC area as well as the ability to recruit student-athletes in NYC and the…

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Added by James "Jamie" Angeli on August 9, 2014 at 9:34pm — No Comments

Masters in Coaching Clinic - Register Now!

MASTERS in COACHING CLINIC

TPG Sports Group l August 23, 2014 l Charlotte, NC l Johnson & Wales University

The TPG Sports Group Masters in Coaching Clinic staff has won at every level. They bring with them over 100 years of playing and coaching experience. The 2014 Clinicians feature NBA, NCAA and High School, coaches who…

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Added by Coach Ché Roth on August 3, 2014 at 9:46am — No Comments

PRACTICING WITH A PURPOSE

"Champions play as they practice. Create a consistency of excellence in all your habits." — Mike Krzyzewski



    Have you ever heard of that phrase, "Practice makes perfect?" I am sure many people have, especially if you are an athlete. But can you really ever be perfect in anything you do? We are all human beings therefore we will make mistakes no matter what the situation. But in saying that, I do believe this saying digs…

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Added by Mike Oppland on July 31, 2014 at 12:25am — No Comments

LIFTING WEIGHTS: BUILDING YOUR BODY UP

"When I played with Michael Jordan on the Olympic team, there was a huge gap between his ability and the ability of the other great players on that team. But what impressed me was that he was always the first one on the floor and the last one to leave." --Coach Steve Alford



    Today I want to focus on an issue I believe very detrimental to one´s success not only on the basketball court but in all sports for that matter. I have heard many times…

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Added by Mike Oppland on July 31, 2014 at 12:20am — No Comments

The Billionaire Basketball Coach

I love Vivek Ranadive, the owner of the Sacremento Kings. This self made billionaire, came to the U.S. with nothing and made his fortune. His first exposure to basketball came when he decided to coach his 5th grade daughter's basketball team,.....

Read more here...  

http://coachjohnraff.com/312-2/

Added by Coach Raff on July 20, 2014 at 9:15am — No Comments

Masters in Coaching Clinic - A MUST for ALL Coaches & Staffs

MASTERS IN COACHING CLINIC

August 23, 2014 l Charlotte, NC l Johnson & Wales University

The TPG Sports Group Masters in Coaching Clinic staff has won at every level. They bring with them over 100 years of playing and coaching experience. The 2014 Clinicians feature NBA, NCAA and High School, coaches who are National Champions, Hall…

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Added by Coach Ché Roth on July 8, 2014 at 6:50am — No Comments

Team Close Out Drill

Close Out Drill



Players line up like the image on the left. 

  • 5 passes to 6 then sprints at 2…
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Added by Coach Drew on July 1, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Are You Coachable?

Take five minutes to look in the mirror and give yourself an honest assessment in regards to the following questions:

Am I open to other people’s ideas?

Do I listen more than I talk?

Am I open to changing my mind based on new info?

Do I really admit when I am wrong?…

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Added by Tammer Farid on June 25, 2014 at 9:05am — 1 Comment

How do you receive your FIBA coaching certificate?

Just would like to get certified internationally...any replies to help would be great.

Added by Coach Randall on June 24, 2014 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Infographic: Maya Angelou Quotes To Inspire Basketball Players







Maya Angelou Quotes To Inspire Basketball Players Infographic – An infographic by the team at Maya Angelou Quotes To Inspire Basketball Players…

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Added by Christopher Corbett on May 29, 2014 at 8:20am — No Comments

Sharing a google folder with basketball drills

Hello everybody,…

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Added by Jesús Herrera García on April 25, 2014 at 7:52pm — No Comments

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