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Coaching Basketball's Fast Break Attack: 50+ Drills to Teach the Up Tempo Game
     

Coaching Basketball's Fast Break Attack: 50+ Drills to Teach the Up Tempo Game

by Kevin Sivils
 
Every basketball team needs to capitalize on fast break opportunities, even teams that play at a slow and deliberate pace. As simple as a well executed fast break may appear, for teams and players to consistently execute the fast break and score on each "fast break chance" there are many items that need to be executed correctly.

Coaching Basketball's Fast Break

Overview

Every basketball team needs to capitalize on fast break opportunities, even teams that play at a slow and deliberate pace. As simple as a well executed fast break may appear, for teams and players to consistently execute the fast break and score on each "fast break chance" there are many items that need to be executed correctly.

Coaching Basketball's Fast Break Attack includes concepts that will improve every team's primary fast break conversion rate, generate a consistent up tempo offense and create easy scoring opportunities by building sound transition offense habits.

For coaches who are looking to improve their ability to teach the running game to their team Coaching Basketball's Fast Break Attack includes over 50 drills covering skills such as:

- primary fast breaks
- utilizing the 3 pt. shot on the fast break
- converting from defense to the fast break
- improving ball handling skills in offensive transition
- reading and attacking the defense

Other benefits of Coaching Basketball's Fast Break Attack include concepts and strategies designed to build a consistent all out running game that is controllable for the coach.

Players love the up tempo style of play. Basketball is meant to be played fast! None other than the Wizard of Westwood himself, John Wooden, was an advocate of the fast break approach to basketball.

Regardless of the style of play, there is something for every coach and every team in this book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781490379944
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
07/05/2013
Pages:
130
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.28(d)

Meet the Author

A 27 year veteran of the coaching profession, with twenty-two of those years spent as a varsity head coach, Coach Kevin Sivils amassed 479 wins and his TEAMs earned berths in the state play-offs 19 out of 22 seasons with his TEAMs advancing to the state semi-finals three times. An eight time Coach of the Year Award winner, Coach Sivils has traveled as far as the Central African Republic to conduct coaching clinics. Coach Sivils first coaching stint was as an assistant coach for his college alma mater, Greenville College, located in Greenville, Illinois.

Coach Sivils holds a BA with a major in physical education and a minor in social studies from Greenville College and a MS in Kinesiology with a specialization in Sport Psychology from Louisiana State University. He also holds a Sport Management certification from the United States Sports Academy.

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