Converse All Star Basketball: How to Play Like a Pro


The ConverseR All Sta team scores with this jam-packed book on the basics of basketball. From jump ball to jump shot, layup to slam ...

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The ConverseR All Sta team scores with this jam-packed book on the basics of basketball. From jump ball to jump shot, layup to slam dunk, you'll learn the techniques, the terms, and the teamwork you need to master:
* Dribbling
* Passing
* Receiving
* Shooting
* Rebounding
* Freestyle Offense
* Zone Defense
* The Fast Break
* Game Strategies
* And much more

This fact-filled guide to full court fundamentals delivers dazzling action shots, step-by-step diagrams, drills, and games to play with others or on your own. Here's everything you need to be your best at this exciting sport.

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Mary Sue Preissner
Following a brief history of the sport, the rules of the game are described along with a discussion of techniques and strategies. Part of the "Converse All-Star Sports" series, the step-by-step instructions are easy to follow, with special emphasis on the mechanics of ball handling. There are many black and white photographs and diagrams that assist in the explanation of the game. Emphasis is placed on the "team" concept, good sportsmanship, and proper training. The text also offers conditioning drills and ways to practice to help increase skills, question and answer pages with professional players and coaches as well as text blocks of unusual facts about the game.
Children's Literature - Rebecca Joseph
Basketball captivates many young people. This easy to follow manual gives step by step instructions how to play the game. It also includes tips from pros, the complete rules of the game, and black-and-white photographs. Young basketball fans will spend hours with this book.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471159773
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/24/1996
  • Series: Converse All-Star Sports Series, #4
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 716,893
  • Age range: 8 - 9 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.93 (h) x 0.26 (d)

Table of Contents

This Game Called Basketball.









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