Fine Tuning Your Team's Position Play [NOOK Book]

Overview

Coaches always want to improve their teams. Usually they go about this by searching for the perfect offense or defense. Few coaches stop to realize one of the best ways to improve their team is to improve their players.

Fine Tuning Your Team's Position Play provides position specific concepts to improve player's skills. Included are concepts for point guards, perimeter ...
See more details below
Fine Tuning Your Team's Position Play

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$9.99
BN.com price

Overview

Coaches always want to improve their teams. Usually they go about this by searching for the perfect offense or defense. Few coaches stop to realize one of the best ways to improve their team is to improve their players.

Fine Tuning Your Team's Position Play provides position specific concepts to improve player's skills. Included are concepts for point guards, perimeter players (shooting guards and small forwards) and post players (power forwards and centers).

Illustrated with 120+ photographs and 120+ diagrams in an 8.5 x 11 inch sized format, Fine Tuning Your Team's Post Play also includes drills to teach the concepts described. The author, a long time coach, includes ideas on the importance of using mastery of fundamentals to build confidence, ideas for planning practice sessions and additional bonus material.

Fine Tuning Your Team's Position Play is an excellent reference manual for veteran or young coaches as well as players who want to learn some of the finer points of the game.

Some examples of concepts included are:

--Two different tactics to inbounds the ball to point guards when pressed.
--How to best enter the ball into the post
--coordinating the perimeter and post players
--Passing from the low post
--Setting and using screens
--Techniques that will reduce turnovers

Also included in Fine Tuning Your Team's Position Play are 34 Drills and Drill Progressions designed to improve player's skills. Some of the drills described include:

--Basic Movement Drills
--The Shooting Progression
--Feed the Post Skill Progression
--Daily One Minute Drills
--Drills designed to master lay-ups in game-like conditions

Fine Tuning Your Team's Position Play is part of a five book series, each of which is full of concepts and ideas about how to improve a specific part of your basketball team's game. Other titles in this series include: Fine Tuning Your Fast Break, Fine Tuning Your Zone Attack Offense, Fine Tuning Your Man-to-Man Defense and Fine Tuning Your Three-Point Attack.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014591560
  • Publisher: A Southern Family Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/9/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 174
  • Sales rank: 1,239,611
  • File size: 18 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

A 25 year veteran of the coaching profession, with twenty-two of those years spent as a varsity head coach, Coach Kevin Sivils amassed 464 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. In addition to being a basketball coach, Coach Sivils is a classroom instructor and has taught U.S. Government, U.S. History, the History of WW II, and Physical Education and has won awards for excellence in teaching and Teacher of the Year. He has served as an Athletic Director and Assistant Athletic Director and has also been involved in numerous professional athletic organizations. Sivils is married to the former Lisa Green of Jackson, Michigan, and the happy couple are the proud parents of three children, Danny, Katie, and Emily. Rounding out the Sivils family are three dogs, Angel, Berkeley, and Al. A native of Louisiana, Coach Sivils currently resides in the Great State of Texas.
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)