Practical Modern Basketball / Edition 3

Practical Modern Basketball / Edition 3

by John Wooden
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205291252

ISBN-13: 9780205291250

Pub. Date: 12/08/1998

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

Coach Wooden, more than anything else, is a teacher. Basketball just happens to be his subject. This book outlines a pattern, a theory, a strategy, and a course for how to develop as a basketball player and as a person. It organizes and dispenses the knowledge that Coach Wooden has accumulated over a lifetime in the game of basketball. It gives the reader an

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Coach Wooden, more than anything else, is a teacher. Basketball just happens to be his subject. This book outlines a pattern, a theory, a strategy, and a course for how to develop as a basketball player and as a person. It organizes and dispenses the knowledge that Coach Wooden has accumulated over a lifetime in the game of basketball. It gives the reader an understanding of the delicate balance of the simple reality of the game and the incredibly demanding effort and dedication needed to master basketball. This timeless book will help everyone who is interested in improving their life and their basketball game. This book is so well thought out, well planned, well organized, and well written that it is perfectly applicable thirty-two years after its first publication. Reading it will make you feel like a member of the team.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205291250
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Publication date:
12/08/1998
Series:
Coaching Legends in Basketball Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
452
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

My Coaching Philosophy
1(17)
Introduction
1(1)
On doing your best
2(1)
The coach as a teacher
3(1)
The coach as a leader
4(1)
Style or system of play
5(5)
Essential personal traits and abilities for the coach
10(2)
The pyramid of success
12(5)
General Coaching Concerns
17(62)
Important coaching methods
17(2)
Assistant coaches
19(3)
Managerial staff
22(3)
The practice session
25(8)
Equipment
33(2)
Training and conditioning
35(5)
Selecting the squad
40(4)
Awards
44(1)
Public relations
45(2)
Game organizations
47(8)
Scouting
55(2)
Trip organization
57(5)
Strategy
62(17)
Individual Offense
79(70)
Offense without the ball
79(1)
Individual fundamentals
80(66)
Summary
146(3)
Team Offense
149(78)
General ideas
149(2)
Principal UCLA offenses
151(44)
Special set and out-of-bounds plays
195(11)
Other offenses
206(21)
Obtaining Possession of the Ball
227(14)
From the boards
227(5)
After an opponent's score
232(1)
From free-throw situations
233(1)
From jump balls
234(5)
From loose balls
239(1)
From interceptions
239(1)
From out-of-bounds
239(2)
Defensive Basketball
241(64)
Introductory thoughts
241(4)
Individual defense
245(30)
Team defense
275(13)
Advantages and disadvantages of the three principal defenses
288(3)
Styles of the three basic defenses
291(14)
Miscellaneous Drills
305(98)
Introduction
305(1)
What-and-when drills
306(5)
Specific drills
311(41)
Passive Defense in the Drills
352(51)
APPENDIX 403(40)
Officiating
403(4)
Pointers for player and coach
407(25)
My favorite teams
432(4)
The ten UCLA National Championship Teams
436(7)
Index 443

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