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Basketball: Steps to Success
     

Basketball: Steps to Success

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by Hal Wissel
 

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"Learning and teaching basketball skills and tactics can be challenging. Executing them in competition can be troubling. Mastering them can be a career-long quest.

Is it possible that a single book can provide all the instruction you need to conquer these basketball roadblocks? First you must know exactly how the skill or tactic is properly performed. Check!

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"Learning and teaching basketball skills and tactics can be challenging. Executing them in competition can be troubling. Mastering them can be a career-long quest.

Is it possible that a single book can provide all the instruction you need to conquer these basketball roadblocks? First you must know exactly how the skill or tactic is properly performed. Check! Then you need to attempt it again and again, with corrective advice through those trials until you get it right. Check! Next comes practice. Lots of practice, with drills designed to make performance of the skill or tactic efficient and effective. Check!

In Basketball: Steps to Success, Coach Hal Wissel covers the entire progression of technical and tactical development needed to become a complete player. From essential footwork to key principles of defense, this guide details the skills and tactics needed to excel in today's game. Shooting off the catch and creating shots off the dribble, running two- and three-player offensive plays, and many more topics in the book will prepare players to succeed in every situation on the court.
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781450419765
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
08/16/2011
Series:
3 , #3
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
49 MB
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Meet the Author

Hal Wissel is an assistant coach for the NBA's Memphis Grizzlies. In addition to serving as an assistant coach, scout, and director of player personnel in the NBA, he held five head coaching positions at colleges over a 24-year span. During that time one of his teams, Florida Southern, won the Division II national championship title.

In addition to coaching, Wissel is the founder and president of Basketball World, Inc., a venture that organizes and runs basketball camps and clinics and produces instructional basketball books and videos. Recognized as one of the world's best basketball clinicians, Wissel conducts his popular Shoot It Better Mini Camps worldwide for players at all levels.

Wissel received his doctorate in physical education from Springfield [Massachusetts] College in 1970. His honors include being named Coach & Athlete magazine's Eastern Coach of the Year in 1972; Sunshine State Conference Coach of the Year in 1979, 1980, 1981, and 1982; and Division II National Coach of the Year by the National Association of Basketball Coaches in 1980.

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Basketball-3rd Edition: Steps to Success 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It teaches you a lot. And this is coming from a guy who thought he was pretty good at basketball!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It helps alot
KM23 More than 1 year ago
Hal Wissel is a great writer and former coach for many teams. Wissel has experience coaching teams in college as well as in the NBA for many years. Dr. Hal received a bachelor's degree in physical education from Springfield College, a master's degree from Indiana University, and a doctorate in physical education from Springfield College. Hal is the author of two top sellers' books and five basketball DVDs that improve individual drills. The genre of his books is sports. In the book Steps to Success it breaks down the game of basketball. It explains each part of the game as far as Offense, Defense, transition, and understanding the knowledge of the game. Many have read the book for tips for coaching and to learn more about the game. There are many drills inside that will improve all parts of your game!