Master all the important skills of basketball and take your game to the next level. Basketball, Second Edition: Steps to Success provides in-depth, progressive instruction in techniques and tactics, including detailed tutoring on shooting and 111 drills featuring a scoring system to gauge your progress.
As you build your skill base, you'll learn how to make all the right moves in game situations, whether it's executing the correct footwork when defending screens or making the right pass for a winning basket. Highly regarded coach, teacher, and clinician Hal Wissel will help you execute each technique proficiently and consistently on the court.
Improve your game. Basketball, Second Edition: Steps to Success will help you develop the total package of tools to achieve your goals on the court.
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About 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.
Table of ContentsThe Steps to Success Staircase
Step 1 Offensive and Defensive Footwork: Improve Balance and Quickness
Step 2 Shooting: Enhance Confidence, Mechanics, Rhythm, and Range
Step 3 Passing and Catching: Make Your Teammates Better
Step 4 Dribbling: Master Your Weak Hand
Step 5 Rebounding: Want the Ball
Step 6 Offensive Moves: Be a Triple Threat
Step 7 Two and Three Person Plays: Move Without the Ball
Step 8 Fast Break: Pass Ahead and Penetrate for Point Production
Step 9 Team Offense: Execute the Passing Game
Step 10 Team Defense: Win the Championship
Rating Your Total Progress