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Duke Basketball Video Series: Championship Practices
     

Duke Basketball Video Series: Championship Practices

by Mike Krzyzewski
 

Duke University's men's basketball program has been the model for success in Coach Mike Krzyzewski's years at the helm. Under his direction the Blue Devils have won over 400 games, two NCAA Championships, and earned a berth in seven Final Fours. Now you can harness Coach K's strategies for team defense, the transition game, and successful practicing to make your

Overview

Duke University's men's basketball program has been the model for success in Coach Mike Krzyzewski's years at the helm. Under his direction the Blue Devils have won over 400 games, two NCAA Championships, and earned a berth in seven Final Fours. Now you can harness Coach K's strategies for team defense, the transition game, and successful practicing to make your team better than ever.

The Duke Basketball Video Series offers special insight into the key components that made all of those Duke wins, championships, and awards possible. You will be transported right to Cameron Indoor Stadium, to see and hear what takes place during Duke practice sessions. Each action-filled tape includes Coach K and the Duke team explaining, demonstrating, and correcting through:

- coaching points,
- individual skill instruction,
- tactical team preparations, and
- practice drills.

Action footage shows how lessons learned on the practice floor are transferred successfully to games. You will find the content captivating and directly applicable to your own improvement or to that of your players.

Championship Practices provides a unique behind-the-scenes look at how Coach K and his staff plan and conduct their practice sessions to produce powerhouse teams. From overall season objectives to specific player teaching points, this video shows how you can transfer the blueprint for success to players. Each element of practice is broken down into modules of instruction as Coach K teaches, corrects, reinforces, and attends to all aspects of the game in his classroom on the court.

Also available in DVD format.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736001953
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
05/15/1999
Series:
Duke Basketball Video Series
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

One of the standout coaches in NCAA basketball history, Mike Krzyzewski has guided the Blue Devils of Duke University to the highest reaches of the basketball world. Head coach at Duke since 1980, Coach K's teams have won two national championships and reached the Final Four seven times in one nine-year stretch.

Playing in the nation's toughest conference, the Atlantic Coast Conference, he has produced six regular season championships and three ACC tournament championships. The Blue Devils have earned 13 NCAA Tournament bids under Coach K, who leads all active coaches in NCAA Tournament wins (43) and winning percentage (.782). He has been named ACC Coach of the Year four times and the National Coach of the Year in five different seasons. In 1998, Krzyzewski became president of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).

Coach K has developed 23 players who were picked in the NBA draft, including 10 All-Americas, three National Players of the Year, and four National Defensive Players of the Year. His players have been equally successful in the classroom, achieving a 93% graduation rate. He has also coached several national teams in events including the Olympics and the Pan American Games.

When away from coaching, Krzyzewski enjoys playing tennis and racquetball and watching basketball games, especially with his wife, Mickie, and three daughters.

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