The newest addition to the highly successful Baffled Parent's Guide Series.
Written by a teacher and basketball coach with more than three decades of experience, Great Basketball Drills offers 125 games that will keep practices fresh and kids moving and excited. Here is a fun, engaging alternative to traditional rote drills, with games designed to teach basic skills, sharpen reflexes, and build confidence and decision-making ability. Great Basketball Drills is a sure bet to end practice boredom.
- A fun, original games approach to drilling young players
- 125 simple, skill-building games that keep kids moving
- Quick-access troubleshooting chart lets coaches easily match drills to problem areas
- Endorsed by nationally renowned high school coach Morgan Wooten
About the Author
Jim Garland has been an elementary physical education teacher for thirty-one years. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees in physical education. He has coached youth and high school basketball, conducted the Motion Concepts Sports Basketball Camps since 1988, and served as a clinician on local, state, and national levels.
Table of Contents
Introduction1. Creating an Atmosphere of Good HabitsPromoting Teamwork and a Positive EnvironmentInvolving Parents and PlayersImproving Basic SkillsWinning and Losing2. Organizing PracticesPractice ScheduleProductive PracticesKeeping Kids' AttentionTen Commandments of PracticeTime ManagementTroubleshooting ChartQuestions and Answers3. Space and Movement Drills4. Dribbling Drills5. Passing Drills6. Shooting Drills7. Defensive Drills8. Screening Drills9. Rebounding DrillsGlossaryIndexAcknowledgmentsAbout the Author