Great Basketball Drills: A Baffled Parent's Guide

Great Basketball Drills: A Baffled Parent's Guide

by Jim Garland


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Great Basketball Drills: A Baffled Parent's Guide by Jim Garland

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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071381413
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 10/03/2001
Series: Baffled Parent's Guides Series
Pages: 169
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.47(d)

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


1. Creating an Atmosphere of Good Habits

Promoting Teamwork and a Positive Environment

Involving Parents and Players

Improving Basic Skills

Winning and Losing

2. Organizing Practices

Practice Schedule

Productive Practices

Keeping Kids' Attention

Ten Commandments of Practice

Time Management

Troubleshooting Chart

Questions and Answers

3. Space and Movement Drills

4. Dribbling Drills

5. Passing Drills

6. Shooting Drills

7. Defensive Drills

8. Screening Drills

9. Rebounding Drills




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