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(July 07, 2008) Coaching youth basketball is a continual challenge and joy. There are requirements of coaches they may not be aware of and that often look more like the role of a teacher or psychologist than a coach. To prepare themselves for educating young people in sports, behavior, growth, nutrition, and ..
(July 07, 2008) Types of Zone Defense Basketball zone defense is denoted by how many players are in the front of the zone and how many are in the back. For example, a 2-3 zone means that there are two players in the front of the zone and three players in the middle or back. There are variations of this 2-3 zone, ..
(July 07, 2008) How to Incorporate Drills into Practice Girls basketball drills can be practiced by the girls alone and on their own time. They can also be used in practice to help girls learn the basics of basketball and improve their technique. Coaches should consider using girls basketball drills in every ..
(July 07, 2008) Get the Most from Youth Basketball For coaches to help their athletes get the most out of their youth basketball experience, they need to understand why their athletes are participating. Youth athletes may be participating for any number of reasons, such as love of the sport, desire to be with ..