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The Key to Great Post Play is Positioning

The key to a big player being able to get good shots is to first get good position. Many young players today feel they have to be able to step out and shoot 3 pointers and while that's great, every ..
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Basketball Low Post Drills

Playing in the post can be rough and physical. If you play the forward or center position and want to excel you have to be able to score while you get bumped around in the lane. This article covers ..
(October 24, 2008)
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Basketball Shooting Drills For Guards

Cut, Catch & Lay-up Great scoring guards know how to create space and get open. Practice and work hard at establishing position by either performing a solid v cut or using the lane to get open. ..
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Basketball Tips - Drills and Advice on Playing Individual ..

To be a dominant basketball player you must be solid on both sides of the ball - offense and defense. Many young players are so focused on becoming good scorers that they completely neglect ..
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Basketball Question and Answer Session - Effective Post Play

Question: My defender constantly fronts me and I struggle to get around him. What can I do to get open? The way I am being defended is slowing down the offense and I want to know what ways I can make .
(October 24, 2008)
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Thoughts on Effective Rebounding - A Basketball Training ..

It's a proven fact that basketball teams that rebound well usually win more games. This article covers fundamental advice on how to make basketball teams more effective when it comes to rebounding. ..
(October 24, 2008)
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Coaching Basketball - Weak-Side Defense and Cutters

Winning basketball games is about playing good defense. This article specifically focuses on how to effectively cut off the lanes and how to play effective weak-side defense. Cutter Closure In ..
(October 24, 2008)
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Basketball - Team Shooting Drills

Individual shooting drills are great but whenever possible players who are looking to improve their shooting should try to participate in drills that involve two or more other players. This creates ..
(October 17, 2008)
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Basketball Fast Break Conditioning Drills

Many talented basketball teams get beat because they aren't in as good of shape as the other team. At the end of a game, the player that is intense and has great stamina will always out-perform the ..
(October 17, 2008)
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Basketball Defense - Tips on Defending the Post

To be an effective power forward or center you've got to know how to properly defend in the post. This article offers practical tips on how to get good positioning and stop your opponent from scoring .
(October 19, 2008)
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Basketball Coaching - Executing an Effective Passing Game

Passing Mindset This is something I believe players can be born with. I think John Stockton, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird all were extremely gifted as passers and some of that was inherited. However, ..
(October 19, 2008)
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On the Ball Defensive Basketball Drills

In the game of basketball defense is broken up into two main categories, on the ball and away from the ball. Each style of defense requires its own set of understanding. This article outlines the ..
(October 22, 2008)
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5 Simple Rules Successful Basketball Coaches Follow

In my years playing basketball I played for a lot of coaches. Some of my coaches, like Rick Majerus, were amazing and had a very positive impact on my life. Some of them though were not so good. Some .
(October 04, 2008)
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How to Run a Great Basketball Practice

Many young coaches tend to just show up at practice without a second thought what to accomplish that day or what drills they will be running. They want to play it by ear and see how it goes. The ..
(October 04, 2008)
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Basketball Fast Break Scenarios & Drills

The game of basketball consists of two styles of play. One style is the half-court offense. This is where teams methodically run plays and set picks to create an open shot against a set defense. The ..
(October 07, 2008)
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Basketball Shooting Drills - Game Speed

Great basketball players practice at game speed. It's easy to find players that can shoot really well when nobody is guarding them or rushing their shots. Those guys are a dime a dozen. It's the ..
(October 07, 2008)
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Fun and Competitive Baseball Games That Help Young Players ..

Young baseball players should be encouraged to get outside whenever possible to practice their baseball skills. Playing outside is great exercise and it builds hand-eye coordination which is crucial ..
(August 15, 2008)
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Examples of Strategy Used in Baseball

Baseball is commonly thought of as the sport that involves the most strategy. To be successful in the sport players not only need to be strong and athletic, they also need to be very knowledgeable. ..
(August 15, 2008)
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Understanding Baseball Strategy

I can't tell you how many times I've had someone tell me how boring baseball is to watch. People tell me all the time that they fall asleep during games and can't stand it. I'm thinking to myself, ..
(July 25, 2008)
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Things Obsessed Baseball Parents Are Curious About

It's hard for some parents to sit back and relax while watching their kids participate in baseball. As long as they don't become controlling and abusive this is usually a positive situation for a kid .
(July 25, 2008)
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Common Youth Baseball Questions

Many kids develop a passion for the game of baseball at a very young age. When it happens it is a fun thing to witness. With their passion comes, excitement, competitiveness and curiosity. Young ..
(July 25, 2008)
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Baseball Fundamentals Throwing and Catching

Throwing a Baseball It sounds so simple yet so many players do this incorrectly at a young age. In my opinion, nothing hampers a young player's love for the game more than if he can't throw the ball ..
(July 25, 2008)
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Learning the Game of Baseball

I am a die hard Chicago Cubs fan and my favorite player of all time was a man named Ryne Sandberg. I've experienced some sad days in my life but one of the saddest was when Ryne Sandberg retired the ..
(July 25, 2008)
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