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5 Causes of a Low Team Shooting Percentage

At the end of a tight or loosing game, a coach will often reflect upon the statistics of a game and in particular a Team’s Shooting Percentage. This statistic alone often provides a wide range of points for discussion between coaching staff, team members, and the public alike.

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7 Principles of Attacking a Press

When facing a Press there are a number of different principles that will help limit the impact of the traps effectiveness against a team. These principles are not strategies, but rather basic technical skills and tactics that will help develop consistency and effectiveness of a strategy against a press no matter the offensive philosophy or system being employed.

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Thinking Strategically about your Starting Line-up

A coach will always have to make choices about a Starting Line-up for a number of different reasons. Sometimes a player will be performing exceptionally well in the team’s training sessions. Sometimes a player who is coming off the bench in games will start to put up better numbers or provide a service that is outshining the existing starter.

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Zone Offense: Interior Players Sealing on Ball Rotation

Fine-tuning a Zone Offense can be a very challenging task for players and their coaches. Many coaches tend to focus on the pattern of executing a team offense against a zone, rather than breaking down the individual roles within the offense. The key to being able to break down a zone offense is making each movement within any offensive structure a possible scoring opening.

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Developing a Transition Offense

A good Transition Offense can be a very tool for a team to possess. As one of the vital Phases in a team’s offensive strategy, it is a need rather than a want. In basketball if a team does not have an effective primary transition then they are doomed to always be playing catch-up to the shot clock.

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