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Hustle Statistics

Hustle Statistics refer to effort based activities in basketball. They can be generated from both offense or defence. Hustle statistics are often referred to as the “one percent” plays that happen within a game. They are the things commonly thought of as being indicative of those teams that play hard,

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Handball Rebounding Drill

The Handball Rebounding Drill looks to build up a player’s stamina and control of the basketball when around the basket. The focus of the drill is on catching and pushing back the basketball while in a rebounding position. This requires the players to develop some additional coordination around their control of the basketball and familiarity with their own abilities in regards to jumping and maintaining balance.

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Defining Communication between Half Court Defenders

In every single training session at least at one stage or another, you will hear a coach emphasise the importance of communication. Communication is always one of the skills most spoken about by coaches to their players and amongst other coaches. One point of note though is a lack of clarity on exactly what a coach would like their players to say.

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Two Ball Rebounding Drill

The Two Ball Rebounding Drill blends a boxing-out situation with a multiple possession scenario. Too often drills do not provide the opportunity for players to have to back up their performance continuously within the drills progression. It is only with a sustained performance that competence can truly be demonstrated by a player when performing a skill.

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Rebounding for Success: the Technique of Boxing-Out

There would be few coaches indeed that can afford to ignore the importance of rebounding. Rebounding is one of the most important aspects of the game of basketball. Even the best teams shoot mostly below fifty percent from the field, meaning that for every two shots attempted by the offense at least one rebound will be contested from a missed shot.

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