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Developing Relationships with Senior Players

Many coaches can easily observe the relationships between coaches and senior players through the media. Even if an individual has never coached in this environment, a simple scroll through any sports news website or quick look at the sports section of a paper will reveal numerous examples of the difficulties faced by those in these positions.

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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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Getting the Most Out of Your Team Manager

A Team Manager is really the most important person within a program. The Team Manager makes all the logistics that go into the behind the scenes and just general running of a program come together. For many coaches however relying on a single person so much can be challenging and in many ways be difficult as their relationship is one of being a peer unlike all others within the team setting where the coach is the leader in many instances.

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5 Common Problems seen during Developmental Passing and Receiving

Passing and Receiving is a vital area of concern for any coach involved in basketball, and to a larger extent sports such as Netball. Passing and receiving form the most utilised fundamental offensive skills within basketball. Therefore, the ability for a player to be able to perform this action is going to be vital in how well a team is able to function overall during its offensive possessions.

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3 Ways to Improve a Team’s Defence of the On-Ball Screen

The On-Ball Screen is one of the most widely used tactics for gain an offensive advantage in the modern game of basketball. In Europe, the on-ball screen is used on the perimeter to create long range shooting opportunities, while in North and South America the on-ball screen is utilised to create driving lanes and miss-matches.

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