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Why Do My Players Continue to Miss Lay-ups?

The Lay-up is one of the most widely used skills in basketball. For most players this is their very first technique learnt when attempting to score. The lay-up forms one of the most fundamental skills developed in basketball and so therefore it is often seen as a point of frustration when junior,

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Passing and Scoring Under Pressure Drill

The Passing and Scoring Under Pressure Drill provides an opportunity for players to practice high-paced passing with a game realistic situation to finish the drill. The Passing and Scoring Under Pressure Drill focuses on a dribbler being in the lead during a fast break situation. This type of set-up is very game realistic,

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Improve your Outlet Zone to Supercharge your Fast Break and Transition

A commonly overlooked facet of a team’s fast break or transition offense often overlooked when considering how to improve performance is the Outlet Zone. The Outlet Zone describes the area in which the ball is passed to for the initial start-up of a fast break or transition phase in basketball.

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Tactics and Strategy for Improving a Team’s Reads on Offense

Improving a team’s Reads on offense can come from a number of different tactics and strategies. For many coaches involved within the sport working with adolescents or senior coaches exposing elite players to complex systems the reads made by players are the difference between success and failure.

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Three Lower Body Problems and Solutions for a Players Shooting Action

The Shooting Action of a player is probably the most important skill a player must master when they start play basketball. The vast majority of players have a jump shot of some sort. Even those players who do not regularly use their shooting action in favour the lay-up,

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