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Teaching a Chest Pass

The Chest Pass forms one of the most utilised skills in basketball. For many players a chest pass will be one of the first skills they practice (even if they do not know what a chest pass is). Passing can have many different variations of the skill. However the chest and overhead pass tend to be the most readily used initially by new players especially because they care common skills associated with a wide range of different sports and activities.

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9 Steps to Mastering a Skill

Mastering a Skill is one of the more interesting topics coaches will have an opportunity to discuss while they are developing their coaching philosophy. Many coaches start by visualising how athletes under their own direction have developed and progressed from the “green” beginner to expert performer. It is not difficult to associate within the mastering a skill different stages or standards that a player must reach prior to advancing onto competence.

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Testing to help with Talent Identification

Talent Identification is a very important aspect for any program to come to terms with. Even those teams that pride themselves on having ample resources to bring players to their club will learn they must be able to identify the right talent or risk wasting money, over and over again.

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Upper Body Problems and Solutions for a Players Shooting Technique

A player’s Shooting Technique will need to be refined for as long as they intend to be involved with the sport of basketball. For some players this process will be more of a challenge then it is for others. The challenge however will remain even for very proficient shooters as they continue to find and define that advantage in long-range or consistent shooting.

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Two Ball Screen and Roll Drill

The Two Ball Screen and Roll Drill provides a very good scenario for practicing one of the poorest tactical elements performed by screeners; Rolling to the basket. All too often in basketball games many advantageous situations go wanting because a screener fails to roll to the basket and fully exhaust the options available.

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