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Fun Basketball Shooting Game For Kids - Word Scramble

Basketball Shooting Game – ‘Word Scramble’

This FUN Basketball Drill for Kids is called “Word Scramble” a competitive basketball shooting game for beginners. Word Scramble Shooting Game Basketball Skill Acquisition Change of Pace Change of Direction Running Starting Stopping Shot Technique Lay-Up Technique Communication Teamwork Dribbling Basketball Drill Purpose This simple basketball shooting game promotes teamwork and helps athletes work on […]

When Winning Matters Introduction - Stephen Bird (Part 1)

When Winning Matters Introduction – Stephen Bird (Pt 1)

In this interview Stephen Bird discusses the process co-authoring the book, When Winning Matters with Professional Basketball Coach Rob Beveridge. He shares why they wrote the book and what makes it unique from other books on winning and success. Stephen shares how important understanding the individual is to developing team culture and helping move individuals […]

Basketball Close Out Drop Step Agility Drill - Coaching Basketball Fundamentals

Basketball Close Out Drop Step Agility Drill

This close out drop step basketball agility drill is good to work on defensive footwork, close out footwork and hand harassment of the ball handler. Athletes work together in 30 second stints to work hard to speed up their defensive basketball footwork fundamentals. Players communicate ‘ball’ on the closeout. Basketball Close Out Drop Step Agility […]

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