Coaches spend lots of time preparing to teach offense and defense before the start of practice each season. Most teams are reasonably well prepared to execute their basic offensive and defensive systems. Many of these same teams struggle when it comes to the game of basketball's "offensive" special situations! Utter the words "half court trap defense" and many point guards simply panic.
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Coaching Basketball's Offensive Special Situations covers a wide range of topics coaches need to deal with in order for their teams to successfully compete with the best teams on their schedule. Being well prepared for special situations is often the difference between a mediocre season and a great season.
Some of the topics covered include:
– Planning for special situations
– Essential fundamentals and the drills to teach them
– Delay game offenses
– Principles for beating half court traps
– Half court trap offenses
– Principles for beating full court pressure defense
– Press breaker offenses
– Quick hitters and set plays
The information in this book is designed to help coaches successfully plan for most special situations that occur in typical games. This book will be a valuable reference tool for new and veteran coaches alike.