The hockey stop is used when turning to run in another direction. Turn the hips, legs and feet so they are parallel with the end line, like when running line drills. Outside leg is the final decelerator and is the most important leg to control momentum and to change direction. Inside leg begins deceleration because Read more about Hockey Stop[…]
Here is the Perfect Square Ball-Handling Drill from the Playmakers Basketball Development League Transition League curriculum.
Here is AdiTag from the Playmakers Basketball Development League Rookie League curriculum.
Here is the Pass, Cut, & Fill 1v1 Drill from the Playmakers Basketball Development League curriculum:
Here is the Extension Lay-up Drill from the Playmakers Basketball Development League curriculum. The drill is a series of one-dribble, three-step lay-ups: Traditional lay-up, reverse lay-up, inside-hand lay-up, and crossover lay-up. The traditional lay-up and reverse lay-up use an outside foot pivot foot, and the inside-hand lay-up and crossover lay-up use an inside foot pivot foot.
Throughout Cross Over: The New Model of Youth Basketball Development, I argue for the importance of small-sided games in training, but caution against too many competitive games and the length of today’s competitive season. […]
I have been an Oakland A’s fan since Billy Beane started to use sabremetrics to keep the A’s competitive. I am not a stat geek or a mathetmatician. However, I appreciated the original thought captured in Michael Lewis’ Moneyball. While the Yankees spent their way to championships by signing proven superstars, the A’s stayed successful using a different approach. […]