Steve Nash & the High On-Ball Screen

If you run high on-ball screens as part of your offense (as I do), here is a video of Steve Nash (via True Hoop) destroying the L.A. Clippers by reading the defense and taking what the defense gives up. He does not over-penetrate and he does not force a shot. If he has an open Read more about Steve Nash & the High On-Ball Screen[…]

Coaching Style or System of Play

Last week, while in Vancouver, British Columbia, the conversation turned to a very successful small college coach and his system of play. This coach employs the “Grinnell system” and is convinced that players love to play in the system. Many coaches believe the same thing about the Dribble-Drive-Motion: players today only like to dunk and Read more about Coaching Style or System of Play[…]

A Parent’s Role in Youth Sports

The November issue of Inc. features an interview with comic book legend Stan Lee. Lee says: “My mother was the greatest mother in the world. She thought I was the greatest thing on two feet. I’d come home with a little composition I had written at school and she’d look at it and say, ‘It’s Read more about A Parent’s Role in Youth Sports[…]