Expanding on the triple threat: The catch and hold jump shot

January 19th, 2016

The triple threat is not important to me as it is for most coaches. First, I do not believe that players who use the triple threat are truly a threat to dribble, pass, or shoot. Second, when players receive the pass with a small advantage, and move to a triple threat position, they forfeit their advantage and must create a new advantage. Read the rest of this entry »

Spin dribble

September 3rd, 2015

Around-the-back vs behind-the-back

September 2nd, 2015

Russell Westbrook’s In-n-Out Move and Dunk

January 1st, 2010

Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook demonstrates how to put the pressure on the defender with an inside-hand attack and a lethal in-n-out move.

H2G Vol.4 Front CoverOriginally published in Hard2Guard Player Development Newsletter, Volume 4.

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Hard2Guard Skills – Pivoting and Getting Open

October 21st, 2009

Here are two videos showing some of the concepts from Hard2Guard: Skill Development for Perimeter Players used in the Playmakers Basketball Development League.