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THEGOLDENCOACHING RULE AVOID THE 3 L'S LINES,
LAPS, AND LECTURES
How would it
feel being the twelth kid in a line.
Train sport specific.
The kids came to play basketball. Not to hear a lecture.
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Reports for High School Coaches.
Easy to use formats. Three styles
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Have a couple of big players who are not getting the
basketball enough? Here is a simple coaching play to help the bigs get an easy
how to format your basketball
practice? Try using a "Progressive
Format" Many basketball
coaches use their one hour practice
by spending 5 to 10 minutes
on a bunch of different drills
focusing on a bunch of different
With a progressive practice
plan, the Basketball Coach
focuses on ONE skill , and uses
progressions to help the young
player mastering that skill.
For example. Lets say the "theme"
is lay-ups. The basketball
practice would start with a
warm-up that includes
"lay-ups" to get the
team warmed up. Then add some
stretching. Now comes the
of practice (for the very
young players). Start WITHOUT
a basketball and work on how the
Arm and Leg work together as the
player approaches the basket
(focusing on the technique). Next, add the basketball,
and have the players work on
their form with the basketball. Then, turn it into a game
where the team sees how may they
can do in 5 minutes or any other
drill or activity without any
defensive pressure. Next, add some defensive
pressure. Play 1v1 or 2v2 with
conditions. Defense can only
play 50 percent. Lay-ups are
worth 5 point. Next, take off the
conditions. Play 2v2 or 3v3
regular rules. Finally, play a 5v5
scrimmage and let them play.
With this basketball coaching
format, coaches will discover practices
will have a real purpose and
the players will master the
me and I will forget, show me and I may
remember, involve me and I will
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