Basketball Coaching

Advice and tutorials to new or beginning basketball coaches.

Kids Basketball Practice Drills

Keep kids basketball practice drills simple, stay positive and make it fun. Teaching basketball to younger kids like ages seven to 10 years old can be a rewarding but difficult experience for any coach. For Coaches, teaching youngsters is a challenge but the key is...

Basketball Tactics

The main objective of this game is to outscore your opponent by making a shot and preventing your opponent from making one. And just like in every sport, tactics along with right application of rules and regulations are needed to win a game fair and square. Basketball...

Guidelines on how to officiate Basketball Game

Basketball is a fast indoor game played with two teams of five players each. The importance of good basketball officiating involves with rules in playing a basketball game. Without competent officials, the game will not be a success. Different errors can be committed...

The Five Common Basketball Positions

Undoubtedly, basketball is a famous sport around the globe. You can see kids playing it, high school and college students, young adults and even young at hearts. Playing basketball could not only maintain their physical fitness but as well as improving their stamina,...

Basketball Coaching Ideas

The game of basketball requires both effective and committed coaches to impart their knowledge, strategy, and training to elevate their team’s competitiveness.  A coach must therefore possess the skill and keen eye so he can assist in developing the skills of not just...

Basic Aspects of Basketball Defense

In order to win a game of basketball, you don’t just need offense, but you also need defense – a lot of it.  The truth is there are many defensive strategies that can be employed and even explored by coaches during games and practices.  However, there are certain...

Types of Basketball Offenses

The game of basketball is renowned and played all over the world.  It is a game that requires very little equipment – just a basketball, a board and hoop, and a small space to run, shoot, and dribble.  However, if you want to play the game officially, you will need to...

Basketball Warm Up Drills

In order to prepare for a game of basketball, it is necessary that players, regardless of age or ability, to properly ready themselves for the game.  This can be done by performing basketball warm up drills before the game.  This is in fact a necessary activity as it...

Basketball Agility Training

In the game of basketball, both speed and agility are essential to excel in the game.  Speed is the ability to move from one distance to another in a short amount of time and agility is the ability to move quickly and lightly – it is the rapid changing or switching of...

Basketball Speed Training

In the game of basketball, a player needs to have a combination of certain qualities such as speed, power, and agility.  This makes it important for a player to follow certain regimen, drills, and training to help him accelerate the development of these critical...

Six Simple Tips on Basketball Defense

The game of basketball is a fun and exciting team sport that has thrilled and entertained a lot of fans and players for many decades.  Just like all sports, the game requires you to outscore your opponents in order to win.  This means that a team needs to be good...

An Introduction Into Basketball Defense

The game of basketball is an enjoyable and energetic sport.  It is a game that encourages players to try to outscore their opponents to win the game.  Although the main objective of the game is to score higher than your opponents in order to win the game, pure offense...

Tips on Improving Basketball Teamwork

When it comes to team sports like basketball, teamwork is very important.  In fact, even if you have very good individual players, it will not guarantee a win each time if the players do not know how to work, play, or communicate with each other.  Successful teams...

Simple Tips on the Fundamentals of Coaching Basketball

When coaching basketball to young kids, it is important that you have a good understanding of the rules of the game as well as know some coaching fundamentals.  These two are very important as you cannot survive as coach without them.  Given that the rules of the game...

The Low Defensive Position

When playing a competitive game of basketball, it is important that every player in the team knows their position and knows how to equally defend it when they are on the defensive.  One of the most scored positions in the game would be the low post.  This makes it...

10 Team Drills Proven to Improve Teamwork

The game of basketball is a team sport that requires both cooperation and teamwork.  Although individual skills and talents are necessary, if the whole team doesn’t have any teamwork, then that team is likely to fail in winning many games.  For example, if a team has...

How to Read the Defense during Post Play

In the game of basketball, a player has the upper hand if he is able to read the defense.  The ability to read the basketball defense is essential regardless of your position on the floor as every player always looks into catching a pass with intent to shoot or pass. ...