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Tips to becoming a good basketball player
By: Edgar Arold
Many people, especially when they are young, spend hours on the basketball court because they love the game. There are a percentage of those people who play because they have a goal to make it to the next level, such as high school or college...
By: Edgar Arold
Playing the game of basketball requires a lot of different types of practice and a lot of intense work. Many coaches will have practice three times a week, which if conducted right, is a good number of times to practice. A good amount of time...
By: Thos Robert
One of the most difficult jobs in sports is refereeing an NBA game. There are the obvious demands and pressures that come from working in what is essentially a fishbowl. Like all game officials, NBA referees are subject to constant scrutiny and second-guessing, and only...
How to shoot a basketball
By: Erich Heinlein
When starting to shoot a basketball some things should already be in place. The shooter should be open and in a good spot to take the shot. There shouldn't be any defenders around unless he is underneath the basket and somebody else isn't open for...
Why in-game adjustments are crucial when coaching basketball
By: Randy Powelson
A coach could be a brilliant coach, still in game adjustments are unavoidable. A coach could make up a game plan for a certain game, he can watch hours of tapes, and study every player's strong points. Even with all of that, a coach must...
By: Busy Vee
As the saying goes, "offense wins games, defense wins championships". This is certainly true, as I have personally seen in occur in my own games, as well as watching both collegiate and professional basketball.There are two types of general defense: "man to man" defense...
By: Matt Wysong
Coaching Basics for Beginners#1 Research, Organize, and PrepareHey, when I list these as my number one, I am not saying to go out and create yourself a Popovich sized data base of X's and O's. Most likely, as a youth coach, you have a busy...
How to jump higher: Exercises for basketball players
By: Bella Cooper
Some of the greatest basketball players are not necessary the tallest. Spud Webb made dazzling slam dunks and was only 5'6. To make up for your lack of height you can work on increasing your vertical jump. With practice, you could soon be able to...
Basketball: How to jump higher
By: Bella Cooper
Even if you aren't very tall, you can still be a great basketball player. One way to make up for your lack of height is to work on increasing your vertical jump. With practice, you will soon be able to dunk the ball!Here is...
By: Blake Thomas Miller
Playing basketball counts as a good exercise. Everybody should play basketball. Of course, there is different levels in lay-ups. First, you got to build stamina. Coaches love to see higher vertical jumps. You got to spring the femur bone, the calves, and the foot to...

 

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