Coaching Basketball For Dummies
The National Alliance For Youth Sports & Greg Bach
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So you’re thinking about volunteering to coach youthbasketball? Great! You’re in for a fun, rewarding experience.Whether you’re new to the sport and looking for some guidanceor you’re a seasoned coach hunting for some fresh tips,Coaching Basketball For Dummies will help you command thecourt with confidence.
Each friendly chapter is packed with expert advice on teachingthe basics of basketball—from dribbling and shooting torebounding and defending—and guiding your kids to afun-filled, stress-free season. You get a crash course in the rulesand regulations of the game, as well as clear explanations of whatall those lines, circles, and half-circle markings mean on thecourt. You’ll assign team positions, run great practices, andwork with both beginning and intermediate players of different agegroups. You’ll also see how to ramp up your players’skills and lead your team effectively during a game. This book willalso help you discover how to:
Develop your coaching philosophyUnderstand your league’s rulesConduct a preseason parents’ meeting—crucial foropening the lines of communicationTeach offensive and defensive strategiesKeep your kids healthy and injury-freeEncourage good sportsmanshipMake critical half-time adjustments during a gameHelp struggling playersAddress discipline problems and handle difficult parentsCoach an All-Star or Travel team
Complete with numerous offensive and defensive drills and tipsfor helping your kids relax before a game, Coaching BasketballFor Dummies is the fun and easy way to get the score on thisworthwhile endeavor!