Coaching Basketball: Technical and Tactical Skills

Coaching Basketball: Technical and Tactical Skills

Paperback Technical and Tactical Skills Series

By (author) Asep, By (author) Kathy McGee

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  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Format: Paperback | 272 pages
  • Dimensions: 213mm x 277mm x 20mm | 726g
  • Publication date: 1 January 2007
  • Publication City/Country: Champaign
  • ISBN 10: 0736047050
  • ISBN 13: 9780736047050
  • Illustrations note: 15 black & white illustrations, 79 black & white halftones
  • Sales rank: 388,389

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A complete resource for basketball coaches, this work provides a thorough overview of coaching both offensive and defensive fundamentals in basketball. Technical and tactical skills are clearly described with tips to help coaches apply the techniques in specific game situations. It covers other key areas of coaching including season and practice planning, plus pre and post-game considerations.

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The American Sport Education Program (ASEP) has been developing coaching education courses for more than 20 years. As America's leading coaching education programme, ASEP works with national, state and local youth sport organisations to develop educational resources for coaches, officials and parents. Kathy McGee is director of athletics and head girls basketball coach at Powers Catholic High School in Flint, Michigan. She is a respected member of the Women's Basketball Coaching Association and belongs to an outstanding group of coaches who have achieved over 400 career victories.

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""Here's a book that I enthusiastically recommend to any basketball coach who is serious about the craft. ASEP and coaches McGee and Showalter have done a superb job in presenting the fundamental techniques and tactics of basketball in a format that's easy to understand and implement. It's a must in any coach's library."" Greg McDermott, men's head basketball coach, Iowa State University

Table of contents

Part I. Teaching and Evaluating; Chapter 1. Teaching Sport Skills; Chapter 2. Evaluating Technical and Tactical Skills; Part II. Teaching Technical Skills; Chapter 3. Offensive Technical Skills; Chapter 4. Defensive Technical Skills; Part III. Teaching Tactical Skills; Chapter 5. Offensive Tactical Skills; Chapter 6. Defensive Tactical Skills; Part IV. Planning for Teaching; Chapter 7. Season Plans; Chapter 8. Practice Plans; Part V. Game Coaching; Chapter 9. Preparing for Games; Chapter 10. During and After the Game.