3 Box Out Drills to Improve Your Team’s Rebounding

Many basketball players and coaches believe that unless you’re blessed with good height or jumping ability, you can never become a great rebounder. This isn’t true. While height and a big vertical jump definitely helps, being a great rebounder comes down to being able to read the ball and smart positioning. Using effective box out drills during your […]

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Dribble Drive Offense – Complete Coaching Guide

When Vance Walberg created the Dribble Drive Offense more than twenty years ago, his goal was to develop an offense that fit the personnel he was coaching at the time.

He didn’t have many tall post players, but he did have a lot of quick guards who could get to the rim.

Thinking outside the box, he came up with an offense based on dribble penetration and outside shooting which is now popular at the youth, high school, college, and professional levels today.

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What is AAU Basketball? (Including Pros and Cons)

AAU basketball is a highly debated topic.

Exactly what is AAU basketball and whether kids should participate is a question I receive often from parents.

With all the scandals that have surfaced involving college coaches, AAU coaches, runners, agents, advisors, shoe company executives, and the players and the families themselves, there are a lot of questions that need to be answered.

In this blog post I’ll do my best to describe what is AAU basketball, who can participate, when the season is, and also the pros and cons of playing.

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