While not as common as the chest pass or bounce pass, an overhead pass is a necessary alternative that can and should be used in specific situations.
Overhead passes are sometimes used to “slingshot” the ball further than a typical chest or bounce pass, and are also regularly used when guarded closely by a defender.
The text below will help you figure out the right situations in which to throw an overhead pass, and we’ll also go over the correct technique.Continue reading
A basketball score sheet is critical for official games.
It’s an important document used to keep track of scoring, fouls, and timeouts.
Covered in this post:
> Online score sheets you can print for free
> How to fill out a basketball score sheet correctly
Looking for basketball certificates / awards to hand out to your players?
Then you’ve come to the right place.
If you’re coaching young kids, awarding them with basketball certificates to celebrate a great season is a terrific idea regardless of the season went.Continue reading
A basketball shot chart is used to track a team’s shooting numbers.
You’ll discover where every shot was taken from and whether it was a make or miss.
Knowing this is important for several reasons:Continue reading
Whether you’re an excited fan ready to go see your favorite team or a concerned parent worried that you may not be able to make it to your kids basketball game…
You’re probably wondering, “exactly how long is a basketball game?”
In this post we’ll go over the average length of a game in all the different levels of basketball, including the youth leagues, high school, college, FIBA and finally the NBA.Continue reading
At the youth basketball level, over-coaching runs rampant, with some grown men and women looking more like rabid dogs than the teachers and mentors they should be.
This approach does far more harm than good.
The problem with over-coaching at the youth level is simple:
It hurts development and robs young players of the joy of the game.Continue reading