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From innovative tactics and cutting-edge drills, to timeless coaching wisdom handed down for generations, the “Basketball For Coaches Weekly Magazine” will help you and your team level up!

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Coach,

The "Basketball For Coaches Magazine" is designed to help coaches at ALL LEVELS of the game.

Every issues includes insights from many of the smartest minds in basketball from around the world.

Learn the exact strategies the best coaches are using to:

- Win more games
- Develop skilled players
- Create a positive team culture

Here are some of the topics we'll cover:

  • Skill Development
  • Effective Drills
  • Innovative Plays
  • Expert Interviews
  • Coaching Strategies
  • Man-to-Man Defense
  • Zone Offense
  • Zone Defense
  • Transition Offense
  • Transition Defense
  • Rebounding Strategies
  • Advanced Skills
  • Practice Planning
  • Game Planning
  • Game Management
  • Scouting
  • Team Culture
  • Game Breakdowns
  • Mental Health
  • Pre-Season Planning
  • Weight Training
  • Working With Parents
  • Book Recommendations
  • And Much, Much More...

Whether you're a first-time youth coach or a 30-year veteran at the top level...

You're going to LOVE what you find inside each week's magazine!

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Here's some of what you'll find inside:


My favorite plays to pick apart any 2-3 zone defense.
(Issue 1, Season 1)

A disruptive 2-1-2 zone to generate endless turnovers.
(Issue 2, Season 1)

How to create a perfect scouting report in 6 steps.
(Issue 2, Season 1)

Why “technique drills” are a complete waste of valuable practice time.
(Issue 3, Season 1)

The “0.5 Mentality” and how to teach it to your players.
(Issue 7, Season 1)

What made Gary Payton and Michael Jordan great defenders.
(Issue 9, Season 1)

How to steal 4 - 6 points per game from baseline plays.
(Issue 9, Season 1)

Full breakdown of Team USA's dominant 1-2-2 press.
(Issue 12, Season 1)

The key to developing high IQ defenders at the youth level.
(Issue 12, Season 1)

5x printable tryout plans - with drills, time, and coaching points.
(Issue 14, Season 1)

16 tryout drills that allow you to evaluate players efficiently.
(Issue 14, Season 1)

Why “never cross your feet on “defense is terrible advice.
(Issue 16, Season 1)

Full-court drills that combine conditioning & skill development.
(Issue 18, Season 1)

How the "Ball Screen Offense" works, step-by-step.
(Issue 20, Season 1)

A press breaker that works against nearly any full-court zone.
(Issue 24, Season 1)

My 2024 reading list for basketball coaches.
(Issue 26, Season 1)

Full breakdown of a 5-Out Offense using 4 progressions.
(Issue 5, Season 2)

Dribbling drills to improve balance, control, and quickness.
(Issue 6, Season 2)

Tips to get a basketball coaching job overseas.
(Issue 8, Season 2)

The "X-Attack" 1-3-1 zone offense.
(Issue 11, Season 2)

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Latest Magazines
(Updated Weekly!)

Season 2, Issue 28

"1-3-1 Zone Defense"

Release Date: July 12th!

Here's what you'll learn...

  • How to run the 1-3-1 zone defense correctly (and where to trap!).
  • 4 great small-sided games you should use next season.
  • How to teach good spacing to youth teams (includes drills).
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Season 2, Issue 27

"Disruptive Control"

Release Date: Out Now!

Here's what you'll learn...

  • Using defensive pressure to gain more control over the offensive player.
  • 3 defensive drills that teach players to pressure the ball without fouling.
  • 4 effective plays the Australian Boomers used at the Tokyo Olympics.
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Season 2, Issue 26

"Pistol Offense"

Release Date: Out Now!

Here's what you'll learn...

  • A full breakdown of the Pistol Offense (create spacing for shooters!).
  • 4 lights-out shooting drills that can be used by any age group.
  • How to provide great feedback as a coach (and mistakes to look out for).
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Season 2, Issue 25

"Evolving Spain PnR"

Release Date: Out Now!

Here's what you'll learn...

  • A brand new variation of the Spain Pick-and-Roll (for shooters).
  • Four MORE great plays from the NBA Finals (with video).
  • How to give your team an advantage by manipulating the clock.
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Season 2, Issue 24

"Rebounding Study"

Release Date: Out Now!

Here's what you'll learn...

  • A brand new study on three-point rebounding (based on 15,000 shots!).
  • Four great plays from the NBA Finals (with video).
  • Practical tips for maximizing basketball practice time.
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Contributors Include:

Alan Keane

National Team Head Coach, PhD candidate (basketball coaching) and co-founder of MVMT Sports.

Aaron Fernandez

14 years of coaching experience across all three NCAA levels and as a high school and youth coach.

Michael Jagacki

Defensive innovator of Lockdown Defense. College Coach D1-D3. Author. Clinician. YouTube Creator.

Matt Bolger

20 years of coaching
experience spanning high school to NAIA to D1.

Elisabeth Oehler

S&C Coach at the Olympic Training Center in Saudi Arabia. Works with pro teams and athletes in various sports. Offers youth athletic development education.

Darren Douglas

HS Coach in Georgia for 8 years, winning two state championships. Aquinas High (2018). Grovetown HS (2022). Coaches to develop young people who are courageous, empathetic, and hardworking.

Brian McCormick

Head coach, clinician, author and founder of Playmakers League. Books include The 21st Century Basketball Practice and SABA: The Antifragile Offense.

Terry Battenberg

10 years college coaching, 25 years high school coaching, author of 3 books - Post Play & Fast Break, clinician & consultant worldwide.

Harri Mannonen

Coaching Development Specialist at Paris Basketball. Coach at variable levels since 1984.

Jose Colorado

6-year professional basketball player. Coaching experience in five different countries. Overseas basketball consultant.

Julie Fournier

Founder & CEO of Ball is Psych. Director of Player Development for Clemson Women’s Basketball.

Jeremy Davis

10-year high school
varsity coach. Former
student manager at the University of Wisconsin.

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Frequently ASked Questions:

"What does each magazine look like?"

Each weekly magazine will be 10 - 12 pages in length.

An issue will typically features 3 - 4 expert articles along with several drills / plays. Includes full step-by-step instructions and diagrams.

"How will each magazine be delivered?"

You'll receive a link to download the latest issue every Friday.

The magazine is downloadable on all devices, but I recommend a computer or tablet for easy reading.

"Do I get access to previous issues?"

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Upon purchasing and creating your account, you’ll be directed to my “Magazine Library” where you’ll have access to all past issues.

"I'm brand new to coaching. Will this benefit me?"

Sure will. Because we cover so many topics, there's something in each issue for everyone.

Whether you're a first-year coach or a 30-year veteran, you'll always find something to help you and your team.

"What is your refund policy?"

I'm 100% sure you'll love the magazine... so I'm offering a 100% money back guarantee.

If you're unhappy for any reason, just shoot me an email within the first 30 days and you'll receive a prompt refund.

"If I join today, when will I receive my first magazine?"

New magazines are released every Friday.

But upon purchasing, you’ll have immediate access to all past issues which should keep you occupied for several weeks!

"I still have a question. Who should I contact?"

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