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.Continue reading
The 3-out 2-in motion offense is a great option for youth basketball coaches who want to get the basketball close to the rim and then attack.
It involves 3 players positioned around the perimeter and 2 players roaming around the key in the heart of the defense.
All positions are interchangeable depending on personnel and mismatches.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
Effective basketball training is essential for all players.
Whether you’re a young player still learning the game, a college athlete attempting to turn pro, or a coach looking to help out their team, you should always be on the search for new basketball training tips to improve your game.
In this blog post I’ll share with you 37 important basketball training tips that will help you elevate your game to the next level.Continue reading
Running basketball conditioning drills is the answer to ensuring your team is in shape to give 100% effort throughout entire games.
The basketball drills you use at practice should incorporate conditioning so that your players are improving their fitness and working on their skills at the same time.
This also makes sure your practices are game-like because players are practicing executing their skills while fatigued.Continue reading