The best drills from the best coaches to improve every type of pass that your players will make during games!
Many top coaches feel assists are one of the most important stats related to winning. Assists reflect a team's ability to take advantage of multiple threats and to place players in a position to score. Getting the ball to the right player at the right time is a vital key to victory, especially in a close game.
This video takes you inside the practice sessions of top coaches and trainers to show you how to improve your team's passing abilities. With an amazing diversity of drills that work on catching, bounce passing, outlet passing and more, this video will give you a wide variety of drills to choose from to increase your team's offensive efficiency.
Kevin Boyle begins with a pair of warm-up drills designed to work on passing and movement. The first works with v-cuts and perimeter player exchanges. The second utilizes shots fakes, middle drives, baseline drives, and drift passes to the corner.
To develop the fast break, Tom Izzo uses a three-player drill, starting with a rebound and outlet pass by a post player, to focus on finding transition jumpers and mid-line hunters while advancing the ball as much as possible on each pass.
In working with post players, Gregg Marshall profiles a drill designed to simulate rebounding and making the outlet pass. Coach Marshall emphasizes blocking out a would-be rebounder, rebounding the ball at its apex with two hands, and making the outlet pass to the correct side of the floor.
Bob Hurley introduces an outlet passing drill used at the start of his team's practices. Working in pairs and using both ends of the court, one player will throw the ball off the backboard and rebound the ball with two hands before making the outlet pass. The player receiving the outlet pass will dribble down the court and get to the middle of the floor before making a jump stop inside the free throw circle and passing to the rebounder who runs wide and to the outside.
In a practice format, Geno Auriemma utilizes the unique four-player weave. With the objective of going down and back once in 10 seconds, the four players execute a we
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