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Circle Movement : Getting The Player Wheel to Turn – Part 4

  The last drill we will discuss and diagram in this series to help all players without the ball to learn the reaction habits they need, is called the “Click-Click-Boom” drill.   I picked up the terminology used and name for this drill while working with PGC Basketball – Essentials Course this past summer.  PGC Basketball does a fantastic job of delivering ... Read More »

Circle Movement : Getting The Player Wheel to Turn – Part 3

  The third drill we are going to discuss and diagram, is the “Attack-Fade-Fill” Drill. I have found that players really like this drill, primarily because I include a shooting machine, The Gun (from Shoot-a-way.com) and by using this, they get a lot of shots during the drill.  There are multiple ways to set the drill up so you can create ... Read More »

Circle Movement : Getting The Player Wheel to Turn – Part 2

  In part 1 we talked about why and how to get players to circle move correctly and consistently.  The answer to these questions is daily repetition and drilling.  Now we are are going to talk about the three drills that involve all 5 players that trains the reaction habits. The first drill we will talk about is the “Bounce-Off ... Read More »

Skills without Drills – Part 5

Here’s the situation: Season has begun and you find yourself wanting to bring something to your team that can immediately affect the outcome of the game. But you don’t time to acquire a new skill like shooting, or point-guard-dribbling-abilities, or ten more pounds of muscle. (Those kind of things take time – usually off-season time.) So, what can you bring ... Read More »

Skills without Drills – Part 4

Players: Here’s the situation: Season has begun and you find yourself wanting to bring something to your team that can immediately affect the outcome of the game. But you don’t time to acquire a new skill like shooting, or point-guard-dribbling-abilities, or ten more pounds of muscle. (Those kind of things take time – usually off-season time.) So, what can you ... Read More »

Tribe Spotlight: Wichita High School East

Featured on the Tribe Spotlight this week is Wichita High School East (Wichita, KS), Joe Jackson. Our first season running the Read & React was the 2013-2014. In two seasons since, we finished with a 3rd Place Finish 6A State Tournament (22-3) in 2014 and won the State Championship (24-1) in 2015. 2012-13:  This was my first year as a head coach ... Read More »

Tribe Spotlight: St Catherine Basketball

This week’s Tribe Spotlight features Steve Manne, the CYM Basketball Coordinator and Head Coach at St Catherine Parish (grades 9 through 12). From its inception the program has prioritized leadership development and community building both on and off the court. Manne’s teams have run the Read & React since 2011. Our CYM basketball program is for high school students in our ... Read More »