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Communicating the Read & React

Here’s the situation. A coaching friend of yours likes what he or she sees in the Read & React. They ask you about it and as you begin to explain, their eyes glass over and you can tell that you’re not connecting. Or, you make an explanation and as soon as they begin to comment or ask questions, you can ... Read More »

Tribe Spotlight: La Monte Vikings

This week’s Tribe Spotlight features Donnie Mayes, Head Basketball coach of the La Monte Lady Vikings. Check out his website http://donniemayes.com. I started coaching basketball at the youth level in 1998. I pretty much coached the way that I was coached in High School. Most of the plays were the same with a few minor tweaks. I worked myself up to Jr. High ... Read More »

Tribe Spotlight: Tappan Zee Girls Basketball

This week’s Tribe Spotlight features Tom Cromer, Tappan Zee Girls Varsity Basketball Coach. I have been coaching basketball at the high school level for 17 years. The first 12 were spent coaching at the JV boys level and the last give years I have been coaching the Varsity Girls at Tappan Zee High School. I remember watching the first infomercial about ... Read More »

March 20: Developing the Read & React Player

This is a new series of videos we have released that take you through Player Development one layer at a time. Read & React players and coaches love it! For those players and coaches not running the Read & React, you will still benefit from this course. Here’s why: The Read & React is a positionless system that teaches players how ... Read More »

Tribe Spotlight: Robert E. Lee High School

This week we are featuring a Read & React State Champions Robert E. Lee High School, coached by Jeremy Hartman. In the summer of 2008, after my third year as the head coach of the girls’ basketball program at Robert E. Lee High in Staunton, VA, I knew something needed to change. We were making progress as a team but ... Read More »

Tribe Spotlight: Joe Opperman

This week’s Tribe Spotlight feature Read & React coach Joe Opperman. I’ve been coaching Middle School boys and girls teams for the past five years, and have been actively involved in assisting my son’s team (now 5th grade) as they’ve been led by our Varsity Girls coach who also has a son on the team. Our girls varsity program has ... Read More »

Tribe Spotlight: Bay State Jaguars

This week’s Tribe Spotlight is on Bay State Jaguars Girls’ AAU Basketball coach Dan Beauchemin.  By way of introduction, I am a 20+ year high school assistant coach and also coach for one of New England’s best AAU Girls’ programs, the Bay State Jaguars. In my mind, winning an AAU/youth title would be great, but making a varsity team and playing ... Read More »

History of the Read and React Basketball Offense

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This video takes you through the timeline of how I created the Read & React Offense nearly 20 years ago. My assistant coach at the time sparked the idea of creating a system of positionless basketball to keep your 5 BEST players on the floor. Watch below for the full timeline of how the Read & React came to be the ... Read More »