A New Year’s Resolution

Did you join the 45% of Americans who made a New Year’s resolution for 2016? As the second week of the new year comes to a close, are you sticking with your resolution(s)?

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Read & React: Momentum Moves

Momentum moves are based off of the newly defined scoring opportunities Rick has created in the NEW Read & React.  I modified the drill from only three players to our entire team to allow for

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Read & React: Open Shot Drill

This is the third drill of Layer 1 that is based off of the newly defined scoring opportunities Rick created in the NEW Read & React.  I modified the drill from only three players to

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Read & React: Curl the Puppydog Drill

Last week I shared a Read Line Drill that is based off of the newly defined scoring opportunities Rick created in the NEW Read & React.  I modified the drill from only three players

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Read & React: Read Line Drill

I created this Read Line drill for practice this weeks, basing it off of the newly defined scoring opportunities Rick created in the NEW Read & React.  I needed to modify the drill from

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Absorbing Mistakes

In a previous post, I explained the difference between Spots and Positions. Spots are locations on the floor. Positions imply certain prerequisites that players must meet in order to play

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Set It Up?

When I use the term “Position-Less” to describe the Read & React, I’m not talking about positions on the floor. I’m talking about pigeon-holing players with terms like Point Guard,

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Defense Determines Offense

Every athletic contest boils down to “who is going to force who to play who’s game?” But I think using the word FORCE is misleading. Here’s what I mean: When

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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,

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I challenge you to try a different mode of practice. I’m assuming that you want your team to play a certain way – let’s assume it’s the Read & React.

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