Basketball Positions vs Spots – Part 2

This 2 Part Full Timeout discusses the difference in basketball players designated by positions and spots. Positionless basketball allows you to absorb mistakes within that offense and keep going. Click

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How to Create Isolation in the Post – Part 2

Here is a breakdown of how to easily isolate a post player within the Read & React Offense. Part 2 of this 3 part series discusses how to create a post isolation in

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Coaching Duties on the Sideline

One very important thing that I learned during my time in coaching is to ALWAYS be prepared and active during games. Too often I get frustrated while watching basketball games on

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History of the Read and React Basketball Offense

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

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How to Create Isolation in the Post – Part 1

In this Full Timeout, I break down how to easily isolate a post player within the Read and React Offense. Part 1 of this 3 part series discusses the circle

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Positionless Basketball Taking Hold in College

Rick breaks down an article written recently regarding the transition of college basketball to a positionless system similar to the Read and React. NBA and college players are becoming more

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How to Create Isolation in the Post – Part 1

Rick breaks down how to easily isolate a post player within the Read and React Offense. Part 1 of this 3 part series discusses the circle movement involved with basket

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Misunderstood Spacing of the Read & React

Whenever I find myself in a conversation about my favorite subject: the Read & React, I will invariably talk about the 3 possible formations: 5 Out, 4 Out 1 In, and

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One Punch Knockout

Often when I watch basketball on TV I feel like I need to take anxiety pills. Heck, my family won’t even watch games in the same room as me. One

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Importance of Read & React Layer 1: Pass & Cut

Occasionally, I will hear the following phrase from College coaches and even certain levels of High School. It sounds something like this: “When we first began using the Read &

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