I was asked recently to speak about the process I went through to create the Read & React. I’ve written on this before, but usually from a standpoint of the

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The Wisconsin Women’s Basketball staff Head Coach Bobbie Kelsey have teamed up with Rick Torbett for the Official Read & React Clinic. This unique and one of a kind clinic will be

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Attacking Pressure Defense with Read & React

The following is an excerpt from Dick Devenzio’s book, Stuff Good Players Need to Know. In this chapter, Dick talks about the strategy of the defense at the end of the

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Creating 5-on-4 Situations

Most coaches agree that if you can create more 5-on-4 situations than your opponent, then you stand a better chance of winning. At the same time, wouldn’t it be nice

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Getting Open

As usual, Rick Torbett has shared another great article concerning The Read & React. The Read & React Offense is not engaged (start) until the ball has entered the half-court

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Focus on One Channel

When some coaches look at the structure of the Read & React, two things cross their mind (I’m basing this on lots of one-on-one conversations, twitter questions, forum questions, and

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Spacing & Rebounding

Whenever I find myself in a conversation about my favorite subject: the Read & React (are you surprised?), I will invariably talk about the 3 possible formations: 5 OUT, 4

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Can you have an “Inside-Out” philosophy and yet play primarily from a 5 OUT formation? Does your formation have anything to do with having an “Inside-Out” philosophy? I don’t think

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Being able to choose the Next Best Action without the ball has mostly been left to chance. Most of us coaches can recognize a player with a high basketball I.Q.

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Read & React is more than just a better way to play offense. Read & React is my critique on the current state of basketball – especially what offensive basketball

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