by Geoff Shurtleff
www.HoopCoach.com

I have developed a tip sheet for basketball fundamentals, it is very helpful for coaching kids and parents. Please feel free to use it for teaching basketball.
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GAME KNOWLEDGE
  •      Know What’s Going On
  •       The Score, fouls
  •       Study Your Opponent
  •       Right Handed or Left Handed
  •       Do they Like to Drive
  •       Type of Defense they are In
  •       Who is Hot
  •       Offensive Plays
PASSING
  •       Eye Contact
  •       Crisp Two Handed Pass
  •       Pass to Target – Outside shoulder
  •       Step to Receive
Shooting
Lay – Ups They are not easy
  •       Off The Back Board
  •       Concentrate
  •       Jump off the Left Foot for a Right Handed lay-up, Vice Versa
Jump Shot, (One Handed)
  •       Elbow In
  •       Release Ball Up – Not Out
  •       Wrist – Finger Flip with fore finger being last to touch the ball
  •       Eyes on the Spot over the Front of the Rim

Be ready to rebound and Thank the passer when you score.

REBOUNDING
  •       Block-Out (Between Man & Basket)
  •       Flex Knees
  •       Eye On Ball
  •       Timing
  •       Long Rebounds on 3 point attempts

Remember the ball will more likely bounce back toward the shooter or shooter knows where the rebound will go.

 

DRIBBLING
  •       Push Ball with fingers
  •       Head Up
  •       Lower Dribble When Closely Guarded
  •       Body Between Defender and Ball
  •       Use Both Hands
  •       Elbow Close to Body
OFFENSE
  •       Eye On the Ball
  •       Don’t Force Shots or Passes
  •       Shoot if Open
  •       Put Offensive Rebound Back Up
  •       Get Back Fast on Turnovers
DEFENSE
  •       Eye on the Ball
  •       Between Man and Basket
  •       Never Rest on Defense
  •       Hands Up
  •       Watch the Hips
  •       Slide, Don’t Cross Legs
  •       Be Aggressive, Go For Steals

Zone Defense Movement

  • Move Toward the Ball
    Stay In Your Zone (Circle)
  • Hands Up

HALF COURT PRESS

  • Guards Double Team player with the Ball once he has crossed the half court line
  • Center & Forwards Look to Intercept Passes

Have Fun

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