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Coaching Basketball For Dummies

Wiley, J,
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So you're thinking about volunteering to coach youthbasketball? Great! You're in for a fun, rewarding experience.Whether you're new to the sport and looking for some guidanceor you're a seasoned coach hunting for some fresh tips,Coaching Basketball For Dummies will help you command thecourt with confidence.
Each friendly chapter is packed with expert advice on teachingthe basics of basketball--from dribbling and shooting torebounding and defending--and guiding your kids to afun-filled, stress-free season. You get a crash course in the rulesand regulations of the game, as well as clear explanations of whatall those lines, circles, and half-circle markings mean on thecourt. You'll assign team positions, run great practices, andwork with both beginning and intermediate players of different agegroups. You'll also see how to ramp up your players'skills and lead your team effectively during a game. This book willalso help you discover how to:
* Develop your coaching philosophy
* Understand your league's rules
* Conduct a preseason parents' meeting--crucial foropening the lines of communication
* Teach offensive and defensive strategies
* Keep your kids healthy and injury-free
* Encourage good sportsmanship
* Make critical half-time adjustments during a game
* Help struggling players
* Address discipline problems and handle difficult parents
* Coach an All-Star or Travel team
Complete with numerous offensive and defensive drills and tipsfor helping your kids relax before a game, Coaching BasketballFor Dummies is the fun and easy way to get the score on thisworthwhile endeavor!


Titel: Coaching Basketball For Dummies
Autoren/Herausgeber: Greg Bach
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9780470241042

Seitenzahl: 388
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Greg Bach is the communications director for the NationalAlliance For Youth Sports (NAYS), a position he has held since1993. Before joining NAYS, he worked as the sports editor of theHuron Daily Tribune in Bad Axe, Michigan, where he capturednumerous writing awards from the Associated Press, Michigan PressAssociation, and the Hearst Corporation. He has a journalism degreefrom Michigan State University, which he earned in 1989. He'san avid sports fan -- particularly of his beloved Spartanbasketball team -- and has coached a variety of youth sports.He's also the author of Coaching Soccer For Dummies,Coaching Football For Dummies, and Coaching Baseball ForDummies.
The National Alliance For Youth Sports has beenAmerica's leading advocate for positive and safe sports forchildren for the past 25 years. It serves volunteer coaches,parents with children involved in organized sports, game officials,youth sports administrators, league directors, and the youngsterswho participate in organized sports. The Alliance's programsare utilized in more than 3,000 communities nationwide by parks andrecreation departments, Boys & Girls Clubs, Police AthleticLeagues, YMCAs/YWCAs, and various independent youth service groups,as well as on military installations worldwide. For moreinformation on the Alliance's programs, which appear in thefollowing list, visit - Newsletter
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