Basketball: Steps to Success

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Learning and teaching basketball skills and tactics can be challenging. Executing them in competition can be troubling. Mastering them can be a career-long quest.Is it possible that a single book can provide all the instruction you need to conquer these basketball roadblocks? First you must know exactly how the skill or tactic is properly performed. Check! Then you need to attempt it again and again, with corrective advice through those trials until you get it right. Check! Next comes practice. Lots of practice, with drills designed to make performance of the skill or tactic efficient and effective. Check! In Basketball: Steps to Success, Coach Hal Wissel covers the entire progression of technical and tactical development needed to become a complete player. From essential footwork to key principles of defense, this guide details the skills and tactics needed to excel in today’s game. Shooting off the catch and creating shots off the dribble, running two- and three-player offensive plays, and many more topics in the book will prepare players to succeed in every situation on the court. Contents Acknowledgments Introduction Key to Diagrams Step 1 Footwork Step 2 Passing and Catching Step 3 Dribbling Step 4 Shooting Step 5 Shooting off the Catch Step 6 Creating Your Shot off the Dribble Step 7 Scoring in the Post Step 8 Rebounding Step 9 Fast Break Step 10 Two- and Three-Man Plays Step 11 Team Offense Step 12 Team Defense About the Author