By The National Alliance For Youth Sports, Greg Bach

So you’re pondering volunteering to teach adolescence basketball? nice! You’re in for a enjoyable, worthwhile adventure. no matter if you’re new to the game and searching out a few suggestions or you’re a pro trainer trying to find a few clean advice, Coaching Basketball For Dummies can assist you command the courtroom with self belief.

Each pleasant bankruptcy is filled with specialist suggestion on educating the fundamentals of basketball—from dribbling and taking pictures to rebounding and defending—and guiding your children to a fun-packed, relaxing season. You get a crash path within the ideas and laws of the sport, in addition to transparent factors of what all these traces, circles, and half-circle markings suggest at the court docket. You’ll assign workforce positions, run nice practices, and paintings with either starting and intermediate gamers of other age teams. You’ll additionally see how one can ramp up your gamers’ talents and lead your workforce successfully in the course of a video game. This booklet also will assist you detect how to:

  • Develop your training philosophy
  • Understand your league’s rules
  • Conduct a preseason mom and dad’ meeting—crucial for starting the traces of communication
  • Teach offensive and protecting strategies
  • Keep your children fit and injury-free
  • Encourage sturdy sportsmanship
  • Make serious half-time alterations in the course of a game
  • Help suffering players
  • Address self-discipline difficulties and deal with tough parents
  • Coach an All-Star or trip team

Complete with quite a few offensive and shielding drills and counsel for supporting your children sit back sooner than a video game, Coaching Basketball For Dummies is the joys and straightforward strategy to get the ranking in this priceless endeavor!

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Make your practices stress-free sessions where youngsters can make mistakes without the fear of criticism or embarrassment. In this environment, your kids will play much more relaxed, which clears the way for them to have more fun, learn skills quicker, and perform better. Focusing on fundamentals first Although you may be enthusiastic about teaching kids all facets of the game, temper your enthusiasm so that you don’t overwhelm them by throwing too much at them. When taking the court with a beginning-level team, you must focus on the most basic of skills, such as dribbling the basketball.

Gearing your philosophy to a specific age group Although each child has his own unique strengths and weaknesses when it comes to basketball-related skills, all youngsters possess general characteristics dictated by age. Children are continually growing and evolving, and part of your coaching responsibility is knowing what to expect from them both physically and emotionally. qxp 8/21/07 12:02 AM Page 19 Chapter 2: Preparing for a Successful Season No matter the age or skill level of your players, always be supportive and enthusiastic.

If you don’t ask, you’ll never know. Many youngsters are thrilled to have their dads or moms as coaches, and if you see that sparkle in his eyes when you bring up the subject, that makes all the time and effort you’ll have to put into the season well worth it. On the other hand, some children — for whatever reason — don’t feel comfortable with the idea and would prefer that their parents don’t coach their teams. Take your child’s wishes into account before making the decision. After considering all the issues, your family must decide if you should indeed coach your child this season.

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