Coaching Basketball For Dummies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118051718
  • ISBN-13: 9781118051719
  • DDC: 796.323077
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 509 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Coaching Basketball For Dummies helps parents or other adults coach young players successfully, both by focusing on the fundamentals of play and basic strategies, as well as by making the team experience pleasant and educational for the young players.  The book includes simple and entertaining drills that emphasize various basketball skills and advice on how to coach children positively through both wins and losses.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
Author’s Acknowledgments.
Contents at a Glance.
Drills at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: Getting Started Coaching Youth Basketball.
2: Teaching Basketball to Children.
3: Preparing for a Successful Season.
4: Covering the Basketball Basics.
5: Getting to Know the Parents.
6: Building Your Basketball Coaching Skills.
7: Evaluating Your Team.
8: Running a Great Practice.
9: Game Day.
10: Refining Your Coaching Strategies.
11: Working with Beginning and Intermediate Players.
12: Teaching the Offensive Fundamentals.
13: Teaching the Defensive Fundamentals.
14: Fundamental Drills for Beginners.
15: Coaching Offense 101.
16: Coaching Defense 101.
17: Taking Your Drills to the Next Level.
18: Moving on to Advanced Basketball Strategies.
19: Coaching Offense 201.
20: Coaching Defense 201.
21: Zoning in on Advanced Drills.
22: Shooting for the Extra Points.
23: Keeping Your Kids Healthy and Injury Free.
24: Challenges Every Coach Faces.
25: Coaching a Travel Team.
26: The Part of Tens.
27: Ten (Or So) Things to Say to Your Team before the Game.
28: Ten Ways to Stay Realistic When Coaching Children.