The Breakdown for Attack Dribble This post starts the breakdown for Attack Dribble Layer starting with 2 on 0 player building blocks and build up to 5 on 5. Individual skill development is critical. This breakdown will provide numerous to incorporate skill development as team concepts are built. One big question that some might ask: […]
The Hoops College Methodology Hoops College strives to present things in a very clear concise and organized methodology. As we present topics, each section will begin with a description of the topic. Next, points of emphasis and fundamentals for the players involved in the action will follow the general description. These points of emphasis are […]
Attack Dribble Breakdown Since this Attack Dribble breakdown is the first layer we have covered, we are only able to execute one action at a time for two reasons. 1. Players don’t know what to do when they pass the ball. 2. Players don’t know how to react in the post. This will change when […]
Points of Emphasis (Attack Dribble) Initiator (Attacker/Ball Handler) Drive to Create Offense At the point that player comes in possession of the ball, they should look at the basket. Their first question that they have to answer is “Do I shoot?” This is a question of shot selection which will be addressed in another post. […]
Defense Wins Championships, Right? Defense is just as important if not more important than offense. It really does win championships. As much as I believe that we should let players play the game in this style on the offensive end, I believe more strongly that successful teams play good defense. I believe this style of […]
Dribble First Bob Knight once said that he would like to take his guards to an island with 1,000 basketballs and tell them to dribble until there was no air left in the balls so that when they came back they would be tired of dribbling. That’s not an exact quote, but it’s close; you […]
This post will provide an outline of the basics for Read & React style of play. Players can start in a 5-out, 4-out 1-in, or 3-out 2-in alignment. The 3-out and 5-out alignments use the same spots for player landmarks. The spots in a 4 out are very similar except that the top spot is split […]
Implementing the Read & React with Your Personnel How are we most likely to score? How do I get my shooters shots? What can I do to make my players most consistent game to game? How do I implement running sets and running the Read & React?
Which Read & React Layer Should I Teach First? Are any layers more important than the other? Does one layer require more emphasis? Is one layer more important to scoring? Does my alignment affect what I teach first?