Category Archives: Skill Development

Triple Threat Fundamentals

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The Way to Teach the Game

When we structure practices or training sessions, these are the skills that should be taught and emphasized.

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The systemization of skills and representative task design

On his very good blog, Harri Mannonen wrote about the systemization of skills. His major point was that a coach should “base everything you teach on current games” rather than on the coach’s execution of the skill when he or … Continue reading

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The drill is not the skill

I frequently see coaches ask a question like “How do you teach this?” ┬áThe answers always outline a drill. For instance, “How do you teach decision-making on the fast break?” The replies outline various 3v2 fast break drills. How does … Continue reading

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