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Point Guard Training with San Diego State University

In the past, I have criticized the media’s characterization of players workouts because of the perception that dribbling a basketball up and down the court is synonymous with playing point guard. I questioned, for instance, the idea that Monta Ellis playing … Continue reading

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Stephen Curry, the crossover, and shot preparation

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Three details to improve coaching and player development

Skill development is my forte. When I watch coaches do things that impede improvement, I am frustrated. Much of my angst toward college coaches stems from watching poorly conducted workouts and a lack of emphasis on off-season development by coaches … Continue reading

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Ball handling fundamentals

Watch and listen to this move by Michigan State’s Keith Appling:

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Running a Large Camp or Clinic

Before I left for India, I worked out a college player during the lunch break of the college’s youth camp. Watching the camp was frustrating, as it was apparent that the camp director/assistant coach did not want to be there … Continue reading

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The Greatest Camp Drill. Ever.

Today was my second day leading clinics at a school in Kochi, India. Due to torrential downpours, we started inside (above) in a multi-purpose room with no baskets, and the columns. In the first clinic, with middle schoolers, I set … Continue reading

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