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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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Executing Proper Footwork around the Basket

I played volleyball today. It is easy to tell the volleyball players from the basketball players who play volleyball by watching people’s approach to hit. Most right-handed basketball players primarily stop with a left-right stop; however, a right-handed outside hitter … Continue reading

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Rajon Rondo Finishing around the Basket

Hard2Guard Player Development Newsletter 4.20 features a short article on the importance of finishing, and mentions the success of great and creative finishers like Rajon Rondo and Steve Nash in the 2010 NBA Play-offs. Here is an example of Rondo … Continue reading

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Hard2Guard Player Development Newsletters, Volume 4 Links

Issue 2 How to Juggle Issue 3 Woodward focuses on ‘extra 1%’ with enlistment of vision expert from World Cup staff Tyreke Evans’ Euro-Step Tyreke Evans’ Stride-Stop Issue 4 Long-term Athlete Development: Trainability in childhood and adolescence, windows of opportunity, … Continue reading

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