April 2, 2019

Reinforcing fundamental movements on offense

A couple years ago, I decided to coach a young girls basketball team. I was happy to see that these kids were athletic, eager to learn, and understood the value of teamwork. [caption id="attachment_11775" align="alignright" width="341"] Photo: Nate ...

July 26, 2018

Concepts to improve free-throw shooting

A common question is, “How do you become a better free-throw-shooting team?” One method is to work with each player individually on his or her shooting form and mental approach at the line. This can be a successful method; however, it uses a larg...

January 29, 2010

Football: Principles, progressions of the linebacker position

We teach our linebackers how to play our style of football with a progression that we use at practice, spring drills and early-preseason practice. Stance [caption id="attachment_24713" align="alignright" width="250"] Photo: Mike Morbeck[/caption] ...

September 18, 2009

Stressing post fundamentals in your program

So many factors are critical in having a team that's competitive, game-in and game-out. But perhaps none are more important than being fundamentally strong in the post. This doesn't necessarily mean that you need to have the biggest players in the wo...