Practice Guidelines


Practices should be designed with the objective of preparing a team physically, technically, and mentally for game competition. Pay attention to detail. Precise execution and footwork are vital. It is imperative to start building correct habits and techniques from the start. Physical habits do not change in a game. Practice makes perfect is only true if the proper mechanics are being employed. No nice tries! Insist on proper execution at all times.

Practice Not Games


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View Essential Practice Thoughts to Consider

View Practice Organization - A Blue Print for Success

Prepractice Early Time (ET) - Setting the Tone For a Successful Practice

Proper Warm-up & Its Effect on Player Performance & Health

Importance of Cooling Down After a Successful Workout

View Daily Practice Planning - Do Not Ever Take the Practice Court Unprepared

Printable Practice Schedule Form

Printable Practice Cards

Printable Court Diagrams (USA,NBA & FIBA Formats)

View Try-Outs, Player Evaluation & Squad Selection

Printable Player Evaluation Form

View Magnitude of a Well Planned & Executed Training Program

Physical Conditioning - "Players Are Only As Good As Their legs."

Brain Boosting Benefits of Cardio Exercise

Conditioning Drills

View Drills for Skills: Improving Player Skills & Team Performance

Individual Offensive Fundamentals Drills

Individual Defensive Fundamentals Drills

Offensive Breakdown Drills

Defensive Breakdown Drills

Full and Half Court Scrimmaging

Fun and Game Drills

View Rebounding Basics - "Flight Time" the Key To Rebounding

Defensive Rebounding Fundamentals

Offensive Rebounding Fundamentals

View Various Types of Offenses

10 Principles for a Sound Offense

View Various Types of Defenses

Building a Sound Defense




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