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So you’re thinking about volunteering to coach youth basketball? Great! You’re
in for a fun, rewarding experience. Whether you’re new to the sport and looking
for some guidance or you’re a seasoned coach hunting for some fresh tips,
Coaching Basketball For Dummies will help you command the court with confidence.
Each friendly chapter is packed with expert advice on teaching the basics of
basketball—from dribbling and shooting to rebounding and defending—and guiding
your kids to a fun-filled, stress-free season. You get a crash course in the
rules and regulations of the game, as well as clear explanations of what all
those lines, circles, and half-circle markings mean on the court. You’ll assign
team positions, run great practices, and work with both beginning and
intermediate players of different age groups. You’ll also see how to ramp up
your players’ skills and lead your team effectively during a game. This book
will also help you discover how to: Develop your coaching philosophy Understand
your league’s rules Conduct a preseason parents’ meeting—crucial for opening
the lines of communication Teach offensive and defensive strategies Keep your
kids healthy and injury-free Encourage good sportsmanship Make critical
half-time adjustments during a game Help struggling players Address discipline
problems and handle difficult parents Coach an All-Star or Travel team
Complete with numerous offensive and defensive drills and tips for helping
your kids relax before a game, Coaching Basketball For Dummies is the fun and
easy way to get the score on this worthwhile endeavor!