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Tom Izzo: Open Practice Series
BD-04889A: with Tom Izzo,Michigan State University Head Coach;Distinguished member of the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame (2016);3x National Coach of the Year,2000 NCAA Tournament Champions; 7 Final Four appearances;7x Big Ten and 4x Big Ten Tournament Champions; 3x Big Ten Coach of the YearMichigan State head coach Tom Izzo is widely recognized as a master technician when it comes to basketball's X's and O's. In this open look at a Michigan State practice, you will get an unparalleled amount of insight into the offensive philosophy of Coach Izzo. He explains the theory behind his offensive system, diagrams some of his favorite plays and demonstrates them in a live practice setting. Favoring pro-style offensive sets and half-court execution in order to get the right shot, Coach Izzo guides players through every detail within each set's execution. Numerous aspects to the offensive playbook are on display, such as sets relating to zone quick hitters, man-to-man half-court offense, transition offense, and end-of-shot-clock plays. Using whole concepts, Coach Izzo runs through each set multiple times as the coaches actively teach and reteach the offense. PhilosophyUnderstanding why Coach Izzo runs certain plays at certain times is essential to implement the Michigan State offense. He loves to use set plays to get his guys and the ball where he wants them. You'll learn why Coach Izzo likes to run a pro set and let his players freelance as well. He discusses his player's roles, some of the special players he's had through the years and how he used them.Zone OffenseBelieving that quick hitters are the best approach to attacking zone defenses, Coach Izzo utilizes a whiteboard to diagram several sets aimed at applying pressure to the weak areas common to zone defenses. With the core philosophy being to always attack from the inside out, each set applies pressure to the back end of the zone, whether it be in the corners or on the blocks. The basic form he sets up is the 1-3-1. Within this set, he is able to attack 2-3, 1-2-2 and 1-3-1 zones. Having a universal set can simplify how your team attacks the zone. Coach Izzo diagrams three of his go-to plays against 2-3 and 1-3-1 zone defenses in addition to demonstrating several more on the floor in practice with walk-through and scrimmage segments. The 1-3-1 Double will free up an open scoring opportunity with a double screen by forcing the outnumbered defense to leave a player undefended. Other plays make use of ball screens, lobs, high post flashes, and pin downs to help you score against the zone in a variety of ways.All plays are on display in a live practice setting as the zone offense segment closes with a lengthy scrimmage session in which Izzo offers corrections in order for each set to be effective.Man-to-Man OffenseCoach Izzo uses packages of set plays in his man-to-man offense. He breaks down five plays in his Horns and 452 series of quick hitters on the whiteboard before you get to see two scrimmage formats in practice. Utilizing the Horns alignment, each set is equipped with a counter attack that is available depending on how the defense chooses to cover it. All plays are designed to get the ball into the key in some fashion, either by a wing pick & roll towards the middle or a direct entry to either high post player. Structured Transition Offense Learn how to stay organized while playing fast. In addition to Coach Izzo's explanation of the break, you get a chance to see it in action through two practice drills. These drills show you all of the scoring options available with a walk through in the 5-on-0 Break and how they translate in live competition with the Dummy War into Break drill. End of Shot Clock ExecutionCoach Izzo places 10 seconds on the shot clock and has the team execute a series of quick hitter sets in order to get the best shot possible when the pressure of a shot clock violation arises. A brief, but effective segment has the Spartans execute several of the plays previously mentioned, but at an elevated pace in order to beat the clock.Tom Izzo and his teams [...]



The Secrets of the Pack Line Pressure Defense
with Matt Woodley, Iowa Energy (NBADL) Head Coach;
former Head Coach at Truman State;
former Assistant Coach at Washington State under Tony Bennett

Developed by the Bennett family, the pack line defense has proven to be one of the toughest defenses in basketball to crack. Matt Woodley spent three years as an assistant coach under Tony Bennett at Washington State and learned the ins-and-outs of the pack line defense and what it takes to make it work.

In this presentation, Coach Woodley uses classroom sessions, on-court demonstrations and video instruction to not only break down and install the basic pack line defense, but also to demonstrate specific teaching drills and address almost every situation opponents will throw at the pack line. In this comprehensive video, Coach Woodley passes along his extensive knowledge, giving you everything you need to immediately implement the pack line with your team.

Pack Line Defense - Questions Answered

This instructional classroom session is a valuable tool to help you understand how the pack line works and why defenders do what they do within the defense. Coach Woodley addresses the secrets of the pack line defense, defensive staples used in the pack line and keys to the defense. Each talking point shows how and why the pack line is one of the most difficult defenses to score against.

Pack Line Defense - Overview

This overview challenges a myth about the pack line: the belief that it isn't a "pressure" defense. Coach Woodley explains the need to put pressure on the ball and other concepts necessary for success. He covers different situations that come up during a game and how your team can address each one. From ball screens, to transition defense and even turnover defense, you will get everything needed to develop the pack line.

Pack Line Defense - Breakdown Drills

Using on-court demonstrations and practice video analysis, Coach Woodley shows how to break down each concept of the pack line. Drills covering transition defense, ball screens, off-ball screens, post ups, closeouts and other actions are all covered.

Most man-to-man defenses require players to help and recover on closeouts. With the pack line, your players are only required to recover. Coach Woodley demonstrates three type of closeouts and how to defend specific actions used to attack the pack line.

The 4-on-4 Shell Drill is a staple in almost all practices around the country. Coach Woodley shows five versions of the Shell Drill that will help your team learn to defend against the different actions they'll face in a game. Players develop habits of being closer to the ball than their man, jumping to the gap, and "tagging the cutter."

Most instructional videos will give you a few valuable things to add to your practice or game plan. Coach Woodley gives you an entire defense! The teaching and information provided in this video is not only extensive, but also priceless if you plan on taking your team to the next level defensively.

192 minutes (2 DVDs). 2015.

This video was featured in the October edition of Midwest Book Review's Wisconsin Bookwatch:

The Secrets of the Pack Line Pressure Defense is an instructional DVD concerning one of the most effective defensive strategies in basketball. Expert coach Matt Woodley (former Head Coach at Truman State) teaches viewers how to learn the pack line defense. ... On-court demonstrations, meticulous analysis, and extensive instruction distinguishes this "must-have" for any coach or basketball team determined to elevate their gameplay to the next level.




The Secrets of the Pack Line Pressure Defense
with Matt Woodley, Iowa Energy (NBADL) Head Coach;
former Head Coach at Truman State;
former Assistant Coach at Washington State under Tony Bennett

Developed by the Bennett family, the pack line defense has proven to be one of the toughest defenses in basketball to crack. Matt Woodley spent three years as an assistant coach under Tony Bennett at Washington State and learned the ins-and-outs of the pack line defense and what it takes to make it work.

In this presentation, Coach Woodley uses classroom sessions, on-court demonstrations and video instruction to not only break down and install the basic pack line defense, but also to demonstrate specific teaching drills and address almost every situation opponents will throw at the pack line. In this comprehensive video, Coach Woodley passes along his extensive knowledge, giving you everything you need to immediately implement the pack line with your team.

Pack Line Defense - Questions Answered

This instructional classroom session is a valuable tool to help you understand how the pack line works and why defenders do what they do within the defense. Coach Woodley addresses the secrets of the pack line defense, defensive staples used in the pack line and keys to the defense. Each talking point shows how and why the pack line is one of the most difficult defenses to score against.

Pack Line Defense - Overview

This overview challenges a myth about the pack line: the belief that it isn't a "pressure" defense. Coach Woodley explains the need to put pressure on the ball and other concepts necessary for success. He covers different situations that come up during a game and how your team can address each one. From ball screens, to transition defense and even turnover defense, you will get everything needed to develop the pack line.

Pack Line Defense - Breakdown Drills

Using on-court demonstrations and practice video analysis, Coach Woodley shows how to break down each concept of the pack line. Drills covering transition defense, ball screens, off-ball screens, post ups, closeouts and other actions are all covered.

Most man-to-man defenses require players to help and recover on closeouts. With the pack line, your players are only required to recover. Coach Woodley demonstrates three type of closeouts and how to defend specific actions used to attack the pack line.

The 4-on-4 Shell Drill is a staple in almost all practices around the country. Coach Woodley shows five versions of the Shell Drill that will help your team learn to defend against the different actions they'll face in a game. Players develop habits of being closer to the ball than their man, jumping to the gap, and "tagging the cutter."

Most instructional videos will give you a few valuable things to add to your practice or game plan. Coach Woodley gives you an entire defense! The teaching and information provided in this video is not only extensive, but also priceless if you plan on taking your team to the next level defensively.

192 minutes (2 DVDs). 2015.

This video was featured in the October edition of Midwest Book Review's Wisconsin Bookwatch:

The Secrets of the Pack Line Pressure Defense is an instructional DVD concerning one of the most effective defensive strategies in basketball. Expert coach Matt Woodley (former Head Coach at Truman State) teaches viewers how to learn the pack line defense. ... On-court demonstrations, meticulous analysis, and extensive instruction distinguishes this "must-have" for any coach or basketball team determined to elevate their gameplay to the next level.




All Access Basketball Practice with Shaka Smart
with Shaka Smart, University of Texas Head Coach;2016 USA Basketball U18 National Team Head Coach;former Virginia Commonwealth University Head Coach; 2011 Clarence Gaines National Coach of the Year. 2011 Final Four appearance. Four 27-win seasons (2009-2013).Shaka Smart's teams are built around a mentality of toughness and hustle. In this All Access video, you will see how he instills this winning mentality in his players. Coach Smart displays his trademark enthusiastic flair as he pushes and motivates players through the installation of the famed "Havoc" attacking defensive and offensive systems. With footage from four practices, workouts and weights, you will get more than a glimpse at how Coach Smart builds a terrific program. Practice 1The first disc of this all access series features the second practice of the 2013-14 season, which gives you a unique opportunity to see how Coach Smart familiarizes new players with his system. This session begins with a video breakdown of the "Double Fist" man-to-man full-court pressure defense. You'll learn numerous ways to trap in transition, all pointed out and explained by Coach Smart himself.In the practice, Coach Smart walks through several new concepts including a new play in their secondary break and how to defend outnumbered situations. Defense is a major area of emphasis in this practice, with an extended series of drills that work on help-and-recover versus baseline penetration as well as defending 5-on-4 and 4-on-3 situations. Coach Smart talks about the "fix it" concept, a strategy used when the ball is passed out of the trap and the defense is at a disadvantage. Offensively, you'll see a concept called "Flow Work." This up-tempo attack comes right out of transition, and is one of the staples of Coach Smart's program. Practice 2In this practice, you'll see how to split up your team to provide more direct individual attention to a smaller group of players during the critical installation phase of offensive and defensive concepts. Coach Smart teaches his team how to load to the ball in transition to contain the opposing point guard. You will also learn how he spaces the floor in the press offense to always have three available outlets. Later on, Coach Smart continues to build the Rose offense with two-man breakdown drills, 5-on-0 execution, and flowing from the package of set plays into the offense. Defensively, the roles and rotations of the "Diamond" zone press are introduced through an extended walk-through before live play.Practice 3This segment features Coach Smart running one of his players through a 30 minute individual workout. You will see the interaction between player and coach during this skill development session. The workout features 10 individual shooting exercises that incorporate movements contained within the Rose offense. It begins with elbow-to-elbow shots, then extends to different parts of the court. Coach Smart works the shot fake into the workout and explains how the player would benefit by mastering the move. The workout includes different attacks and works on balance, footwork, relocating, shot fakes, and gaining space off of the pound dribble.Practice 4Coach Smart spends a good amount of time working on two main presses, Double Fist and Diamond. The team takes part in three mini-scrimmages. The first features strictly Double Fist. Both teams work on using this man-to-man run-and-jump press. The second 5v5 battle showcases only the Diamond press, which is a 1-2-1-1 zone press. The final scrimmage mixes both presses, with Coach Smart calling them out to players on the fly. Defensively, the team works on guarding transition ball screens and uses the 4-on-4 shell drill to work on defending flare screens, which can be difficult to guard when you cannot switch.Each practice contains position-specific skill work and showcases the high level of play that Coach Smart demands from his players. The "Havoc" mentality can be seen in every practice of this all access look i[...]



All Access Basketball Practice with Shaka Smart
with Shaka Smart, University of Texas Head Coach;2016 USA Basketball U18 National Team Head Coach;former Virginia Commonwealth University Head Coach; 2011 Clarence Gaines National Coach of the Year. 2011 Final Four appearance. Four 27-win seasons (2009-2013).Shaka Smart's teams are built around a mentality of toughness and hustle. In this All Access video, you will see how he instills this winning mentality in his players. Coach Smart displays his trademark enthusiastic flair as he pushes and motivates players through the installation of the famed "Havoc" attacking defensive and offensive systems. With footage from four practices, workouts and weights, you will get more than a glimpse at how Coach Smart builds a terrific program. Practice 1The first disc of this all access series features the second practice of the 2013-14 season, which gives you a unique opportunity to see how Coach Smart familiarizes new players with his system. This session begins with a video breakdown of the "Double Fist" man-to-man full-court pressure defense. You'll learn numerous ways to trap in transition, all pointed out and explained by Coach Smart himself.In the practice, Coach Smart walks through several new concepts including a new play in their secondary break and how to defend outnumbered situations. Defense is a major area of emphasis in this practice, with an extended series of drills that work on help-and-recover versus baseline penetration as well as defending 5-on-4 and 4-on-3 situations. Coach Smart talks about the "fix it" concept, a strategy used when the ball is passed out of the trap and the defense is at a disadvantage. Offensively, you'll see a concept called "Flow Work." This up-tempo attack comes right out of transition, and is one of the staples of Coach Smart's program. Practice 2In this practice, you'll see how to split up your team to provide more direct individual attention to a smaller group of players during the critical installation phase of offensive and defensive concepts. Coach Smart teaches his team how to load to the ball in transition to contain the opposing point guard. You will also learn how he spaces the floor in the press offense to always have three available outlets. Later on, Coach Smart continues to build the Rose offense with two-man breakdown drills, 5-on-0 execution, and flowing from the package of set plays into the offense. Defensively, the roles and rotations of the "Diamond" zone press are introduced through an extended walk-through before live play.Practice 3This segment features Coach Smart running one of his players through a 30 minute individual workout. You will see the interaction between player and coach during this skill development session. The workout features 10 individual shooting exercises that incorporate movements contained within the Rose offense. It begins with elbow-to-elbow shots, then extends to different parts of the court. Coach Smart works the shot fake into the workout and explains how the player would benefit by mastering the move. The workout includes different attacks and works on balance, footwork, relocating, shot fakes, and gaining space off of the pound dribble.Practice 4Coach Smart spends a good amount of time working on two main presses, Double Fist and Diamond. The team takes part in three mini-scrimmages. The first features strictly Double Fist. Both teams work on using this man-to-man run-and-jump press. The second 5v5 battle showcases only the Diamond press, which is a 1-2-1-1 zone press. The final scrimmage mixes both presses, with Coach Smart calling them out to players on the fly. Defensively, the team works on guarding transition ball screens and uses the 4-on-4 shell drill to work on defending flare screens, which can be difficult to guard when you cannot switch.Each practice contains position-specific skill work and showcases the high level of play that Coach Smart demands from his players. The "Havoc" mentality can be seen in every practic[...]



All Access Basketball Practice with Mark Few
with Mark Few,Gonzaga University Head Coach; 11x WCC Coach of the Year;12 WCC Tournament Championships and 14 WCC regular season titles;has advanced to the NCAA tournament in each of his 16 years as head coach at Gonzaga (1999-2015)Efficient is the word to describe Mark Few's practices. Every minute of every drill is used to improve his players' skills and understanding of the game. Coach Few opens the doors to the first three practices of the 2014-15 season, which resulted in his 11th West Coast Conference crown and an Elite Eight appearance in the 2015 NCAA Tournament.Practice 1In Gonzaga's first practice of the 2014-2015 season, you will see live, unedited practice footage of the Bulldogs working on defense, transition, and half-court offensive execution. Using breakdown drills, Coach Few introduces the principles and fundamentals of man-to-man defense. In the "3 v 3 Circle Drill," players work on close outs, defensive positioning, and "bluff and recover" to help on dribble penetration. On the offensive side, a mix of breakdown drills to improve passing and shooting are taught. In the "In/Out Shooting" and "Angle Passing" drills, you'll learn how to teach common actions. The Bulldogs also begin to develop their offensive system using 10 set plays. Throughout the practice, you'll see how Coach Few breaks down the whole to ensure players learn how to do the little things - which leads to getting the big things accomplished. Coach Few and his staff are constantly communicating and teaching. Every mistake is addressed and every success is acknowledged. Practice 2Coach Few continues establishing the foundation of his defensive system. Many of the drills emphasize raising the intensity of the on-ball pressure. In the "Z Drill" and "Snake Pit," defenders focus on keeping the ball in front of them. The "Pressure Trap Drill" teaches players to aggressively play for deflections. In another major defensive segment, the team focuses on coordinating with one another to defend ball screens with hard shows, soft shows, traps, switches, and X-outs. The team breaks down by position for individual skill work. The post players work on high/low entries and finishing in the post while the guards drill driving, spacing, and relocating. Both guards and bigs simulate the shots that they will get in Gonzaga's half-court offense. The practice session concludes with a 5-on-5 half-court scrimmage. Coach Few goes into the detail teaching the Bulldogs' set versus man-to-man defense. He stresses making the proper reads and knowing the fundamentals of each play.Practice 3The building blocks of offensive and defensive strategies continue to be emphasized in the third practice. To read ball screens effectively, new drills are introduced to teach players how to quickly dismantle defensive reactions. After working on fundamentals, the Bulldogs work on defending off-ball screens and helping on drives. Coach Few introduces "icing" the pick-and-roll in this practice. Icing is a ball screen defense in the NBA that forces the ball handler, in a side pick and roll, towards the baseline and away from the middle. Gonzaga's Blue coverage is also introduced. Blue is a big-on-big double on the post when the offense has three on the perimeter and two inside. Coach Few goes over how to trap and rotate. In 4-on-4 shell drill, the Bulldogs use a scoring system that rewards defense in various ways. On offense, breakdown drills are used to teach players how to make reads out of side ball screen situations. Full-court drills such as "Laker Break" and "Rebound to Break" are used to show players how to score in transition off a fast break or to flow into their half-court offense while keeping the defense on their heels. In the guard/forward skill segment, each position learns how to battle for rebounds. Practice ends with a 5-on-5 scrimmage where defensive efforts win the game.As you watch this presentation, it becomes clear why the Gonza[...]



Aggressive 1-3-1 Zone Defense
with Tom Blackford,
Fayetteville Manlius (NY) High School Head Boys Basketball Coach;
distinguished member of the New York State Basketball Hall of Fame;
over 400 victories, 2x New York State High School Champions

Legendary high school basketball coach Tom Blackford opens his practice session to demonstrate his dominating 1-3-1 half-court defense. With over 30 years of experience and more than 400 career victories at two separate schools (Hamilton High School and Fayetteville Manlius High School), Coach Blackford has built programs that successfully contend for the New York state title year after year. In this exciting presentation, he shares his secrets to developing a smothering 1-3-1 defense.

In detailed manner, Coach Blackford teaches the responsibilities and actions of the chaser, wings, center and point guard. His primary emphasis here is letting players play without over-thinking their actions. He allows his players to trap and move freely within the parameters of simple rules.

When teaching this aggressive 1-3-1, Coach Blackford starts with two offensive players bringing the ball up against all five defenders. This technique develops the chaser's skills.

Next, the defense faces three offensive players with a focus on trapping and getting the ball out of the middle.

In the next phase, five offensive players set up in a 2-1-2 formation, the most common approach to attacking a 1-3-1 defense. Here the defense works on getting in the passing lanes, stopping dribble penetration, box out responsibilities, defending the high post, low post and dealing with the short corner.

To make the defense even more effective, Coach Blackford shows how the 1-3-1 can transform into a "Triangle & Two," "Box-in-One" or "Match-Up" defense in the middle of an offensive possession.

As a bonus, Coach Blackford spends 20 minutes on the offensive side of the ball demonstrating two shooting drills and three offensive plays. These plays include:

  • Secondary - an offensive set that can quickly be run out of transition
  • Syracuse - a play that uses multiple double screens
  • Michigan State Interchange - a 4-out 1-in play with the post player giving back screen and ball screen action

Coach Blackford also shares some of the proven strategies he's used over the years to build successful programs.

This season, adjust and disguise your aggressive 1-3-1 defense on the fly using these proven strategies and techniques.

96 minutes. 2015.




Aggressive 1-3-1 Zone Defense
with Tom Blackford,
Fayetteville Manlius (NY) High School Head Boys Basketball Coach;
distinguished member of the New York State Basketball Hall of Fame;
over 400 victories, 2x New York State High School Champions

Legendary high school basketball coach Tom Blackford opens his practice session to demonstrate his dominating 1-3-1 half-court defense. With over 30 years of experience and more than 400 career victories at two separate schools (Hamilton High School and Fayetteville Manlius High School), Coach Blackford has built programs that successfully contend for the New York state title year after year. In this exciting presentation, he shares his secrets to developing a smothering 1-3-1 defense.

In detailed manner, Coach Blackford teaches the responsibilities and actions of the chaser, wings, center and point guard. His primary emphasis here is letting players play without over-thinking their actions. He allows his players to trap and move freely within the parameters of simple rules.

When teaching this aggressive 1-3-1, Coach Blackford starts with two offensive players bringing the ball up against all five defenders. This technique develops the chaser's skills.

Next, the defense faces three offensive players with a focus on trapping and getting the ball out of the middle.

In the next phase, five offensive players set up in a 2-1-2 formation, the most common approach to attacking a 1-3-1 defense. Here the defense works on getting in the passing lanes, stopping dribble penetration, box out responsibilities, defending the high post, low post and dealing with the short corner.

To make the defense even more effective, Coach Blackford shows how the 1-3-1 can transform into a "Triangle & Two," "Box-in-One" or "Match-Up" defense in the middle of an offensive possession.

As a bonus, Coach Blackford spends 20 minutes on the offensive side of the ball demonstrating two shooting drills and three offensive plays. These plays include:

  • Secondary - an offensive set that can quickly be run out of transition
  • Syracuse - a play that uses multiple double screens
  • Michigan State Interchange - a 4-out 1-in play with the post player giving back screen and ball screen action

Coach Blackford also shares some of the proven strategies he's used over the years to build successful programs.

This season, adjust and disguise your aggressive 1-3-1 defense on the fly using these proven strategies and techniques.

96 minutes. 2015.




BasketballCoach.com presents: 25 Unstoppable Inbound Plays
Nine different coaches from the NBA, college and high school levels give you the inbound plays that have helped them win some of the most critical games of their careers. Legendary coaches like Hubie Brown, Tom Izzo, Pat Summitt, and Mike Krzyzewski show you how to score against man or zone defenses with over 25 inbound plays from baseline, sideline, and full-court situations.This collection of some of the best inbounds plays in basketball today give you the look at the basket you need to score in a variety of special situations.Baseline Inbounds Plays vs. Man-to-Man Defenses: Chips - Coach Tom Izzo shows you how to use pin screens to create inside and outside scoring opportunities. You'll see how to use different alignments and how to get a lob for a quick score at the end of a game. The 31 and 32 plays from his inbounds collection show how to use curl shooters off of double screens at the free throw line for layups and open 3-point shots. Blue Alignment - Villanova Head Coach Jay Wright shares two plays from his "blue alignment" that create isolation for your best players to run a two-man game in space, giving you as many as eight different scoring opportunities within seven seconds. Box Alignment - 2010 USA Today National High School Coach of the Year Vance Downs demonstrates five plays from his "box alignment" that show you how to get open looks at the rim from back screen and screen-the-screener actions. Triangle Set - Former college coach Mike Montgomery demonstrates how to run a screen-the-screener action from a triangle set for some quick open looks. If no shot is available, this play flows into single-double screens for your most talented scorer to use. Duke Line Series - Former Duke associate head coach Chris Collins shares five plays from Duke's "line" series. Each play highlights a different player for added unpredictability and can be used as counter defensive overplays on the basic set play.Baseline Inbounds Plays vs. Zone Defenses: Fist Out 1-4 Set - Coach Downs, high school coach of Harrison Barnes and Doug McDermott, uses the Fist Out 1-4 set to stretch the zone defense for an open corner shot off a pin down screen. Box Alignment - Legendary coach Pat Summitt shows you how to gain a wide-open mid-range jump shot by screening in an entire side of the zone from the box alignment. 1-4 Low Set - Thom Sigel, two-time Illinois State Championship Coach, demonstrates how to msdirect the defense from this "1-4 Low" set to create an open gap under the rim for your inbounder to get an easy layup. Sideline Inbounds Plays: 1 and 2 Plays - Use flare, stagger and shuffle screens for multiple scoring opportunities with the "1" and "2" inbounds plays. Coach Izzo demonstrates the "golden" inbounds play that uses simultaneous screening actions off of a dribble handoff to give you three different scoring options that are incredibly difficult for the defense to cover all at once. White Play - Villanova Head Coach Jay Wright shows how to score with less than 3 seconds left in the game. Depending on the amount of time left on the clock, Coach Wright explains how to use different options within the play to get the best shot possible. Double - Hall of Fame coach Hubie Brown walks through a "double" sideline inbounds play that gives you the look you need for a game-winning basket using double screens and back screens to create several inside and outside scoring opportunities.Full Court Inbounds Plays:Indiana Head Coach Tom Crean shares the details to three end-of-game plays to inbound the ball the full length of the floor to score. He also shows how each play has a chance to win with five seconds or less.Add to your arsenal of inbound plays with this treasure trove from the biggest names in the game. 71 minutes. 2015.[...]



Drew Hanlen: Pure Sweat Skill Development
with Drew Hanlen, NBA Strategic Skills Coach & Consultant; CEO of Pure Sweat Basketball;
has helped more than 25 NBA players including David Lee (Warriors) and Bradley Beal (Wizards); Head Skills Coach for the Reebok Breakout Challenge

Offering open gym during the summer months is not enough to build your team for the upcoming season. Drew Hanlen, widely considered one of the best young skill development trainers in the game today, takes you through a detailed workout that will help advance your team's skill level. Coach Hanlen has worked with all levels of players, from youth to the NBA, and this video shows development drills used by both.

In this presentation, Coach Hanlen covers 150 teaching points featuring both individual and team drills for dribbling, passing, defense and, most importantly, shooting. He shows how many of the drills can be adapted to make them more enjoyable and competitive for players. To get the most out of this session, the drills combine various game aspects such as the use of a variety of screens. In addition, in many of the drills, communication is required for the drill to work.

The dribbling series, which includes a conditioning component, features drills that teach players game-like moves. Two excellent drills for teaching how to deal with and play through contact while dribbling are Own the Spot and the Four Zones. These drills help build players' ability to dribble around the most intense defenders. Players learn how to maintain control of the ball while getting bumped under tight pressure or when attacking the rim.

Coach Hanlen moves on to effective, and efficient passing and shooting drills that incorporate the use of pin down screens. With good technique and smart reads of the defense, any player can get open looks coming off of pin down screens. Coach Hanlen dissects the elements of proper shooting, discussing five key teaching points that will dramatically improve players' shooting percentages. He shares various bad shooting habits he has seen and then shows the drills he uses to correct them. These drills will create a game-like situation throughout your practice.

Develop your defensive technique through a series of competitive defensive drills that maximize your ability to teach great on-ball defense. Coach Hanlen moves through post defense and post development and ends with individual development that incorporates various, previously taught skills.

The final segment features a great full-court team drill that combines catch and shoot, outlet passes, passing, and 1-on-1 rebounding and keeps players constantly moving.

This outstanding skill development presentation is filled with valuable drills and numerous teaching points that all coaches would find beneficial. Make your program better today, and for the future, with Drew Hanlen's skill development workout.

74 minutes. 2014.




Mike Krzyzewski's Open Practice Series
BVD-04720A: featuring Mike Krzyzewski, Duke University Head Coach; 2015 NCAA Champions;distinguished member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (2001);5x NCAA Champions, over 1,000 wins - most wins by an NCAA college coach; USA Basketball Head Coach, 2014 Gold Medal FIBA World Basketball Cup, 5 gold medals in international competitionIt takes time to get a team to work together as a unit. Sit in on a mash-up of Duke basketball practice sessions from 2005-2007 as Mike Krzyzewski opens his practice doors to show you the secrets to team building and how he teaches athletes to play in the full court and half court. Using a variety of shell-based drills, Coach K demonstrates how he teaches his philosophies and principles on the offensive and defensive ends of the court. Right from the start, Coach K sets the tone by building fundamentals with several passing drills. Using 3v3 play, Coach K teaches how to aggressively trap and pressure the ball handler in the back court and create a help situation if the ball handler is able to break out of the full court trap. In a 4 man V-Cut series, Coach K and his staff show how to get open in the front court while you look to attack the rim after breaking your opponent's pressure. Once in the half court, Coach K guides his team through a series of offensive movements against a man-to-man defense. He teaches his offensive actions through dribble handoffs and screens off the ball so players know how to read the defense and attack every counter. Coach K shares an extensive ball screen segment using 3v3 and 2v2 situations. You'll see three different ways Duke defends on ball screens while also learning how Duke attacks coming off of a ball screen.Finishing up his team practice drill session, Coach K uses 4v4 and 5v5 full-court situations to put everything together. He puts restrictions on the offense so they'll learn how to utilize every off-ball and on-ball action that was taught during their team practice session. By teaching his young team how to play off of one another in a practice setting, he develops the attacking philosophy that Duke has been known to use year after year.These drills can be easily implemented into any team's philosophy in order to develop your players fundamentally.This is an outstanding opportunity to learn how to teach basketball using team drills. Every drill is competitive and requires players to practice at game speed. Learn from the leader of the coaching profession as he develops individual players and molds them into a unified force. Produced at the Duke University Coaching Clinics (2005-07).56 minutes. 2015.BVD-04720B: featuring Mike Krzyzewski, Duke University Head Coach; 2015 NCAA Champions;distinguished member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (2001);5x NCAA Champions, over 1,000 wins - most wins by an NCAA college coach; USA Basketball Head Coach, 2014 Gold Medal FIBA World Basketball Cup, 5 gold medals in international competitionwith Chris Collins, Northwestern University Head Coach; former Duke University Associate Head Coach; Assistant U.S. Olympic Men's Coach at the 2012 London and 2008 Beijing Games (gold medals)and Steve Wojciechowski, Marquette University Head Coach,former Duke Assistant Coach; NABC Defensive Player of the Year (1998)Developing post and perimeter players is a critical aspect of today's college game and nobody's done it better than Coach Mike Krzyzewski and his staff. They have developed some of the nation's top players including Grant Hill, Kyrie Irving, Jabari Parker, Christian Laettner, Elton Brand, Shane Battier, and J.J. Redick, to name a few. In this compilation of skill development drills taken from coaching clinic sessions from 2005-2007, Coach K and former Duke assistants Steve Wojciechowski and Chris Collins share drills [...]



Mike Krzyzewski's Open Practice Series
BD-04720A: featuring Mike Krzyzewski, Duke University Head Coach; 2015 NCAA Champions;distinguished member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (2001);5x NCAA Champions, over 1,000 wins - most wins by an NCAA college coach; USA Basketball Head Coach, 2014 Gold Medal FIBA World Basketball Cup, 5 gold medals in international competitionIt takes time to get a team to work together as a unit. Sit in on a mash-up of Duke basketball practice sessions from 2005-2007 as Mike Krzyzewski opens his practice doors to show you the secrets to team building and how he teaches athletes to play in the full court and half court. Using a variety of shell-based drills, Coach K demonstrates how he teaches his philosophies and principles on the offensive and defensive ends of the court. Right from the start, Coach K sets the tone by building fundamentals with several passing drills. Using 3v3 play, Coach K teaches how to aggressively trap and pressure the ball handler in the back court and create a help situation if the ball handler is able to break out of the full court trap. In a 4 man V-Cut series, Coach K and his staff show how to get open in the front court while you look to attack the rim after breaking your opponent's pressure. Once in the half court, Coach K guides his team through a series of offensive movements against a man-to-man defense. He teaches his offensive actions through dribble handoffs and screens off the ball so players know how to read the defense and attack every counter. Coach K shares an extensive ball screen segment using 3v3 and 2v2 situations. You'll see three different ways Duke defends on ball screens while also learning how Duke attacks coming off of a ball screen.Finishing up his team practice drill session, Coach K uses 4v4 and 5v5 full-court situations to put everything together. He puts restrictions on the offense so they'll learn how to utilize every off-ball and on-ball action that was taught during their team practice session. By teaching his young team how to play off of one another in a practice setting, he develops the attacking philosophy that Duke has been known to use year after year.These drills can be easily implemented into any team's philosophy in order to develop your players fundamentally.This is an outstanding opportunity to learn how to teach basketball using team drills. Every drill is competitive and requires players to practice at game speed. Learn from the leader of the coaching profession as he develops individual players and molds them into a unified force. Produced at the Duke University Coaching Clinics (2005-07).56 minutes. 2015.BD-04720B: featuring Mike Krzyzewski, Duke University Head Coach; 2015 NCAA Champions;distinguished member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (2001);5x NCAA Champions, over 1,000 wins - most wins by an NCAA college coach; USA Basketball Head Coach, 2014 Gold Medal FIBA World Basketball Cup, 5 gold medals in international competitionwith Chris Collins, Northwestern University Head Coach; former Duke University Associate Head Coach; Assistant U.S. Olympic Men's Coach at the 2012 London and 2008 Beijing Games (gold medals)and Steve Wojciechowski, Marquette University Head Coach,former Duke Assistant Coach; NABC Defensive Player of the Year (1998)Developing post and perimeter players is a critical aspect of today's college game and nobody's done it better than Coach Mike Krzyzewski and his staff. They have developed some of the nation's top players including Grant Hill, Kyrie Irving, Jabari Parker, Christian Laettner, Elton Brand, Shane Battier, and J.J. Redick, to name a few. In this compilation of skill development drills taken from coaching clinic sessions from 2005-2007, Coach K and former Duke assistants Steve Wojciechowski and Ch[...]



Spread Offense

with Brad Underwood, Oklahoma State University Head Coach;
former Stephen F. Austin University Head Coach; 3x (2014-16) Southland Conference Regular Season and Tournament Champions; 2x (2015 & 2014) Southland Conference Coach of the Year; 2014 Joe B. Hall Award Recipient (nation's top first-year coach), 2014 Jim Phelan Award Finalist (top Division I coach), 2x (2015 & 2014) Hugh Durham Award Finalist (top mid-major coach)

In the 2013-14 season, first year Stephen F. Austin coach Brad Underwood led his team to a 32-3 record. His team became the first in school history to earn a berth in the NCAA tournament and advance to the second round of the tournament as a 12 seed. The Jacks were one of only three schools in the nation to go undefeated in conference play in the 2013-14 season.

With offensive schemes changing every year, coaches are always looking for an edge. Stephen F. Austin State University Head Coach Brad Underwood shares his version of the basketball spread offense, a continuity-based scheme that creates a lot of movement to stress the defense.

This scheme is a "position-less offense," which gives the defense different looks based on the different entries that can be used. The spacing, passing, cutting and driving lanes available ensures that your team gets high percentage shots. Coach Underwood breaks down his spread offense in a whole-part-whole instructional set-up, including drills that provide great scoring opportunities .

Coach Underwood starts by showing where players are positioned on the court and how they will move once the first entry pass is made. No matter what entry is made, two offensive players make consecutive hard basket cuts. If they don't get a high percentage shot, they move into 2-man game. Coach Underwood breaks down all of the cuts made to execute these offensive concepts, which has continuity from either side of the court.

He then demonstrates three ways to flow into the offense if the initial wing entry is not open. Each action is based on the point guard's decision. The basic entry is the wing entry. Coach Underwood explains why it's important for players to fight to get their spot, and what they can do to get that spot. High post entry is used when facing teams that like to pressure the perimeter. Dribble entry provides another different look using a down screening action on the weak side to get a player a great post up opportunity. All of these entries are reads and not particularly calls from the bench.

Breakdown Drills
Coach Underwood breaks down daily practice drills to teach the skills and build the habits needed to run the offense effectively. Players learn to play each spot and while the entire team is involved, the drills are broken down into the 2-, 3- and 4-player actions of the offense. The drills focus on fast and aggressive cuts, which is the most important element to a successful offense. Coach Underwood also shares an in-depth look at next most important element, which is his two-man game. Lastly, he emphasizes the fill players, who are a vital part of the offense to keep the floors spaced and balance in order to stress the defense.

Coach Underwood also shows you how an element of the popular dribble drive motion offense can be used with his spread offense to create favorable match-ups and post player looks.

If you're looking to spread the floor with an offense that combines great cuts, post play and an effective two-man game, look no further. Coach Underwood shares a complete spread offense package that creates a continuity offense while incorporating the key elements of the new and upcoming styles of offense.

52 minutes. 2014.




Spread Offense

with Brad Underwood, Oklahoma State University Head Coach;
former Stephen F. Austin University Head Coach; 3x (2014-16) Southland Conference Regular Season and Tournament Champions; 2x (2015 & 2014) Southland Conference Coach of the Year; 2014 Joe B. Hall Award Recipient (nation's top first-year coach), 2014 Jim Phelan Award Finalist (top Division I coach), 2x (2015 & 2014) Hugh Durham Award Finalist (top mid-major coach)

In the 2013-14 season, first year Stephen F. Austin coach Brad Underwood led his team to a 32-3 record. His team became the first in school history to earn a berth in the NCAA tournament and advance to the second round of the tournament as a 12 seed. The Jacks were one of only three schools in the nation to go undefeated in conference play in the 2013-14 season.

With offensive schemes changing every year, coaches are always looking for an edge. Stephen F. Austin State University Head Coach Brad Underwood shares his version of the basketball spread offense, a continuity-based scheme that creates a lot of movement to stress the defense.

This scheme is a "position-less offense," which gives the defense different looks based on the different entries that can be used. The spacing, passing, cutting and driving lanes available ensures that your team gets high percentage shots. Coach Underwood breaks down his spread offense in a whole-part-whole instructional set-up, including drills that provide great scoring opportunities .

Coach Underwood starts by showing where players are positioned on the court and how they will move once the first entry pass is made. No matter what entry is made, two offensive players make consecutive hard basket cuts. If they don't get a high percentage shot, they move into 2-man game. Coach Underwood breaks down all of the cuts made to execute these offensive concepts, which has continuity from either side of the court.

He then demonstrates three ways to flow into the offense if the initial wing entry is not open. Each action is based on the point guard's decision. The basic entry is the wing entry. Coach Underwood explains why it's important for players to fight to get their spot, and what they can do to get that spot. High post entry is used when facing teams that like to pressure the perimeter. Dribble entry provides another different look using a down screening action on the weak side to get a player a great post up opportunity. All of these entries are reads and not particularly calls from the bench.

Breakdown Drills
Coach Underwood breaks down daily practice drills to teach the skills and build the habits needed to run the offense effectively. Players learn to play each spot and while the entire team is involved, the drills are broken down into the 2-, 3- and 4-player actions of the offense. The drills focus on fast and aggressive cuts, which is the most important element to a successful offense. Coach Underwood also shares an in-depth look at next most important element, which is his two-man game. Lastly, he emphasizes the fill players, who are a vital part of the offense to keep the floors spaced and balance in order to stress the defense.

Coach Underwood also shows you how an element of the popular dribble drive motion offense can be used with his spread offense to create favorable match-ups and post player looks.

If you're looking to spread the floor with an offense that combines great cuts, post play and an effective two-man game, look no further. Coach Underwood shares a complete spread offense package that creates a continuity offense while incorporating the key elements of the new and upcoming styles of offense.

52 minutes. 2014.




BasketballCoach.com Presents: 50 Set Plays for Attacking Man-to-Man Defense
A Collection of Offensive Sets from the Coaching Profession's BestIf your coaching toolkit includes a variety of offensive plays, opposing teams will have greater difficulty preparing to play against you. In what amounts to an offensive encyclopedia that includes half-court sets from 11 of the greatest coaching minds in today's game, Championship Productions shares clips of some of the best plays ever filmed. Names like Mike Krzyzewski, Pat Summitt, Tom Izzo, Bill Self, Larry Brown, and more are all represented along with some of their trademark formations like the 5-Out, Horns, Hi-Low, and much, much more. Add spice to your coaching portfolio with a smorgasbord of half-court offenses. Here's a taste of a few of the plays we've included:Duke Elbow Series:Duke coaches Chris Collins and Mike Krzyzewski demonstrate the Elbow Series, complete with Elbow Weak, Elbow Up, and Elbow Get. Each space the floor for several 3-point shooters while freeing the rim from defensive protection. Fred Hoiberg Series:Iowa State Head Coach Fred Hoiberg shares his 50 Pistol, 50 Dive Stick, and 50 Dive Special from a free-flowing, 5-out offensive formation. Utilizing dribble hand-offs and misdirection, these plays create multiple scoring options at the rim and from the 3-point range. Hoiberg also offers his Horns Handoff Burn, High Stacks Pacer, L, Owl, and High plays, giving you a variety of plays to create scoring opportunities from all areas of the court.Tom Izzo Series:Michigan State Head Coach Tom Izzo offers his Chest, Chest Down, Thumb Down, Horns, and I plays. Each has sharp cuts, quick ball movement and misdirection to help your players score at the rim or complete a weak side shot attempt.Larry Brown Series:Former NBA and SMU Head Coach Larry Brown has his team run through Split, Horns, and Horns Shake to get his post players moving quickly from screen-and-roll perimeter action into low-block scoring position. See how your posts can take advantage of the defenders surrounding the action around the ball.Gregg Marshall Segment:Wichita State's Gregg Marshall pushes his team through 41 Iso, a play designed to use stagger screens to free up an open shooter if the initial baseline drive is cut off.Greg McDermott Series:Creighton Head Coach Greg McDermott demonstrates a series of nine plays that start from the same formations; each has a counter that shows how a defense might play the various screening actions involved. Plays such as Blitz, Blitz 1 Down, and Blitz 1 Back take advantage of movement as a way to secure the post position for an easy score against an out-of-place defender.Dave Paulsen Series:Bucknell Head Coach Dave Paulsen shares his V-Entry and Rip, which help create shots for players who may not be able to do so on their own. Using stagger screens, quick ball reversals into ball screens, and spacing puts the defense in difficult positions and aids in creating shots off the pass rather than the dribble.Tim Floyd Segment:UTEP Head Coach Tim Floyd shows his NBA influence with the 43 play. Court spacing and a high screen and roll leads to dribble penetration at mid-key with two shooters at the ready in the deep corners if the defense decides to collapse on the dribble drive.Tara VanDerveer Segment:Hall of Famer and current Stanford Head Coach Tara VanDerveer has her team execute Scram, a play designed to dupe the defense into overplaying a double screen, which leaves the screener open on a duck in at the rim.Pat Summitt Series:Hall of Famer and former Tennessee Head Coach Pat Summitt, puts her team through Spin, Horns, and Horns 2, a series of plays designed to get the ball inside for a layup. Using block-to-block screens, duck-ins, or screen and roll[...]



Shaka Smart's 2013 Basketball Coaches Clinic
with Shaka Smart, University of Texas Head Coach;
2016 USA Basketball U18 National Team Head Coach;
former Virginia Commonwealth University Head Coach;
2011 Clarence Gaines National Coach of the Year. 2011 Final Four appearance. Four 27-win seasons (2009-2013).

See how Shaka Smart, one of the brightest coaches in the game today, builds a winning program. This presentation gives you access to an early season practice. Over the span of 150 minutes, the Rams run a fast-paced workout with a focus on individual and team defense, breaking down offensive skills and learning to execute their game plan in competitive scenarios.

Coach Smart's teams are known for their intense pressure defense. In this session, they work on trapping and defending against pin down screens. They use 3-on-3 to develop their full-court defensive pressure skills. Players guard the ball, defend the ball side, help side, etc., focusing on foot fakes and jumping to the ball to understand that they are connected on the court and working together. The "Rapid Fire" drill works on closeout techniques, teaching correct form and building the habit of a correct closeout. Later in the session, players run a weak side closeout drill.

Coach Smart uses stations to emphasize various fundamentals of half-court defense. Stations maximize practice time by using assistant coaches to teach multiple skills in a short period of time. Assistant coaches run separate stations and teach defensive techniques that focus on defending pin down screens, help-side perimeter defense and guarding the weak side exchange. They run several different defensive shell drills for man and zone defense, and disadvantage drills to train players to think one pass ahead and to work on rotations. At the end of the session, they work on taking a perfect charge.

All skill development is done within the framework of the Rams' high/low offense. Watch as Coach Smart teaches post players to steal and see the various low post moves that they develop. Perimeter players work on cutting and dribble penetration. From that they work on the shots and layups they get from the penetration. Various competitive shooting drills are run at different times throughout the practice.

Later in the session, players walk through their transition, zone and player-to-player offenses. From 5-on-0 to playing live 5-on-5, these settings are used to teach both offensive and defensive principles.

In the second part of the presentation, Coach Smart takes the floor and discusses the principles and core values of his program. He also explains why he believes his teams play so hard for him. He talks about the "havoc" style of play and how it starts on the first day of practice with full-court 1-on-1 and how he builds from there. All aspects of the VCU defense are discussed during a question-and-answer session . Coach Smart discusses a variety of topics, including the statistics tracked throughout every practice, the fundamentals of a defensive trap, building "winners" and building the defense from 1-on-1 up to 5-on-5, before demonstrating the rotations of the program's three core trapping systems.

Produced at the 2013 VCU Basketball Coaches Clinic.

240 minutes (2 DVDs). 2014.




Baseline to Baseline Special Situations
with Fran Fraschilla, International Basketball Analyst for ESPN,
former Division I college basketball coach (Manhattan College, St. John's University and University of New Mexico), former NABC District II Coach of the Year and MAAC Coach of the Year

Veteran ESPN basketball analyst and former NCAA head coach Fran Fraschilla leads you through an insightful on-court presentation on how to succeed in pressure situations. Coach Fraschilla breaks down many important, but sometimes forgotten situations that often make the difference between winning a game and losing it. In this dynamic presentation, Coach Fraschilla covers it all, from sideline out-of-bounds plays to game-winning full-court sets.

Coach Fraschilla begins by addressing the characteristics of a successful coach. He discusses how to take a personal inventory of your coaching philosophy, while factoring in your current roster. The specific topics he covers include:

  • 5 skills that make a successful coach
  • organization, regimentation and attention to detail
  • the 3 C's of coaching in pressure situations
  • 10 questions you and your staff need to consider weeks before the first practice

Coach Fraschilla takes to the court and shares some of his best plays for covering pressure and special situations. Whether it's a full-court, half-court or under-the-basket play, Coach Fraschilla shares proven strategies for addressing various time and scoring situations. Some of the many concepts he covers include:

  • baseline inbound plays
  • sideline inbound plays
  • deep corner inbound plays
  • late game inbound situation with no time out from half-court, 3/4-court and full-court
  • going full-court with 2, 3 and 5 seconds left on the clock
  • a press offense to beat full-court man-to-man and zone defense
  • starting a game aggressively
  • starting the 2nd half aggressively
  • playing with a lead
  • how and when to foul
  • hurry-up offense (several options)
  • last-second plays

Prepare yourself, your coaching staff and your team for high-pressure, end-of-game situations with the knowledge and information shared in this presentation. This DVD is a must-own for every serious coach in the high school and college ranks.

"I love this Fraschilla title! You guys have turned out some great videos, but this one is one of the best and ultra specific."
Billy Jones

167 minutes (2 DVDs). 2014.




Harry Perretta's 5-Out Motion Offense, Volume 2
with Harry Perretta, Villanova University Women's Basketball Coach,
over 630 career wins

Nearly 10 years ago, Harry Perretta produced one of Championship Productions' top-selling "5-Out Motion Offense" videos. Thousands of coaches learned how to control tempo and enhance their players' abilities using his 5-out motion. Now, Coach Perretta returns to show how he has taken his 5-out offense to a new level by adding:

  • dribble drive action
  • reverse curl action
  • more movement on the perimeter for the 4 and 5
  • flare and slip screens with non-stop action
  • dribble action to improve the passing angles to post players

Other valuable concepts are taught within the offense and when put together as a whole, this offense is incredibly hard to scout and can level the playing field when playing against more athletic teams.

In his new presentation, Coach Perretta shows the entire offense and discusses how he has updated it. It all begins with a series of seven different cuts called by numbers. Using on-court demonstrations, he explains each cut option in a 5-on-0 setting and shows you how to teach it to your players. Next, Coach Peretta demonstrates how easily you can call plays, fakes and combination plays from the sideline without using a timeout. From 5-on-0 to 3-on-3 to 5-on-5, Coach Perretta steadily builds your knowledge of the system so you will be able to easily implement it into your program

As players come off of screens or cuts, the offense seamlessly morphs into the dribble drive action. With the dribble drive element, shots quickly open up as the defense is forced to help on the ball handler. Coach Perretta also shows how motion offense concepts can be used as secondary break options. Using his unique numbering system, players run the break and jump into quick plays. Players no longer need to learn a fast break, secondary break and set plays, which frees up valuable practice time for other work.

Use this video to install a hard-to-guard offensive system or to simply add some valuable basketball actions. With the "Updated 5-Out Motion Offense," you will have complete control of your offense and you'll be able to pick your opponents defense apart from the sideline.

73 minutes. 2014.




Fran McCaffery: The 1-2-2 Three-Quarter Court Press
with Fran McCaffery, University of Iowa Head Coach;
2012-13 NIT Runner-Up; 2014 NCAA Tournament;
former head coach at Siena; three straight Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championships and NCAA Tournament appearances at Siena (2008-10)

Fran McCaffery, head coach at the University of Iowa, shares his stifling form of full-court, three-quarter-court, and half-court defense out of the 1-2-2. In this presentation, he demonstrates the various ways this defense can be used along with game situations it can be adapted to fit and how any coaching style can use some aspect of it. Coach McCaffery uses on-court demonstrations to give an in-depth look at four different versions of the 1-2-2 three-quarter press: Traditional, Grey, Late Game, and Contain.

Traditional
Coach McCaffery starts with the basics of the 1-2-2 three-quarter press. He shows how to maximize your team's potential by clearly explaining players' roles and responsibilities. You'll also learn how to read your opponent's attack against your press, which opens the door for later versions of your press game. See how to implement a basic trapping game at half-court and in the front court for a late trap. Learn how to fall back into a traditional 1-2-2 zone and morph your defense into a 2-3 zone as teams struggle to break your press.

Grey
If your opponent figures out how to beat your traditional 1-2-2 press, you can confuse them by creating a faster-paced press. Use the "Grey" option to make your opponent think you're playing a traditional press. Then, create havoc by switching to man-to-man principles after the first pass. Watch scoring opportunities open up as your force your opponents to put the ball into the hands of their worst ball handlers.

Late Game
Just when your opponent thinks they have a grasp on your game, you can use Coach McCaffery's third option to disguise your 1-2-2 three-quarter press and create overall confusion. Late in the game as your team looks to seal the lead, you can change calls to force your opponent to dribble more and waste time as they bring the ball up court. By forcing your opponent to dribble more, pick the ball up and make long cross-court passes, your can force a 10-second call. Learn how to force teams to play east-west instead of moving the ball up the court.

Contain
To finish off your opponent, Coach McCaffery shows you how to "contain" the basketball as you force your opponent into multiple traps. Learn how to get the ball out of the hands of the best ball handler and how to force your opponent to make bad decisions, turning the ball over and leading to more scoring opportunities for your team. Your opponent will feel pressured into making bad passes across court.

If your team is built for a zone pressure scheme, then Coach McCaffery's 1-2-2 zone press is just the right mix for you. Coach McCaffery shows how to create pressure and indecision for your opponent's offense. This philosophy will disguise your defense and create uncertainty with each possession. This is a must-have DVD filled with strategies that will help any coach and team become successful..

Produced at the Spring 2014 Myrtle Beach (SC) clinic.

73 minutes. 2014.




Baseline to Baseline Special Situations
with Fran Fraschilla, International Basketball Analyst for ESPN,
former Division I college basketball coach (Manhattan College, St. John's University and University of New Mexico), former NABC District II Coach of the Year and MAAC Coach of the Year

Veteran ESPN basketball analyst and former NCAA head coach Fran Fraschilla leads you through an insightful on-court presentation on how to succeed in pressure situations. Coach Fraschilla breaks down many important, but sometimes forgotten situations that often make the difference between winning a game and losing it. In this dynamic presentation, Coach Fraschilla covers it all, from sideline out-of-bounds plays to game-winning full-court sets.

Coach Fraschilla begins by addressing the characteristics of a successful coach. He discusses how to take a personal inventory of your coaching philosophy, while factoring in your current roster. The specific topics he covers include:

  • 5 skills that make a successful coach
  • organization, regimentation and attention to detail
  • the 3 C's of coaching in pressure situations
  • 10 questions you and your staff need to consider weeks before the first practice

Coach Fraschilla takes to the court and shares some of his best plays for covering pressure and special situations. Whether it's a full-court, half-court or under-the-basket play, Coach Fraschilla shares proven strategies for addressing various time and scoring situations. Some of the many concepts he covers include:

  • baseline inbound plays
  • sideline inbound plays
  • deep corner inbound plays
  • late game inbound situation with no time out from half-court, 3/4-court and full-court
  • going full-court with 2, 3 and 5 seconds left on the clock
  • a press offense to beat full-court man-to-man and zone defense
  • starting a game aggressively
  • starting the 2nd half aggressively
  • playing with a lead
  • how and when to foul
  • hurry-up offense (several options)
  • last-second plays

Prepare yourself, your coaching staff and your team for high-pressure, end-of-game situations with the knowledge and information shared in this presentation. This DVD is a must-own for every serious coach in the high school and college ranks.

"I love this Fraschilla title! You guys have turned out some great videos, but this one is one of the best and ultra specific."
Billy Jones

167 minutes (2 DVDs). 2014.




Shaka Smart: Using Ball Screens in Your Offense
with Shaka Smart, University of Texas Head Coach;
2016 USA Basketball U18 National Team Head Coach;
former Virginia Commonwealth University Head Coach;
2011 Clarence Gaines National Coach of the Year. 2011 Final Four appearance. Four 27-win seasons (2009-2013).

Shaka Smart, known for his Havoc Pressure Defense, switches to the offensive end of the floor to demonstrate how he imposes offensive havoc on his opponents by incorporating ball screens into transition and half court offense. This potent offensive strategy is used throughout basketball and has become one of the best tools to get players open looks at the basket. In this presentation, Coach Smart demonstrates seven types of ball screens and effective situations for using them in your half court offense. He includes defensive strategies that are used against the screens and how to counter each defensive strategy.

These ball screens will:

  • Force your opponents to guard disadvantage situations
  • Create roles for other players on your team
  • Exploit your opponent's weak defenders

Many teams choose to defend ball screens one way, and if your team has an effective counter for that defense, they can easily score. Whether it's the common hedge, the switch or the trap, Coach Smart shows how the defense will defend the ball screen and how to beat it.

Coach Smart breaks down some of the most important aspects of using ball screens: spacing, timing and screening angles. He demonstrates a variety of screening angles, and he highlights spots on the floor that are most effective for using ball screens. He then shows seven ball screen reads that players must know in order to make good choices within the offense.

A unique aspect of this video is the "Endings." These side ball screens create movement to help players get in the proper positions to create the best scoring opportunities using the ball screen. This allows you to counter defensive strategies and exploit weaknesses from the same basic ball screen. Coach Smart ends the presentation with a five minute Q&A session to address most common questions.

Add another dimension to your half court offense by incorporating part of Shaka Smart's ball screen offense into your system.

Produced at the Fall 2013 Birmingham (AL) Clinic.

75 minutes. 2014.




Fred Hoiberg's Open Practice Series
BVD-04600A: with Fred Hoiberg, Chicago Bulls (NBA) Head Coach;former Iowa State University Head Coach; Back-to-Back Big 12 Tournament Champions (2014-15);2012 Big 12 Co-Head Coach of the Year;10-year NBA veteran and former executive with the Minnesota Timberwolves;In 2012, Coach Hoiberg engineered the biggest turnaround in Big 12 history (23 wins, including an opening round win over the defending national champion in the 2012 NCAA Tournament); In 2013 Iowa State lead the nation in 3-Pointers Per GameIn a series of live practice sessions, Fred Hoiberg demonstrates 16 drills you can use to improve your team's fundamental skills. The practice footage includes: team warm-up five post breakdown drills six guard breakdown drills one rebounding drill two shooting drills one passing drill one transition build-up drillThese are the drills Coach Hoiberg uses to build his players' offensive and defensive skills as well as their court awareness. Post player and guard break out sessions help players build their individual offensive moves. Coach Hoiberg takes his guards and posts through various shooting drills to get shots up within Iowa State's offense. Spacing and court awareness are stressed in each offensive drill. Pick-and-roll defense and contesting shots and rebounding are emphasized in two-player drill situations. Team drills include the Three Man Weave, Speed Shooting, 4:15 Shooting, 3-on-3 Rebounding vs Pads and a Transition Build-Up drill. Coach Hoiberg stresses spacing and being shot ready, which has helped Iowa State become one of the nation's highest scoring and best three-point shooting teams.The Iowa State team warm-up is also included, giving a unique look at how players use various slow and fast tempo drills to get ready for high-energy practices.This is a great DVD for any coach who wants to enhance individual and team skills.62 minutes. 2014.BVD-04600B: with Fred Hoiberg, Chicago Bulls (NBA) Head Coach;former Iowa State University Head Coach; Back-to-Back Big 12 Tournament Champions (2014-15);2012 Big 12 Co-Head Coach of the Year;10-year NBA veteran and former executive with the Minnesota Timberwolves;In 2012, Coach Hoiberg engineered the biggest turnaround in Big 12 history (23 wins, including an opening round win over the defending national champion in the 2012 NCAA Tournament); In 2013 Iowa State lead the nation in 3-Pointers Per GameFred Hoiberg provides an extensive look into the Iowa State transition offense system. Using a detailed whiteboard presentation, he takes you through mid-season practice sessions that focus on a simple primary break and secondary actions. Key points include an emphasis on spacing, opening lanes for playmakers and being in position to force the defense to make decisions. The primary break and secondary actions are drilled on court in 5-on-0 and 5-on-5 situations.Coach Hoiberg begins by illustrating his primary break, showing the spots that floor wings and posts need to fill to create good spacing. He explains how big men create space by running the floor and how players should react to middle and baseline drives.Next, Coach Hoiberg shows three secondary actions involving drag screens, a double stagger screen and pin down screen. He includes two quick hitters that take advantage of aggressive defenses to get good looks at the rim.Coach Hoiberg also covers a late-game situation inbounds play to get a three-point look for your best shooter or an easy lay-up for your post. He runs his players work through an on-court, game[...]



Fred Hoiberg's Open Practice Series
BD-04600A: with Fred Hoiberg, Chicago Bulls (NBA) Head Coach;former Iowa State University Head Coach; Back-to-Back Big 12 Tournament Champions (2014-15);2012 Big 12 Co-Head Coach of the Year;10-year NBA veteran and former executive with the Minnesota Timberwolves;In 2012, Coach Hoiberg engineered the biggest turnaround in Big 12 history (23 wins, including an opening round win over the defending national champion in the 2012 NCAA Tournament); In 2013 Iowa State lead the nation in 3-Pointers Per GameIn a series of live practice sessions, Fred Hoiberg demonstrates 16 drills you can use to improve your team's fundamental skills. The practice footage includes: team warm-up five post breakdown drills six guard breakdown drills one rebounding drill two shooting drills one passing drill one transition build-up drillThese are the drills Coach Hoiberg uses to build his players' offensive and defensive skills as well as their court awareness. Post player and guard break out sessions help players build their individual offensive moves. Coach Hoiberg takes his guards and posts through various shooting drills to get shots up within Iowa State's offense. Spacing and court awareness are stressed in each offensive drill. Pick-and-roll defense and contesting shots and rebounding are emphasized in two-player drill situations. Team drills include the Three Man Weave, Speed Shooting, 4:15 Shooting, 3-on-3 Rebounding vs Pads and a Transition Build-Up drill. Coach Hoiberg stresses spacing and being shot ready, which has helped Iowa State become one of the nation's highest scoring and best three-point shooting teams.The Iowa State team warm-up is also included, giving a unique look at how players use various slow and fast tempo drills to get ready for high-energy practices.This is a great DVD for any coach who wants to enhance individual and team skills.62 minutes. 2014.BD-04600B: with Fred Hoiberg, Chicago Bulls (NBA) Head Coach;former Iowa State University Head Coach; Back-to-Back Big 12 Tournament Champions (2014-15);2012 Big 12 Co-Head Coach of the Year;10-year NBA veteran and former executive with the Minnesota Timberwolves;In 2012, Coach Hoiberg engineered the biggest turnaround in Big 12 history (23 wins, including an opening round win over the defending national champion in the 2012 NCAA Tournament); In 2013 Iowa State lead the nation in 3-Pointers Per GameFred Hoiberg provides an extensive look into the Iowa State transition offense system. Using detailed markerboard diagrams, he takes you through mid-season practice sessions that focus on a simple primary break and secondary actions. Along with his extensive diagrams, he gives a special glimpse into his playbook of which some of these options have not even been put into their offense yet. Key points include an emphasis on spacing, opening lanes for playmakers and being in position to force the defense to make decisions. The primary break and secondary actions are drilled on court in 5-on-0 and 5-on-5 situations.Coach Hoiberg begins by illustrating his primary break, showing the spots that floor wings and posts need to fill to create good spacing. He explains how big men create space by running the floor and how players should react to middle and baseline drives.Next, Coach Hoiberg shows three secondary actions involving drag screens, a double stagger screen and pin down screen. He includes two quick hitters that take advantage of aggressive defenses to get good looks at the rim.Coach Hoiberg a[...]



Bill Self's Open Basketball Practice Series
BD-04528A: with Bill Self,Kansas Head Coach; 2016 AP Coach of the Year2008 NCAA National Champions, 2012 NCAA Runner Up, 12x Big 12 Regular Season Champions (2005-2016), 2x Naismith College Coach of the Year (2016 & 2012), John R. Wooden Legends of Coaching Award (2013); 500 Career WinsLegendary head coach Bill Self provides an extensive look into the Kansas offensive system. Coach Self uses an early practice session to guide you step-by-step through a complex half-court offense. Whiteboard diagrams that provide a detailed look at each action within the offense enhance his explanations.Kansas plays a free-flowing, organized offense that starts with a rebound at the defensive end and attacks in multiple waves. The primary transition leads into a secondary transition that leads into multiple scenarios with the same starting set-up. Coach Self explains the strategy of each segment on a whiteboard, step-by-step, before moving to the practice floor, where the Jayhawks work extensively on offensive strategies. Coach Self demonstrates the basic rules each player needs to follow to keep the offense flowing. He covers his team's two-game entry, maximizing high- and low-post options within their offense. He transitions smoothly into their ball screen fist offense, utilizing driving lanes and paint touches creating a balanced offense.Coach Self completes this basic Kansas offensive package by demonstrating his transition offense and all of the scoring options available in the half court. He uses whiteboard diagrams to progressively build each layer of the team's secondary break. He also offers two baseline out-of-bounds plays that can be used against a man or zone defense for an easy lay-up.This is a must-have video for any coach who needs a fresh and effective offensive system. Because it features eight players new to the Kansas offense, you get a great look at how to teach and implement these strategies into your program. You'll learn the challenges of implementing the Kansas offense as well as techniques for overcoming them. With Bill Self's Kansas offense, your team will be in constant attack mode, leaving your opponents scrambling the entire possession.108 minutes. 2014.BD-04528B: with Bill Self,Kansas Head Coach; 2016 AP Coach of the Year2008 NCAA National Champions, 2012 NCAA Runner Up, 12x Big 12 Regular Season Champions (2005-2016), 2x Naismith College Coach of the Year (2016 & 2012), John R. Wooden Legends of Coaching Award (2013); 500 Career WinsStrengthen your playbook with proven strategies from legendary University of Kansas Head Coach Bill Self. Coach Self shares two zone offenses that create scoring opportunities along with several counters that will make your offense unstoppable. With the primary goal of forcing four defenders to play just three offensive players, his zone offenses create confusion, scrambles and open shots that devastate opposing teams. In his "stationary" strategy, Coach Self uses a quick moving zone offense to create scoring opportunities in the post, utilizing the short corner to stretch the defense. Players find gaps within the defense allowing them to score around the rim or take a quick striking three-point shot. Also in this segment, Coach Self introduces the "hot potato" concept to demonstrate how to move the ball quickly against a 2-3 zone.The more intricate, equally effective "slash" strategy is Coach Self's answer to the 3-2 and the 1-3-1 zone defense. In the "s[...]



Sean Miller's Skill Development School 3-Pack
BVD-04498A: with Sean Miller, University of Arizona Head Coach;2011 Pac-10 Coach of the Year, 2011 Pac-10 Champions;former Head Coach at Xavier, 3x A-10 champions; 2008 A-10 Coach of the YearIn Sean Miller's system, the guards are the "throttle" of the team. Developing a well-conditioned guard with a total set of skills is a must in order to have success. In this DVD presentation, Coach Miller has put together one of the most comprehensive guard workouts that look to develop skill and condition players for a fast paced game. Coach Miller divides his workout into two different segments: shooting and ball handling. He demonstrates six different shooting drills that will expand your guards' shooting ability out of multiple situations. These drills will maximize your player's number of shots, shooting on the move, shooting in transition, and shooting off the pick and roll. Coach Miller pushes his players to teach you how to incorporate conditioning within your shooting workouts. You will learn how to incorporate different moves and actions within your offense into a simple and challenging workout.In the second stage of Coach Miller's guard workout, he demonstrates how to build better ball handlers. Coach Miller uses four different segments to train his guards to be confident when they handle the basketball. In stationary two-ball drills, he works to develop basketball strength and game intensity as your players focus on the court in front of them. You will learn one-ball drills that work to control the basketball on the move. In the transition ball handling segment, you will learn two different ways to attack your defenders in the open court: glide dribble against a trap and power dribble to attack the basket for an open shot.In Coach Miller's fourth segment, he will teach you how to train your guards to be a throttle of your team's execution coming off of ball screens. You will learn six different ways teams look to defend the ball screen and how you can score with the counters he uses in his guard workouts. Whether the defender drops, the screener slips or the ball handler must split the D, your guards will be much more prepared for the game by being able to recognize how the defense is going to guard your screen. Get your guards ready to dominate the action with Sean Miller's guard development workout. The drills he provides will train your perimeter players to attack any defense with high intensity and effective reads.74 minutes. 2014.BVD-04498B: with Sean Miller, University of Arizona Head Coach;2011 Pac-10 Coach of the Year, 2011 Pac-10 Champions;former Head Coach at Xavier, 3x A-10 champions; 2008 A-10 Coach of the YearThe most versatile player on the court is the wing player and for that reason Sean Miller has put together a complete wing workout to help you develop their skills and help them get a better feel for the game. Coach Miller works on all phases of the wing's game including post play, transition, cutting, screening, shooting, and ball handling. This is a comprehensive look at how you can develop your wing players to be the complete package on the court.Coach Miller demonstrates four shooting drills that focus on the 1-2 step and shoot method. This simple 1-2 step routine gets his guys to be consistent with their balance and positioning on every shot. He shows you how to maximize your players time in the gym using seven spots on the court allowing your play[...]



Sean Miller's Skill Development School 3-Pack
BD-04498A: with Sean Miller, University of Arizona Head Coach;2014 Pac-10 Coach of the Year - 2x Pac-12 Coach of the Year; 2014 Pac-12 Champions - 2x Pac 12 Champs;former Head Coach at Xavier, 3x A-10 champions; 2008 A-10 Coach of the YearIn Sean Miller's system, the guards are the "throttle" of the team. Developing a well-conditioned guard with a total set of skills is a must in order to have success. In this DVD presentation, Coach Miller has put together one of the most comprehensive guard workouts that look to develop skill and condition players for a fast paced game. Coach Miller divides his workout into two different segments: shooting and ball handling. He demonstrates six different shooting drills that will expand your guards' shooting ability out of multiple situations. These drills will maximize your player's number of shots, shooting on the move, shooting in transition, and shooting off the pick and roll. Coach Miller pushes his players to teach you how to incorporate conditioning within your shooting workouts. You will learn how to incorporate different moves and actions within your offense into a simple and challenging workout.In the second stage of Coach Miller's guard workout, he demonstrates how to build better ball handlers. Coach Miller uses four different segments to train his guards to be confident when they handle the basketball. In stationary two-ball drills, he works to develop basketball strength and game intensity as your players focus on the court in front of them. You will learn one-ball drills that work to control the basketball on the move. In the transition ball handling segment, you will learn two different ways to attack your defenders in the open court: glide dribble against a trap and power dribble to attack the basket for an open shot.In Coach Miller's fourth segment, he will teach you how to train your guards to be a throttle of your team's execution coming off of ball screens. You will learn six different ways teams look to defend the ball screen and how you can score with the counters he uses in his guard workouts. Whether the defender drops, the screener slips or the ball handler must split the D, your guards will be much more prepared for the game by being able to recognize how the defense is going to guard your screen. Get your guards ready to dominate the action with Sean Miller's guard development workout. The drills he provides will train your perimeter players to attack any defense with high intensity and effective reads.74 minutes. 2014.BD-04498B: with Sean Miller, University of Arizona Head Coach;2014 Pac-10 Coach of the Year - 2x Pac-12 Coach of the Year; 2014 Pac-12 Champions - 2x Pac 12 Champs;former Head Coach at Xavier, 3x A-10 champions; 2008 A-10 Coach of the YearThe most versatile player on the court is the wing player and for that reason Sean Miller has put together a complete wing workout to help you develop their skills and help them get a better feel for the game. Coach Miller works on all phases of the wing's game including post play, transition, cutting, screening, shooting, and ball handling. This is a comprehensive look at how you can develop your wing players to be the complete package on the court.Coach Miller demonstrates four shooting drills that focus on the 1-2 step and shoot method. This simple 1-2 step routine gets his guys to be consistent with their balance and positioning [...]



Geno Auriemma and Bob Knight: Learn from the Legends Series
BD-04483A: with Bob Knight, former head coach at Texas Tech and Indiana University;over 900 career wins; 3x National Championship Coach;Five Final 4 appearances; 4x National Coach of the Year;1984 US Men's Olympic Coach (Gold Medal);distinguished member of the Naismith Hall of Fame (1991)andwith Geno Auriemma, 900 career wins - fastest coach to reach 900 wins;2015 NCAA Championship Coach, winning back-to-back-to-back national championships (2013-15); 10x NCAA Women's Basketball National Championship Coach; back-to-back undefeated national championship seasons (2009 and 2010); five undefeated seasons; 8x National Coach of the year; distinguished member of the Naismith Hall of Fame (2006); over 30 Big East regular season and tournament titles Two of basketball's all-time coaching legends share their thoughts on the game, how it should be coached, and the some of the drills that have made their teams so successful. Coach Knight opens the series with an analysis of his coaching style followed by a discussion on how to use your beliefs and ideas to develop your own coaching philosophy. He describes strategies that will help you adapt concepts used by other coaches to fit your team.Knight discusses how to build a solid offense around getting to the free throw line and being able to use the concepts of pass, cut, and screen as your fundamental principles. He explains how small details such as the effective use of managers, filming practice, and practice time can contribute to the overall success of the program.Coach Auriemma follows with his own discussion on fundamental coaching philosophies. He emphasizes the importance of adjusting your team's playing style to fit the strengths and abilities of your athletes. He then talks about the way he begins practice and the kinds of drills he believes teams should be practicing.You will see offensive drills that create a culture of trust, hustle, and being fundamentally sound on the offensive end. Auriemma combines several basketball concepts into one comprehensive drill that will strengthen skills while maximizing practice time. He also provides simple but effective drills that teach players how pass, cut, and shoot within the offense. Finally, he shares several strategies he uses regularly to build his fast break. Improve your team and add value to your practices with these tips, drills and strategies from two undisputed coaching powerhouses. Your players will learn how to play within your offensive system based on what they do everyday in practice. Produced at the Spring 2013 Chicago (IL) clinic.74 minutes. 2013.BD-04483B: with Bob Knight, former head coach at Texas Tech and Indiana University;over 900 career wins; 3x National Championship Coach;Five Final 4 appearances; 4x National Coach of the Year;1984 US Men's Olympic Coach (Gold Medal);distinguished member of the Naismith Hall of Fame (1991)andwith Geno Auriemma, 900 career wins - fastest coach to reach 900 wins;2015 NCAA Championship Coach, winning back-to-back-to-back national championships (2013-15); 10x NCAA Women's Basketball National Championship Coach; back-to-back undefeated national championship seasons (2009 and 2010); five undefeated seasons; 8x National Coach of the year; distinguished member of the Naismith Hall of Fame (2006); over 30 Big East regular season and tournament titles For coaches who spend more time practi[...]



The Swing Offense 3-Pack
BVD-04482A: with Ryan Looney, Seattle Pacific University Head Coach;2013 Great Northwest Athletic Conference Tournament Champions;Ended the 2013 season ranked Number 2 in the countryThe "Swing Offense" is one of the most successful offenses being used today at the high school and university levels. Seattle Pacific University Head Coach Ryan Looney explains how this offense helps promote unselfishness, limit turnovers, provide great spacing, multiple players post up opportunities, and allows them to get to the free throw line. All of which is critical to offensive efficiency and to the success his team has enjoyed running this offense. Through the use of diagrams, on-court instruction and video from game footage, Coach Looney gives you everything you need to put this offense into action. He details the basics and advanced skills and actions in the swing offense. You will see how simple this offense is to teach, yet how difficult it is to defend. TRANSITIONStarting with the transition game, Looney shows you how the Falcons transition from defense to offense and flows into the offense. Each player's role is broken down in transition and he demonstrates where early 3-point shots and post ups will occur. You'll learn various entries to start the offense, as well as watch game footage to see how the team transitions into the offense. SCREENINGCoach Looney dives into the half court set-up with the two main types of screens: The Up Screen - This action is set up by a simple pass to the wing. The cutter then uses the screen to get to the rim. The screener steps out to the perimeter and takes the cutters position. This action allows for a quick scoring opportunity but also keeps the team properly spaced. The Flex Screen - As the ball skips from one side of the court to the other a flex screen is set for the weakside wing. It is, and always has been, an extremely effective way to get a player a great look at the rim near the basket. These two screens are the foundation of the Swing offense. Coach Looney shows where and when each of the screens is used and the possibilities that the offense can exploit from each screen. However, the offense does offer other options to counter the consistency of the screens. As defenders try to fight through the screens or anticipate the cuts, baseline drives open up. Pick and pop options are also present as well as wing ball screens. Multiple post-up opportunities also present themselves which create high percentage shots for a variety of players on the court. Each option is clearly presented in this video and all are easy to teach and consistent enough for players to learn. The Swing offense is a great team offense. It promotes good floor spacing and constant movement. Defenders are required to constantly fight through screens, adjust to off ball movement and stay active on the weak side. Eventually the defense will make a mistake that will lead to easy buckets for the team running the Swing. Getting your team to be unselfish is an important aspect to having a successful offense. With the Swing, unselfishness is almost guaranteed. Players are constantly getting open and teammates can easily identify this and get them the ball. Whether you're an expert looking to refresh your ideas on the swing offense or a beginning coach looking to improve your understanding of ha[...]



The Swing Offense 3-Pack
BD-04482A: with Ryan Looney, Seattle Pacific University Head Coach;2013 Great Northwest Athletic Conference Tournament Champions;Ended the 2013 season ranked Number 2 in the countryThe "Swing Offense" is one of the most successful offenses being used today at the high school and university levels. Seattle Pacific University Head Coach Ryan Looney explains how this offense helps promote unselfishness, limit turnovers, provide great spacing, multiple players post up opportunities, and allows them to get to the free throw line. All of which is critical to offensive efficiency and to the success his team has enjoyed running this offense. Through the use of diagrams, on-court instruction and video from game footage, Coach Looney gives you everything you need to put this offense into action. He details the basics and advanced skills and actions in the swing offense. You will see how simple this offense is to teach, yet how difficult it is to defend. TRANSITIONStarting with the transition game, Looney shows you how the Falcons transition from defense to offense and flows into the offense. Each player's role is broken down in transition and he demonstrates where early 3-point shots and post ups will occur. You'll learn various entries to start the offense, as well as watch game footage to see how the team transitions into the offense. SCREENINGCoach Looney dives into the half court set-up with the two main types of screens: The Up Screen - This action is set up by a simple pass to the wing. The cutter then uses the screen to get to the rim. The screener steps out to the perimeter and takes the cutters position. This action allows for a quick scoring opportunity but also keeps the team properly spaced. The Flex Screen - As the ball skips from one side of the court to the other a flex screen is set for the weakside wing. It is, and always has been, an extremely effective way to get a player a great look at the rim near the basket. These two screens are the foundation of the Swing offense. Coach Looney shows where and when each of the screens is used and the possibilities that the offense can exploit from each screen. However, the offense does offer other options to counter the consistency of the screens. As defenders try to fight through the screens or anticipate the cuts, baseline drives open up. Pick and pop options are also present as well as wing ball screens. Multiple post-up opportunities also present themselves which create high percentage shots for a variety of players on the court. Each option is clearly presented in this video and all are easy to teach and consistent enough for players to learn. The Swing offense is a great team offense. It promotes good floor spacing and constant movement. Defenders are required to constantly fight through screens, adjust to off ball movement and stay active on the weak side. Eventually the defense will make a mistake that will lead to easy buckets for the team running the Swing. Getting your team to be unselfish is an important aspect to having a successful offense. With the Swing, unselfishness is almost guaranteed. Players are constantly getting open and teammates can easily identify this and get them the ball. Whether you're an expert looking to refresh your ideas on the swing offense or a beginning coach looking to improv[...]



4-Out 1-In Attack and React 3-Pack
BD-04455A: with Andrew Grantz, Creator of the Attack & React Offense;Our Lady of Providence (IN) High School Head Boys Basketball Coach;former Indiana University Southeast Assistant CoachAndrew Grantz returns to Championship Productions to reveal his new and improved "Attack & React" system. Primarily based on the dribble drive concept, Coach Grantz expands and simplifies the system by changing the alignment, spacing aspects and driving line, while also revising various screening angles, cut-types, and other components in order to apply even more pressure to the defense. No longer is this offense restricted to varsity caliber teams. With simple foundational phases, coaches can focus on skill development within the offense. Players begin by mastering the first five, lower-level phases so by the time they reach varsity-level play, they can readily adjust to the elements of the other 13 phases.Using whiteboard diagrams and 5-on-5 demonstrations, Grantz lays out the 18 phases that comprise his system. He starts by reintroducing the foundational phases of the Attack & React Offense, but this time going into greater detail. Coach Grantz uses four cut spots to create better decision-making habits and to maintain NBA spacing for creating even better attacking lanes. He also moved the driving line, allowing for more back-door opportunities. Expand your understanding of the Attack & React offense with these new, easy-to-implement techniques. "I think this offense is great because teams can keep the same base offense every year but change the additional phases to fit their players strengths and weaknesses. It allows for great player development because the offense is broken down into simple teaching phases." - Andrew Grantz188 minutes (2 DVDs). 2013.BD-04455B: with Andrew Grantz, Creator of the Attack & React Offense;Our Lady of Providence (IN) High School Head Boys Basketball Coach;former Indiana University Southeast Assistant CoachAttack & React creator Andrew Grantz provides a detailed look at how you can use his unique system in transition and against a zone defense. Coach Grantz uses on-court demonstrations to guide viewers through transition offense, press break, zone offense, and offensive rebounding situations. TRANSITION OFFENSEWhen flowing from the Attack & React Offense to a transition offense, players don't follow a set pattern, rather they fall into five positions that any player can fill to create a scoring opportunity. Coach Grantz shows how to use the offense as a secondary break so you don't have to put in more plays for your team to remember. DELAY GAMEAs part of his instruction, Grantz shows how to implement a delay game that applies the same offensive principles as the Attack & React Offense. Also, your players will learn to create offensive rebounding opportunities using two simple rules.ZONE OFFENSESince most defenses play zone to slow the Attack & React Offense, your offense can be disrupted. Not anymore! Coach Grantz teaches how to use the Attack & React Offense against both a 2-3 zone and a 1-3-1 zone defense. You'll learn how to effectively attack gaps within the zone and look for pitch outs and open shots. Coach Grantz demonstrates how to use the dribble, ball screen, dribble at, and shuffle cut within the Attack & React Offens[...]