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By James Gels, from the Coach’s Clipboard Basketball Playbook
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Newsletter Archive


#135 - May 30, 2018 (Offensive Precepts)

#134 - May 15, 2018 (Pack-Line Defense)

#133 - May 1, 2018 (Full-Court Pressing)

#132 - April 15, 2018 (Mental Aspects)

#131 - April 1, 2018 (Attacking the Middle of 2-3 Zone)

#130 - March 15, 2018 (Off-Season Coaching)

#129 - March 1, 2018 (Preparing for March Madness)

#128 - February 14, 2018 (Shot Selection)

#127 - February 1, 2018 (10 Tips for Improving Your Team's Passing)

#126 - January 15, 2018 (2-3 Zone Plays)

#125 - January 1, 2018 (a History of Basketball)

#124 - December 15, 2017 (Out-of-Bounds Plays, "Tap Head Series")

#123 - December 1, 2017 (Duke Transition and Early Motion Offense)

#122 - November 15, 2017 (Box Set Plays)

#121 - November 1, 2017 (Getting Ready for New Season)

#120 - October 15, 2017 (Defensive Drills)

#119 - October 1, 2017 (The 1-4 Stack Offense)

#118 - September 15, 2017 (Building a Basketball Program - Part 2)

#117 - September 1, 2017 (Building a Basketball Program - Part I)

#116 - August 15, 2017 (Attacking Zone Defenses)




#115 - August 1, 2017 (The Triangle Offense)

#114 - July 15, 2017 (Parents and Coaches)

#113 - July 1, 2017 (Your Coaching Philosophy - Part II)

#112 - June 15, 2017 (Your Coaching Philosophy - Part I)

#111 - June 1, 2017 (Game Coaching and Strategies)

#110 - May 14, 2017 (Free-Throw Shooting)

#109 - May 1, 2017 (Rebounding and Drills)

#108 - April 15, 2017 (Off-Season Coaching)

#107 - April 1, 2017 (Our Favorite Drills)

#106 - March 15, 2017 (Kansas - Bill Self - Zone Plays/Offense)

#105 - March 1, 2017 (Getting Open, Movement and Spacing)

#104 - February 15, 2017 (SOS Defense)

#103 - February 1, 2017 (Press Offenses)

#102 - January 15, 2017 (Attacking Junk Defenses)

#101 - January 1, 2017 (Junk Defenses)

#100 - December 15, 2016 (Where Are All the Great Shooters?)

#99 - December 1, 2016 (Beginning a new Season)

#98 - November 15, 2016 (Scrimmage with a Purpose Drills)

#97 - November 1, 2016 (8th Grade Tryouts)

#96 - October 15, 2016 (2-3 High Offenses)

#95 - October 1, 2016 (Attacking the Pack Line Defense)

#94 - September 15, 2016 (Guard Play/Development)

#93 - September 1, 2016 (Half-Court Traps/Presses)

#92 - August 15, 2016 (Pick and Roll Offense)

#91 - August 1, 2016 (Post-Game Talks - Revisited)

#90 - July 15, 2016 (Players Don't Waste Your Time Getting Seen...)

#89 - July 1, 2016 (4-Out Offense)

#88 - June 15, 2016 (Special Zone Defenses)

#87 - June 1, 2016 (Two New Offenses)

#86 - May 15, 2016 (Developing Your Post Players)

#85 - May 1, 2016 (Why Games are Lost)

#84 - April 15, 2016 (Basketball History)

#83 - April 1, 2016 (Coaching in the Off-Season)

#82 - March 15, 2016 (Season Ending Disappointment)

#81 - March 1, 2016 (Preparing for March Madness)

#80 - February 15, 2016 (2-3 Zone Plays)

#79 - February 1, 2016 (Recent Additions to the Website)

#78 - January 15, 2016 (Transition Drills)

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#77 - January 1, 2016 (Pre-game Preparation)

#76 - December 15, 2015 (Last Second Plays)

#75 - December 1, 2015 (Planning Practices)

#74 - November 15, 2015 (Planning for the new Season)

#73 - November 1, 2015 (Pre-Season Coaching)

#72 - October 15, 2015 (2-3 Zone Defenses - with Variations)

#71 - October 1, 2015 (Press Defense)

#70 - September 15, 2015 (Mental Aspects of Basketball)

#69 - September 1, 2015 (From MSU's Tom Izzo)

SE - August 19, 2015 (PGC Basketball Fall Courses)

#68 - August 15, 2015 (Transition Fast-Break Offense)

#67 - August 1, 2015 (Out-of-Bounds Plays)

#66 - July 15, 2015 (Attacking Zones)

#65 - July 1, 2015 (Man-to-Man Defense)

#64 - June 15, 2015 (Core Coaching Articles)

#63 - June 1, 2015 (Off-Season Individual Work-Outs)

#62 - May 15, 2015 (Serious Basketball Players, AAU, etc)

#61 - May 1, 2015 (Screening Zones/Wissel Shooting)

SE - April 24, 2015 (PGC Basketball Summer Courses)

#60 - April 15, 2015 (Off-Season Team Workouts)

#59 - April 1, 2015 (Defending Without Fouling)

#58 - March 15, 2015 (Struggling Through a Losing Season)

#57 - March 1, 2015 (Buzzer-Beaters - Last Second Plays)

#56 - February 15, 2015 (40 Half-Court Press Break)

#55 - February 1, 2015 (Fred Hoiberg's Transition to Drag-Screen Action)

#54 - January 15, 2015 (Attacking the Press)

#53 - December 31, 2014 (Basketball History)

#52 - December 15, 2014 (Bob Kloppenburg's SOS Pressure Defense)

#51 - December 1, 2014 (Several Michigan State Tom Izzo Plays)

#50 - November 15, 2014 (Coach's Guide to a Drug Free Basketball Team)

#49 - November 1, 2014 (Basketball Tryouts)

#48 - October 15, 2014 (Coaches Preseason Checklist)

#47 - October 1, 2014 (Secondary Numbered Break)

#46 - Sept 15, 2014 ("Runner" Zone Offense)

#45 - Sept 1, 2014 (Princeton Offense)

#44 - August 19, 2014 (Upcomimg PGC/Gazier Clinics)

#43 - August 15, 2014 (Tips on Entering the Coaching Profession)

#42 - August 1, 2014 (Parent - Player Guidelines)

#41 - July 15, 2014 (Conditioning)

#40 - July 1, 2014 (Kansas 2-3 Zone Plays)

#39 - June 15, 2014 (The Amoeba Defense)

#38 - June 1, 2014 (Youth 2-3 Zone Offense)

#37 - May 15, 2014 (Bo Ryan's Wisconsin Swing Offense)

#36 - May 1, 2014 (Playing AAU or Club Basketball)

#35 - April 15, 2014 (Off-Season Coaching)

#34 - April 1, 2014 (Parent - Coach Relationships)

#33 - March 15, 2014 (Dick Bennett's Blocker Mover Offense)

#32 - March 1, 2014 (Preparing for the Post-Season Tournament)

#31 - February 24, 2014 (Keith Haske's Uptempo Basketball System)

#30 - February 14, 2014 (Adding a few plays late in the season)

#29 - February 1, 2014 (Turnovers in Transition and the Half-Court)

#28 - January 15, 2014 (Developing a Rebounding Mind-Set)

#27 - January 1, 2014 (Defensive Intensity - Charting Deflections)

#26 - December 15, 2013 (Passing Turnovers - 10 Tips to Avoid Them)

#25 - December 1, 2013 (Free-Throw Shooting)

#24 - November 15, 2013 (Moving Without the Ball)

#23 - November 1, 2013 (Coaching Do's and Don't's / Pre-Season Training Drills)

#22 - October 15, 2013 (The Exceptional Player)

#21 - October 1, 2013 (Coaching Philosophy)

#20 - September 15, 2013 (Sideline Plays)

#19 - September 1, 2013 (The Assistant Coach)

#18 - August 15, 2013 (The Hook Shot)

#17 - August 1, 2013 (Packline Defense)

#16 - July 15, 2013 (Role Players)

#15 - July 1, 2013 (Planning Practices)

#14 - June 15, 2013 (Rick Torbett's Read and React Offense)

#13 - June 1, 2013 (Being a Team Leader)

#12 - May 15, 2013 (Basketball Plays that Lead to Wins)

#11 - May 1, 2013 (Building a Basketball Program)

#10 - April 15, 2013 (Coaching in the Off-Season)

#9 - April 1, 2013 (Rebounding)

#8 - March 15, 2013 (Post-Game Talks)

#7 - March 1, 2013 (Late-Season Tune-Up - Preparing for March Madness!)

#6 - February 14, 2013 (Struggling Through a Losing Season)

#5 - February 01, 2013 (Zone Offense)

#4 - January 14, 2013 (Why Games Are Lost)

#3 - January 1, 2013 (Post Play)

#2 - December 15, 2012 (Youth Basketball)

#1 - December 01, 2012 (Full-Court Press)




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