Coach's Clipboard Newsletter #63
June 1, 2015
Placeholder Image

View in browser
Go to Archive Index

Dear Coaches, Players, Friends,

Today's Quote:

"If the people don't want to come out to the ballpark, nobody's going to stop them." - Yogi Berra, when managing the losing Mets.  Happy recent 90th birthday Yogi!

Featured Articles:

Basketball Coaching in the Off-Season
As coaches, we expect our players to work in the off-season and make improvements. But what about us as coaches... what are we doing in the off-season to help our team and to improve ourselves as coaches? This article will discuss some ideas on what coaches can do in the off-season.... read more.

Practicing in the Off Season
Some players practice all summer and never get any better, while others improve dramatically. Why? It's has to do with practicing correctly, or what you really need to practice to improve. All players need to work on (1)ball handling skills, (2)shooting, (3)work under the backboard, (4)offensive moves, (5)free-throw shooting, (6)fingertip tipping and jumping drills.... read more.

Off-Season Dribbling Drills
Players who do these 1-ball dribbling drills daily at home in the off-season can see marked improvement in their ball-handling and dribbling skills in just a few months...... read more.  More advanced players can also try the 2-Ball Dribbling Drills.

Off the Dribble Shooting Drills by Dr. Hal Wissel
Here are several shooting drills from former NBA coach Hal Wissel.  With all of these drills, make sure you are using good shooting technique... read more.

Individual Player Work-Out Drills from Tim Springer
Tim Springer is an expert skills trainer who has trained over 500 players via camps, skills clinics, individual instruction, etc. This page links a number of his excellent player work-outs... read more.

Placeholder Image

Coach's Clipboard All-Access Premium Membership - join today!  Really one of the best bargains available today for coaches and players. Immediate online access, comprehensive playbook with offenses, defenses, plays, drills, coaching and player tips, animated diagrams, video clips, mobile-ready, pdfs for print-outs, and more!

Coaches... act now and get a group membership (deeply discounted) for all your coaches!

Placeholder Image

Membership, special deals, basketball CDs, DVDs, downloads, coaching and training aids, and more!

Till next time...
Best wishes,
Dr. Jim Gels, aka "Coach Gels"
The Coach's Clipboard
Premium Members Login

All Coach's Clipboard materials are under US copyright, 2015, James A. Gels
Click here to unsubscribe (include your username in the email).
Email your comments or suggestions.