Newsletter #267

June 6, 2023


Today's Quote:  "POST PLAY:  1. Play low - 2. Play wide - 3. Hands up - 4. Feet active."

Today's Theme... Developing Your Post Players

The off-season is a great time to develop your post players.  Here are several pages and drills that should help.

How to Become a Great Post Player - this article discusses general post play and post moves, and how to play both the low post and high post positions.

Post Player Breakdown Drills  - a number of post-player breakdown drills and video clips to help post-players develop their footwork, post moves and skills.

Tips for Short Post Players - teach short post players to look for "separation instead of confrontation".  Instead of battling inside with bigger defenders, move away from the hoop (to the short corner or high-post)  and use your shooting skills and quickness.

Tim Springer's Post Player Workout - a post player workout from coach Tim Springer featuring individual post player basketball drills.

Tim Duncan Scoring Series - Tim Duncan's workout drills, from coach Tim Springer.

Rebounding Mentality and Fundamentals - defensive and offensive rebounding, team rebounding, rebounding free-throws, and zone rebounding.

3-Man Rebounding, PowerUp Drill - this "tough man" drill stresses boxing out and rebounding, as well as low post offensive power moves.


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