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COACHING BASKETBALL:
THE COMPLETE BOOK
FROM BEGINNING TO CHAMPIONSHIP PLAY

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by RUSSELL B. DEVETTE and WILLIAM R. VANDERBILT
1st ed., 254 pages, $19.95
ISBN 978-0-89641-157-9  Review Shopping Cart


The completeness of this book makes it unique. The incorporation of contemporary research findings to the coaching of basketball makes this book valuable. The presentation goes beyond the strategies and skills of the game and includes how to organize and ready your team. The focus of this book is on preparing an individual to coach the game of men's or women's basketball and to provide an excellent source for active basketball coaches.

Contents

Chapter 1: BASKETBALL COACHES PHILOSOPHY—BUILDING A FIRM FOUNDATION

Chapter 2: BASKETBALL – EARLY BEGINNINGS 1881-1920

Chapter 3: ADMINISTRATIVE ASPECTS OF COACHING — PERSONNEL AND RELATIONSHIPS

Chapter 4: POLICIES, PROCEDURES AND PROGRAMS

Chapter 5: READYING YOUR TEAM; PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS

Chapter 6: PSYCHOLOGICAL AND SOCIOLOGICAL FACTORS

Chapter 7: INDIVIDUAL OFFENSIVE FUNDAMENTALS

Chapter 8: INDIVIDUAL DEFENSIVE FUNDAMENTALS

Chapter 9: TEACHING TEAM DEFENSE

Chapter 10: TEAM ZONES AND OTHER PRESSING DEFENSES

Chapter 11: TEAM OFFENSE

Chapter 12: TEAM OFFENSE AGAINST FULL COURT AND HALF COURT ZONE PRESSURE

Chapter 13: SPECIAL TEAM SITUATIONS AND STRATEGIES

BIBLIOGRAPHY

APPENDIX Basketball Evaluation Form

INDEX

About the Authors

Dr. Russell B. Devette and Professor William R. Vanderbilt are both Professors of Physical Education and Athletics at Hope College in Holland, Michigan. Russ Devette received his Ph.D. from The University of Michigan. Bill Vanderbilt received his M.A. from the University of Utah.

 


 

 

 

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