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BASKETBALL FOR COACHING
AND TEACHING

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by DICKIE HILL
1st edition, 1997, 322 pages, $27.95
ISBN 978-0-89641-366-5
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Basketball for Coaching and Teaching
was written to provide a comprehensive approach to the game of basketball for those who coach and teach this game. This text integrates organization, philosophy, history and psychological factors with strategies and skills to provide the most in-depth contemporary text on the market today. It also shares a system which allows coaches to be successful in utilizing strengths and weaknesses and minimizing weaknesses of all players.


Some of the features which separate Basketball for Coaching and Teaching from other texts are: 1) a summary at the end of each chapter; 2) a minimum of 20 discussion questions at the conclusion of each chapter; 3) over 200 pictures and illustrations for clarity and greater understanding; 4) an extensive bibliography at the end of the book with additional readings at the end of each chapter; 5) presentations of the philosophies of coaching and teaching; 6) suggestions for individualizing an offense to take advantagae of players' strengths; 7) extensive treatment of administrative aspects of coaching; 8) contemporary view on how to ready a team for the season from a physiological and psychosocial standpoint; 9) suggestions for teaching basketball in the classroom; 10) extensive scouting information; and 11) evaluations.


CONTENTS

  • Chapter 1: THE TEACHING PHILOSOPHY
    A Little Bit of History
    Teaching Philosophy
    References
    Assignments

  • Chapter 2: THE COACHING PHILOSOPHY
    A Little Bit of History;
    Building a Firm Foundation;
    Team Goals;
    Evaluating Goals;
    Basketball and Character Development;
    What Does it Take to Become an Outstanding Coach?
    Qualities of Successful Coaches;
    Winning and Losing;
    Developing Coaching Competencies;
    How Do You Know if You Have Been Successful Coaching?
    Summary;
    Questions for Discussion;
    References;
    Assignments

  • Chapter 3: PERSONNEL AND RELATIONSHIPS
    A Little Bit of History
    Choosing Assistants
    Assistants' Duties
    Managerial Staff
    Managers' Duties
    Trainer
    Equipment Manager
    Equipment Managers' Duties
    Support Personnel for Games
    Team Member Selection
    Summary
    Questions for Discussion
    References
    Assignments

  • Chapter 4: POLICIES, PROCEDURES AND PROGRAMS
    A Little Bit of History
    Yearly Plan
    Seasonal Plan
    Weekly Plan
    Daily Plan
    Scheduling
    Trip Organization
    Awards
    Security and Crowd Control
    Programs and Support Systems: Booster Clubs and Alumni Groups
    Public Relations
    Parents of Players
    Community
    The Media
    Summer Programs
    Recruitment
    Scouting
    Game Plan
    Summary
    Questions for Discussion
    Readings
    Assignments

  • Chapter 5: PHYSIOLOGICAL PREPARATIONS
    A Little Bit of History
    Basic Factors
    Nutrition, Rest, and Related Health Considerations
    Pre-Game Meal
    Carbohydrate Loading
    Super Foods, Vitamins
    Rest
    Other Concerns
    Training Rules
    Post-Season Conditioning
    Pre-Season Program
    Weight Training Program
    Overload Principle
    Progressive Resistance
    Arrangement of Exercise
    Specificity
    Circuit Training Warming up with Dance
    Distance Running
    Relaxation -- Stress Management
    Summary
    Questions for Discussion
    Bibliography and Readings
    Assignments

  • Chapter 6: PSYCHOLOGICAL AND SOCIOLOGICAL PREPARATIONS
    A Little Bit of History
    Psychological Considerations Teaching Methods
    Specificity
    Progression
    Reinforcement; Motivation
    Learning Rates
    Transfer
    Modeling
    Selective Attention
    Goal Setting
    Environmental Aspects
    Sociological Factors: Group Dynamics
    Cohesion; Leadership
    Motives and Aspirations
    Sacrifice and Success
    Readying for the Game
    Relaxation
    Positive Imagery
    Negative Imagery
    The Feeling
    Attention Clearing and Focusing
    Planning and Studying
    Post-game Feelings
    Summary
    Questions for Discussion
    Bibliography nd Readings
    Assignments

  • Chapter 7: OFFENSIVE FUNDAMENTALS
    A Little Bit of History
    Offensive Footwork
    Passing
    Shooting
    Developing the Individual Offense
    Beginning Team Offense: Two-on-Two
    The Screen
    Three-on-Three
    Summary
    Questions for Discussion
    Bibliography and Readings
    Assignments

  • Chapter 8: DEFENSIVE FUNDAMENTALS
    A Little Bit of History
    Defensive Slide and Close
    One-on-One
    Moving against a Dribbler
    Combining Skills and Challenging Shots
    Rebounding
    Offensive Rebounding
    Combining offense and Defense: Beginning Team Defense
    Two-on-Two and Three-on-Three Defensive Emphasis
    Summary
    Questions for Discussion
    Bibliography and Readings
    Assignments

  • Chapter 9: PERSON-TO-PERSON DEFENSE
    Position Defense
    1-4 Offense
    Adjusting Defensively to Ten Offensive Situations
    Summary
    Questions for Discussion
    Bibliography and Readings
    Assignments

  • Chapter 10: ZONE DEFENSE
    A Little Bit of History
    Person-to-person Press -- with a Trap
    Zone Press
    Half-Court Match-up
    Summary
    Questions
    Bibliography and Readings
    Assignments

  • Chapter 11:OFFENSIVE STRATEGIES
    A Little Bit of History The Fast Break
    Transition Offense
    Half-Court Team Offense
    Two-Guard Offenses
    Shuffle Half-Court Offense
    One-Guard Offense
    Summary
    Questions for Discussion
    Bibliography and Readings
    Assignments

  • Chapter 12: OFFENSE FOR A PRESSING DEFENSE
    A Little Bit of History
    Team Offense in the Front Court versus a Zone Defense
    Key Moves against Zones
    Summary
    Questions for Discussion
    Bibliography and Readings
    Assignments

  • Chapter 13: STRATEGIES FOR SPECIAL SITUATIONS
    A Little Bit of History
    Out-of-Bounds Plays to Score
    Last-Shot Plays
    Free Throw Lineup
    Jump-Ball Strategy
    The Use of Substitutions
    The Strategy of Changing Defenses
    Offensive Ball Control
    The Delay Game
    Time-Out Strategy
    Summary
    Questions for Discussion
    Bibliography and Readings
    Assignments

  • BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • APPENDICES
    A: Evaluation of Coaching Performance Form
    B. Offensive Statistics Form
    C: Scouting Form Individual Characteristics
    D: Player's Rating
    E: Scouting Form Individual Shot Chart
    F: ShotChart
    G: Offensive Plays
    H: Players' Movement
    I: Team Characterstics
    J: Team Defense
    K: Set-up for Special Plays
    L:Conditioning Form
    M: Circuit Training
    N: Court Diagram


ABOUT THE AUTHOR . . .

Dickie Hill is a professor of Health and Physical Education at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas

 

 

 

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