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BASKETBALL

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by DEWAYNE J. JOHNSON and HOMER TOLSON
1st ed., February 1980, 62 pages, $10.95
ISBN 978-0-89641-041-1  Review Shopping Cart

 

This book covers the basic skills of basketball using an individualized learning approach. The students are provided skill sheets that break each fundamental skill into key learning components. The student also is provided lists of common errors to help zero in on incorrect form or poor performance. Performance skill tests are also provided to enable the student to evaluate progress. This text is designed for activity courses at the college level.

Contents

Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION TO BASKETBALL
History
Benefits
Learning Objectives
Glossary
Basic Equipment
Rules of Basketball

Chapter 2: OFFENSIVE SKILLS OF BASKETBALL
Shooting
Basic Fundamentals of Shooting
Lay Up
Jump Shot Free Throw
Passing
Bounce Pass
Two-Hand Chest Pass
Basketball Pass
Dribbling
Basic Dribbling
Reverse-Pivot Dribble
Faking and Driving
Fake and Drive
Crossover Drive
Change-Hands Crossover Drive
Evaluation of Offensive Skills of Basketball

Chapter 3: DEFENSIVE SKILLS OF BASKETBALL
Stance
Movement
Helping Out
Rebounding
Evaluation of Defensive Skills of Basketball

Chapter 4: SELF-EVALUATION TESTS

About the Authors

Dewayne J. Johnson has coached high school basketball for many years, including one year as state champions. At the college level he has taught courses in theory and practice of coaching basketball. Dewayne received his B.S. from Southern State College in South Dakota, his M.P.E. from Idaho State University and holds a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University. He is presently teaching in the Movement Science and Physical Education Department at Florida State University. Previously, he taught for four years at George Peabody College for Teachers.

Homer Tolson is a Professor in the Department of Kinesiology at Texas A&M University. He received his B.P.E., M.S. and Ph.D. from Purdue University. Homer has been teaching at A&M since 1968.

 

 

 

 

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