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book coverTEACHING BASKETBALL SKILLS FOR PHYSICAL EDUCATION

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by DONALD F. STAFFO
1st ed., 2006, 121 pages, $14.95
ISBN 978-0-89641-420-4  Review Shopping Cart

 

Teaching Basketball skills for Physical Education offers recommendations for physical educators and college instructors on how to efficiently and effectively teach basketball skills so that more less-talented students will acquire better skills. Also, so physical education majors will participate in efficiently conducted basketball skill/activity classes so they in turn will one day be able to teach fundamental basketball skills more efficiently to their inexperienced students.
The book provides guidelines and offers suggestions that can be modified and adjusted according to various situations and skill levels, among other variables.

CONTENTS

Chapter 1: HISTORY OF BASKETBALL

Chapter 2: GLOSSARY

Chapter 3: EQUIPMENT

Chapter 4: RULES AND REGULATIONS

Chapter 5: RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE TEACHER

General Player Proficiency Objectives

Chapter 6: LEARNING OBJECTIVES FOR BASKETBALL UNIT

Performance Objectives
Methodology for Teaching Basketball skills

Chapter 7: BASIC BASKETBALL SKILLS

Balanced Ready Position
Ready Position Footwork Drill
Jump Stop
Pivot
Slide

Chapter 8: BALL HANDLING SKILLS

Common Drills

Chapter 9: PASSING

Chest Pass
Catching a Pass
Chest Pass Drill
Bounce Pass
Two-hand Overhead Pass
Baseball Pass
Wall Passing
Shuttle Pass Drill
Scatter Passing
2 Against 1 Keep Away Drill
Circle Group Keep Away Drill
Behind the Back Pass

Chapter 10: DRIBBLING

Crossover Dribble
Dribbling Drills
Change Direction Drill
Dribble Around Statues
Crossover Dribble
Guarding the Dribbler
Dribbler Defender 1-on-1 Drill
Passing Off the Dribble
2-on-1 Fast Break Drill
Individual Dribbling Skills
Peer and Teacher Evaluation Checklist

Chapter 11: SHOOTING

Lay-up
Rebounding
Rebounding in the 2-Line Drill
One-hand Push Shot
Right Handed One-Hand Push Shot
Left Hand Push Shot
Two-Hand Set Shot
Tree Throws
Horse
Twenty-One
Around the World

Chapter 12: GENERAL GAME UNDERSTANDING

Basic Offensive Philosophy
Basic Defensive Philosophy

SAMPLE STUDENT BASKETBALL UNIT EVALUATION FORM
(SPECIFIC SKILLS)

SAMPLE STUDENT BASKETBALL UNIT EVALUATION FORM
(GENERAL SKILLS)

REVIEW OR SAMPLE TEST QUESTIONS

REFERENCES

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Dr. Donald F. Staffo is a professor and chairman of the Department of Health and Physical Education at Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. In addition to being an educator for 37 years, he has been a coach and athletic director at the high school and college level, as well as a sports journalist. He has covered University of Alabama basketball for the Associated Press for 20 years and for five years was a correspondent covering the Southeastern Conference for The Basketball Times. He is the author of six books, 113 scholarly publications in professional journals, a newspaper column and over 1250 articles in a variety of publications. Don earned his B.S. degree from the SUNY at Brockport; M.A. from western Kentucky University and his Ph.D. from Ohio State University.


 

 

 

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