Brian McCormick's Hard2Guard Player Development Newsletters, Volume 4
Brian McCormick's Hard2Guard Player Development Newsletters, Volume 4 answers the questions many coaches do not think to ask. Has Dwight Howard improved his skill level or his confidence? Are coaches... More > wasting time with their defensive slide drills? What is a "Rondo" and how do you do it? Should basketball coaches try to reduce the incidence of ACL injuries? If so, how? Why is Vitamin Water bad for athletes and why is coconut water better? Volume 4 references motor learning research, recent exercise science studies and NBA action to inform, instruct and challenge the international audience of basketball coaches, administrators, strength trainers, parents, players and students of the game.< Less
Developing Basketball Intelligence
Through drills, situations, instruction and questioning, Developing Basketball Intelligence demonstrates how to teach game awareness and basketball intelligence.
DBI explains the basic tactical... More > skills of every offense - from pick-and-rolls to 3v2 fast breaks - but moves beyond the skill execution to the all important perceptual, anticipatory and decision-making skills which separate the expert performers. Developing Basketball Intelligence teaches tactical skills, but also develops the characteristics of a high basketball IQ player, players who:
* choose the best option in less time;
* adapt to ever-changing situations;
* possess good spatial awareness;
* know the right play at any moment relative to the time and score;
* and more.
Developing Basketball Intelligence is a tool to develop your offensive system as a coach, and to create a learning environment which enhances your players' understanding so they can read and react and adjust and adapt on the court.< Less
Brian McCormick's Hard2Guard Player Development Newsletters, Volume 3
Brian McCormick's Hard2Guard Player Development Newsletters is a collection of basketball training information from professional basketball coach and trainer, Brian McCormick. Throughout 2009,... More > McCormick's weekly newsletter covered training-related information on topics like ankle injury rehabilitation, cognitive-perceptual development, mindful practice, internal motivation and more. Complete with interviews from leading sports medicine doctors, strength coaches and skill acquisition specialists, Volume 3 contains invaluable information for coaches, trainers, players and parents.< Less
Hard 2 Guard: Skill Development for Perimeter Players
Hard 2 Guard: Skill Development for Perimeter Players is the complete book of perimeter skills for the player looking for an edge or the coach seeking new ways to teach skills and develop more... More > aggressive, attack-minded players.
“Brian has done it again by combining basic fundamentals with advanced skill set moves to create a one-of-a-kind breakdown of how to make players better.” - Brandon Clay, Peach State Basketball< Less