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Brian McCormick's Basketball Coaching Books
Developing Basketball Intelligence By Brian McCormick
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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
Blitz Basketball By Brian McCormick
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Blitz Basketball is a complete youth basketball development system incorporating offensive and defensive strategy with player development. Offensively, Blitz uses a dribble-drive-motion style and... More > incorporates numerous drills to develop ball handling, passing and shooting skills. Defensively, Blitz uses a man-to-man trapping press which builds solid defensive fundamentals, while nurturing young players' instincts. Blitz uses the "Games for Understanding" approach, using small-sided games rather than drills to develop skills. Originally designed for an u-9 AAU team, I have used the system with high school, college and professional teams. With over 60 drills and 100 diagrams, Blitz Basketball is a complete development and strategic system for youth basketball teams and coaches. The Second Edition includes six different offensive entries and six quick hitters for high school and college teams seeking more complexity.< Less
Developing Basketball Intelligence By Brian McCormick
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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
Cross Over: The New Model of Youth Basketball Development By Brian McCormick
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Most basketball books offer drills. Cross Over outlines an entire development program complete with a long term athlete development philosophy, over 150 age-appropriate basketball drills, break down... More > of skill progressions and thoughts on coaching effectiveness. Cross Over covers Athletic Skills, Tactical Skills, Technical Skills and Psychological Skills through four stages of development and gives coaches the tools to improve their coaching and create a better environment for youth players.< Less
Blitz Basketball By Brian McCormick
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Blitz Basketball is a complete youth basketball development system incorporating offensive and defensive strategy with player development. Offensively, Blitz uses a dribble-drive-motion style and... More > incorporates numerous drills to develop ball handling, passing and shooting skills. Defensively, Blitz uses a man-to-man trapping press which builds solid defensive fundamentals, while nurturing young players' instincts. Blitz uses the "Games for Understanding" approach, using small-sided games rather than drills to develop skills. Originally designed for an u-9 AAU team, I have used the system with high school, college and professional teams. With over 60 drills and 100 diagrams, Blitz Basketball is a complete development and strategic system for youth basketball teams and coaches. The Second Edition includes six different offensive entries and six quick hitters for high school and college teams seeking more complexity.< Less
Hard 2 Guard: Skill Development for Perimeter Players By Brian McCormick
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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
180 Shooter: 5 Steps to Shooting 90% from the Free Throw Line, 50% from the Field and 40% from the 3-Point Line By Brian McCormick
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Whether novice or advanced, 180 Shooter offers instruction and drills to elevate your shooting percentages or enhance your shooting instruction. 180 Shooter includes over 60 drills and 20 pictures to... More > assist with your learning. 180 Shooter is a complete guide to successful shooting, unlike any other because it uses learning progressions, not just drills. If you put forth the effort, 180 Shooter will help you develop into a 180 Shooter.< Less
180 Shooter: 5 Steps to Shooting 90% from the Free Throw Line, 50% from the Field and 40% from the 3-Point Line By Brian McCormick
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Whether novice or advanced, 180 Shooter offers instruction and drills to elevate your shooting percentages or enhance your shooting instruction. 180 Shooter includes over 60 drills and 20 pictures to... More > assist with your learning. 180 Shooter is a complete guide to successful shooting, unlike any other because it uses learning progressions, not just drills. If you put forth the effort, 180 Shooter will help you develop into a 180 Shooter.< Less
Hard 2 Guard: Skill Development for Perimeter Players By Brian McCormick
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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
Playmakers: The Player's Guide to Developing Basketball Intelligence By Brian McCormick, PhD
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Through drills, situations, instruction and questioning, Playmakers: The Player’s Guide to Developing Basketball Intelligence demonstrates how to teach game awareness and basketball... More > intelligence. Playmakers: The Player’s Guide to Developing Basketball Intelligence explains the basic tactical 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. Playmakers: The Player’s Guide to 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.< Less