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Catholic Coaching Basketball Essentials - PDF

This course is a self-paced online course designed to be taken by individual coaches.

Catholic Coaching Basketball Essentials focuses on how coaches teach the offensive and defensive skills and tactics of basketball. Catholic Coaching Essentials is a pre-requisite to this course.

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Catholic Coaching Basketball Essentials focuses on how coaches teach the offensive and defensive skills and tactics of basketball.

Course units include:
1. Tactics and skills instruction, including teaching methods, correcting errors, and shaping skills;
2. Offensive tactics, including creating passing lanes, setting screens, running the transition game, and executing the give-and-go and pick-and-roll;
3. Defensive tactics, including defending against screens, cutting off passing lanes, and helping out; and
4. Individual skills, including footwork, dribbling, passing and catching, shooting, rebounding, and playing defense.

$9.95 each
ISBN: 9780736069540
ISBN13: 9780736069540
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Audience:  Volunteer Coaches

Level: Volunteer