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The Women's Basketball Drill Book

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ISBN: 0736068465
ISBN 13: 9780736068468

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The ultimate drill collection from basketball’s best! Two of the game’s winningest coaches – Tennessee’s Pat Summitt and Texas’ Jody Conradt – share their favorite drills that have helped produce over 1,800 victories! Fellow NCAA National Championship head coaches Nancy Fahey, Brenda Frese, Wendy Larry, Muffet McGraw, Amy Ruley, and Tara VanDerveer combine with over 40 more of the game’s legendary minds to bring you their game-winning drills and strategies to create The Women’s Basketball Drill Book, the most comprehensive basketball drill book ever published. Whether you’re a coach or player, aspiring young hopeful or experienced team leader, this resource will provide you with 186 drills covering all aspects of the game:
  • Warming up
  • Conditioning
  • Footwork
  • Ballhandling
  • Passing
  • Screening
  • Shooting
  • Rebounding
  • Defense
  • Perimeter play
  • Post play
  • Transition play
Whether you wish to develop new skills or fine-tune your game, rely on the drills that have produced a combined 21 NCAA National Championships. The Women’s Basketball Drill Book is the one and only drill book you’ll ever need!

About the Editor

Founded in 1981, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) promotes women's basketball by unifying coaches at all levels to develop a reputable identity for the sport of women's basketball and fosters and promotes the development of the game in all of its aspects as a sport for women and girls. With members throughout the world, it is the largest organization of its kind. The WBCA is involved in a variety of events and clinics throughout the year, including the WBCA High School All-America Game; the Betty F. Jaynes Internship Program; the Nike So You Want To Be A Coach Program and the annual WBCA National Convention, held in conjunction with the NCAA Women’s Final Four. Through these events, the WBCA not only highlights exceptionally talented female players but also provides opportunities for coaches at all levels to better themselves. In addition to the activities that the WBCA puts on and sponsors, the organization has an extensive awards program through which the best, brightest, and most talented athletes, coaches, and contributors to women’s basketball are honored. The WBCA also provides coverage on all aspects of women’s basketball, from high school to the pros, through their three publications: Coaching Women’s Basketball, Net.News, and Compliance Corner. For more information on these and the many activities and opportunities available from the WBCA, check out www.wbca.org. The following coaches contributed to The Women’s Basketball Drill Book:
  • Jane Albright, Wichita State University
  • Gary Blair, Texas A&M University
  • Lisa Bluder, University of Iowa
  • Joan Bonvicini, University of Arizona
  • Beth Burns, San Diego State University
  • Nikki Caldwell, University of Tennessee
  • Jody Conradt, University of Texas
  • Leslie Crane, Western Illinois University
  • Kathy Delaney-Smith, Harvard University
  • Elaine Elliott, University of Utah
  • Nancy Fahey, Washington University
  • Kathy Fedorjaka, Bucknell University
  • Mark French, UC Santa Barbara
  • Brenda Frese, University of Maryland
  • Mike Geary, Michigan State University
  • Bill Gibbons, College of the Holy Cross
  • Brian Giorgis, Marist College
  • Chris Gobrecht, Yale University
  • Carey Green, Liberty University
  • Theresa Grentz, University of Illinois
  • Cindy Griffin, Saint Joseph’s University
  • Mary Hegarty, Long Beach State University
  • Bonnie Henrickson, University of Kansas
  • Kris Huffman, DePauw University
  • Rick Insell, Middle Tennessee State University
  • Laurie Kelly, Northern Arizona University
  • Patrick Knapp, University of Pennsylvania
  • Andy Landers, University of Georgia
  • Wendy Larry, Old Dominion University
  • Bob Lindsay, Kent State University
  • Chris Long, Louisiana Tech University
  • John Margaritis, UC Riverside Athletics
  • Bernadette Mattox, Connecticut Sun
  • Muffet McGraw, University of Notre Dame
  • Joe McKeown, George Washington University
  • Wes Moore, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  • Jon Newlee, Idaho State University
  • Trina Patterson, University of Albany
  • Rene Portland, Penn State University
  • Gordy Presnell, Boise State University
  • Carol Ross, University of Mississippi
  • Julie Rousseau, Pepperdine University
  • Amy Ruley, North Dakota State University
  • Debbie Ryan, University of Virginia
  • Tim Shea, Salem State College
  • David Smith, Bellarmine University
  • Barbara Stevens, Bentley College
  • Pat Summitt, University of Tennessee
  • Ed Swanson, Sacred Heart University
  • Charlene Thomas-Swinson, University of Tulsa
  • Tara VanDerveer, Stanford University
  • Christina Wielgus, Dartmouth College
  • Nancy Winstel, Northern Kentucky University
  • Kay Yow, North Carolina State University

Table of Contents

Part I Training Drills
Chapter 1 Warm-Up Drills
Chapter 2 Conditioning Drills

Part II Offensive Drills
Chapter 3 Moving Drills
Chapter 4 Dribbling Drills
Chapter 5 Passing Drills
Chapter 6 Offensive Screening Drills
Chapter 7 Shooting Drills
Chapter 8 Offensive Rebounding Drills
Chapter 9 Offensive Transition Drills

Part III Defensive Drills
Chapter 10 Footwork Drills
Chapter 11 Defensive Screening Drills
Chapter 12 Defensive Rebounding Drills
Chapter 13 Defensive Transition Drills
Chapter 14 Perimeter Drills
Chapter 15 Post Drills
Chapter 16 Team Drills