Author: Brian Williams

  • How to Coach Youth Basketball | Basketball Workouts & Basketball Drills

    How to Coach Youth Basketball | Basketball Workouts & Basketball Drills

    Coaching basketball for youth has many benefits.  It also has a set of unique challenges.  When dealing with children, training has to strike a balance between fun and instilling the traits needed to develop a strong athlete.   Player development is crucial because children can be affected long-term by experiences.  Positive experiences can build a…

  • How to Become a Basketball Coach

    How to Become a Basketball Coach

    It is easy to watch an NBA game and want to be one of the coaches walking up and down the sidelines, calling plays, and substituting players. What you don’t see during the two-hour TV broadcast is all the work that the coach does before and after the game and you especially don’t see the…

  • Basketball Training: 10 Ways To Improve Your Game

    Basketball Training: 10 Ways To Improve Your Game

    Basketball, like any other sport or musical instrument for that matter, is a progression of skill that is achieved through two primary elements: time and effort. There is no shortcut around skill development, regardless of natural ability–which can help a great deal, but drilling and practice are still essential to improve one’s performance in-game with a…

  • 20 Basketball Coaching Tips to Improve Your Team

    20 Basketball Coaching Tips to Improve Your Team

    If you are considering basketball coaching or you are a coach already, you will probably be looking for ways to better your craft. There are some great tips here that you can marry with your personal commitment and dedication to the team. You could be successful by implementing all of just some of these tips; it…

  • 20 Tips for Improving Your Basketball Shooting Skills

    20 Tips for Improving Your Basketball Shooting Skills

    Playing basketball requires you to be skilled in shooting. The skill of shooting is the most critical skill in basketball as this is where players earn points for their teams. However, it is also a lost art and is declining on every level. Nowadays, there are only a few great shooters. This is because it…

  • Top 10 Basketball Drills To Improve Your Game

    Top 10 Basketball Drills To Improve Your Game

    We are all familiar with the famous proverb, “Practice makes perfect.” The more you practice, the better you become at something. No professional in any sport has ever attained greatness by merely knowing how a sport works or by simply learning about what to do in theory. If you take a good look at all the…

  • 20 Basketball Tips for Dribbling to Improve Your Ball Handling

    20 Basketball Tips for Dribbling to Improve Your Ball Handling

    Every player needs basketball tips for dribbling. Dribbling in basketball is defined as the legal method of advancing the ball by oneself as opposed to passing it to another player or shooting for the basket. Players bounce the ball on the floor while walking or running down the court. Dribbling is the most fundamental element…

  • 20 Basketball Defense Drills for Motivated Beginners

    20 Basketball Defense Drills for Motivated Beginners

    When you think about winning basketball games, what you think about first? Most of us would assume that you win games by scoring points. Therefore, shooting, passing and ball handling would be the top skills your motivated beginner should work on to improve their game. But according to some of the best coaches, mastering your…

  • Why Does Your Team Need Basketball Drills?

    Why Does Your Team Need Basketball Drills?

    Basketball drills are a key to teaching basic skills, increasing performance, and team building. Drills aren’t always a favorite of players when first announced, but their use over time develops routines that players come to depend on. Coaches shouldn’t be shy about using basketball drills at every practice and creating a structured environment. This will…