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Australian Strength and Conditioning Association (ASCD)
"The Australian Strength and Conditioning Association (ASCA) is an incorporated non-profit organisation and is the peak national body for strength and conditioning (S&C) professionals in Australia. As the peak industry body, the ASCA aims to ensure and enhance quality-assured S&C coaches."
"Breakthrough Basketball provides a variety of resources and information for basketball coaches, trainers, players, parents, and fans." This page focuses on the fundamentals of coaching various plays.
"Coach's Clipboard is a web-site company dedicated to providing free, or low cost, information to basketball coaches and players."
Coach Peel Basketball
"This site is dedicated to basketball coaches who want to improve their team's performance and win more games."
National Federation of State High School Associations
"The NFHS promotes amateur sports participation and athletics programs at the high school level. In addition, the NFHS provides leadership in the field of high school athletics/activities administration, establishes rules and regulations for the sanctioning of high school athletics/activities events, and formulates model rationales for high school eligibility rules for use by high school athletics/activities administrators."
The Player Development Framework Playbook
""The PDF Playbook is part of the Basketball Development Model (BDM) project, a Basketball England initiative which aims to make sure that players at every age and stage of their development have access to the best possible training and playing environments to fulfil their basketball goals."
Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS)
The Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS) is an initiative of the Queensland Government aimed at supporting the State's elite and identified developing athletes.
"The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) is the Australian Government agency responsible for supporting and investing in sport." Access resources about participating in sport, supporting sport, research and sport in the news and media.
A peer reviewed journal and site for sport and research.
Top End Sports
"Topend Sports is all about the top end of sports. If you are a top sports person or professional who works with athletes, or want to be, Topend Sports provides a wide range of quality information about sports, science, fitness and nutrition, plus much more."
World Association of Basketball Coaches
"The aim of the World Association of Basketball Coaches (WABC) is to improve the standard of the game through improving the standard of those teaching the game. This book, along with resources such as the Global Coaches Clinics introduced in 2011, is designed to be a basis from which each coach can build their own coaching philosophies."
World Association of Basketball Coaches
Basic movement skills: defensive, offensive and physical preparation.
Body movement: anatomical mechanics of basketball
Body mechanics of basketball
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Basketball : Strategy on the Hardwood
This eBook provides "tips from the sport's top players and coaches on how to physically and mentally prepare for" basketball games.
The Effects of Differential Learning Trainings on Technical Development of Basketball School Players
"The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of differential training on technical development of between 10-12 year-old basketball players who have been continuing basketball education (Alpullu & Bozkurt, 2018)"
Inbounding the Basketball
"The article presents practice drills and advice to basketball coaches on the proper inbounding of the ball during games. Half-and full-court drills are described given for the outlet pass, the V-Cut pass, the continuous V-cut, the stack formation, and the double stack formation. Diagrams are presented of each situation and drill." Open the PDF version of this article to see the graphics.
Influence of skill level on predicting the success of one's own basketball free throws.
This article focuses on "Understanding how shooters of different skill levels perceive their own shot could inform future training strategies for improving shooter accuracy (Maglott, Chiasson, & Shull, 2019)"
Merrily They (Pick and) Roll Along
"The article discusses the basketball technique on offense known as the pick and roll play and its use by teams in the National Basketball Association (NBA). An increase in the use of the play is attributed to the relatively large number of NBA teams who have talented point guards, as the play depends on the passing ability and decision making of the player with the ball."
The Methodological Overview for the Technical-tactical Training in Basketball
Referring to the methodology of basketball coaching, the authors analyse the complexity of basketball's "...fundamental elements, driving, body balance, passing, dribbling, throwing and fighting for the ball (Daniela, Virgil, & Gabriel, 2013).
Study on the Efficient Training of Basketball Player Junior (U16) Positions
"The purpose of this study is to highlight the impact of specific training for various positions in achieving this age model, improving overall driving ability and specific basketball game. This paper attempts to highlight the concept of preparing and setting its strategy for junior players in the idea of obtaining favourable results. (Tănase, Rotaru, & Marinescu, 2014".
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