BASKETBALLSBEST RECOMMENDS THE FOLLOWING BASKETBALL BOOKS, VIDEOs, and DVDs: (To Order, click on PayPal for certain items, or other books will send you to Amazon.com or Human Kinetics for your order. You can also order by check or P.O. direct from BasketballsBest)
COACHING IDEAS FROM GREAT BOOKS
A wealth of coaching information
Magic of Teamwork
to Be a Successful Coach
NEW YOUTH BASKETBALL
Provides a model for youth basketball development based on those used throughout the world. Emphasizes the important aspects of sports (fun, teamwork, learning, self- confidence) while providing a framework for development to maximize the talent and experiences of every athlete whether recreational or elite.
SPORT PSYCHOLOGY LIBRARY:
by Kevin L. Burke &
Highly acclaimed within their fields, legendary LSU coach Dale Brown and sport psychologist Kevin Burke team up as authors of this new book. Players will gain an appreciation for the mental side of the game and learn how to develop the skills that bring success on and off the court. Book provides coaches with proven sport psychology techniques to incorporate directly into their game plan. Parents and fdamilies will find useful tips for being supportive and involved in a player's development.
Coaching Youth Basketball: A Baffled Parent's Guide - by David Faucher. A book every parent should read while coaching thier son/daughter in youth plays.
Youth Basketball Drills by Burrell Paye. A great source for drills for the Parent/Coach teaching his/her son or daughter how to play the game.
Blackboard Strategies: Over 200 Favorite Plays by Eric Sacharski. Every coach likes a variety of plays and this book gives you some great ones!
The Basketball Coach's Bible: A Comprehensive & Systematic Guide to Coaching by Sidney Goldstein. A wealth of basketball coaching information including offense, defense, fast break, and fundamentals.
Encyclopedia of Defensive Basketball Drills by Burrell Paye. Defense wins games, and this book is a great addition to the defensive coach's library.
Zone Press Variations for Winning Basketball by Cliff Ellis. Teaches you how to mix your zone presses. Written by Auburn's winning coach who has developed reputation for his pressing defenses.
Practical Modern Basketball (3rd Edition) by John Wooden. Written by the famed coach who won ten NCAA championships. A MUST for every coaches library!
Knight: My Story A very interesting book containing a great deal of coaching information that coaches can apply to their own situation. Non-coaches will enjoy reading it also.
Bob Huggins: Pressed for Success Clearly illustrates the pressing defense that is the trademark of the Cincinnati coach. Gives clearly understood diagrams to help coaches teach the pressing defense.
Winning Basketball Drills Ken Atkins and Ron Rainey give you a collection of basketball drills that will assist you greatly in Practice Organization and in teaching your players correct fundamentals.
Building a Man-To-Man Defense (The Art &... Building a Man-To-Man Defense (The Art & Science of Coaching Series.) Another great book by standout coach Bob Huggins. An excellent complement to his book on pressing.
Three-Point Field Goal Offense for Mens and Women's Basketball.No one could write a better book on 3 point shooting than Mike Harkins and Jerry Krause. If you want the 3 point shot in your offensive arsenal, this is a MUST book for you.
Coaching Special Situations a collection of plays compiled by Bob Murrey, Director of USA Coaching Clinics. Plays are from the leading coaches.
All Purpose Offenses for Mens and Womens Basketball Collection of Offenses compiled by Jerry Krause and Mike Harkins.