With USA Basketball set to host more Youth Coach Academies next month, and youth recreational leagues preparing for tipoff, there will be plenty of learning opportunities for youth coaches. With that in mind, here is this week’s question for the USA Basketball Coaches Network: If you were...

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With USA Basketball set to host more Youth Coach Academies next month, and youth recreational leagues preparing for tipoff, there will be plenty of learning opportunities for youth coaches. With that in mind, here is this week’s question for the USA Basketball Coaches Network: If you were...

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USA Basketball will conduct two Youth Development Regional Skills Camps open to girls basketball players in 7th-12th grades this October.

 There are many ways that youth basketball players can prepare for the upcoming season. Some kids have signed up for USA Basketball’s Regional Skills Development Camps , with the intention of raising their game in time for school tryouts. So what exactly do coaches look for when they get...

With USA Basketball set to host more Youth Coach Academies next month, and youth recreational leagues preparing for tipoff, there will be plenty of learning opportunities for youth coaches. With that in mind, here is this week’s question for the USA Basketball Coaches Network: If you were...

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    Sep 2, 2015

Basketball players must maintain good upper body strength, and this exercise will help.

In this move, it's not as much about the crossover dribble as it is about the jab. Use your legs and shoulders to lead the defender one way so you are free to drive in the other direction.

The defense hasn't finished its job until the rebound is secured. Here are some of the fundamentals that will make you a better rebounder on the defensive side of the ball.

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USA Basketball will conduct two Youth Development Regional Skills Camps open to girls basketball players in 7th-12th grades this October.

 There are many ways that youth basketball players can prepare for the upcoming season. Some kids have signed up for USA Basketball’s Regional Skills Development Camps , with the intention of raising their game in time for school tryouts. So what exactly do coaches look for when they get...

If you can't get to the gym, that's no excuse for not training properly. There's plenty of ways to work out at your local park.

This Foundational-level video will help show two concepts in which your players camn drive to the basket off layers.

If the passer can't see you're jersey number, then you're not open. Here's a look at what an open player looks like -- and how that player should receive a pass.