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Youth Basketball Drills-2nd Edition

Youth Basketball Drills-2nd Edition

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    Basketball’s best and most comprehensive drill book is now bigger and better than ever! Youth Basketball Drills, Second Edition, contains 160 drills for mastering every essential skill. Authors Burrall and Patrick Paye have outlined drills and variations that cover the entire scope of the game in both offense and defense. The book shows you how, when, and why to use each drill.

    The progression of drills will help you develop your team from beginners to advanced players, skill by skill. The essentials of basketball offense and defense are addressed:

    • Shooting

    • Dribbling

    • Ballhandling

    • Passing

    • Cutting

    • Screening

    • Rebounding

    • Team offense

    • Team defense

    • Balance and agility

    • Stance and footwork

    When you’re coaching your players, it’s important to start out right. Youth Basketball Drills gives you the know-how and practice tools so you can teach your players the fundamentals they need in order to excel.

    Table of Contents

    Part I Offensive Skills and Drills

    Chapter 1 Balance, Quickness, and Agility

    Chapter 2 Stance and Footwork

    Chapter 3 Ballhandling

    Chapter 4 Stopping and Pivoting

    Chapter 5 Passing

    Chapter 6 Cutting

    Chapter 7 Passing and Cutting

    Chapter 8 Screening

    Chapter 9 Rebounding

    Chapter 10 Shooting

    Chapter 11 Post

    Chapter 12 Perimeter

    Chapter 13 Low Post Fakes and Moves

    Chapter 14 Team Offense

    Part II Defensive Skills and Drills

    Chapter 15 Stance and Footwork

    Chapter 16 Individual Movement

    Chapter 17 Team Movement

    Chapter 18 Team Defense

    Chapter 19 Team Defensive Stunts

    About the Author

    Burrall Paye has been developing young basketball players’ skills for more than 30 years. He is considered one of the game’s best teachers.

    Coach Paye enjoyed winning seasons in 36 of the 37 years that he coached. During his career his teams won 64 championships, he was twice honored as State Coach of the Year, and he was named Outstanding Coach by the National Federation Interscholastic Coaches Association in 1985.

    Retired since 1996, Coach Paye shares his expertise through his speaking and writing. He has spoken at major clinics in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Europe. He has written 12 full-length basketball books and hundreds of articles for national basketball magazines.

    Paye earned his master’s degree in 1965 from the University of Tennessee. He is a member of the National High School Coaches Association and the Virginia High School Coaches Association. He lives in Roanoke, Virginia, with his wife, Nancy.

    Patrick Paye is an assistant basketball coach at Elizabeth City State University, an NCAA Division II member of the CIAA. Patrick has never been part of a losing season as a player or in his 23 years of high school and collegiate coaching. He built two traditionally losing programs into playoff teams and regional champions and holds Northeastern High School’s record for most wins as a coach. Patrick resides with his son, Rylan, in Grandy, North Carolina.