Master the fundamentals of an unbeatable offense with this complete book of killer drills and skills. 'Coach Pim is an outstanding teacher and coach. He understands the game and has the ability to break down the fundamentals for easy comprehension and fast learning. This book is perfect for players who want to improve their game' - from the Introduction by Dan Majerle, former NBA All-Star and Olympic Gold Medalist. As thirty-year veteran coach Ralph Pim puts it, 'True success begins with focusing all of your resources on becoming the best player possible.'In this outstanding and totally revised drill-book, Pim shows you how to do just that, hammering home the number-one lesson you'll need for success on the court: never underestimate the importance of fundamentals. From dribbling, passing, and shooting to rebounding, screening, and footwork, Pim's battle-tested drills prepare you to take your skills from practice to the game, coaching you along as you increase your level of confidence and develop your offensive skill set. Paying attention to both the mental and the physical aspects of the game, Pim provides a complete guide to better fundamental offensive basketball.Whether you're a new player or a seasoned coach, "Winning Basketball" gives you what you need to gain the competitive edge, providing: more than sixty-five drills; eighty-eight action photographs; twenty-five detailed diagrams; checklists for pinpointing weaknesses; key teaching points on basic skills, such as layups, free throws, and rebounds; a glossary of basketball lingo; and, tips for setting up training programs and using practice time to its fullest potential.
Ralph Pim, Ed.D., has been coaching basketball for nearly thirty years. He is a former NCAA Division 1 - a head basketball coach and currently head of basketball education for the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He lives in West Point, New York.
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe