As a coach, you always want to put your team in position to win, help your players develop and grow, and just be successful. We spoke to arguably one of the best and most influential high school coaches, in Team USA U17 head man Don Showalter, and he gladly shared his coaching secrets with us. Continue reading “Interview: Secrets to high school coaching with team USA U17 Don Showalter” »
Alot of you really liked our breakdown of Coach Roy William’s secondary break offense and have asked for the breakdown drills for it. So we’ve compiled some of the team drills Coach Williams uses at North Carolina.
These drills are surprising “simple”. Coach Roy Williams works on things as simple as taking the ball out of the hoop because to score easy buckets, you must be fast with the ball. If you watch North Carolina, regardless of a make or miss they very quickly inbound and look ahead. This is a habit that needs to be trained. Continue reading “Roy Williams Transition and Defensive Breakdown Drills” »
Congrats to Coach Roy Williams for winning the 2017 NCAA championships! Coach Roy Williams of the North Carolina Tar Heels is famous for their secondary break and early offense. Coach Williams started his career under legendary Coach Dean Smith and has since won the NCAA title twice in 2005 and 2009. So let’s get right into what makes his program successful.
What is a secondary break?
We’ve covered Tom Izzo’s fast break before but what is a secondary break? Coach Williams defines it when 2 or more defenders are back. When your guards can’t create a 1 on 2 or 3 on 2 situation, you try to get quick action with your 2 bigs who will sprint to the block or come in as a trailer. Alot of times, teams just practice for the primary break and forget about the secondary break. Continue reading “Roy Williams North Carolina Secondary fast break – A complete guide” »
Fast breaks are one of the most effective ways to score because it doesn’t allow the defense to set up but how do you actually make it FAST? Details matter and we’re going to break down Coach Tom Izzo of Michigan State’s “numbered” fastbreak system. Continue reading “Tom Izzo numbered fast break – Transition offense complete guide” »