Shoot better. Pass better. Dribble better. Play better.
Play Better Basketball is the fully illustrated guide to improving your game. The skills packed between these covers are those that pros like Stephen Curry, Kawhi Leonard and Kia Nurse use to dominate the court. From the fundamentals of footwork to team defensive strategies, this book teaches you how to play winning basketball no matter the situation.
Play Better Basketball applies to all levels of basketball -- from the driveway to the gymnasium. More than 300 step-by-step photographs accompany detailed yet easy-to-follow skill descriptions. Beyond the basics of footwork and body position, these instructions emphasize the decision-making that is key to translating new skills to a competitive basketball game.
Grow and refine your skills with 50 dynamic drills, each with built-in modifications to challenge development and make practice exciting.
This book was created for athletes who want to raise their level of play, polish their skills and achieve their hoop goals. It's time to play better basketball.
Kathy Brook is a FIBA licensed and Coaching Association of Canada certified Chartered Professional Coach, a coach education consultant for Canada Basketball and a Master Coach Developer. Kathy has authored coaching manuals through Canada's National Coach Certification Program (NCCP) and Canada's Junior NBA program. A secondary school teacher, she loves to share her knowledge.
Dawn Smyth is a Canadian Level 4 National Coaching Institute and FIBA Europe Certified Coach, a member of FIBA America's Youth Development Committee and the Director of Domestic Development for Canada Basketball. A leader in basketball's best teaching systems, Dawn instructs coaches around the world. Driven by a love for basketball, she works to better the game and inspire others.