The definitive guide to taking hoop skills to the next level.
Coaches Dawn Smyth and Kathy Brook break down the complicated game of basketball into its core elements and offer aspiring hoop stars clear and practical tips and techniques to help transform their individual and team game.
With the strong foundation of core skills presented here, basketball players can engage in exciting team systems while continuing to learn the intermediate and advanced individual skills that will propel them to become elite-level scoring threats and never-back-down defenders.
Play Better Basketball focuses on individual skills as executed in a team environment. It introduces seldom taught mental drills that will teach players how to read opponents in order to react in a way that will put the odds of success in their favor.
With step-by-step photography, Play Better Basketball shows players and coaches how to blend sublime skills with cutting-edge team systems to create smart, skilled, consistent and all-around effective players.
Kathy Brook is a master coach developer with a keen focus on basketball. She works with Canada Basketball to teach coaches cutting-edge strategies and philosophies to better train their players.
Dawn Smyth is a FIBA certified coach and director of national development for Canada Basketball. A coaching leader on the advances in basketball's best teaching systems, Dawn travels the world to teach coaches to better equip players with the skills to win.