This basketball plan has a simple mission - to develop your players' knowledge, understanding and game skills to play the center position.
The center, also commonly referred to as "bigman", "five", or the "pivot" has 3 main offensive skill areas that a player needs to work on to maximise their impact on the game in this position, which includes:
Ball handling and perimeter shooting have also been included in this plan to help your center develop other offensive aspects of their game, making sure you don't limit a player to one specific position.
Is this plan just for Centers?
The skills and drills shown in this workout are important for every player regardless of position. When coaching it is important that you don't pigeonhole players, especially young players, into one position just because they may be your tallest players at that time. Give players the opportunity to try other positions - they might surprise you!
Can your players do the Spider Dribble? Teach them how in this dribbling fundamentals session!
Shooting under pressure is different to shooting in practice. Find out if your players are able to maintain their form in this practice and competition shooting session!
"It is not only useful for staff who are experienced but a valuable tool for those subject staff who have to take teams."
The variety of sessions across sports - sometimes we steal session ideas from one sport and use them with another.
As we enter the business end of the competition, we take a look at the remaining eight teams and the key talking points surrounding each side.
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