|Coaching Resources, Books, Videos|
We've tried hard to assemble the very best
collection of coaching resources available on the web for you. If you find a website,
book, video, recruiting source, software program, or other coaching resource that's note
here that you'd like to see us feature, please let us know by sending e-mail.
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AllCoach.com--A new site, but one of the best. Their basketball drills, workouts and other information is really second to no other site we've found for ease of use and simplicity. Very direct, incredibly useful information. A must for every coach and player. Nutrition info, strength and conditioning, and basketball specific information.
Basketball Highway Comprehensive gold mine for basketball coaches and those players who want to find the kind of advice pros give to stars and beginners. Ttips, forums and a searchable database of coaching resources.
Basketballs Best -- Information about coaching techniques, clinics, camps, videos, books, and other instructional materials
Basketball Chalk Talk--Used to be a fairly good message board for coaching information. We haven't visited in a while, so we can't vouch for it.
Basketball Coaches Message Board--Just what it says, a message board with lots of good youth basketball information; now affiliated with an entire website with many other message forums for different sports. Designed for coaches.
Basketball Tips-- A nice list of tips, nothing more and nothing less.
Coach's Corner-- Ken Lindsay's site with information on coaching and playing. Articles are written in simple terms and easily understood.
CoachLokHoops.com-- Coach Ray Lokar's site. Ray is the former president of SCIBCA, a former college coach, and currently head coach at Bishop Amat HS in Southern California.
Coach Jackson's Site-- An extensive selection of offensive and defensive sets. Plays against different situations. An X's and O's coaching site.
Coach Riley's --Discussion board, plays, and Internet-only books for the youth coach.
Coaching Resources from CANCoach--Basketball coaching tips, drills, and plays that help you improve your basketball skills and playing techniques.
CoachBasketball.com --Nice site. Says it's "Designed by coaches for coaches."
Coach's Clipboard -- Coach James Gels offers tips and coaching strategies.
Coach's Notebook--The virtual notebook offers advice for coaches new to youth basketball, including practice tips, plays, drills and much more.
Coaching Staff-- Well done site which combines various disciplines and provides a coaches' network and forum
Court Awareness Online--a resource devoted to women's basketball
Full Court Press--A Journal of Women's Basketball, from youth to WNBA Very complete coverage of women's basketball
Havenport Basketball Online Resources --E-mail lists, archives of messages, playbooks, strategy stuff
Hoops U. --The College of Basketball Knowledge helping coaches and players better their game. Plays, various drills, and a Quote of the Day are featured.
HoopTactics-- Ernie Woods and Bob Kloppenburg's site. Excellent.
In Search of Excellence--Coaching youth basketball site featuring basketball coaching tips, drills, plays, practice plan, weight training, playbook, and team building tips
InfoSports -- Youth Sports on the Web--Coaches will find tons of llinks and articles here. Pointers to and info on basketball and many other sports.
Journal of Basketball Studies-an interesting numbers approach. This site hasn't really changed it's approach or focus much in the last few years, and you can still get the same great scientific stuff and see just how stupid we all are. . . and you thought basketball was just a game. . . Sheesh. For an old review of this site, take a look at our three year old review
North American Youth Sports Institute--A sports institute site with articles, links and message forums.
On Hoops--Not really a coaching site, but it's a must read for anyone interested in coaching, or teaching the game. Mostly about NBA (in fact entirely about the NBA game) but well worth the reading
Piscopo Basketball Coaching Manuals--30 years of experience condensed into 16 coaching manuals.
Power Basketball--Coaching basketball, information for the youth basketball coach featuring monthly articles on offense, defense, fundamentals, also complete list of basketball links
The Referee Page -- a site by referees, for referees with questions and answers on rules and their application
SportAmerica Sport Videos -- SportAmerica has a huge selection of athletic educational and motivational videos, books and more for coaches or players of basketball.
Sports Quest--The Virtual Resource Center for Sports Information. Links and articles on coaching and training.
Time Out Coaching--Commercial newsletters for coaches
Tom Lynch's Coaching World--Could use a general redesign of its graphics, but it has a section devoted to "Thoughts on Youth Coaching" with some nice information.
USA Basketball On Line--The national governing body of basketball in the USA
VerticalJump.com-- A site devoted to coaching players on how to improve their jumping ability.
Winning Hoops Online Winning Hoops has plays, diagrams and techniques for basketball coaches at all levels--from well-known Division 1 college coaches to men and women coaching grade school kids.
Women's Basketball Coaches Association--News and information, programs and events geared toward and designed for women coaches at the college and high school level.
|College & Pro Coaches' Sites--About Coaches or By Coaches|
|Larry Bird: Official
Site--Get information on Bird's sales catalog with a list of hundreds of items,
info on private signings, a list of new items and products, a collector network section
and a list of stats.
Coack K Official Site--Does any other head coach even have his own official site? Current headlines, an inside look at playing for Coach K, Coach K comments, a Coach K Playmaker Online Tool, a Coach K screen saver...you get the idea.
Coach Karl--Official site of Coach George Karl, including info on his basketball camp, interview transcripts, and more.
Coach Anderson's Basketball Network -- from a Northern California coach
Ralph Miller's Pressure Basketball-- Steve
Seidler's book on Miller's system of pressure
Hoop Heaven-- Books, videos, software other products and more
Syskos Coaching Products--Books, videos, software
The Basketball Coach's Bible--a book recommended by Phil Jackson, foreword by Dale Brown
Basketball Made Simple: A Spectator's Guide-- how to watch basketball
Spinsational Publishing--from Sandy "Spin" Slade, the world's most famous and best ballhandler
W.G. Winter Bookseller Basketball Books
Sports SolutionS, Inc.--equipment,uniforms, photography for teams
Lute Olsen's "Developing the Perimeter Player"-- Review by Charles Kemp; video available for purchase from Allied Video
Beginning Basketball with Bibby--from USC Coach and former UCLA All-American Henry Bibby-- Video from Allied Video; read the review by Mary Rinato Bermant
Building a Championship Offense-from Stanford Coach Tara Vandeveer--video available from Allied Video; read thereview by Mark G. Etling
Basetball Books from Amazon.com All the most recent bestsellers
The Coach's Clinic Virtual Bookstore- also from Amazon.com
SportsProducts.com--an amazing quantity of basketball books, videos, CD's and other equipment for coaching
Breakthrough Sports Videos--"Swish" and "Team Building" from Tom Nordland
Basketball Canada Manuals for Development--aimed at coaches
A boy, a ball, a dream--- video on ballhandling skills
NCAA Videos-- from Cybersuperstores
Lute Olsen's "Developing the Big Man"Video--Review by Patricia Turnbull; video available for purchase from Allied Video
The "Shark" on Offense--Jerry Tarkanian-- Video from Allied Video; read the review from James E. Reppert
The "Shark" on Defense--Jerry Tarkanian--Video from Allied Video; read the review from Burton H. Brooks
Building a Championship Defense from Stanford Coach Tara Vandeveer-- video available from Allied Video; read the review by Marvin W. Andrews
V2K Basketball Videos--Converse, Pete Newell, Wooden, and many, many more instructional videos from Vista2000
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