Basketball Coach’s Survival Guide: Practical Techniques and Materials for Building an Effective Program and a Winning Team William E. Warren Prentice Hall TradeApr 28
09438-3.ovr A practical resource packed with tested easy-to-use ideas, techniques, and materials to help the basketball coach in all facets of his/her job. Includes many full-page reproducible forms, letters and checklists that can be used as is. Gives both new and experienced coaches fresh, effective ways for dealing with all types of situations and problems, from paperwork chores, making daily practices exciting, and picking the right offensive and defensive styles, to motivating players and building a positive team identity. –This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Practical advice for everything from selecting players to effectively carrying out administrative tasks. Includes dozens of diagrams of drills and plays and 40 reproducible forms, checklists, and worksheets.
Coaching Basketball Successfully2nd Edition
“”"This is the most comprehensive basketball book that I have read. Coach Wootten covers every aspect of establishing and maintaining a successful basketball program and reveals the essential elements of his phenomenal success.”"”
University of Louisville
“”"Morgan is such a great teacher. He has always amazed me with his ability to organize and teach.”"”
Head basketball coach, Duke University
“”"Morgan Wootten has made a tremendous contribution to the coaching profession through his book” Coaching Basketball Successfully,” A must-read book for many years to come.”"”
University of Arizona
“”"Coaches, players, and fans will enjoy and learn from Wootten’s engaging and information-filled book.”"”
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“”"This book should be every aspiring coach’s bible.”"”
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Head coach, 1992 U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team
“”"All of us in the coaching professions should be grateful that Morgan Wootten made his tremendous experience available to us in this book.”"”
Head basketball coach, Texas Tech University
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“”"The Great One (Wootten) retired a few years ago, but his truth goes marching on.”
“”"If you are looking to further your knowledge from one of the greatest coaches to ever coach the game, this is awesome. Coach Wooten’s philosophy on the game of basketball is wonderful. His ability to teachplayers and make his teams great was incredible. There is more inside this book than I expected.
Post more victories this season and every season with advice from high school basketball’s ultimate winner!
In Coaching Basketball Successfully Morgan Wootten shares his full arsenal of coaching wisdom on topics ranging from player communication and motivation to Xs and Os. The new material on zone offense, quick-hitting plays off the secondary break, man-to-man and trapping defenses, and situational in-bounds plays is sure to make this second edition even more popular than the original work . This latest edition includes guidelines for physical conditioning, recommendations for job interviewing, advice on conducting summer camps, and a master plan for handling game situations. And sprinkled throughout the book are many of Wootten’s thought for the day phrases the coach has found especially effective in motivating and communicating important lessons to athletes.
Wootten amassed the most successful high school coaching record ever during his 46-year career at DeMatha High School in Hyattsville, Maryland. His coaching has been praised by the game’s best all-time coaches: John Wooden, Mike Krzyzewski, Bob Knight, Pat Riley, Rick Pitino, Lute Olson, Dean Smith, Chuck Daly, and others.
Now, in Coaching Basketball Successfully, Wootten shares the wealth of knowledge that produced a .869 winning percentage, 5 national championships, a National Basketball Hall of Fame induction, and hundreds of high-achieving student-athletes.
Just as Wootten is considered the best high school basketball coach, legendary UCLA coach John Wooden is considered the best college basketball coach. So when Wooden states that Wootten’s Coaching Basketball Successfully is as fine a teaching aid on the development of a high school team and program as I have ever read, he speaks with authority on the quality and appeal of this book.
This edition of Coaching Basketball Successfully proves that you can improve on a classic. With expanded offensive and defensive tactics and new personal insights from one of the game’s greatest coaches ever, this book is sure to be a winner for many years to come.