University of New Mexico Men’s Basketball,
2x Mountain West Coach of the Year;
former NCAA All-American, NBA guard and Olympic Gold Medalist
Hit the court with Steve Alford and his staff for an in-depth look at Lobo basketball practices. In this DVD set, Coach Alford gives you the basis of success that he learned while playing for legendary coaches.
Throughout this DVD series, Alford introduces each segment of practice before going to the floor. He describes what you will see, his objectives during the practice and the results he wants to see. In addition, sit in on a Lobo film session to see how you can effectively use videotape in your program.
Every practice begins with passing and ball handling drills that stress fundamentals, movements and teaching proper technique. Coach Alford believes that good passing and ball handling skills will result in a higher shooting percentage. The beginning of practice is also time he uses film to emphasize what he feels his team needs to improve on.
Transition Offense Defense and Rebounding:
See how Alford teaches transition offense by using full court build up drills. Alford emphasizes correct passing to players who can make plays and teaches balance within his teams transition defense to guard against easy baskets. Alford demonstrates how making drills competitive can produce all-out effort and competitiveness from your team in every practice. Learn Alford’s innovative “Rodman Rebounding” drill. This drill puts your players in a competitive overload principle that requires them to compete to get out of the pit.
Coach Alford teaches his half-court defense using shell drills and shows how to defend dribble drive penetration, ball screens, down screens, cross screens, back screens and flare screens. He also emphasizes and teaches “mental quickness” to get players to compete and think quickly in different situations.
Learn Alford’s disciplined motion and zone offenses and how you can save time teaching defensive techniques using his 4-on-4 shell drills.
Using individual breakdown drills, the Lobo staff teaches the movements of the posts, wings and points and their roles within their motion offense. This skill work will improve your athletes’ performance and make them more complete players.
This DVD is the complete package to how to keep things simple and efficient in your practices on the offensive and defensive end of the floor and how to improve your players on a daily basis. Order now!
397 minutes (4 DVDs).