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Shaka Smart (Rental)-All Access: Shaka Smart $44.99
Basketball practice with Shaka Smart is all about mentality and toughness which are the basis of building a team for Shaka Smart. In this All Access basketball practice video, you will go through the process with which the coach will instill his philosophy into the minds of the players. The players will also go through the trademark enthusiastic flair of coach Smart in which he will push the players to their limits with the help of the famed Havoc attacking defensive and offensive systems. The coach builds an amazing program for the players and with the help of weights and workouts, footage from four basketball practices the players will definitely get a glimpse at that. Basketball Practice Video 1 The second practice of 2013-14 season will be carried out in the first practice session of the program. This will give you a chance to know how the Coach will get familiar with the new players. The Double Fist man-to-man full court pressure defense will be shown in the beginning the when the session will start with a video breakdown. The players will learn lots of things and you will also see how to trap in transition, all pointed out and will be demonstrated by the Coach Smart himself. You will also get to know numerous new concepts explained by the Coach Smart in the secondary break and you will also see how to defend outnumbered situations. The first practice session focuses mainly on the defensive side and there are several drills dedicated to work on help-and-recover versus baseline penetration as well as defending the 5-on-4 and 4-on-3 situations. There is a strategy that the coach uses when the ball is passed out of the trap and the defense is at disadvantage and this strategy is called as Fix it Concept. When it comes to the offensive side, you will go through the Flow Work concept. In the flow work concept there is a up-tempo attack which comes right out of transition and is one of the staples of Coach Smarts program. Basketball Practice Video 2 In order to provide more direct attention to a smaller group of players, you will learn how to split up the team. Furthermore, the coach will also teach the players to learn how to load the ball in the transition in order to control the opposing point guard. In order to have three available outlets all the time the coach will also make you learn spacing of the floor. After all this the players will go through the Rose Offense in which two-man breakdown drills, 5-on-0 execution, and flowing from the package set play into the offense are carried out. For the defensive side, the players will learn the roles and rotations of the Diamond zone press that are accompanied with an extended walk-through before live play. Basketball Practice Video 3 There will be a 30 minute individual workout for all the players in this practice session. There will also be a interaction session between the coach and the players for better understanding of the game and it would be like a skill development session. There are overall 10 individual shooting exercises in which there are movements which work within the Rose Offense. So, how everything works in it? Well, it will begin with the elbow-to-elbow shots and after that it will extend to different parts of the court. The coach will make the players learn the shot fake into the workout and how it can help the players get positive results if they master this move. There are different attacks and works on balance, footwork, shot fakes, and gaining space off of the pound dribble in the workout. Basketball Practice Video 4 Coach Smart spends a good amount of time working on two main presses, Double Fist and Diamond. The team takes part in three mini-scrimmages. The first features strictly Double Fist. Both teams work on using this man-to-man run-and-jump press. The second 5v5 battle showcases only the Diamond press, which is a 1-2-1-1 zone press. The final scrimmage mixes both presses, with Coach Smart calling them out to players on the fly. Rent Shaka Smart's basketball practice video today.
Shaka Smart (Rental)-Shaka Smart: Havoc Pressure Defense Dvd $19.99
Shaka Smart: Havoc Pressure Defense Shaka Smart’s style of play is evident in the team’s he has coached. Smart, the current head coach at Texas, took mid-major Virginia Commonwealth to the Final Four in 2011 using a pressure defensive system that he refers to as Havoc. Smart’s VCU teams had four straight 27-win seasons and his Texas teams have been to two NCAA tournaments and have an NIT championship to their credit. Smart’s “Havoc” defense is much more than just running a press. It’s about mindset with its own philosophy and set of core values. In this video, Coach Smart begins there sharing the five core values that make up Havoc and have helped his teams be successful. Smart then breaks down the two full-court presses that helped his VCU teams in 2011-12 and 2012-13 lead the nation in steals and turnover margin. Teaching the Press The presentation then moves to the court where Coach Smart teaches the fundamental concept of how to trap. Players must learn to correctly close out a ball handler, force an obvious pass, and be “elastic” in the trap. Coach Smart gives off-the-ball directions and stresses proper space between your man and the ball. Coach Smart then walks his players through their responsibilities in the Double Fist man-to-man press. Smart does an excellent job in teaching the press. He goes through each step of the press and makes it so simple any coach could easily teach and install it with their team. The second press that Coach Smart breaks down is his version of the Diamond Press. Smart’s 1-2-1-1 attack is a great way to force opponents into bad spots and create scoring opportunities on the other end. Traps come quick and easy and offenses are forced to pass to weaker ball handlers. If you want to wreak havoc on your opponents, install the pressure defense from one of the college game’s top coaches. It’s the same system Coach Smart used to get to the Final Four. Rent this Pressure Defense DVD today.
Shaka Smart (Rental)-Shaka Smart: Using Ball Screens In Your Offense $17.99
Using Ball Screen Offense by Shaka Smart University of Texas head coach Shaka Smart is well-known for his “Havoc” pressure defense. In this video, he switches to the other end of the floor and demonstrates how his offense puts pressure on opponent’s defenses by using ball screens in transition and in the half-court offense. Utilizing ball screens is becoming a staple in most modern basketball offenses. Coach Smart shows you seven different types of ball screens and how to use them in your half-court offense. Ball screen offense will: Force opponents to guard disadvantage situations Create roles for other players on your team Exploit you opponent’s weakest defenders Offensive Counters Often, teams will defend ball screens one way. If you have an effective counter, you can easily generate points. Whether defenses hedge, trap, or switch; Coach Smart shows you how defenses work to stop the ball screen and how to beat those defenses. The Fundamentals of Ball Screening Players need to understand important aspects of ball screens including spacing, timing, and screening angles. Coach Smart breaks down each. He shows you a variety of screening angles and points out the best spots on the floor for using ball screens. Learn seven ball screen reads in order to make good decisions within your offense as Coach Smart demonstrates. What makes this video unique is something called “Endings.” These are side ball screens that create movement to help players get in the best possible scoring position using a ball screen. Using this strategy, you can counter any defense and exploit weaknesses all while using the same basic ball screen. At the end of the presentation, you also get a quick five-minute Q&A session where Coach Smart answers some of the most common questions about ball screens. With this video, you can add another dimension to your half-court offense by incorporating Coach Smart’s ball screen system. Rent this ball screen offense DVD today.
Shaka Smart (Rental)-Competitive Drills For Shooting, Ball Handling, & Finishing $18.99
Competitive Basketball Drills with Shaka Smart Coach Shaka Smart is one Coach that has demonstrated an extraordinary talent for building a basketball program subsequent to creating a reputation for the Virginia Commonwealth University at the national level. For Coach Shaka, the “critical piece to the success of any program is maximizing the development of the player's athleticism, mentality, and skills.” In this competitive basketball drills DVD, Coach Smart disclosed his philosophy and the techniques behind creating an enabling environment where a player will take responsibility and be dedicated to his/her personal development and at the same time, takes ownership of his game with ease. Competitive Basketball Drills for Individual Training Using an individual workout setting, Coach Smart illustrated a package of skills with each showcasing the requisite 'standards' that must be followed so as to beat any penetration. He went on to share his own program's records and how to make meeting and exceeding each standard super fun. Throughout the video, Coach Smart illustrated up to 10 competitive basketball drills with his expert commentary on the guidelines, objectives, and the course outlines for every of the individual skills being developed. Follow this short presentation and learn how to permeate energy and competitiveness into individual workouts with the keys and standards that can drive home the importance of self development. Rent this Competitive Basketball Drills DVD today.
Shaka Smart (Rental)-Shaka Smart's 2013 Basketball Coaches Clinic $34.99
Shaka Smart Basketball: 2013 Coaches Clinic One of the brightest young coaches in college basketball, Shaka Smart built a winning program and Virginia Commonwealth and is doing the same at the University of Texas. This video, taken during Smart’s time at VCU, gives you an inside look at an early season practice. The session is fast-paced and focuses on individual and team defense, offensive skill work, and learning to execute the game plan in competitive scenarios. Defense All of Smart’s teams have been known for their intense pressure defense. The session begins with 3-on-3 to work on full-court defensive pressure skills. Players defend the ball, play on the ball side, and play on the help side. They learn to jump to the ball and work on trapping and defending against pin down screens. The Rapid Fire Drill works on closeout techniques and building the habit of a correct closeout. Coach Smart uses stations to work on the fundamentals necessary to play half-court defense. The use of stations helps Smart and his assistants maximize practice time by working on multiple defensive skills in a short amount of time. Players work on defending pin down screens, help-side defense, and playing the weak side exchange. Smart runs a number of different shell drills as well as disadvantage drills to train players to think one pass ahead and work on rotations. Offense Smart runs a high-low offense and all offensive skill development is done within the framework of that offense. Post players work on various moves. Perimeter players work on cutting and dribble penetration. All players work on the shots they will most likely take in games and Smart uses a variety of competitive shooting drills at different times throughout his practices. Later in the session, players walk through their different offenses. They will start in a 5-on-0 situation and work their way up to a live 5-on-5 where players can work on both offensive and defensive principles. Core Values of Shaka Smart Basketball In the second part of his presentation, Coach Smart takes the floor and talks about the core values of his program. You will learn why his players play so hard for him. Coach Smart talks about his “havoc” style of play and how it begins on the first day of practice with a full-court 1-on-1 drill. There is also a Q&A session that covers all aspects of Smart’s defense as well as a variety of topics including tracking practice statistics, the fundamentals of a defensive trap, building winners, and building a defense from 1-on-1 all the way to 5-on-5. Rent this shaka smart basketball DVD today.
Shaka Smart (Rental)-Game-Like Skill Development & Individual Improvement $18.99
High Energy Skill Development Drills for Basketball Practice Drills to Improve Individual Play University of Texas head coach Shaka Smart brings tremendous energy to the Longhorns program just as he did at Virginia Commonwealth. He took VCU to the 2011 Final Four and had six straight seasons of 25-plus wins. In this video, Smart shares how you can build players’ individual skills in a team setting. You will see a number of drills for both guards and post players. With an emphasis on energy and enthusiasm, Coach Smart will teach you drills that can improve long-range shooting as well as the ability to finish around the basket. Skill Development Drills for Bigs Coach Smart begins with skill development drills for basketball with the post players. There are certain fundamental skills that a post player must have to be successful. Smart addresses those here while also emphasizing energy. Coach Smart also emphasizes post players having fewer moves as opposed to several. He would rather they learn to get really good at just a few moves as compared to mediocre at many. Some of the skill development drills for basketball you will see in this segment include: Rodman Taps: A great drill for getting back up quickly, it works the weak hand around the rim Form Hooks: A simple skill drill with great instruction on footwork Shaq Series: A number of post moves are presented as well as the mentality of Shaq working the post. Players learn to play with strength and aggression Multiple Effort Drill: This is the quintessential post drill and gets your players to play at full effort Skill Development Drills for Guards In the next segment, Smart addresses the guards. These are some of the drills you will see: Pinball Screening: A high-energy drill for both offense and defense. Players learn to use screens to get open and defenders learn to fight through and defend screens LeBron Combos: Used by LeBron James early in his career, this drill features a series of moves and shots. Smart creates the moves and players must execute them. 3-Minute Shooting: Works on shooting when fatigued, players have three minutes to complete 2-on-1 Drill: Players battle the difficult situation, which requires total effort Another awesome drill that shows the philosophy of Smart if the Ironman Drill. In it, a defender must take a charge, hustle to get a loose ball, and then scramble to save a ball from going out of bounds. It’s just another of many great drills you see in this 74-minute video. Learn how to get your players to challenge and push themselves to up their game! Rent this skill development drills for basketball DVD today.
Shaka Smart (Rental)-Powerful Pick & Roll Offense w- Counter Attacks $18.99
In this video, successful coach Shaka Smart shares his insights on building a winning basketball program culture from the ground up. He explains how he holds his players accountable and provides a detailed look at one of the best Pick-and-Roll offenses in the country. Coach Smart has built three different college programs into top contenders, not just through on-court strategy, but also through emphasis on the off-court intangibles. In the opening segment, he covers the important factors needed to consistently build a successful culture, such as being on time, developing a strong work ethic, and others. Moving on to the on-court strategies, Coach Smart focuses on the importance of having capable, attacking guards in a Pick-and-Roll offense, which helped his team lead the country in Pick-and-Roll efficiency in the 2021 season. He explains how to take advantage of different types of Pick-and-Roll defenses by using the three primary types of Pick-and-Roll actions: 'Spread,' 'ACE,' and 'Empty.' He also covers the different actions that can be taken once the ball handler gets into the paint. Coach Smart also outlines how to handle different types of defenses, such as the under ball-screen, trap, and switching defense. He demonstrates how to use techniques like the 'Go Cut' and 'Bruce Action' to create effective scoring opportunities. Overall, this video provides valuable insights and strategies on how to develop an effective Pick-and-Roll offense and build a successful program culture. Coach Smart's ability to use today's NBA screening concepts and combine them with other principles, makes this video a must-watch for coaches looking to improve their team's performance on and off the court.