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Danielle Viglione (Rental)-Ball Handling Drills With A Purpose $18.99
Open Practice with Steve Prohm Iowa State head coach Steve Prohm took over the program and promptly led the Cyclones to the Sweet Sixteen in his first season. Learn how Coach Prohm was able to be so successful in Year 1 in this open practice video featuring some of his first practices at Iowa State. This video is a rare inside look at how Prohm installed his offensive and defensive systems in that first year. You will see 17 different drills that were used to implement a hard-nosed, tough defense that works to prevent easy baskets. In addition, you will see some of Iowa State’s fast break, half-court offense, inbounds plays, and zone offense. Warm-Up Drills Coach Prohm begins practices with a number of warm-up drills that serve multiple purposes. These drills focus on running the floor, passing, catching, shooting, and finishing at the basket. Players get their bodies ready for practice while also developing the fundamental skills needed for offensive execution. Closeout Drills Five different drills are demonstrated by Coach Prohm that develop the fundamental defensive skill of closing out to the ball. Drills include: Full Court Closeouts: Players use the whole court to work on breaking down the to the ball and exploding with their defensive slides. Triangle Slides: Players learn to use closeouts in other defensive movements like sprinting to help or cutting off dribble penetration. Partner Closeout: Players develop their on-ball pressure skills in an effort to become more disruptive defenders. Half-Court Defensive Drills Prohm begins the teaching of the Cyclones’ man-to-man defense by using nine different drills. The drills teach concepts like helping in the post, denying passes, preventing dribble penetration, and fighting through screens. These drills are great because they teach multiple defensive concepts at the same time. The 1-on-0 Dig the Post Drill teaches players to closeout, pressure the passer, dig on the post, stunt at dribble penetration, and contain the dribble with defensive slides. The 3-on-3 Positioning Drill trains players to jump to the ball, stunt and recover, deny cutters, and help and recover on baseline drives. Two more drills challenge players to scramble through 4-on-3 disadvantage situations. Coach Prohm likes these drills because they force players to communicate and teach priorities like protecting the ball and defending the rim. Transition Defense Teams simply cannot give up easy baskets if they want to be successful. You will see the Cyclones work three drills that teach multiple phases of defending in transition. The 3-on-2 to 2-on-3 Drill has players work through disadvantage situations. You will also see the 5-on-3 Get Back Drill where players must learn to establish roles in transition defense. Open Practice with Steve Prohm Iowa State head coach Steve Prohm took over the program and promptly led the Cyclones to the Sweet Sixteen in his first season. Learn how Coach Prohm was able to be so successful in Year 1 in this open practice video featuring some of his first practices at Iowa State. This video is a rare inside look at how Prohm installed his offensive and defensive systems in that first year. You will see 17 different drills that were used to implement a hard-nosed, tough defense that works to prevent easy baskets. In addition, you will see some of Iowa State’s fast break, half-court offense, inbounds plays, and zone offense. Warm-Up Drills Coach Prohm begins practices with a number of warm-up drills that serve multiple purposes. These drills focus on running the floor, passing, catching, shooting, and finishing at the basket. Players get their bodies ready for practice while also devel
Danielle Viglione (Rental)-Building A Better Shooter $18.99
Building a Better Shooter One of the most fundamental skills in all of basketball is shooting. Former WNBA star Danielle Viglione addresses just that in this video full of top-notch drills. Viglione played 10 years in the WNBA with the Sacramento Monarchs. She played collegiately at Texas where she holds the school record for most 3-pointers made in a career. Now the leader of the Sacramento Skills Academy, Viglione helps players at all levels improve their shooting. In this video, you will see over 20 different shooting drills that Viglione has learned throughout her career in the WNBA and overseas. Using a progression of drills, Viglione has helped numerous athletes become knock-down shooters. Building a Better Shooter Drills The drills that Viglione uses work on a number of skills including the following: One-hand shooting: Viglione presents different drills that develop the fundamentals of good shooting form. Shooters are built from the ground up. They must be balanced and have the right footwork in order to become great shooters. These drills are the building blocks that must be routinely drilled and mastered. Catch and Shoot: Players must develop a rhythm in catching and shooting from different angles on different spots all over the floor. These drills work on those various catching angles, footwork, and balance. The drills help players improve all aspects of shooting including range and accuracy. Viglione progressively adds defense to the drills to help players master their shooting technique at game speed. Shooting of the Move: Players have to learn to create space in order to take a shot. Viglione includes drills that teach players to get open by setting up their opponent to create the space necessary for an open shot. Players learn to cut off screens and read the defense to get an open shot in rhythm. Viglione places a lot of emphasis on proper footwork and shot mechanics. These must be mastered using these drills. Players’ shooting will improve and they will be much better prepared to create shots on their own or come off of a screen for an open shot. From the basic fundamentals to shooting on the move or off of screens, Coach Viglione covers it all. If you are looking for an insightful breakdown of how to master shooting the basketball, this video belongs in your collection. Rent this building a better shooter DVD today.
Danielle Viglione (Rental)-Finishing At The Rim $18.99
Finishing at the Rim Danielle Viglione made a name for herself at the University of Texas where she set the school record for 3-pointers made in a career. Her career scoring average still ranks fifth all-time in Longhorns women’s basketball history. Viglione also played 10 seasons for the Sacramento Monarchs of the WNBA and now runs the Sacramento Skills Academy. Coach Viglione is committed to helping players increase their effectiveness around the rim. Using a series of drills, Viglione shows you how you can give your players a number of options to score at the rim. You will seed examples of the drills complete with coaching points so you can work on improving your players’ finishing ability. Basic Finishes Coach Viglione demonstrates a number of drills, including two-ball drills, to increase effectiveness at the rim. Two-ball drills force players to focus and maintain balance. You will also see drills like Mikan moves and drills with chairs. These drills help get players accustomed to operating at different angles. The chair drills also allow Coach Viglione the opportunity to address young players who do not take long enough steps to the basket. Two-Foot Finishes Viglione then moves on to two-foot finishes. The phrase “one step, one dribble” helps players understand how to gather themselves as they attack the rim. Two-foot finishes are important because they help players play with more balance and power, which is key when around the basket. Position Finishes Players then put all the finishes together and work on them in a team setting. Players work around the perimeter practicing moves from a variety of positions. One of the best drills is one where players must beat a defender with their foot and shoulder causing separation. The drill progresses to have the offensive player read the next defender. Turning Into Your Power Finish One of the more valuable skills a player can have is the ability to score in traffic when taking contact. In this segment, Coach Viglione teaches players to square up and finish after a rebound. The drills are done individually with a defender so attackers can get used to contact and counter moves. Team Finishing Drills Coach Viglione’s 67-minute video wraps up with a series of competitive team drills allowing players to work on all the moves they have practiced throughout the practice. Doing so helps players improve on their finishing skills, a valuable tool in today’s game.