All Access: Tod Kowalczyk by Tod Kowalczyk Instructional Basketball Coaching Video
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The main theme of the Coach Kowalczyk’s practices is accountability. From pre-practice video session to working on individual skills to full court scrimmages to players learning the art of being accountable, there is so much that the players will be learning in this program. The practices developed by the coach are so good that they focus on both the individual and the team development and the way coach teaches its style is very honest, positive and demanding. With the help of this All Access video, you will come to see how the coach Kowalczyk has started a tradition of great shooting teams at Toledo. In order to improve your overall skills, each practice consists of three competitive shooting segments (at the beginning, middle and at the end). Furthermore, you will also be having some really good examples of how to make your intra-squad scrimmages more demanding, competitive and productive also. The best part about these practices is that these are very well organized and are highly demanding. Each practice is beautifully paced and all the drills have proper time components and consequences for losing. Disc 1 The first segment of the practice is all about focusing on the man-to-man offense, transition offense, defensive breakdowns and game-like shooting drills. So, the coach will be working on lots of different areas of yours. It will make you a better player overall when you will go through the first segment. The coach will be working on your skill development with the help of several segments for shooting and for the position breakdown drills. In order to get a fast-tempo offense to beat the defense down the floor for easy scoring opportunities, the Toledo staff will be making use of the mini-scrimmages with a 10-second shot clock. For the sake of getting transition shots for point guards, wings and posts the coach will be making use of the Bang Bang which is a 3-on-0 transition offense drill. The next thing that coach Kowalczyk will be focusing on will be the series of breakdown drills in order to work on the defensive concepts like post traps, on-ball defense and helping the helper. In order to defend both high and side pick and rolls, the Toledo will be making use of the Rockets drill which is a 4v4 ball screen defense drill. The first practice session will come to an end with the late-game special situations in a full-court, 5-on-5 scenario. You will witness how the Rockets play with a lead late in the game. Disc 2 In this practice session, both the sides of the ball are covered by the coach. The coach will also cover numerous offensive and defensive drills. When it comes to the offensive side, the coach Kowalczyk will make the club play the 5v5, running secondary break actions, motion offense and sets vs. man-to-man in a controlled scrimmages. These drills and scrimmages are very important for the betterment of your offensive skills. Now for the defensive side, the coach Kowalczyk will make the players focus on the ball screen defense. The Rockets will be working on the closeouts and will contain the dribble in different station work. The players will try to trap the ball screens and the rotations on the back end of the defense when the players will go through the Shell Defensive drill. For the post players, they will have to guard the post prior to the post entry and then practice walling the moment the offensive player gets the ball on the block. Now for the transition offense and defense there are multiple drills like the 5-on-4 transition and the 76ers drill.
Attacking On-ball Screening Offense by Tod Kowalczyk Instructional Basketball Coaching Video
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Basketball's hottest trend is on-ball screening. The Green Bay offensive strategy includes a variety of set plays, fast-paced games and three-point shooting. He demonstrates the proper spacing as Coach Kowalczyk starts to teach this offense. All players should space out beyond the 3-point line. The three perimeter players can be interchangeable. The dribbler's primary goal is to score first, and then pass second. The ball can be reversed to allow for open shots, high-low passes, backdoor cuts, and ball reversal. It can be used as a secondary offense and is often more efficient than set plays. One small change is to use pin down screen rather than backdoor cutting. The key elements are ball movement, allowing your guys to play and taking what the defense has to offer you. Good timing, good cuts, and screens are also important. Many of the advantages of this offense can be seen when played 5-on-5. There are many counters to this attack, including top flare, reverse flare and misdirection. Breakdown drills are used to show the most crucial parts of this offense. 62 minutes. 2008.
Basketball Practice Drills & Special Situations by Tod Kowalczyk Instructional Basketball Coaching Video
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Practice Drills & Special Situations Crafting the perfect practice plan is almost an art. Toledo head coach Tod Kowalczyk knows one of the most important ingredients is setting the tone for a competitive practice. In this presentation, Coach Kowalczyk shares his favorite warmup and competitive team drills to make sure his team has an up-tempo practice. As a bonus, he also offers three great sideline out of bounds plays to use in crunch time. Practice Drills For Coach Kowalczyk, you can never have too many explosive warmup drills or competitive team practice drills. Kowalczyk takes care of not having enough time for certain skills or drills. He shows you drills that work on multiple skills and both sides of the ball at the same time. You will see passing, ball handling, shooting, full-court, half-court, offense, defense, free throws, and transition drills. Coach Kowalczyk also shows you five drills that work on special situations. It’s important not only to work on these drills from a physical standpoint, but the mental side of the game is important too. The 76-76 drill is a great way to work on unpredictable situations in a scrimmage setting. Another unique idea presented by Coach Kowalczyk is Pocket Drills. These drills are to help your team get its energy and intensity back. There are always those times when teams seem to lose that energy. Pocket Drills are a number of simple drills that help infuse immediate energy into your players. Sideline Out of Bounds Plays To finish his presentation, Coach Kowalczyk presents three sideline out of bounds plays. These plays include: Heat: A screen-the-screener play that produces a post-up at the end Celtic: Puts the ball in the hands of your best player behind the 3-point line after setting two screens and using movement Coach Kowalczyk’s presentation is extremely valuable to coaches that have limited gym time and need to get the most out of every available minute on the floor. The drills are fast-paced, competitive, and sure to bring the energy this season.
Zone Offenses & Set Plays For Attacking Any Zone Defense by Tod Kowalczyk Instructional Basketball Coaching Video
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Zone Offenses & Set Plays vs Zone Defense Teams struggle against zone defenses because offenses become passive and settle for jump shots. Toledo head coach Tod Kowalczyk has other ideas for attacking zone defenses. Attacking a zone is the key to success for Coach Kowalczyk who led the Rockets to the 2014 MAC regular season title and a school record 27 wins. Using the motion offense and set plays, Coach Kowalczyk shows you the weaknesses in any zone defense. The offense and each set play are simple to introduce at any level and Coach Kowalczyk also includes drills on how to not turn the ball over. Ball Security Drills Coach Kowalczyk starts off with four ball security drills that teach players the value of a possession. “Be the Boss with the Ball” is the mantra Coach Kowalczyk looks to get across to his players. Perfect Passing and the 60-Pass Drill force players to execute smart passes while staying aggressive. The 60-Pass Drill is competitive and gets players active and thinking about being smart with the ball. Turnovers almost always determine a game’s outcome.  Set Plays vs Zone Defense in Basketball The next segment of the video covers the zone offense. Coach Kowalczyk is a big believer in attacking a zone defense. He likes to find ways to get the ball into the high post and use ball screens to create scoring opportunities. Coach Kowalczyk has three ways to play offense: continuity, motion, and set plays. He likes to use all three against any type of zone defense. White Offense: This is a continuity offense with four different scoring actions. Watch how post players set screens and look to roll for shots around the rim. Zone Attack: This is a 4-Out 1-In motion set up. When the ball moves, perimeter players must cut as the post player looks for high post touches thereby creating numerous scoring opportunities. Set Plays: Five different set plays are demonstrated against the zone defense. Coach Kowalczyk discusses how to blend the set plays into your motion offense. The Short Corner When the ball gets to the short corner, you really get to see how Coach Kowalczyk’s offense has success against the zone defense. You will see the ball in the short corner and two actions based on the point guard cutting or the wings cutting through the zone. The results are either a great look near the basket or a wide open jump shot when the ball is reversed. In addition to demonstrating his offensive actions against zone defenses, Coach Kowalczyk demonstrates five set plays versus the 2-3 zone that result in either a low post look or an open 3-pointer. With zone defenses looking to disrupt offenses, the offense must take action and go on the attack. Coach Kowalczyk shows you how in this video. If you struggle against zone defenses, struggle no more and add this presentation to your collection. Rent his Set Plays vs Zone Defense DVD today.
Attacking Ball Screen Offense
Tod Kowalczyk Attacking Ball Screen Offense $37.00
This attacking offense is run from a 5-out set with two skilled post players at the top of the offense. It is a continuity offense that emphasizes ball screens with the posts and wing, back cuts, three-point skip opportunities, and a dribble hand off action. Coach Kowalzcyk covers the basic continuity of the offense and a variety of counters versus the different defensive actions a team may face in this on-court clinic DVD. Coach Kowalczyk also demonstrates a version of the offense if a team doesn’t have two skilled post players. Running Time: 50 Minutes. 2008.
The 1-4 Zone Offense
Tod Kowalczyk The 1-4 Zone Offense $39.99
The 1-4 high attack shown in this video can be used against the 2-3, 1-2-2, and 3-2 zone defenses. The attack uses the short corner and high post to create spacing and constant cutting from different perimeter positions and screening action to make it difficult to defend. Coach Kowalczyk also shows different entries and plays that can be run to get into the offense and keep the defense off balance. The video finishes with a shooting drill for perimeter players. Running Time: 38 Minutes