This work is aimed at basketball coaches. It details high post and high-low attacks, many special play options, sideline and under-the-basket in-bound plays and press-breaking tactics. Coaches can customise plays to their suit team needs, for example adding only certain options and plays or incorporating the entire package. Every aspect and step in the process is provided. It features advice on teaching key offensive tactics such as instruction, drills, game preparation, adjustments to play and teamwork.
John Wooden is widely regarded as the best basketball coach of all time. He enjoyed a successful career as professional basketball player before becoming a coach. The teams he coached at UCLA enjoyed an unprecedented run of victories, of which many believe the like will not be seen again! Swen Nater is a former player under Wooden at UCLA in the early 1970s who went on to play tweleve years professionally. After his playing career, Nater was athletic director for nine years at Christian Heritage College where he also coached the basketball team to a national title.
Part 1: The Foundation; Chapter 1: Origin of the Offense; Chapter 2: Principles for Success; Part 2: High-Post Offense; Chapter 3: Guard to Guard to Center; Chapter 4: Guard to Guard to Forward Pass: Outside Cut; Chapter 5: G to G to Forward Pass: UCLA Cut; Part 3: High-Low Offense; Chapter 6: Guard to High-Post Pass; Chapter 7: Guard to Win Pass; Part 4: Solutions to Pressure; Chapter 8: Releasing Pressure in the Half-Court; Chapter 9: Attacking the Three-Quarter Court Press; Chapter 10: Conquering Full-Court Presses; Part 5: Special Options and Features; Chapter 11: Special Half-Court Plays; Chapter 12: Out-of-Bounds Plays; Part 6: Teaching and Execution; Chapter 13: Fundamentals, Instruction, and Drills; Chapter 14: Game Preparation and Adjustments; Chapter 15: Teamwork.