Présentation de l'éditeur
Learning and teaching basketball skills and tactics can be challenging. Executing them in competition can be troubling. Mastering them can be a career-long quest.
Is it possible that a single book can provide all the instruction you need to conquer these basketball roadblocks? First you must know exactly how the skill or tactic is properly performed. Check! Then you need to attempt it again and again, with corrective advice through those trials until you get it right. Check! Next comes practice. Lots of practice, with drills designed to make performance of the skill or tactic efficient and effective. Check!
In Basketball: Steps to Success, Coach Hal Wissel covers the entire progression of technical and tactical development needed to become a complete player. From essential footwork to key principles of defense, this guide details the skills and tactics needed to excel in today’s game. Shooting off the catch and creating shots off the dribble, running two- and three-player offensive plays, and many more topics in the book will prepare players to succeed in every situation on the court.
Biographie de l'auteur
Hal Wissel s career in basketball is now in its sixth decade. Hal has a wealth of experience in the National Basketball Association, including roles as coach, scout, director of player personnel, and special consultant. He is currently a consultant with the New York Knicks. In addition to serving in the NBA, Wissel compiled more than 300 wins as a collegiate head coach, including a Division II National Championship Wissel founded Basketball World,adventure that conducts basketball camps and clinics and produces and distributes books and videos. Basketball World s highly successful Shoot It Better Mini Camps are conducted worldwide for players at all levels. Hal Wissel s honors include being named Coach & Athlete magazine s Eastern Coach of the Year in 1972, Sunshine State Conference Coach of the Year ( 79, 80, 81), and Division II National Coach of the Year by the National Association of Basketball Coaches in 1980. Wissel has been inducted into the Florida Southern College Athletic Hall of Fame and the Sunshine State Conference Hall of Fame. In 2009, Wissel was inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame. Hal resides in Suffield, Connecticut.