Basketball in Action

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Crabtree Publishing Company, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Get in the game with Crabtree's exciting series on some of children's favorite sports.

Features:
-- the history of the sport
-- basic rules of play
-- equipment and safety precautions
-- techniques and quick tips for kids on how to improve their skills
-- action-packed photos showing boys and girls demonstrating moves
-- emphasis on the value of fair play and teamwork
-- how the professional leagues work

From basics such as dribbling and blocking to the skilled high-flying slam dunk, Basketball in Action will start kids off on the road to the NBA. Children will learn the basics of shooting, passing, and dribbling as well as how to make a layup. Other important information includes:
-- the layout of a basketball court
-- enforcing the rules through a referee
-- defensive and offensive moves
-- warm-up games to test your skills

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Contents

What is Basketball?
4
The Essentials
10
Passing
16
Copyright

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