Basketball in Action
Crabtree Publishing Company, Oct 1, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
Ages 6 to 9 years. From basics such as dribbling and blocking to the skilled high-flying slam dunk, this book will start children 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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