Five-Star Basketball Drills

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McGraw-Hill Education, Feb 1, 1998 - Sports & Recreation - 272 pages
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Over 5,000 talented players have completed the Five-Star program and received scholarships. Distinguished alumni include Isiah Thomas, Moses Malone, Dominique Wilkins, Michael Jordan, Mark Aguirre, John Paxson, Jim Paxson, Jeff Ruland, Darnell Valentine, and Mike O'Koren. Here, in print for the first time, is a compilation of 131 drills they practiced at the nation's premier basketball camp. The book includes the following:

  • 131 of the best drills used at the Five-Star camp
  • Conditioning, one, two, and three player drills for men and women
  • Proven regimens from a star-studded galaxy of NCAA and NBA coaches
  • Step by step instructions with pictures and diagrams to maximize your potential and practice time

      "Howard Garfinkel and Will Klein are as well organized in their presentation of drills as they are in their camp. This book is a great contribution to your basketball library." -- Bob Knight

      "Owning one of the most varied sports libraries in the country, I consider myself an expert on sports books. Nowhere on my shelves is there anything approaching the value of these drills for youngsters and young coaches. It's the best drill book in America." -- George Raveling

      "With the advent of the three-point shot, there's now a high priority on the skill parts of the game. This book will help the dedicated user become a fundamentally sound player." -- Mike Fratello

      "A must for all young players and coaches who want to learn the game the way it should be taught." -- Rick Pitino

      "Five-Star has done a great job helping kids. I admire the way they've emphasized teaching the concepts and maintained the personal touch in dealing with youngsters. This book carries on that great tradition." -- Mike Krzyzewski

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About the author (1998)

Howard Garfinkel founded Five-Star basketball camp and today offer clinics in more than 25 cities nationwide. Their alumni campers and coaches make a distinguished list of Who's Who in basketball.

Will Klein is the cofounder and codirector of Five-Star Basketball Camp, a former basketball coach and assistant principal at Christopher Columbus High School,and retired principal at Evander Childs High School, both in Bronx, NY.

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