Basketball: Steps to Success

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Human Kinetics, Jan 1, 1994 - Sports & Recreation - 215 pages
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This book provides an easy-to-use program for expanding and refining your basketball skills no matter what your level of play. "Basketball: Steps to Success" combines the knowledge and experience of master clinician and coach Hal Wissel with the latest developments in learning basketball.

Part of the highly popular Steps to Success Activity Series, this book features complete learning progressions called the steps to success. Each step (chapter) leads you easily to the next one andexplains why each concept or skill is important, identifies the keys to proper technique, helps you correct common errors, explains how to practice each skill in realistic ways, lists specific performance goals for each drill, andlets you proceed at your own pace.The first few steps provide a solid foundation of basic skills and concepts. As you progress you'll learn to make the right moves in game situations - whether you're shooting, dribbling, passing, driving to the basket, or playing defense. And you'll gain the confidence that comes from being a well-rounded basketball player.

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Contents

Preface
v
The Steps to Success Staircase
vii
The Game of Basketball
1
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About the author (1994)

Wissel is director of player personnel for the New Jersey Nets of the NBA. Wissel has also worked as an assistant coach and head scout for the NBA's Atlanta Hawks.

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