The WAVA System
on November 26, 2013
In an era of strength and speed in athletics I find it funny how so many experts on basketball can NOT see what Coach Coleman has done with this video. He has given all of us a look into the future of basketball. I know there are some people that say this cannot work, but I beg to differ. In order to really grasp the depth of this video one must look back at the history of sports, so lets take professional football for example. The two minute offense, no-huddle offense and the hurry-up offense, all were thought of as something that was never going to work in its inception. Everyone said it is just a fad, it will not last or catch on
well we all know that is NOT what happened. It did catch on to the point where every NFL team has a two minute, no-huddle, hurry-up offense. Why, because it disrupts the defensive strategies and flexibility. Dont like football lets look at basketball
run and shoot offense. Another idea that was thought could never work. Why you ask, because it was thought to be a street ball basketball tactic. The mindset was that inter-city basketball was never going to work at the professional level. Wrong again. Every professional and college team has a fast break, run and shoot offense.
Coach Coleman has helped the speed of the game with his WAVA system.. Think about it, speed is what fans want. Teams that learn to run this type of offense will have more people coming to see their teams than those not running the WAVA system. Heck as a society we want things now, we want instant everything. So why would we(the fans) not want our sports to be faster and more entertaining? Also as we know, not every player will play in the NBA or WNBA. But they will play at some lower level. The problem coaches face is everyone wants to play, but it is hard to win that way. Parents get upset when they come and their child does not get into the game. There is also the other side of the coin where you have the parent who has a more advance child and is upset because the coach is playing some less talented players and the team loses. Coach Colemans WAVA system gives a coach a way to make both parents happy. A chance to play everyone and an opportunity to win, and win often. If you do not buy this video then you as a coach have just shot yourself in the foot. OUCH! So the WAVA System of Coach Coleman is the future of basketball. Looking at all things fairly
YES! Honestly, it will not be used in its entirety but smart coaches will take bits and pieces of it and adapted it to their programs in the future. Those that don't will be getting blow out of the gyms and possibly be the coaches losing their jobs because they are not willing to change. So for those not seeing the future of basketball I say open your eyes. It is the WAVA. Good job Coach Coleman cant wait to buy your next DVD.
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The WAVA System
on August 6, 2013
I was bored watching this video listening to the honorable Coach Coleman talk, talk, talk, talk, and TALK while his team sat there. His heartfelt military analogies were far too lengthy, flaky and useless for me but his players knew what to do. Give coach credit for sincerely trying his best to share with the viewer a complete description to a very basic whole group approach for girls. It seems the real secret to his teams success is DISCIPLINE, a KISS approach, HUSTLE and bench strength. This DVD needs more action, more drills, more details, more sophistication, a lot more editing and a lot less talk. It fails to include actual game footage. WAVA IS NOT an advanced strategic silver bullet solution to your coaching challenges. This DVD is proof that its not what you do, its how well (energetically) you do it. A passionate Coach Coleman has all his players on the same page giving their best effort. Now that IS good coaching worthy of emulation.
My recommendation for those seeking a detailed basketball system to copy is to type in the keyword system in the search box and names like Jerry Petitgoue, Bob Hurley, Don Showalter, Sherri Coale, Morgan Wooten, Don Meyer, Roy Williams, Dick Bennett, Tubby Smith, Bob Huggins, Tara Vanderveer, Fran Fraschilla, Dana Altman, etc. etc. will educate you on the proper technical aspects of basketball. If you can only afford to buy one video, get Swen Nater's DVD on the UCLA system.
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