Behind the Scenes UConn Basketball Practice: Backdoor Cuts & Defensive Zig Zags

In this behind-the-scenes look, we travel to Storrs, Connecticut for a glimpse inside a University of Connecticut women’s basketball practice. Follow along as head coach Geno Auriemma leads his squad though a number of team drills, including backdoor cuts and defensive zig zags.  Backdoor Cuts With backdoor cuts, it’s essential to time these so we catch the ball and […]

All-Access DeMatha Basketball: In-Season Warm-Ups and Strength & Conditioning

In the latest edition of All-Access, we return to Hyattsville, Maryland for a behind-the-scenes look at a DeMatha Catholic High School boys’ basketball practice. Follow along as team strength and conditioning coach Alan Stein leads the players through a number of vital warm-up drills before heading into the gym for a weight training circuit. On-Court Warm-Up Before getting […]

Behind the Scenes Oklahoma Basketball: Film Study and Fast Break Shootout

In the latest edition of All Access, we take you to Norman, Oklahoma for a behind-the-scenes look inside an Oklahoma women’s basketball practice. Watch as head coach Sherri Coale leads her players through a pre-practice film study session before the team hits the hardwood. After reviewing practice footage, follow along as the squad runs through a favorite transition […]

All-Access Kentucky Basketball: Charges, Stunts, and Lunges

In the latest edition of All-Access, we return to Lexington, Kentucky for an exclusive look inside a University of Kentucky men’s basketball practice. Follow along as head coach John Calipari walks through a number of team defensive drills focusing on charges, stunts, and lunges. Charges and Loose Balls First, we’re going to teach players how to dive and take charges. According to […]