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New Basketball DVDs: 1-3-1 Zone Defense, Open Post Offense, & Team Skills

By mike.oconnell - Last updated: Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Three new basketball DVDs featuring Jay Wright, Craig Robinson and Chris Endres! These three DVDs cover topics that will broaden your knowledge for the game of basketball! Don’t miss this chance to take your knowledge to a new level!

Jay Wright: Perfecting Your Team’s Basketball Skills

  • Learn nine drills that emphasize good habits in practice, so players have more confidence during a game
  • Get your team’s basketball technique as close to perfect as possible
  • These drills contribute to some type of shot they will see in a game

Craig Robinson: Mastering the Princeton 1-3-1 Match-Up Zone

  • Learn the famous Princeton 1-3-1 zone defense
  • Turn the traditional 1-3-1 zone into an aggressive, defensive weapon
  • Increase scoring opportunities by adding momentum-changing trapping action to the 1-3-1 zone
  • Utilize the extended 1-3-1 press to disrupt offense using the same zone principles

Mastering the Open Post Motion Offense

  • Learn how to teach the fundamentals of the open post motion offense
  • Defeat any defense using one offense
  • Discover how to incorporate post play and spacing to get players better as the season progresses
  • Over 2 hours of Smartboard and on-court demonstration show you how to implement these motion concepts into your overall program

Kansas Returns to #1 in the AP Men’s Basketball Poll

By nate.landas - Last updated: Monday, February 1, 2010

The Kansas men’s basketball team returned to the top in both national polls.  The Jayhawks (20-1) received 54 of 65 first-place votes in the Associated Press poll and 26 of 31 first-place votes in the ESPN / USA Today coaches poll.  View the complete AP Division I Top 25 men’s basketball poll (2/1/2010) below and notice that Championship Productions has produced instructional basketball DVDs with several nationally ranked coaches:

1.  Kansas (Coached by Bill Self)
2.  Villanova (Coached by Jay Wright)
3.  Syracuse (Coached by Jim Boeheim)
4.  Kentucky (Coached by John Calipari)
5.  Michigan State (Coached by Tom Izzo)
6.  West Virginia (Coached by Bob Huggins)
7.  Georgetown    
8.  Purdue (Coached by Matt Painter)   
9.  Texas 
10.  Duke (Coached by Mike Krzyzewski)
11.  Kansas State (Coached by Frank Martin)
12.  BYU
13.  Ohio State
14.  Tennessee (Coached by Bruce Pearl)
15.  New Mexico (Coached by Steve Alford)
16.  Wisconsin
17.  Gonzaga (Coached by Mark Few)
18.  Vanderbilt
19.  Temple
20.  Baylor
21.  Georgia Tech (Coached by Paul Hewitt)
22.  Pittsburgh (Coached by Jamie Dixon)  
23.  Butler (Coached by Brad Stevens)
24.  Northern Iowa
25.  Mississippi (Coached by Andy Kennedy)

Texas, Kentucky, & Kansas Remain Atop the AP DI Men’s Basketball Poll

By nate.landas - Last updated: Tuesday, January 19, 2010

The AP Division I Top 25 men’s basketball poll released on 1/18/2010 continues to rank Texas, Kentucky, and Kansas as the top three programs in the nation.  The rest of the rankings include:

1.  Texas
2.  Kentucky (Coached by John Calipari)
3.  Kansas (Coached by Bill Self)
4.  Villanova (Coached by Jay Wright)
5.  Syracuse (Coached by Jim Boeheim)
6.  Michigan State (Coached by Tom Izzo)
7.  Duke (Coached by Mike Krzyzewski)
8.  Tennessee (Coached by Bruce Pearl)
9.  Pittsburgh (Coached by Jamie Dixon)
10. Kansas State (Coached by Frank Martin)
11.  West Virginia (Coached by Bob Huggins)
12.  Georgetown
13.  Purdue (Coached by Matt Painter)
14.  BYU
15.  Gonzaga (Coached by Mark Few)
16.  Temple
17.  Clemson (Coached by Oliver Purnell)
18.  Wisconsin
19.  Georgia Tech (Coached by Paul Hewitt)
20.  UNI
21.  Ohio State
22.  Mississippi (Coached by Andy Kennedy)
23.  Mississippi State
24.  North Carolina (Coached by Roy Williams)
25.  Baylor

Kansas’ Men Tops Preseason AP Division I Basketball Poll!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Bill Self‘s Kansas Jayhawks will start the 2009-2010 season ranked #1 in the AP Division I Top 25, followed by Michigan State, the 2009 NCAA tournament runner-up.  The preseason Top 25 includes:

1.  Kansas (Coached by Bill Self)
2.  Michigan State (Coached by Tom Izzo)
3.  Texas 
4.  Kentucky  (Coached by John Calipari)
5.  Villanova (Coached by Jay Wright)
6.  North Carolina (Coached by Roy Williams)
7.  Purdue (Coached by Matt Painter)
8.  West Virginia (Coached by Bob Huggins)
9.  Duke (Coached by Mike Krzyzewski)
10.  Tennessee (Coached by Bruce Pearl)
11.  Butler (Coached by Brad Stevens)
12.  Connecticut (Coached by Jim Calhoun)
13.  California (Coached by Mike Montgomery)
14.  Washington (Coached by Lorenzo Romar)
15.  Michigan
16.  Ohio State
17.  Oklahoma
18.  Mississippi State
19.  Louisville (Coached by Rick Pitino)
20.  Georgetown
21.  Dayton (Coached by Brian Gregory)
22.  Georgia Tech (Coached by Paul Hewitt)
23.  Illinois (Coached by Bruce Weber)
24.  Clemson (Coached by Oliver Purnell)
25.  Minnesota (Coached by Tubby Smith)

Summer’s Hottest Basketball DVDs!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Are you preparing for the upcoming basketball season?  If so, check out the summer’s hottest DVD sellers for tips, techniques, and drills to implement during practice.  Chances are – your competitors are using these DVDs!

All Access Practice with Geno Auriemma
All Access Practice with Jim Calhoun
Tom Izzo: Dominating Rebounding & Man-to-Man Defensive Drills
Brad Stevens: Winning with Undersized Teams
Vance Walberg: Mastering the Dribble Drive Attack Offense
John Calipari’s Dribble Drive 3-Pack
The Encyclopedia of the Dribble-Drive Motion Offense
Jay Wright: 28 Competitive Drills for Shooting and Footwork
Bob Knight: The Complete Guide to Motion Offense
Bob Knight: The Complete Guide to Man-to-Man Defense
Bob Knight: Practice Planning and Drills for Mental Toughness
Mike Krzyzewski: Duke Basketball – Agility & Conditioning Drills for Defense


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