Basketball Playbook - 1. Fundamentals

Learn basketball fundaments with this Basketball Playbook - 1. Fundamentals course by Tom Kelsey.

Basketball Playbook – 1. Fundamentals

Course Description

A Basketball Playbook for coaches and players of all levels. Want to improve your skills and overall game? Master the fundamentals. We share ball handling, passing, defense, shooting and rebounding drills that have a proven track record of success. Even the most talented and skilled players work on fundamentals on their own or in practice with their team. Our teaching focuses on building up a players confidence. You gain confidence by repeated successful repetitions. For all these drills we want players to go at game speed. To be able to produce in a game you must have practiced the skills over and over at a quick pace. This playbook helps sets the foundation for players to increase skills and technique. The course is broken down into different sections. We give teaching points to focus when you are working with a player on a speci... Read More »

A Basketball Playbook for coaches and players of all levels. Want to improve your skills and overall game? Master the fundamentals. We share ball handling, passing, defense, shooting and rebounding drills that have a proven track record of success. Even the most talented and skilled players work on fundamentals on their own or in practice with their team. Our teaching focuses on building up a players confidence. You gain confidence by repeated successful repetitions. For all these drills we want players to go at game speed. To be able to produce in a game you must have practiced the skills over and over at a quick pace. This playbook helps sets the foundation for players to increase skills and technique. The course is broken down into different sections. We give teaching points to focus when you are working with a player on a specific skill. Or for a player, point to remember while going through the drill. Learn more about the fundamentals of basketball with this CoachTube course.

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Course Outcomes:
  • Once this course is completed, you will see significant improvement in your basketball skills if implemented properly.
Course Details:

Target Audience

This course is for coaches or athletes.

Access Timeframe

Lifetime

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.
Certificate Info:

Type of Certification

Certificate of Completion

Format of Certification

Digital

Professional Association/Affiliation

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Method of Obtaining Certification

Upon successful completion of a course, the learner can download their certificate from their Learner Dashboard.
About Instructor:

Tom Kelsey

Kelsey's coaching career has spanned coaching beginners to professionals. Kelsey's coaching experience includes the NBA, Women's Professional Basketball, High Major College Basketball, Small College Basketball. High School, Middle School, and Elementary School. Kelsey knows how to communicate his message, can ensure his teaching is understood, and to measure improvement.

Kelsey has travelled across the United States and the World teaching and coaching the game of basketball. Learning from legendary coaches Don Meyer (college coach) and Rick Torbett of Better Basketball (high school coach) gave Kelsey a solid base in teaching the game. At 26 Kelsey was the youngest Athletic Director and Head Basketball Coaches in the country. Before the age of 30, Kelsey's team at Faulkner University made college basketball history by going from 4 wins to 23 wins the following season. At Belhaven Univesity, Kelsey took his teams to two national tournaments in three seasons after the school had not been to the tournament in 37 years.

As an assistant coach at Alabama and LSU, he was part of recruiting and signing three #1 players in the country (Schea Cotton, Gerald Wallace, and Ben Simmons). While at both schools they were able to sign top 5 recruiting classes. Also, Kelsey was named one of the top 20 recruiting coaches by HoopScoop Magazine.

At Murray State, Kelsey helped recruit the #11 Ranked recruiting class, set a conference record for wins and team received the highest seed in the NCAA National Tournament.

Kelsey has worked, organized, and directed basketball camps in Bolivia, Brazil, Peru, Poland, Greece, Belgium, Singapore, and China.


Technical Requirements

There are no technical requirements for this course. 

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