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Basketball - 99 edition

Basketball - 99 edition

ISBN13: 9780815151845

ISBN10: 0815151845

Basketball by Jerry Krause and Scott O.  Ed. Roberts - ISBN 9780815151845
Edition: 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: W.C.Brown Pub.Co.
International: No
Basketball by Jerry Krause and Scott O.  Ed. Roberts - ISBN 9780815151845

ISBN13: 9780815151845

ISBN10: 0815151845

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Part of The Winning Edge Series this text provides a complete introduction and explanation of the skills and techniques necessary to take to the basketball court and start play. As an introduction, this text explains the history, facilities, equipment, and the rules of the game and then moves on to detail the preparation of the game. Individual chapters describe the dynamics of basic skills such as rebounding, ball handling, shooting, and individual moves for the ''inside'' and ''outside'' player positions.

  • Self-assessments included at the end of applicable chapters are perforated for easy removal and assist students in determining areas for improvement, charting progress, and guiding practice.

  • Professional photos and graphics illustrate proper form and technique and serve as an excellent tool for self-evaluation and guide for improvement.

  • Clear and concise writing style integrates concepts with applications and how they combine to affect one's overall level of skill offering a consistent format that is easy-to-understand and will help the beginner and intermediate player alike.

  • Performance Tip boxes outline safety minded concepts, drills, applications, and procedures and give the reader a quick review of important information and helps to enhance results.

  • Introductory chapters orients the beginner to the game of basketball providing an overview of the history of the sport, selecting equipment, getting started, safety issues and basic rules of play so they have all they need to know to get on the course and play.

  • A bulleted list of objectives and closing summary which outlines and reinforces major points covered and includes bolded key terms that are defined in the text for provides for easy access and review of essential information in every chapter.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1 The Game---A Look at the History

2 The Facilities and Equipment: Vital to the Game

3 Rules and Regulations of Basketball

4 Movements on the Court: Basics

5 Basics of Ball Handling

6 Basics of Shooting

7 Rebounding: A Key Skill

8 Defense---On and Off the Ball

9 Defense---On and Off the Ball

10 Concepts of TeamWork

11 Individual Outside Moves

12 Inside Moves---A Post Player's Techniques

13 Conditioning: Mentally and Physically