ERIC Number: ED293838
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
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The New Option Offense for Winning Basketball.
Walker, A. L.; Donohue, Jack
This reference book for basketball coaches provides a total program of both offensive and defensive strategies and tactics. The emphasis is upon an innovative offensive system with an accompanying defensive plan. The initial chapters deal with the installation of the three series of the New Option Offensive: "Red,""White," and "Blue." A drills chapter that relates specifically to the installation and perfection of the offense is a major feature, and an extensive survey of over 75 drills that improve offensive skills in general is presented. There are 12 chapters: (1) presenting the New Option Offensive; (2) installing the Red series; (3) using the White series; (4) defeating the zone and player-to-player: Blue series; (5) being prepared: special plays; (6) pushing the ball: an early offense; (7) designing an effective defense: the 32Z Goose Egg; (8) disrupting an offense: the trapping 32A; (9) war at the window: rebounding action; (10) practicing: option offense drill; (11) improving offensive skills; and (12) developing and maintaining important statistics. A glossary of terms is included. (JD)
Leisure Press, Box 5076, Champaign, IL 61820 ($16.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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