- Discuss with a basketball coaching colleague the key factors in athletes being balanced and moving efficiently, and how these attributes can be improved. Have the same discussion with a coach from another sport.
- Do you agree with the following statement: “in defence, heart and effort are more important than technique”? Discuss with a coaching colleague how they would improve a player’s “heart and effort”.
- Some coaches describe “closing out” as the most difficult technique in basketball. Do you agree? Identify a player on your team that is proficient in the technique- can you identify anything that they do differently to players who do not perform the skill as well?