Winning Basketball for Girls

Winning Basketball for Girls

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From dribbling to passing and more--everything girls need to know to succeed in basketball.

Women's basketball is more popular than ever, and the number of girls playing youth basketball is at an all-time high. At the same time, the competition on the court has become stiffer than ever before.

Winning Basketball for Girls, Fourth Edition covers all the elements of the game, from the basics to the most advanced moves and plays. Drills and exercises give athletes the tools they need to learn new techniques and fine-tune their existing ones. Nearly 100 full-color photographs feature real high school athletes and demonstrate proper playing techniques--from basic skills to expert moves. Also included are more than 30 full-color diagrams and an all-new chapter, Preparation for Success--Getting in Shape, that emphasizes the benefits of keeping fit to enhance performance on the court. The history and rules of the game have also been added as well as new exercises and tips for improving all aspects of play.

Chapters include:

A Look at the Game Getting Started Ball-Handling--Developing a Feel for the Ball Footwork--The Foundation of Good Basketball Your Best Shot Passing--The Heart of the Game Dribbling Under Control Playing Tough Defense All About Zones. 
Publisher: New York : Checkmark Books : Chelsea House Publishers, [2009], ©2009
Edition: Fourth edition
ISBN: 9780816077601
Branch Call Number: 796.323 Mi
Description: xv, 170 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Coffey, Wayne R.

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