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Featuring over 420 full-length football coaching videos from an amazing collection of Hall of Fame, FBS, Conference & High School Championship-winning coaches such as: J.T. Curtis, Brick Haley, Ed Thomas, Paul Chryst, Dave Warner, Ed Warinner, Rick Stewart, Tony Alford, Mike Leach and many, many more!
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Whether you're looking for adjustments to a new offensive or defensive system or scheme, tweaks to your players' skills and technique, or, in-depth ideas for practice planning and drills, ChampCoach contains all the valuable X&O's you need!
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Championship Productions has been long recognized as the world's leader in sport instructional videos and has been showered with numerous Telly Awards (the highest award in video programming) but most importantly, with praise and gratitude from coaches of football teams, atall levels of play, for all that we have allowed them to learn and subsequently, teach, to their teams for the past 40 years!
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Bob Ligouri's Indoor Softball Drills
with Bob Ligouri,
Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Head Coach;
Iowa Girls Coaching Association (IGCA) Hall of Fame;
7x NJCAA World Series appearances (in 8 years); over 1,000 career wins;
8 Consecutive NJCAA Top Ten Nationally-ranked teams;
finished 100-10 in last two years (2018-2019);
has coached 15 All-Americans;
10 former players currently playing at the NCAA D1 level;
2x State Champions and 2x State Champion Runner-up as a High School coach (Dowling Catholic HS)
and John Wilkinson,
Des Moines Area Community College Hitting Coach;
Having a system for coaching hitters is important as it promotes consistency from year to year; players and coaches know how things are done and what to expect. Coaches Bob Ligouri and John Wilkinson pull back the curtain in this video and show you the DMACC hitting system that has allowed their program to become annual national title contenders.
Coach Ligouri begins by explaining what a typical hitting workout consists of and the expectations he has for each hitter. Next, Coach Wilkinson dives into a few of the critical fundamentals he emphasizes to increase power in the swing.
Tee drills give the hitter a chance to focus more on mechanics since they don't have to worry about timing a moving pitch. Coach Wilkinson offers eight tee drills to improve mechanics and power. You will learn how to disengage the upper and lower body to hit for more power!
Timing is one of the most difficult skills a hitter must master. Learn how to time the ball with seven drills that involve hitting a moving pitch. In one particular two plate drill, a batter alternates between two different home plates - one closer and one farther from a pitching machine. This drill forces the hitter to make timing adjustments in order to succeed.
4-Tool Lefty Drills
Take advantage of a hitter's speed from the left side by helping them maximize their potential as a slapper. You'll see how to confuse a defense by mastering hard and soft slaps. Additionally, your team will be able to use Coach Ligouri's tee drills to perfect hitting the ball to all parts of the field, regardless of pitch location.
The DMACC coaches offer 22 drills to develop power, timing, and lefty slapper effectiveness. Make your hitters more of a threat at the plate today!
49 minutes. 2019.
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A Conceptual Approach to Man-to-Man & Zone Offense
with Bob Richey,
Furman University Head Coach;
led Furman to a school-record 25 wins in the 2018-19 season, including wins over 2018 Final Four participants Villanova and Loyola-Chicago
Furman head coach Bob Richey has guided Furman to back-to-back 20+ win seasons by teaching his players how to read the defense and take what is given to them. Continuity offenses can cause players to get stuck in neutral, which is why teaching your athletes terminology and actions they can use to break down defenders on their own will ensure your team has an unstoppable offense.
Coach Richey believes in a structure where players are able to go from option 1 to option 3 in a matter of seconds. By emphasizing close twos, assisted 3-pointers and getting to the free throw line, your players can play and excel in any position on the floor.
Richey breaks down his terminology and demonstrates the actions that he teaches beginning with his early offense. As he incorporates more off-ball screening, players are able to use the open floor to get easy cuts, drives, or dishes to open shooters.
As athletes transition into half court offense, Coach Richey provides a series of actions including a Houston Series that uses a dribble hand-off and a ball screen to create a pick & roll or pick & pop action for your post.
By putting a playmaker in the middle of the zone and using passing and cutting actions, you can create a simple, but effective zone offense against any opponent. Using a 4 around 1 set, your players can still use your man-to-man cutting actions to score. As your players feel more and more comfortable with cutting actions, you can add in a ball screen to create a pick & roll offense that will leave wide open back cutters or wide open shooters.
Coach Richey has put together an offensive system where all actions flow right into an easy offense that your players will love. By teaching your players how to read the defense and play without running through a continuous offense, they will become unguardable and have the ability to create scoring opportunities!
78 minutes. 2019.
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Transition Offense with Breakdown Drills
with Mike Rhoades,
VCU Head Coach;
2019 A-10 Coach of the Year;
former Head Coach at Rice University;
former VCU Associate Head Coach (with Shaka Smart), including the 2011 Final Four;
former Randolph-Macon Head Coach (D-III), compiled a 197-76 record (.722 win percentage);
4x NCAA tournament appearances;
ODAC Coach of the Year (2001, 2002, 2003)
VCU head coach Mike Rhoades has developed a fast break system that will allow you to strike quickly in the first few seconds of the shot clock. This offense gives your players freedom to make plays with structure to maximize spacing.
In this video, you'll get all of the rules and responsibilities that make up Coach Rhoades' transition offense, how to react on dribble penetration, drills to build the fast break mindset and more. If you want to play fast next season, this will serve as a great resource for your program!
Transition Structure and Implementation
Rhoades breaks down the job of every player on the floor in the fast break. You will learn how to get your guards running wide as they explode down the floor for an early basket, help your post player develop the mindset of sprinting the floor hard every time as the rim runner, and teach your rebounder to secure the ball prior to locating the point guard and outletting the ball. Additionally, you'll see how to do all of these things quickly while inbounding off a made shot.
Coach Rhoades also goes into detail on how the point guard can receive the ball with space versus pressure to advance the ball as fast as possible. As the ball moves up the court, you will also discover how to maximize spacing after makes and misses in addition to various options that can happen during the flow of offense by reversing to the trailer. Coach Rhoades wants his team to attack the defense before they can set up and break them down with paint touches. Rhoades explains how all five players can react to drive & kick situations to maintain a continuous attack until an open shot is created.
Eight drills are demonstrated that will help you develop an up-tempo style of play. Primary Cycles will teach your players how to quickly strike with initial scoring options. A competitive element is installed for this drill to help ensure that your players are striving to execute with maximum efficiency. The Three-Man Weave drill progresses through three different variations that become progressively harder over the course of the drill. This is a fantastic drill for developing full court passing and finishing. 3-on-0 Transition is the perfect drill for teaching your players specific scoring actions within your fast break attack. You will see examples of players rehearsing different drive & kick options as well as drag ball screens.
The Advantage Drill is a great scrimmage format that allows your players to compete through every advantage situation they could see offensively or defensively on fast breaks. This is a must-have drill for teaching players how to score intelligently in transition offense. The last transition drill that Coach Rhoades demonstrates is their 5-on-5 scrimmage. This is unique because they utilize a 12 second shot clock to demand a fast pace through the competition. If you want to run and spread the floor, then you're also going to need scorers that can excel through this style of play.
You will also get three additional shooting drills that develop shooting on the move through actions your athletes will see in transition, in addition to expanding their range in any situation they might see in the game.
This is a must-have video for any team that wants to play fast on offense. The concepts and drills presented by Coach Rhoades will help any coach excel using any offensive system!
71 minutes. 2019.
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John Beilein: Our Culture and Drills
with John Beilein,
Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA) Head Coach;
former University of Michigan Head Coach;
2019 Coach Wooden "Keys to Life" Award;
2018 CBS Sports National Coach of the Year;
2018 NCAA Men's Basketball National Championship Runner-up;
2014 Big Ten Coach of the Year;
2x Final Four appearances (2013, 2018);2x Big Ten Regular Season Champions (2012, 2014);
2x Big Ten Tournament Champions (2017, 2018);
1998 CAA Coach of the Year (University of Richmond);
1994 MAAC Coach of the Year (Canisius College; inducted into the Canisius College Sports Hall of Fame in September 2019)
As a coach at the high school, junior college and four-year college levels, John Beilein has a proven track record of success at every level of basketball. The underlying factors of his success are the drills that have been proven to work for his teams and the culture that he has developed at every coaching stop. This fantastic video will provide you the chance to learn those very exercises and approach to running a successful program.
Change as a Constant
As Coach Beilein stresses throughout the video, "There's a lot of ways to win a game." Throughout the entirety of his head coaching career, Beilein has had to adapt and change to the different strategies and tactics in basketball. The biggest of these he mentions is the pick & roll and its increase in usage in the game. The tactic has forced him to incorporate it in his offense while also forcing him to put in more time defending it.
Another change that is discussed is strength training and how it has been incorporated into the game. With the right program, bodies can change to improve strength and leaping ability. However, the wrong program can result in the wrong outcomes that can hinder performance.
One last aspect that Coach Beilein has been forced to adjust to was in transitioning conferences when he was the head coach at Richmond. It was during that time he began to utilize the 1-3-1 zone and adjusting it to his opponents. He also discusses the use of the defense when he was at West Virginia and Michigan.
Things That Don't Change
While there are many areas where things change, there are those that will never change. The first is the importance of skill development. This includes ball-handling and shooting on offense - two skills that will forever be critical in developing quality players. To illustrate, Coach Beilein showcases a two-player drill designed to improve dribbling and one-handed passing that goes for two minutes.
Another drill that is demonstrated is the "Double Mikan Drill." In this drill, a player will do the traditional Mikan Drill, but will do it with two basketballs. The goal is to make 20 in 20 seconds or less, something that can be developed with three weeks of continuous work. A third drill demonstrated is "3 Taps and In." This drill has a post player tap the ball off of the backboard three times before tapping the ball into the basket. In 20 seconds, a proficient post player should be able to complete six sides.
Finally, Coach Beilein teaches shooting with the drill "60 in 5." The shooter in the drill has a goal of making 60 shots in five minutes with a goal of shooting at least 85 shots in the time frame. The shooter must move around on the perimeter and is not allowed to shoot from the same spot twice.
Culture is Going to Win
To build the culture of a basketball program, Beilein believes in having the coaching staff project an image. More important than being reactionary is to explain and develop why it is important to teach the values you want in your program and why they are good values.
As Coach Beilein believes, "If you don't have a good culture, you ain't never going to win."
Developing a Pivot Foot
What sets Beilein apart from other coaches is his attention to detail. One of the areas where he pays extra attention is on footwork and in establishing a pivot foot. The first aspect that gets attention
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