MVP Training: Basic Point Guard Skills & Drills
with Derrick Rose with John Calipari, University of Kentucky Head Basketball Coach; 2x Naismith College Coach of the Year Award winner; featuring Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls point guard, 2010-11 NBA MVP, 2008-09 Rookie-of-the-Year; and Rod Strickland, former professional point guard (17-year career)
Learn the skills, drills and mental concepts that have helped Calipari-coached point guards like NBA Rookies of the Year Derrick Rose and Tyreke Evans and 2010 First Team All-American John Wall.
For the first time ever on DVD, John Calipari shares the skills and drills he uses to train championship-caliber point guards. Watch as Calipari coaches Derrick Rose and Rod Strickland through a workout, showing you each drill and giving you a first-hand look at what it takes to improve your game.
The Skills - Ball handling, being a scoring threat, passing angles, free throw shooting and on-ball defense.
The Drills - Drills to practice shooting, playing fast with the ball, transitioning from the catch to the dribble, and stopping dribble penetration.
The Mental Game - Developing a confident swagger, leadership, team before self mentality, mental toughness, and knowing what motivates you.
As a point guard, you have to be a scoring threat at all times. Improve your ball quickness and hand-eye coordination, develop a "go to" spot on the court where you know you can get a basket, and learn to play through contact, finish strong and score. In addition, Derrick Rose shares a favorite drill he uses to improve his shooting range.
To be a great point guard, you have to be able to guard the ball. Learn three key areas where you can improve your on-ball defense immediately.
What would it be like to sit down with two great NBA point guards and talk basketball? This is your chance! Sit in on an in-depth discussion between Calipari, Rose and Strickland on the intangibles of point guard play. Learn how these outstanding point guards developed their game to the highest level - the NBA.
Coaches: The skills and drills presented in this DVD will provide you with coaching cues and techniques for training and developing your point guards. These drills and concepts can be implemented into your players' workouts or they can be performed by your players on their own.
This is the definitive skills development DVD for point guard play! 85 minutes. 2010.
MVP Training: Advanced Point Guard Skills & Drills with Derrick Rose
with John Calipari, University of Kentucky Head Basketball Coach; 2x Naismith College Coach of the Year Award winner; featuring Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls point guard, 2010-11 NBA MVP, 2008-09 Rookie-of-the-Year; and Rod Strickland, former professional point guard (17-year career)
John Calipari, along with 2009 NBA Rookie of the Year Derrick Rose and 17-year NBA veteran Rod Strickland, build on the necessary skills and drills needed to become a complete point guard. The three team up and demonstrate how point guards can maximize their skills in both the Pick and Roll and the Dribble Drive Motion offense.
Coach Calipari shows how a point guard can use screening angles from seven different areas on the court to successfully execute the pick and roll. You will see what the proper actions look like, as well as what your point guard must be looking for as the action is executed.
Calipari and Derrick Rose take you through workouts demonstrating the four S's that point guards execute on a successful pick and roll - start, set-up, separation, score. In addition, Calipari includes the drills he uses to get his point guards to understand the four S's.
Learn recognition drills that can be used for lob and skip passes out of the Dribble Drive Motion Offense. Calipari takes you through the dribble drive alleys and shows six actions that your players must be able to see and execute. Calipari shows the various methods for defending the pick and roll and the different angles that the point guard can take for successful separation from the defender.
Derrick Rose demonstrates "tight" cone drills using a variety of dribble moves beginning with a simple crossover and progressing to very challenging combination moves. Throughout the DVD, Rose and Strickland lend insight and player perspective to these essential skills and movements.
This DVD gives athletes and coaches a thorough understanding of what point guards need to see and execute when running today's offensive systems. 67 minutes. 2010. DVD.
John Calipari shares the skills and drills he uses to train championship point guards!
Build on the necessary skills and drills needed to become a complete point guard!