with Jeff Walz, University of Louisville Head Coach; 2009 national runner-up; 2009 Big East regular season and tournament runner-up.
Jeff Walz proved to be one the best young coaches in basketball when he took his 2009 Louisville team to the national championship game in just his second year as head coach.
Now you have sideline access to the first four practices of the 2010 season with Coach Walz. Throughout all four practices, he emphasizes fast-paced play, fundamental ball skills on offense, and tough defense.
See how Walz puts his team through a series of running drills designed to prepare them for the long season ahead. These drills will help prepare your team for fast break situations and transition offense and defense.
Learn fundamental breakdown drills for post and perimeter players, transition drills, ball handling work, ball screens and passing drills. Walz also has his players work on dribbling, driving to the basket and creating and finding open players.
Walz's hard-nosed style of play also shows in the way he teaches defensive fundamentals. The skills concepts he covers include deflections, guarding from baseline to baseline, close-outs and transition defense. He also introduces a shell drill that allows simultaneous practice of multiple offensive and defensive concepts.
SHOOTING & REBOUNDING:
Get a lot of shots from every area of the court during your practices. From lay-ups, jumpers and 3-point shots to free throws, every shot is practiced over and over again. Walz also takes time out in every practice for offensive and defensive rebounding.
Coach Walz is only the second person to reach the national championship game in his second season as a head coach. His brand of basketball requires toughness and perseverance. This DVD set is your chance to learn how put the same brand on your program.
380 minutes (4 DVDs). 2010.