with Herb Magee, Philadelphia University Head Coach;
distinguished member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (2011);
1,000 career wins (most wins in NCAA Division II men's basketball history);
2x national coach of the year; College Division National Champions (1970);
known as the Shot Doctor across America, Coach Magee has worked with several current NBA players to help better their shooting performance
Herb Magee, one of the most successful coaches of all time, is known for more than winning. Having instructed and improved thousands of players' shots over his 40-plus years in coaching - including NBA players - Coach Magee has earned the name "Shot Doctor."
In this presentation, Coach Magee breaks down the art of shooting into four points of emphasis to teach and become a great shooter.
You will learn the key elements of the shot, how to teach them to your players and how to make them better shooters.
Coach Magee begins with an introduction of shooting mechanics, shows how to identify errors in technique and how to teach a proper shot. It's important for both the coach and player to understand "why" a shot missed so that corrections can be made.
In this presentation, the shot is broken down into four elements:
Once you've developed great shooters, it's time to give them opportunities to succeed. With over 1,000 wins, Coach Magee knows how to get his players open shots. He closes out the session with a couple of plays designed to get shooters open - including a play the Golden State Warriors use to get Steph Curry a great look at the basket.
Coach Magee will tell you he's in the Basketball Hall of Fame not because his teams relied on a "system" to win over 1000 games - it's because his teams could shoot better than their opponents. Making shots leads to wins. In this shooting clinic, you will see why NBA players and teams that need shooting guidance have called on Coach Magee for more than 30 years.
Produced at the Fall 2014 Philadelphia (PA) clinic.
76 minutes. 2015.