with Roy Williams, University of North Carolina Head Coach;
699 career NCAA wins, 2x National Championship Coach (2005, 2009); 7 Final Fours, 2012 Regular season ACC Champions; 2x AP Coach of the Year
Anyone who knows anything about college basketball understands the rich history and tradition of North Carolina basketball. Roy Williams grants you access to one of the most acclaimed basketball franchises in the history of the game. In this All Access North Carolina DVD, you get the opportunity to see how North Carolina and Coach Williams get ready for the upcoming season through three practices during their first week. If you are a coach that is full of rich young talent, and are looking for ways to speed up their development, then this is an excellent DVD for you.
Even with the talent that North Carolina attracts, Coach Williams shows in this first practice how important learning the fundamentals of the game is. Williams breaks the practice into two segments: offensive and defensive fundamental skill development.
On offense, Coach Williams teaches the players the following concepts:
• Posts work on in-game low post and trail post moves, while the guards work on attacking the rim with hard drives and precision jump-shooting.
• Full-court team drills to develop their up-tempo primary break with drills such as: 3-on-0 transition, 3-on-2, 2-on-1 continuous and 110 in 4:30.
• The team's secondary break options: regular, B3, Dribble, among others.
• The offensive set `Open' as an alternative to their primary and secondary break
• Freelance offense - whereby players learn to play together, out of their offense
Defensively, Coach Williams builds intensity, tenacity and intelligent ball pressure with drills such as:
• Half-court defensive shell
• `Step-Slide' team defense
• Inside shot `walls'
• Challenging `outside shots'
• Defending down and back screens
Building off of practice one, the team continues with individual skill development as post players go through a series of breakdown drills from the `regular' secondary break. The guards continue their individual skill development as they work on v-cuts and curl cuts.
Defensively, the team continues to build their screen defense as they focus on coverage against: shadow screens, ball screens, and flare screens. In addition, Coach Williams has his players work on these concepts with their progression defensive shell drill. UNC learns to `talk early' in order to set a good defensive tone for the possession.
Offensively, Coach Williams continues to build his team's famous secondary break actions that have been a staple of Carolina's offensive system. He runs them through their full-court secondary break series using use 5v0 and 5v5 game situations. Following walk-throughs of each option, the blue and white teams separate to work on their options out of secondary and `Open' in the half-court. To conclude the offensive breakdowns of each offensive concept, Coach Williams has each team compete against one another in the half-court in 5-on-5 live.
The third practice session, is a very competitive practice as the teachings in the first two practices are put into effect as two teams are pitted against one another to promote healthy competition. Learn the importance of rebounding and running in order to implement a successful fast breaking system. Coach Williams introduces the `pitch ahead drill' which is designed to generate easy baskets in transition. Watch as the team works through simulated 5 on 5 live to learn the options in secondary break. Moreover, the team continues to implement elements of the `Open' offensive set by breaking down the offense step-by-step.
On defense, the Tar Heels begin to look at closing out defensive possessions with successful on ball defense, shot contests and proper boxing out technique. In this third practice, Coach Williams teaches these elements of defense using drills such as:
• Box out drill both in the half-court as well as on the fast break
• Sideline guard defense
• `Deny, help, deny' drill.
Coach Williams will share how he gets his players in shape with on court conditioning, heavy ropes, and exercise bikes.
Bonus Weight room Coverage:
In addition to the three practices, get a bonus look inside the weight room at UNC, as their strength and conditioning coach puts the players through a rigorous workout, showing how they train early in the season to prevent injury and build muscle for the upcoming season.
This detailed look at Carolina Basketball provides any coach with a look at how to teach younger athletes the ways and traditions of a program. It gives great insight into bringing a younger team along at a pace where they are out of their comfort zone, but are able to pick up concepts quickly. This All Access DVD is great for any high school, junior high, or college coach looking to teach younger players about the game.
380 minutes + 29 minutes of weight room footage (3 DVDs). 2013.
All Access videos are designed to allow viewers from all over the world to see how successful coaches run their practices in a "live" practice setting. All Access videos allow viewers to see the practices un-edited and in real-time. You will see how top coaches run their drills, interact with their team and staff, how they motivate their team, the cue words they use, the atmosphere of the practice and how practices are structured from day to day. Many coaches visit successful colleges and high schools to watch practice. But if you live out of state or out of the country, visiting another coach's gym can be costly. That's why we created the All Access Practice Series of videos -- to bring the practices to you!