with Rick Pitino, University of Louisville Head Coach - 2014 NCAA National Champions; former University of Kentucky Head Coach - 1996 NCAA National Champions; a number of Final Four appearances; former NBA Head Coach (Boston Celtics and New York Knicks)
This two-disc set features:
- Offense (Ball Handling) - Coach Pitino and his players demonstrate several ball handling drills and fundamentals, including the two-ball dribble, inside out, hard stutter, hard cross over, behind the back,and 1-on-1. Pitino and his players also demonstrate shooting fundamentals, ball fakes and shooting free throws when fatigued.
- Offense (Shooting Skills + Fast Breaks) - Coach Pitino and player Billy Donovan (now the 2-time NCAA Championship Coach at the University of Florida) demonstrate the correct technique in setting screens and running the fast break. Also shown are 5 + 5, plus 5 minus 5, Pitino's favorite shooting drill, low post play, the jump hook shot, the 3-point shot, and how to run the fast break.
- Man-to-Man Defense - In this tape, Coach Pitino explains why teams should use ball defense to enhance their man-to-man defense and the importance of denial defense. Billy Donovan and several other former players for Coach Pitino demonstrate the importance of deflections, defending the pick and roll and more.
- Press Defense - Coach Pitino explains how the press works at all levels of basketball, how pressing basketball can force turnovers, and confuse and fatigue opponents. Also shown are how to create shots with pressure basketball and when to use the press. A variety of teaching progressions explain how fouling negates hustle, the 1-2-1-1 all out steal press, and the match up press. Included among the several drills are 1-on-1 full court, 2-on-2, 3-on-3, 4-on-4, and much more.
Using this system, Coach Pitino has won at every level. A "one-sto-shop" to better basketball play.
1989. 216 minutes.