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How to Score in the Post Mini eBook

How to Score in the Post Mini eBook


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    Learning and teaching the moves and shots for playing in the post can be challenging. Executing them on the court in game situations can be even more difficult.

    In this mini e-book, How to Score in the Post, Coach Hal Wissel covers everything you need to be a competitive post player. Learn and practice eight low-post moves including the drop-step baseline power move, front turn baseline for bank jump shot, and the spin-back power move.

    Catch your defender off guard with eight pinch-post moves that include the step-back jump shot, crossover drive layup, and drive across lane for hook.

    Master the midpoint, or short corner, moves by setting a screen to get open and then sink the straight one-dribble drive middle for hook, crossover one-dribble drive for reverse layup, and the shot fake jump shot.

    With full-color photos, detailed instruction, and drills designed for mastering execution, How to Score in the Post will take your performance to the highest level.

    The mini e-book How to Score in the Post is an abridged version of the comprehensive book Basketball: Steps to Success, Third Edition (Human Kinetics, 2012).

    About the Author

    Dr. Hal Wissel has a wealth of experience in the National Basketball Association as an assistant coach with the Atlanta Hawks, Golden State Warriors, Memphis Grizzlies, and New Jersey Nets. Hal was also director of player personnel with the Nets and scout and special assignment coach with the Milwaukee Bucks.

    As a collegiate head coach, Wissel compiled more than 300 wins. He turned losing programs at Trenton State College and Lafayette College into conference and division champions, respectively. Wissel led Florida Southern College to four straight trips to the NCAA Division II tournament and three straight trips to the Division II final four (’80, ’81, and ’82), winning the Divi­sion II national championship in 1981. Wissel coached Fordham University into the 1972 NIT Tournament and also coached the Dominican Republic national team in 1975.

    Wissel founded Basketball World and, instructional ventures featuring basketball camps, clinics, books, and DVDs. Basketball World’s highly succes­sful Shoot It Better Mini Camps are conducted worldwide for players from youth level to NBA and WNBA level.

    Wissel received a bachelor’s degree from Springfield College, a master’s degree from Indiana University, and a doctorate in physical education from Springfield College. Wissel’s best-selling book Basketball: Steps to Success has been translated into 11 languages. Wissel is also the author of Becoming a Basketball Player: Individual Drills, which has been made into a DVD. Wissel has produced five basketball shooting DVDs.

    Wissel’s honors include being named Coach & Athlete magazine’s Eastern Coach of the Year in 1972, Sunshine State Conference Coach of the Year (’79, ’80, and ’81), and Division II National Coach of the Year by the National Association of Basketball Coaches in 1980. Wissel has been inducted into the Florida Southern College Athletic Hall of Fame, the Sunshine State Conference Hall of Fame, and the New England Basketball Hall of Fame.