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12 Basketball Fundamentals to Focus on in Youth Basketball

In this post, a veteran basketball coach emphasizes the importance of focusing on fundamentals when coaching youth basketball. By mastering the basics, young players develop essential skills, improve team play, and gain confidence. The article outlines key benefits of prioritizing basketball fundamentals and provides detailed recommendations for essential skills and drills to incorporate into practice sessions. The focus areas include layups, shooting, foul shooting, passing, dribbling, jump stops, triple threat position, jab steps, screening and cutting, defense, rebounding, and basic post moves. By dedicating practice time to these fundamentals, coaches can help players build a strong foundation for future success and foster a lifelong love for the game.

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