Basketball: From warm-up to final whistle--the essential guide (Hardcover)
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Featuring dynamic step-by-step design, practical advice on all aspects of the game from an expert author, and action-packed photography featuring today’s inspirational pros, this book is a practical and accessible guide that will help young players of all levels to reach their full potential. Starting with the basic rules and equipment, and covering essential skills such as passing, dribbling, shooting, scoring, and defense as well as more sophisticated topics such as drills and team offense—this guide covers all of the key elements with easy-to-follow instructions that are sure to improve the all-round play of any young basketball player. The detailed instruction is enhanced with features about the all-time great players, the NBA, and unusual versions of the sport. Whether it’s a young player just starting or a more experienced player who wants to advance their skills, this book is the perfect guide to hoops for basketball lovers of all ages.
About the Author
Clive Gifford is an award-winning author who has written hundreds of articles and more than 100 books. For Kingfisher, CliveÕs titles include The Kingfisher Motorsports Encyclopedia, The Kingfisher Football Encyclopedia, Football, Football Skills, Golf and Olympics. Clive lives in Manchester, England.