More Five-Star Basketball Drills

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9780071418485: More Five-Star Basketball Drills

"That camp changed how I felt about basketball and my future. It was the turning point in my life."--Michael Jordan

Before there was a Nike or Adidas camp for the nation's elite high-school players, there was Five-Star. Now in its37th year, Howard Garfinkel's Five-Star camp has produced hundreds of NBA and Division 1-A college players, including such superstars as Michael Jordan, Isaiah Thomas, and Vince Carter. In More Five-Star Basketball Drills, the author offers readers his one-of-a-kind, exclusive guide to the superstar camp's most successful drills, straight from the personal notepads of some of the nation's most successful professional and college coaches.

Coaches and players looking for a proven hoop drill program will find:

  • More than 100 fundamentally sound and easy-to-execute drills
  • An inside look at Five-Star's sure-fire plan for improving one's game
  • Exclusive photos from the camp's illustrious history

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The only source for more than 100 drills and skills from the nation's premier basketball camp

"No one has done more for the game of basketball in the past four decades than Five-Star's Howard Garfinkel and Will Klein."
--Mike Krzyzewski, Duke University

Before there was a Nike or Adidas camp for the nation's elite high-school players to attend, there was Five-Star. Still going strong after thirty-seven years in operation, Howard Garfinkel and Will Klein's Five-Star camp has produced hundreds of NBA and Division 1-A college players, including such superstars as Michael Jordan, Isiah Thomas, Moses Malone, Patrick Ewing, Dominique Wilkins, and Grant Hill.

Now, in this follow-up to the popular Five-Star Basketball Drills, Garfinkel and Klein bring the drills up to date, with the ins and outs on three-point shots, isolation plays, weight training, and the many other exciting new developments that have revolutionized the sport in the past fifteen years. Accompanied by clear, step-by-step instructions and photographs, this proven drill program will improve your game--and increase your hoop literacy--with a time-tested combination of new moves and classic maneuvers.

In this one-of-a-kind, exclusive guide, Five-Star's talented and dedicated alumni coaches--including Rick Pitino, Hubie Brown, and Mike Fratello--let you in on the camp's winning strategy, as they outline more than 100 fundamentally sound and easy-to-execute drills on:

  • Speed and quickness
  • Agility
  • Man-to-man defense
  • Dribbling and passing
  • Offensive moves
  • Full-court lay-ups
  • Shooting
  • Off-season workouts
  • And much more

No matter what your competition level--youth league, high school, college, or even pro--More Five Star Basketball Drills will give you the means to achieve with its sure-fire plan for honing and improving your game.

About the Author:

Howard Garfinkel and Will Klein cofounded Five-Star Basketball camp in 1966. More than 290 campers have gone on to play at least one game in the NBA, and Five-Star's alumni make a distinguished list of Who's Who in basketball. Inducted into the New York State Basketball Hall of Fame in March 2003, Garfinkel and Klein offer clinics in more than twenty-five cities nationwide. They live in New York City.

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