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Demonstrates shooting, passing, dribbling, rebounding, and offensive moves, suggests multi-person drills, and discusses offensive and defensive strategy
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"Hal Wissel shares the personalized techniques he has mastered teaching players from the NBA to youth level. Coaches and players will gain from his steps to success."
Chuck Daly Former Head Coach New Jersey Nets, Detroit Pistons Head Coach, 1992 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team
"Hal Wissel is an astute basketball architect. This book will help players improve and enable coaches to teach the game better."
Jack Ramsay, PhD Television Analyst for ESPN and Miami Heat
"All great players must have good fundamentals to excel. Basketball: Steps to Success has the innovative instruction and drills you need to master the fundamentals that will improve your total game."
Dean Smith Head Basketball Coach University of North Carolina
"Hal Wissel demonstrates to the world why he is recognized as one of America's top-rated basketball clinicians. His ability to crystallize situations and then select the correct teaching technique in order to achieve maximum success makes this book a must read for players and coaches at all levels of play."
Hubie Brown NBA TV Analyst, TNT Turner Sports Former NBA Head Coach, New York Knicks and Atlanta Hawks
"I have known Hal Wissel since we were kids. From the first day we met he has been a student of basketball. His experience, his playing and coaching the game make Basketball: Steps to Success a down-to-earth, practical, and easy-to-use guide to hoop success. Everyone interested in making a contribution to their team will gain from its insights and exercises."
Ken Blanchard Co-author, The One Minute ManagerAbout the Author:
Hal Wissel is a scout and special assignment coach for the Milwaukee Bucks of the NBA. Before taking this position in 1990, he was a head basketball coach on the collegiate level for 24 years, including 12 years at NCAA Division I schools. His greatest coaching success came while he was at Florida Southern College, where he guided his team to three consecutive trips to the NCAA Division II Final Four and to one NCAA Division II National Championship title in 1981.
Wissel has also worked as an assistant coach and head scout for the NBA's Atlanta Hawks and served as head coach, general manager, and vice president of operations for the Westchester Golden Apples of the United States Basketball League. In addition to coaching, Wissel is the founder and president of Basketball World, Inc., a venture that organizes and runs basketball camps and clinics and produces instructional basketball books and videos. Recognized as one of the world's best basketball clinicians, Wissel conducts his popular Shoot It Better Mini Camps worldwide for players at all levels.
Wissel received his doctorate in physical education from Springfield [Massachusetts] College in 1970. His honors include being named Coach & Athlete magazine's Eastern Coach of the Year in 1972, Sunshine State Conference Coach of the Year in 1979, 1980, 1981, and 1982, and Division II National Coach of the Year by the National Association of Basketball Coaches in 1980.
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Book Description Human Kinetics, 1994. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110873226917