Delay Games: Holding The Ball Ten Different Delay Games: Ten Different Delay Games

 
9781448609376: Delay Games: Holding The Ball Ten Different Delay Games: Ten Different Delay Games

Regardless of playing style, sooner or later every team will have a need to protect a lead late in the game. Other teams, for strategic reasons, may desire to play at a very deliberate pace for an entire game. Yet other teams may use the delay game as a tactical weapon, slowing the game down only for brief periods of time in order to disrupt the opponent's rhythm. Regardless of why a team may choose to use a delay offense, it is essential for the coach to select the delay offense that best fits the personnel available to that team. Delay Games: Holding The Ball describes ten different delay offenses AND describes the advantages and disadvantages of each. The author has run all ten of the delay games in this book during his 20+ year coaching career. Nearly all of the delay games described in Delay Games: Holding The Ball were originally discovered by the author by having to defend these delay offenses in actual varsity games.

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A 24 year veteran of the coaching profession, with twenty-two of those years spent as a varsity head coach, Coach Kevin Sivils amassed 464 wins and his teams earned berths in the state play-offs 19 out of 22 seasons with his teams advancing to the state semi-finals three times. An eight time Coach of the Year Award winner, Coach Sivils has traveled as far as the Central African Republic to conduct coaching clinics. Coach Sivils first coaching stint was as an assistant coach for his college alma mater, Greenville College, located in Greenville, Illinois. Coach Sivils holds a BA with a major in physical education and a minor in social studies from Greenville College and a MS in Kinesiology with a specialization in Sport Psychology from Louisiana State University. He also holds a Sport Management certification from the United States Sports Academy. In addition to being a basketball coach, Coach Sivils is a classroom instructor and has taught U.S. Government, U.S. History, the History of WW II, and Physical Education. He has served as an Athletic Director and Assistant Athletic Director over the years of his career and has also been involved in numerous professional athletic organizations. Sivils is married to the former Lisa Green of Jackson, Michigan, and the happy couple are the proud parents of three children, Danny, Katie, and Emily. Rounding out the Sivils family are three dogs, Angel, Berkeley, and Al. A native of Louisiana, Coach Sivils currently resides in the Great State of Texas.

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