1 introduction 1.1 About this Resource In 2000 FIBA produced an excellent book which was aimed at developing the coaches of young basketball athletes. This book, Basketball for Young Players, formed the basis of FIBA’s programme for teaching the skills and tactics of basketball. Basketball 1. Introduction 1.1 About this resource
BASKETBALL History Basketball was invented during the school year of 1891-92 at Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts. Dr. James A. Naismith conceived the idea of attaching peach baskets at opposite ends of the gym on the track that encircled the playing floor. This is where the height of 10 feet for the basket was arrived at.
Basketball play diagrams are the universal language of basketball coaches used throughout the world. To some, play diagrams may look like hieroglyphics or may be difficult to comprehend. However, by using a few basic symbols and color, HoopTactics makes it easy for even a novice to understand even the most complex play action.
In contrast with modern basketball nets, this peach basket retained its bottom, and balls had to be retrieved manually after each "basket" or point scored; this proved inefficient, however, so the bottom of the basket was removed, allowing the balls to be poked out with a long dowel each time. Basketball was originally played with a soccer ball.
of Kilsyth Basketball Association to reproduce this booklet for KBI Club Coaches. “Introduction to Coaching Basketball” was compiled by Rod Popp, Director of Coaching at Kilsyth Basketball Association was adapted from “Coach Time”, a course designed by Victorian Country Basketball Council for beginning basketball coaches.
basketball tournament was in 1897. Wisconsin claims to be the first state with a high school state tournament, which was won by Fond du Lac in 1905. High school basketball attracted national attention 12 years later in 1917. Basketball was first played in the Olympic Games in 1936, in Berlin, when the USA beat Canada 19-8 for the gold medal.
Basketball. Basketball is a sport played between two teams normally consisting of five or more players. Each team has five players on the basketball court at any given time. The objective is to score more points than the other team, with points being scored by shooting a ball through a basketball hoop (or basket), which is located ten feet above the ground.
The first official game. The first official game was played in the YMCA gymnasium on January 20, 1892 with nine players. The game ended at 1-0; the shot was made from 25 feet (7.6 m), on a court just half the size of a present-day Streetball or National Basketball Association (NBA) court. By 1897–1898 teams of five became standard.
Basketball is a team sport. Two teams of five players eachtry to score by shooting a ball through a hoop elevated 10feet above the ground. The game is played on a rectangularfloor called the court, and there is a hoop at each end. Thecourt is divided into two main sections by the mid-courtline.