Database of Basketball Books – Handouts

Our Database of Youth Basketball Handouts / Basketball Books section includes all types of youth basketball information, forms, files, and diagrams of basketball plays and drills. Over 165+ Youth Basketball Handouts / Basketball Books for coaches, players, and parents. We will try to cover subjects that will assist youth basketball coaches with getting organized, increase their basketball knowledge, and information on recruiting, basketball practices, stats, tryouts, and other useful forms…

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Offense Related Handouts

  1. Basic Zone Offense for Youth Basketball
  2. Basic Motion Offense for Youth Basketball
  3. Pick and Roll Plays – Youth Basketball
  4. Principles of a Zone Offense
  5. Principles of a Motion Offense
  6. Turnovers in Youth Basketball Menu Page Handout
  7. The Basics of Setting Screens in Youth Basketball

Defense Related Handouts

  1. Diamond and 1 Junk Defense
  2. 2-3 Zone Defense
  3. 2-3 Trap for Youth Basketball
  4. Basic Man to Man Defense
  5. Best Places to Trap on the Basketball Court
  6. Defensive Stances for Youth Basketball
  7. Box and 1 Junk Defense
  8. Defending the Inbounds Play
  9. Taking the Charge – Youth Basketball
  10. Zone and Denial Presses for Youth Basketball
  11. Trapping Basics for Pressure Defenses
  12. Defense Notes for Youth Basketball Coaches

Ball Handling Related Handouts

  1. Advanced Ball Handling and Dribbling Drills
  2. Beginning Ball Handling and Dribbling Drills

Inbounds Plays Related Handouts

  1. Stack 2 – Inbounds Play
  2. Box 2 – Inbounds Play
  3. Box 3 – Inbounds Play
  4. Flat 1 & 2 – Inbounds Plays
  5. Inbounds Plays – Cheat Sheet
  6. Defending the Inbounds Play
  7. Inbounds Plays – Blank Diagrams with Labels
  8. Blank Diagrams for Inbounds Plays

Press Breaker Related Handouts

  1. Basic Press Breaker for Youth Basketball
  2. Pass vs Dribble – Press Breaker Tips
  3. Basic Press Breaker Sets
  4. Beware of the Traps
  5. Blue 2 Press Breaker / Quick Hitter
  6. Blue 3 Press Breaker / Quick Hitter
  7. Cross Court Skip Pass
  8. Press Breaker Skills / Drills

Team Drills Related Handouts

  1. Power Slam – Drill for Soft Hands
  2. Station Drills for Youth Basketball
  3. Station Shooting Drills for Youth Basketball
  4. Pre Game Warmup for Youth Basketball

Shooting Related Handouts

  1. Station Shooting Drills for Youth Basketball
  2. Hot Shot / Basketball Competition /Contest (How to Info)
  3. Game Shots / Free Throw Log
  4. Guards Shooting Routine
  5. Shooting Routine for Post Players
  6. Log Shooting Routine

Passing / Catching Related Handouts

  1. Cross Court Skip Pass
  2. Power Slam / Drill for Soft Hands

Summer Workout Related Handouts

  1. Summer Basketball Workout – A Basic Program
  2. Guard Shooting Routine
  3. Post Player Shooting Routine
  4. Summer Basketball Workout Tracking Log
  5. Shooting Routine Tracking Form
  6. Advanced Summer Ball Handling / Dribbling Routine
  7. Weight Lifting Workout Schedule / Log

Tryout Related Handouts

  1. Tryout memo for Parents
  2. The Basketball Tryout Scorecard
  3. Basketball Tryouts Scorecard Log
  4. Made the Basketball Team Letter
  5. Did Not Make the Basketball Team Letter
  6. Cuts Memo to Parents of Basketball Players
  7. Tryout Log for Interested Basketball Players

Recruiting Related Handouts

  1. When to Start / Player Recruiting Check List – PDF
  2. When to Start / Player Recruiting Check List – Word
  3. Recruiting Checklist / Do This ASAP – Word
  4. Recruiting Checklist / Do This ASAP – PDF
  5. College Tracking List Form – Word
  6. Sample Flyer to pass out at a Basketball Showcase – Word
  7. Questions for College Coaches Sample – Word
  8. Sample College Recruiting Calendar – PDF (changes yearly)
  9. Sample Letter to send to College Coaches – Word
  10. Individual Player Stats Form – Excel
  11. College Tracking List Senior Year – Word
  12. NCAA Guide for the College Bound Athlete – PDF
  13. Phone Calls from Coaches Log – Word
  14. Financial Tracking form for College – Excel
  15. Sample Letter to Send with DVD – Word
  16. DVD Avery Template – Word
  17. Return Labels Form Avery – Word
  18. Two Year Tracking Calendar – Word
  19. Grant / Scholarship Tracking Form – Word
  20. Life Time Learning Credit / Hope Scholarship Information – PDF
  21. Helpful Websites / Links Form – PDF
  22. Women’s DII Recruiting Calendar by NCAA
  23. Athletic Scholarships – New York Times Article

Rec Coaching Related Handouts

  1. Player Rotation Chart for Rec Basketball
  2. Rec Basketball Player Rotation Chart B

Team Related Handouts

  1. Sample Basketball Practice Plan for Coaches
  2. Attendance / Roll Call Form for Basketball Teams Sample
  3. Sample Basketball Homework Log
  4. Team Manager Form for Basketball Teams
  5. Sample Practice / Tournament Schedule Form
  6. Team Roster Form w/Jersey Numbers
  7. Basketball Team Practice Agenda Log
  8. Team Information Log
  9. Sample Basketball Team Memo to Parents (First One)
  10. Stat Forms For Youth Basketball Teams
  11. High School Basketball Player Stat Form
  12. Phone / Cell Number Log for Basketball Teams
  13. Turnovers in Youth Basketball Menu Page Handout
  14. Sample Team Goals Memo to Parents
  15. Sample Team Letterhead for Basketball Teams
  16. Free Throw Fundraiser Information
  17. Lay Up Fundraiser Information
  18. Basketball Team – Uniform Sizes Log
  19. Fundraiser Money Collection Log
  20. Rules – Youth Basketball Team Rules Handout

 Starting A League Related Handouts

  1. Basketball League (Club) Administrator – Job Description
  2. Basketball League – Treasurer – Job Description
  3. Basketball League Secretary – Job Description
  4. Equipment Coordinator – Job Description
  5. Director of Basketball Coaching – Job Description
  6. Boys Basketball Coordinator – Job Description
  7. Girls Basketball Coordinator – Job Description
  8. Gym Coordinator – Job Description
  9. Phone Calls Log – Basketball Club
  10. Phone Calls from other Basketball Clubs Log

 Running A Tournament Handouts

  1. Sample Basketball Tournament Flyer / Entry Form
  2. Half Time Raffle Sample Flyer
  3. Game Schedule for 6 Team Basketball Tournament Sample
  4. Sample Admissions Ticket Form
  5. Championship for 6 Team Basketball Tournament Sample
  6. Sample No Food or Drinks Sign
  7. Soliciting Food for Upcoming Tournaments – Sample Letter

Parent Related Handouts

  1. Sample Parents Code of Ethics Form – Youth Basketball Teams
  2. Sample Team Memo (first one) – Youth Basketball Teams

Camps Related Handouts

  1. Sample Youth Basketball Camp Report Card
  2. Future Stars Basketball Camps Brochure

Running a Youth Basketball Camp – Handouts

  1. Sample Youth Basketball Camp Checklist
  2. Basic Ball Handling Drills for Youth Basketball
  3. Sample Youth Basketball Camp Practice Plan
  4. Hot Shot Basketball Competition / Contest Log
  5. One on One Basketball Competitions Log
  6. Competitions/Basketball Games Log
  7. 5 on 5 Basketball Competition Log
  8. 3 on 3 Basketball Competition Log
  9. Hot Shot Basketball Competition / Contest (How to Info)

Sports Health / Injury Related

  1. Basketball Game Day Nutrition
  2. Kids and their Bones – A Parents Guide
  3. Legal Issues in Sports First Aid
  4. Sports Injuries Article
  5. Hurt vs Injured Handout – Post
  6. Hurt vs Injured Article Only

Stats / Statistics Related Handouts

  1. Younger Player – Team Basketball Statistics Form – Rec Teams – PDF
  2. Younger Player – Team Basketball Statistics Form – Rec Teams – Word File
  3. High School Team Basketball Stat Sheet / Single Game – PDF
  4. High School Team Basketball Stat Sheet / Single Game – Excel File
  5. Individual Player Basketball Stat Sheet / Tracking Form – PDF
  6. Individual Player Basketball Stat Sheet / Tracking Form – Excel File
  7. April Mailer 2007 – More Info on Basketball Stat Sheet, Basketball Statistics

Organizing Your Basketball Team – Handouts

  1. Gym Schedule – Sample for Youth Basketball Teams
  2. Team Roster / with Phone Numbers
  3. Return Address Labels – No Logo
  4. How to get your AAU Basketball Cards on Line
  5. Memo to Parents for Upcoming Tournaments
  6. Sample Play List – Cheat Sheet for Youth Basketball Coaches
  7. Tournament Directions Memo to Parents
  8. Tournament Results Memo to Parents and Players
  9. Volunteer Miles Driven Log – Monthly Totals
  10. Volunteer Miles Driven Log – Yearly Totals
  11. Mailing Labels (Return) – with Logo
  12. Parents Checklist for Overdue Items
  13. Youth Basketball Team – Uniform Sizes Log
  14. Rules – Youth Basketball Team Rules Handout
  15. Fax Cover Sheet

Basketball Court Diagram – Handouts

  1. Full Court Blank Basketball Diagram
  2. Basketball Diagrams Blank (6 per page)
  3. Blank Half Court Diagram
  4. Basketball Diagrams Blank (12 per page)
  5. Blank Basketball Diagrams (2 per page)
  6. Blank Single Court Basketball Diagram

 Tournaments Related Handouts

  1. Sample Basketball Tournament Flyer / Entry Form
  2. Team Roster to send to Tournaments (with application)

Coaching Articles

  1. First Basketball Practices (Plays or Fundamentals 1st?)
  2. Inbounds Plays not working?
  3. Making Basketball Players run after mistakes?
  4. How come players miss free throws in games?
  5. Practicing Defense?
  6. Go Hard or Go Home!
  7. Referee’s the 6th Man on the Basketball Court
  8. Rec Basketball / Help or Hindrance?
  9. Practice Makes Perfect?
  10. Selecting Starters on a Basketball Team!
  11. Private High School Basketball Recruiting
  12. Small Town Basketball Leagues / Player Selection
  13. Hurt vs Injured in Youth Basketball (Post)
  14. Hurt vs Injured – Article Only
  15. The Importance of each Possession in Youth Basketball (Post)
  16. The Role of the Substitute
  17. Mental Toughness in Youth Basketball (Post)
  18. Volunteer Miles Driven – What Coaches Should Know
  19. Teaching Basketball Plays – The 5 Basic Steps
  20. The Importance of Watching Game Film (Video) with Players
  21. Making Defense a Priority in your Practices
  22. Blocking Shields for Youth Basketball?

Basketball Books

The Database of Youth Basketball Handouts / Basketball Books above should cover most of the main topics that relate to, or are important to the game of youth basketball. These handouts are for coaches, players, and even parents to download and print to be able to use as a reference in practices, games, etc. Please let us know if you find any errors, or have any questions regarding any of the information in our database of youth basketball handouts section.

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