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March 11 – What to Do With Your Post Player

bogues-bradleyBasketball is becoming an increasingly athletic game. Back-to-the-basket post players are a dying breed and “Position-less” basketball (the ability to put the 5 best players on the court, regardless of position) appears to be the future of the game.

However, that is not to say there is no longer a place for the “Big Man”. To the contrary, quality post players can give your team a decided advantage over a smaller, quicker team if used properly.

The question becomes, “How do we best utilize our Post Player(s)?” in a game that currently favors athleticism on the perimeter (read: “hot stove touch fouls”), but makes the lane a war zone.

We believe there are many ways to utilize your post players without sacrificing their height advantage. Today we give you 20 minutes worth of free video chapters from Drew Hanlen and Randi Peterson, start a 3-part Full Time-Out Series from Rick called “Unplugging the Post”, and offer discounts on videos to further your knowledge and research.

Post Play
by Drew Hanlen

We have teamed up with Drew Hanlen from Pure Sweat Basketball to bring you a series of Player Development videos that will help any player or coach develop.

Post Play takes you through 10 different categories essential for any good Post Player to master.

Drew is an NBA Strategic Skills Coach & Consultant that has helped over 25 NBA and NBA pre-draft players including Joakim Noah (Bulls), David Lee (Warriors) and Bradley Beal (Wizards).

FREE CHAPTER: Basic Go-To Moves

SPECIAL OFFER: Take $10 OFF Drew’s Post Play Video on Demand if you purchase by March 31. No coupon necessary, the price has been lowered to $40 for you already!


Post Play: Development and Drills
by Randi Peterson

This chapter is from the first in a new series of Post Play videos we filmed with Coach Randi Peterson. Her progressive teaching style is sure to help your players grow their inside presence..

FREE CHAPTER: Elbow Jumpers


‘Sneak FREEVIEW’ of Post Play: “Pivot to Inhibit”
by Randi Peterson (to be released Thursday, March 13th)

Coach Peterson explains her “Pivot to Inhibit” concept and drill series. It involves the higher level post player skill of using the airtime of passes to gain an advantage in the post. Once learned, the skill is applied to the Pin & Skip and in a Pass & Cut action.

FREE CHAPTER: Pivot to Inhibit Intro


Full time-Out with Rick Torbett

Unplugging the Post


Please share your questions, comments, thoughts, experiences, etc. in the ‘Leave a Reply’ section below…

Extravaganza Special: 25% OFF Better Post Play

Better Post PlayYou’ll not only get the fundamentals of playing inside, but also four chapters on scoring, the mentality of a great post player, even two chapters devoted to just getting open.

61 minutes from NBA All-Star Jermaine O’Neal. Intelligent, articulate, and a student of the game, Jermaine dives into incredible detail on playing inside, and also explains his off season training secrets, how he dominates the defensive end, the boards, and much more!

37 minutes from the leading vote getter for the 2006 WNBA All-Star game, Tamika Catchings. She discusses playing inside, her three favorite moves, dealing with the stresses of professional basketball, even what it takes to make the pros!

For DVD and DVD+VoD, use code MMPOST25. For VoD, the price has been lowered for you already. (Offer expires when March does!)



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Rick Torbett has taught thousands of coaches to win more games through his innovative approach to the game. He has created powerful training for coaches at any level so they can coach their best and win more games.

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Read & React 5-Player Coordination Drills

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