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Mini-Quiz: Factors in Winning Basketball Games

by Ron Kurtus (revised 6 February 2014)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. What is important in preparing the physical skills in basketball?

Conditioning and practice shooting the ball

Stretching exercises to increase your height

Either you have skills or you don't

2. What mental tactic is used to score points in basketball?

Jumping as high as possible when shooting the ball

Practicing with Sudoko puzzles

Block out a defender to allow your player to shoot the ball

3. What is the most common psychological ploy coaches use?

Calling a timeout to cool off a hot-shooting streak by opponents

Calling a timeout to berate a player after missing an easy shot

Getting their star player kicked out of the game

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Winning Competitions. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.


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Resources and references

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Basketball Strategies - Basics for young people

Inspirational Basketball - Youth basketball methods

The Coach's Clipboard - Coaching basketball

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Top-rated books on Basketball Coaching

Top-rated books on Winning Competitions


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