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Basketball Shooting: Post Moves and Drills
by Hal Wissel

Dr. Hal Wissel's Basketball Shooting: Post Moves and Drills is a great course for players and coaches. Players will learn post-up scoring moves and coaches will learn to teach players post-up moves and drills. Coach Hal Wissel starts by teaching players how to make their strong hand and weak hand hook shot automatic with a series of hook shooting lead-up drills including the hook shot warm-up, hook shot warm-up with crossover step and the alternate hand hook drill.

With detailed instruction and demonstration, Coach Wissel teaches techniques that will improve a player's ability to score in the low post using post-up moves without a dribble and post-up counter moves with one dribble. Low post moves and drills include the drop step baseline power move and the drop step middle hook. Front turn baseline moves include the shot fake bank jump shot, the crossover middle hook and the counter spin back power move. Progression includes the read and react drill to post defense.

Coach Wissel advances to teaching moves and drills from the pinch post. Detailed pinch post (elbow) moves and drills that are taught include the shot fake jump shot, crossover step drive, back crossover drive and hook, step-back jump shot, step-through leaner, crossover step drive bank jump shot and step-back jump shot off the dribble. Coach Wissel teaches players how to create space away from the defender when driving to the strong-hand side and weak-hand side. Points of emphasis include picking the ball up off the dribble in balance and with correct hand position on drives. Players learn to use the jump stop and crossover dribble when driving to their weak-side. Players are shown how to finish their drive with a jump shot, leaner, hook, reverse lay-up or power move.

Next, Coach Wissel teaches scoring from the midpoint and off a pick and pop to the corner with detailed moves and drills including the shot fake front turn one dribble middle hook and drive baseline reverse lay-up. Also included in this course is the one versus two read and react drill.

Basketball Shooting: Post Moves and Drills is the third course in the 3 part series that includes Basketball Shooting: Make Your Shot Automatic and Basketball Shooting: Creating Your Shot Off the Dribble. This 3-part series shows players and coaches how Coach Wissel integrates breakthrough mental and mechanical techniques to improve shooting and scoring skills.

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Dr. Hal Wissel has a wealth of experience in the National Basketball Association including coaching, scouting and working in the front office. Coach Wissel was assistant coach for player development for the Golden State Warriors (2006-07). Wissel was as an assistant coach with the Memphis Grizzlies (2002-05). Hal was an advance scout for the Dallas Mavericks (2001–02). Wissel served as an assistant coach for the New Jersey Nets (1996–99) and as director of player personnel for the Nets (1995–96). Hal was a scout and special assignment coach with the Milwaukee Bucks (1990–95) and assistant coach and head scout with the Atlanta Hawks (1976–77).In addition to serving in the NBA, Wissel compiled more than 300 wins as a collegiate head coach. Hal turned losing programs at Trenton State and Lafayette into conference and division champions respectively.        

Wissel led Florida Southern to four straight trips to the NCAA Division II Tournament and three straight trips to the Division II Final Four (‘80, ‘81, and ‘82), winning the NCAA Divi­sion II National Championship in 1981. In 1972, Wissel coached Fordham into the NIT Tournament. Wissel also coached the Dominican Republic National Team in 1975.In 1972, Wissel founded Basketball World a venture that conducts basketball camps and clinics and produces and distributes books and videos. Basketball World’s highly succes­sful Shoot It Better Mini Camps are conducted worldwide for players at all levels. Basketball World is now owned and operated by Hal’s son Paul. Wissel received a bachelor’s degree in physical education from Springfield College, a master’s degree from Indiana University, and a doctorate in physical education from Springfield College.Wissel is the author of two books. Basketball: Steps to Success is a best selling basketball book with over 130,000 copies sold and has been translated into eleven languages. Becoming a Basketball Player: Individual Drills has been made into a DVD. Dr. Wissel has produced five other DVDs, Basketball Shooting: Confidence, Rhythm and Mechanics; Basketball Shooting: Off the Pass, Off the Dribble and In the Post; Basketball Shooting: Make Your Shot Automatic; Basketball Shooting: Creating Your Shot Off the Dribble; and Basketball Shooting: Post Moves and Drills.Wissel’s honors include being named Coach & Athlete magazine’s Eastern Coach of the Year in 1972; Sunshine State Conference Coach of the Year (‘79, ‘80, ’81); and Division II National Coach of the Year by the National Association of Basketball Coaches in 1980. Wissel has been inducted into the New EnglandBasketball Hall of Fame, the Florida Southern College Athletic Hall of Fame, the Sunshine State Conference Hall of Fame and was named Sunshine State Conference Silver Anniversary Coach. Hal and his wife Trudy have five grown children and one granddaughter.

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