Spot Up and Off Ball Skill Development How to Maximize Your Play When theBball is not in Their Handsby Gilbert A. N. Abraham
In this course, Coach Gilbert Abraham teaches how to maximize your player's efficiency and effectiveness when they do not have the ball. He reveals the 5 levels of scoring that you need to know in order to reach your full potential on offense. He also details a multitude of drills to better your off-ball play and offensive efficiency. If you are a coach who needs help getting your players to maximize their off-ball skills, then this is the course for you.
Gilbert Abraham has a burning passion for basketball bred by long days and nights in the gym. Gilbert brings a specialized skill set to several of the groups he works with which include PGC Basketball, & Get Better Academy (Czech Republic). Abraham's work includes professional basketball training experience and years of instructional work with the youth. Referred to as “Coach A” by many of his trainees, Gilbert founded Akin Athletics, a basketball-specific skill development organization. He has been preparing players at an elite level for more than 10 years and has trained several professional players, including Raymond Felton (Dallas Mavericks), Marvin Williams (Charlotte Hornets), and Kendall Marshall (Milwaukee Bucks). Additionally, Gilbert trains extensively with advanced high school and college athletes. In fact, he trains several players presently playing high-major Division I basketball. Coach A has several trainees committed and presently competing in both the ACC & SEC. Not only is he skilled in basketball, Gilbert is a graduate of St. Andrews Presbyterian College. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics with a minor in Creative Writing. Gilbert is also an alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP), where he earned a Master of Arts degree in Public Administration. He credits his academic approach to the game of basketball to his scholastic background. “When learning, a systematic approach helps produce similar and consistent academic results,” Gilbert said. “Basketball is no different. “ Gilbert and his wife Noelle have three children, Gabriel, Eden, and Cielo. The family resides in North Carolina. Away from the gym, Gilbert enjoys spending time with family, public speaking, poetry, and community service. He is presently training players at the professional/elite level, speaking at clinics, and evaluating talent across the country. Gilbert’s favorite quote is “Man cannot remake himself without suffering, for he is both the marble & the sculptor” by Alexis Carrol.