Why Press? 12 Reasons to be a Pressing Teamby Cory Baldwin
In this course, Coach Cory Baldwin reveals the 12 reasons why you should be a pressing team in order to have success on the basketball court. He explains how the press system is effective at shutting down offenses and giving your team a competitive edge. He even coaches how pressing makes it hard for other teams if they are not good at a transition style of play. He even touches on conditioning drills to keep your players effective at pressing throughout the entire game. If you are a coach wondering if you should run a full-court press, then this is the course for you.
Cory Baldwin is the Head Men’s Basketball Coach at South Georgia State College where he has compiled a 232 -113 record in his 11 seasons.
Baldwin previously served as the head coach of the Cartersville Warriors in the World Basketball Association. Baldwin led the Warriors to a 10-4 record. The three previous college basketball seasons, Baldwin served as the head coach at Truett-McConnell College (now Truett-McConnell University). He compiled the third-best record in the GJCAA during that time, which included a trip to the GJCAA semifinals each year. Prior to his work at Truett-McConnell, Baldwin served as Assistant Basketball Coach at Clayton State University for seven years. Before being an assistant coach at Clayton State University, Baldwin was a student at CSU. While attending Clayton State he played on the basketball team, where he was team captain his senior season for the first-ever Clayton State Team to be National Ranked in NCAA competition.