Practical Modern Basketball (Paperback)
|Author: John R. Wooden|
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|Coach Wooden outlines a pattern, a theory, a strategy, and a course for how to develop as a basketball player and as a person. This book organizes and dispenses the knowledge that Coach Wooden has accumulated over a lifetime in the game of basketball. Includes a new introduction by Bill Walton; and new, updated photos.|
From the Publisher:
This book is a must-have for every coach and player!
Coach Wooden, more than anything else, is a teacher. Basketball just happens to be his subject. This book outlines a pattern, a theory, a strategy, and a course for how to develop as a basketball player and as a person. It organizes and dispenses the knowledge that Coach Wooden has accumulated over a lifetime in the game of basketball. It gives the reader an understanding of the delicate balance of the simple reality of the game and the incredibly demanding effort and dedication needed to master basketball. This timeless book will help everyone who is interested in improving their life and their basketball game. This book is so well thought out, well planned, well organized, and well written that it is perfectly applicable thirty-two years after its first publication. Reading it will make you feel like a member of the team.
John Wooden was a teacher and coach at UCLA for 27 years.