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Complex Basketball Coaching e-book available

What kind of coaching optimises the effectiveness of basketball practice?

That’s the question discussed in my book Complex Basketball Coaching. How to make basketball practices more effective.

It’s available as an e-book (PDF file).

A basketball team is a complex system. Complexity science has been used to analyse its functioning. For some reason, this line of research has caused relatively few changes in the coaching praxis. As a profession, we tend to coach as we “always” used to coach.

We make an effort to change that. First we draft the complex basketball coaching paradigm. Then we apply it to practical coaching. We list practical coaching guidelines and drills where the complex coaching paradigm is utilised.

So, in 92 pages we go from the underlying assumptions of coaching to the very nuts and bolts.

Here’s the table of contents.

Chapter 5.4 on Creativity in Basketball was added on January 18.

Chapter 7.4 offers an example on how a drill that can be used to enhance the players’ creativity. The drill is Six Trips.

To order, E-mail me at harrimannonen@hotmail.com. You can pay via PayPal or through an invoice.

The price for personal-use-only e-book in some currencies (incl. VAT 10%).

  • Euro 9.99 €.
  • USD $10.99.
  • Canadian Dollars 14.44 CAD.
  • Australian Dollars 16.00 AUD.
  • Pound Sterling 8.54£.

Organisations, please contact me (harrimannonen@hotmail.com) if you want to discuss the terms of:

  • Purchasing the e-book for all your coaches and other staff.
  • Utilising the e-book or parts of it as education material.
  • Translating the e-book.
  • Having me do coach education based on complex basketball coaching.