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The Read & React 2.0

In this 2.0 version, I’ve rebuilt the Read & React teaching so you can run it more effectively and implement it faster. You’ll get the latest ideas and examples from successful coaches who have built successful programs using the Read & React offense. Every layer and every scoring opportunity has been illustrated with game clip examples so you can see exactly how to win with it. I share new ideas and new teaching progressions within the familiar grid of 10 Layers. I’ve learned much better ways to teach the offense over the past 6 years and it’s all included in this course.

Press Break

Learn how to break presses of all kinds in every situation. You will learn how to get your players into consistent, simple, press-breaking positions from: Made shots Free throws, Dead balls where you can run the baseline Dead balls where you can’t One chapter is devoted to creating powerful and poised players that can execute […]

Ball Screens Master Course

The Reads of the Ballhandler and the Reactions of the Screener in light of all 10 players on the floor, through the lens of 3 unique learning grids.

Fusion Practice System

Zone Attack Package

A comprehensive resource for attacking zones. We’ve got you covered with teachings, film examples, and diagrams throughout the entire course.

Zone Attack

In this course, Rick Torbett will teach you adjustments to your teaching strategies when using the Read and React Offense when attacking Zone Defenses. As a Read and React coach, Coach Torbett does not want you to have to change from the Read and React actions that your team already knows. This course details how to take what your team already knows about the Read and React Offense and apply it to attacking zones. This course will cover strategies for how Rick Torbett would attack each type of Zone Defense. In addition, the course contains a comprehensive team drill library and detailed instructions on how to guide your team to implementing these actions from the Read and React Offense when facing Zone Defense.

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Fusion Practice System

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Randi Henderson: Post Play Development & Drills

Coach Randi Henderson works with her team through some excellent post drills. Her progressive teaching style is sure to help your players grow their inside presence, and her focus on drilling in groups is good for teambuilding in general. This online course will help you bring the same winning strategy to your team’s practices.

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Team Shooting Drills

Better Basketball first gained its notoriety with Rick Torbett’s player development series which cultivates the fundamental skills of basketball. In this course, Rick Torbett gives you five Team Shooting Drills are designed to maximize your benefit from practice time and improve shooting in real game situations. The drills can be adjusted for the number of baskets, the number of players, and the time you have available in practice.

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Read & React Youth Practices & Drills: Practice 1

Coach Rick Torbett is known worldwide for the development of the Read and React Offense, a system for implementing 5-player coordination without the use of set plays. This course is the first in a series of eight practices that Coach Rick Torbett directed for a youth team. Even though youth players are demonstrating, you can tweak certain amounts of almost every drill to fit the level you are coaching. You can link these into a series of complete practice plans or mix-and-match to create your own practice plans! The drills you’ll learn in this online course focus on team coordination and tempo control in the Read & React offense. The drills that the team is running become the offense. There are ino drills in this course that do not directly relate to what your players learn while operating the Read and React Offense.

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Read & React Youth Practices & Drills: Practice 2

Coach Rick Torbett is known worldwide for the development of the Read and React Offense, a system for implementing 5-player coordination without the use of set plays. This course is the second in a series of eight practices that Coach Rick Torbett directed for a youth team. Even though youth players are demonstrating, you can tweak certain amounts of almost every drill to fit the level you are coaching. You can link these into a series of complete practice plans or mix-and-match to create your own practice plans! The drills you’ll learn in this online course focus on team coordination and tempo control in the Read & React offense. The drills that the team is running become the offense. There are no drills in this course that do not directly relate to what your players learn while operating the Read and React Offense. This course covers back screens and introduces circle movement and dribble-at drills.

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Read & React Youth Practices & Drills: Practice 3

This course is the third in a series of eight practices that Coach Rick Torbett directed for a youth team. Even though youth players are demonstrating, you can tweak certain amounts of almost every drill to fit the level you are coaching. You can link these into a series of complete practice plans or mix-and-match to create your own practice plans! The drills you’ll learn in this online course focus on team coordination and tempo control in the Read & React offense. The drills that the team is running become the offense. There are no drills in this course that do not directly relate to what your players learn while operating the Read and React Offense. This course introduces one of the great features of the Read and React Offense. By working the drills in these practices your team weaknesses will be exposed and lead you to the skill development your players need.

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Reaction Drills

Coach Rick Torbett has developed his Read & React offense to teach players to recognize scoring opportunities and capitalize upon them. Most drills are broken down to teach only one aspect of a given real-game situation. In one step, Read & React teaches an offense by drilling players and teaching movement in response to the the ball, even as it reinforces the skills players need to succeed. Torbett will present the sixteen layers of the Read & React offense as taught by fundamental drills from the Read & React System with added explanations and demonstrations in this online video course. Why teach an offense separately from the skills your players need to win games? Teaching adaptive play principles to the players at the same time that they learn the skills they need is a better way to get results.

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Read & React Youth Practices & Drills: Practice 5

Coach Rick Torbett is known worldwide for the development of the Read and React Offense, a system for implementing 5-player coordination without the use of set plays. This course is the fifth in a series of eight practices that Coach Rick Torbett directed for a youth team. Even though youth players are demonstrating, you can tweak certain amounts of almost every drill to fit the level you are coaching. You can link these into a series of complete practice plans or mix-and-match to create your own practice plans The drills you’ll learn in this online course focus on team coordination and tempo control in the Read & React offense. The drills that the team is running become the offense. There are no drills in this course that do not directly relate to what your players learn while operating the Read and React Offense. This course begins with drills for strengthening player confidence with the ball. After those drills, the focus of the course becomes diagnosing the progress of the team using short-sided live games.

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How to Win Close Games – Part 1

Welcome to our Key5 Intensive, How to Win Close Games – Part 1 Thank you for joining us. Watch the intro video here to understand more about the topic and expectations. Then click the blue Session 1 box and get started on pre-class activities. Session Days/Time: August 4, 5, 6 at 1:00 PM – 2:00 […]

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How to Win Close Games – Part 2

Welcome to our Key5 Intensive, How to Win Close Games – Part 2 Thank you for joining us. Watch the intro video here to understand more about the topic and expectations. Then click the blue Session 1 box and get started on pre-class activities. Session Days/Time: August 9, 10, 11 at 7:00 PM – 8:00 […]

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BLOBs & SOBs

Coaches, how many points per game do you steal off of your out of bounds plays? If you’re not gaining an advantage each time you’re in a dead ball situation, you’re missing out on great opportunities to get your team great looks at the basket. In this six-part course, Sam Allen will take you through baseline and sideline out of bounds progressions to make sure your team is making the most of every out of bounds opportunity. Let’s get started!

Live Learning
Maximizing Pre-Game Warm-Ups

There are many strategies to effectively making use of your pre-game warm-up time. Sam Allen hosts a discussion on ideas and best practices for your teams warm-ups..

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The Read & React 2.0

In this 2.0 version, I’ve rebuilt the Read & React teaching so you can run it more effectively and implement it faster. You’ll get the latest ideas and examples from successful coaches who have built successful programs using the Read & React offense. Every layer and every scoring opportunity has been illustrated with game clip examples so you can see exactly how to win with it. I share new ideas and new teaching progressions within the familiar grid of 10 Layers. I’ve learned much better ways to teach the offense over the past 6 years and it’s all included in this course.

Course
Press Break

Learn how to break presses of all kinds in every situation. You will learn how to get your players into consistent, simple, press-breaking positions from: Made shots Free throws, Dead balls where you can run the baseline Dead balls where you can’t One chapter is devoted to creating powerful and poised players that can execute […]

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Ball Screens Master Course

The Reads of the Ballhandler and the Reactions of the Screener in light of all 10 players on the floor, through the lens of 3 unique learning grids.

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Fusion Practice System

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Zone Attack Package

A comprehensive resource for attacking zones. We’ve got you covered with teachings, film examples, and diagrams throughout the entire course.

Course
Zone Attack

In this course, Rick Torbett will teach you adjustments to your teaching strategies when using the Read and React Offense when attacking Zone Defenses. As a Read and React coach, Coach Torbett does not want you to have to change from the Read and React actions that your team already knows. This course details how to take what your team already knows about the Read and React Offense and apply it to attacking zones. This course will cover strategies for how Rick Torbett would attack each type of Zone Defense. In addition, the course contains a comprehensive team drill library and detailed instructions on how to guide your team to implementing these actions from the Read and React Offense when facing Zone Defense.