There are a lot of resources available online for coaches (and players as well) to improve their game and abilities. Below are a list of our favourites, but you can also take a look at the SportsCoachUK and their resource bank which can be viewed by clicking here!
On the links below, click the title of each resource to be directed to an external page, easy as that!
FIBA Hoops Coach is an instructional website for young players and coaches at the start of their career. Five top international basketball players illustrate the fundamentals of basketball. Included are sections related to theory and game execution, physiology, nutrition as well as anti-doping.
An excellent resource for young players with a guides on the basics of the game, nutrition, coaching and refereeing.
Teaching & Coaching Basketball is a resource designed for persons looking to develop their teaching and coaching expertise within basketball from Key Stages 1 to 4. This resource will enable coaches to plan, prepare and deliver coaching sessions that include games, skill based activities, technique development practices and components of fitness.
G.A.P.S. Basketball contains 250 games, activities, practices & skills covering: passing; dribbling; rebounding; shooting; ball handling; transition; individual skills; offensive movement; defence & FUNdamental games.
An American website run in conjunction with the NCAA and NBA an excellent resource for coaches of young players with guides on the basics of the game, nutrition and refereeing.
An excellent site with info and help for all coaches. The site is the proud work of non other than the legendary Bob Kloppenburg - remember SOS Pressure Defence.
Offers books and videos for coaches. Read articles from professional and college coaches or get details on skills and drills for players.
Basketball coaching website for coaches and players, featuring an extensive free library of articles, plays, offensive and defensive strategies, player tips, animated play diagrams, and actual video clips of player skills and drills.
A vast array of articles, drills, guides and quotes for players, coaches and parents.
An informative site covering North American and European basketball with break down videos of game situations to highlight the smaller teaching points of basketball.
The FIBA Europe Coaching Website, a resource for the entire European coaching community. You can upload your own drills and plays to the site for players and other coaches to use. There are also message boards, calendar and coaching related news items from across Europe.
Make a winning team with over 70 youth basketball drills in a 136-page eBook, absolutely free. Get step-by-step illustrated, easy-to-follow instructions, motivation and coaching tips.
Train for Hoops offers the most effective basketball training information including hundreds of basketball drills and exercise instructions and video demonstrations - all in an easy-to-understand, easy-to-follow format
Online anti-doping learning tool.
CoachesInfo provides a wealth of information and education to coaches.
Inner Works Coaching specialises in the Inner Game principles developed by Tim Gallwey which is a progressive, fun and natural way to play sport. The Inner Works Coaching team teach the Inner Game tools and techniques to other coaches to use with kids and adults alike.
Brian Mackenzie provides information on the many topics related to developing physical and mental condition to help athletes and coaches achieve their goals.
One of the UK's most respected nutritionists, specialising in sports nutrition.
Positive Coaching Alliance has helped over 3 million players worldwide to have a more enriching experience on the court which helps improve their future life off the court and brings character education through sports to your community.
The Sports Coach UK website provides a more generic overview of coaching in the UK and has links to other sports and information for coaches working with high performers.
This site provides a wide range of products, services and information for sports. Videos, coaching aids, fitness tools, and international books are available to buy straight from the site.
For a list of more coaching web services, apps and software see sports coach UK's technology to use in your coaching.
(NOTE: Basketball England is not responsible for the content or views expressed within these websites.)