DVD 120 Minutes
Duke Basketball Championship Video Series DVD, Team Defense, Transition Game, Championship Practices. 3 Videos in 1 DVD!
men's basketball program has been the
model for success in Coach Mike Krzyzewski's tenure at the helm. Under
his direction, the Blue Devils have been perennial contenders for conference
and national titles.
Now you can harness Coach K's strategies for team
defense, the transition game, and successful practices to make your
team better than ever-all on one action-packed DVD.
The Duke Basketball Video Series DVD offers special
insight into the key components that made all of those
Duke wins, championships, and awards possible. The program
transports you right to Cameron Indoor
Stadium to see and hear what takes place during Duke
Each segment features Coach K and the Duke team explaining
Action footage shows how lessons learned on the practice
floor are transferred successfully to games. You will
find the content captivating and directly applicable
to your own improvement or to that of your players.
- key teaching and coaching points,
- individual skill instruction,
- team tactics and execution, and
- practice drills.
Duke is known for its tough team defense, and five Blue
Devils have been chosen as Defensive Player of the Year
during Coach K's tenure. The Team Defense segment
shows how you can transform five individual players into
a single, basket-denying unit. From the trademark floor
slap to the half-court trap, this DVD offers three complete
clinics on the techniques required to fulfill individual
position responsibilities and the tactical adjustments
required to stop offensive attacks of all kinds.
Duke's emphasis on beating their opponent in switching from defense to offense
and from offense to defense has
become a hallmark of their success. Very rarely do
they give up an easy fast-break basket, yet they score many
breakaway buckets themselves. The Transition Game segment
shows that this advantage is developed on the practice
court by design, drills, and desire; and it describes
how you can achieve this advantage for yourself or
The Championship Practices segment provides
a behind-the-scenes look at how Coach K and his staff
and conduct their practice sessions to produce powerhouse
teams. From overall season objectives to specific
player teaching points, you'll see exactly how you
can transfer the blueprint for success to players.
Each element of
practice is broken down into modules of instruction
as Coach K teaches, corrects, reinforces, and attends
all aspects of the game in his classroom on the court.
About the Author
Mike Krzyzewski, one of the standout coaches
in NCAA basketball history, has guided the Blue Devils
Duke University to the highest ranks of the basketball
world. Head coach at Duke since 1980, Coach K has won
three national championships and reached the Final
Four nine times.
Playing in arguably the nation's toughest conference,
the Atlantic Coast Conference, Coach K has produced
nine regular-season championships and six ACC tournament
The Blue Devils have earned 18 NCAA Tournament bids
under Coach K, who leads all active coaches in NCAA
wins (58) and winning percentage (.795). He has been
named ACC Coach of the Year five times and National
Coach of the Year in eight different seasons. In
became president of the National Association of Basketball
Coaches (NABC), and in 2001 he was inducted into
the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.
Coach K has developed 32 players who were picked in
the NBA draft, including 16 All-Americans, six National
of the Year, and five National Defensive Players of
the Year. His players have been equally successful
classroom: All but two Duke players who played four
seasons for Coach K have graduated. He also has coached
national teams in events, including the Olympics and
the Pan American Games.
When away from coaching, Krzyzewski enjoys playing
tennis and racquetball and watching basketball games,
especially with his wife, Mickie, and their three daughters.