Alexandru Radu Florin Nini
Basketball is a demanding, fast-paced sport that requires players to be at the peak of physical fitness and work strategically in order to develop and improve. Combining the experience of two national basketball coaches, this practical book offers high level drills for immediate application in practice as part of training sessions designed to inspire and contribute to continuous development. Structured in an easy-to-follow manner, it addresses the importance of drills as part of the training process and offers dedicated exercises for each position on court and every aspect of the game. Basketball: Skills, Drills and Session Plans is a visually accessible and detailed resource that offers multiple drills, progression options and advice on their use during the session and over the season, alongside helpful coaching points. It will be of great value to basketball players, coaches and educators who are active at all levels of the game.
Basketball by Alexandru Radu Florin Nini

About the author

Alexandru Radu is a Senior Lecturer in Sports Coaching and Course Leader for the BA (Hons) Sport Business Management at the University of Worcester, UK. As a specialist basketball coach, he has worked with a wide range of teams at both club and national team level, including Assistant Coach of the Romania Women’s National Team, Assistant Coach of the Wales Men’s National Team and Head Coach of the Wales U18 Men’s National Team, amongst others.  

Florin Nini is a Lecturer at Danubius University in Galati, Romania. Alongside lecturing, he has held numerous coaching roles, including Head Coach of CSM Galati, Head Coach of the Romania Women’s National team and Head Coach of the Romania U18 and U20 Men’s National Teams, amongst others. Florin is the Head of Commission for the Development of Basketball Coaches as part of the Romanian Basketball Federation, and also Assistant Coach of the Romania Men’s National Team. 

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