The Flex-continuity basketball offense
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The Flex-continuity basketball offense by Harry L. Harkins

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Published by Parker Pub. Co. in West Nyack, N.Y .
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  • Basketball -- Offense,
  • Basketball -- Coaching

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementHarry L. "Mike" Harkins.
LC ClassificationsGV889 .H38 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination201 p. ;
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3502080M
ISBN 100133223051
LC Control Number82022384

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The second edition features a new chapter on the development and history of the original “flex” continuity offense. The book also covers the double down flex motion, three- and five-player passing game, the triple action shuffle, reverse action motion, a stacking motion, the triangle-plus-two motion, the offside cross motion, an inside Author: Jerry Krause, Harry L. Harkins. 4 Out 1 In Motion Offense Hunter Lochmann 04/18/ This 4 out, 1 in motion style offense is not a patterned or continuity style offense, but rather a set of rules designed to give players the ability to read and react to the defense. This offense is easy to learn yet hard to perfect. Bob Schlosser is the Head Coach at Elizabethtown college and he is going to help us master the flex continuity offense with counters in these basketball coaching notes. The Flex has been around for a long time and it is a time-tested offense that is easy to run.   The Flex offense is a basketball offense that was run by Maryland and Boston College in the 's. It is a pattern offense, a continuity system. It can wear out team defenses and it utilizes the.