DEWAYNE J. JOHNSON and HOMER TOLSON
1st ed., February 1980, 62 pages, $10.95
covers the basic skills of basketball using an individualized
learning approach. The students are provided skill sheets that
break each fundamental skill into key learning components. The
student also is provided lists of common errors to help zero in
on incorrect form or poor performance. Performance skill tests
are also provided to enable the student to evaluate progress.
This text is designed for activity courses at the college level.
1: INTRODUCTION TO BASKETBALL
Rules of Basketball
2: OFFENSIVE SKILLS OF BASKETBALL
Basic Fundamentals of Shooting
Jump Shot Free Throw
Two-Hand Chest Pass
Faking and Driving
Fake and Drive
Change-Hands Crossover Drive
Evaluation of Offensive Skills of Basketball
3: DEFENSIVE SKILLS OF BASKETBALL
Evaluation of Defensive Skills of Basketball
4: SELF-EVALUATION TESTS
J. Johnson has coached high school basketball for many
years, including one year as state champions. At the college level
he has taught courses in theory and practice of coaching basketball.
Dewayne received his B.S. from Southern State College in South
Dakota, his M.P.E. from Idaho State University and holds a Ph.D.
from Texas A&M University. He is presently teaching in the
Movement Science and Physical Education Department at Florida
State University. Previously, he taught for four years at George
Peabody College for Teachers.
Tolson is a Professor in the Department of Kinesiology
at Texas A&M University. He received his B.P.E., M.S. and
Ph.D. from Purdue University. Homer has been teaching at A&M