Read & React Youth Practices & Drills: Practice 8

Read & React Youth Practices & Drills: Practice 8

Coach Rick Torbett is known worldwide for the development of the Read and React Offense, a system for implementing 5-player coordination without the use of set plays.

This course is the eighth in a series of eight practices that Coach Rick Torbett directed for a youth team. Even though youth players are demonstrating, you can tweak certain amounts of almost every drill to fit the level you are coaching. You can link these into a series of complete practice plans or mix-and-match to create your own practice plans!

The drills you’ll learn in this online course focus on team coordination and tempo control in the Read & React offense. The drills that the team is running become the offense. There are no drills in this course that do not directly relate to what your players learn while operating the Read and React Offense.

In this course, Coach Torbett introduces the team to the operation of the Read and React Offense vs Zone defense. The drills demonstrated focus on the scoring opportunities the Read and React Offense creates versus a zone defense. The adjustments that the offense makes flow seamlessly from Read and React actions already learned in previous parts of this series.

Read & React Youth Practices & Drills: Practice 7

Read & React Youth Practices & Drills: Practice 7

Coach Rick Torbett is known worldwide for the development of the Read and React Offense, a system for implementing 5-player coordination without the use of set plays.

This course is the seventh in a series of eight practices that Coach Rick Torbett directed for a youth team. Even though youth players are demonstrating, you can tweak certain amounts of almost every drill to fit the level you are coaching. You can link these into a series of complete practice plans or mix-and-match to create your own practice plans!

The drills you’ll learn in this online course focus on team coordination and tempo control in the Read & React offense. The drills that the team is running become the offense. There are no drills in this course that do not directly relate to what your players learn while operating the Read and React Offense.

In this course, Coach Torbett uses the diagnosis from the previous scrimmage and decides to sharpen skills before adding more layers of the Read and React Offense. The demonstration team is introduced to additional drills that will increase their reaction and recognition of scoring opportunities.

Read & React Youth Practices & Drills: Practice 6

Read & React Youth Practices & Drills: Practice 6

Coach Rick Torbett is known worldwide for the development of the Read and React Offense, a system for implementing 5-player coordination without the use of set plays.

This course is the sixth in a series of eight practices that Coach Rick Torbett directed for a youth team. Even though youth players are demonstrating, you can tweak certain amounts of almost every drill to fit the level you are coaching. You can link these into a series of complete practice plans or mix-and-match to create your own practice plans!

The drills you’ll learn in this online course focus on team coordination and tempo control in the Read & React offense. The drills that the team is running become the offense. There are no drills in this course that do not directly relate to what your players learn while operating the Read and React Offense.

In this course, Coach Torbett deals with a real-world example of a shortened practice. Coach Torbett gives an example of how you can continue to progress in the Read and React through a rehearsal of actions and then a diagnostic scrimmage.

Read & React Youth Practices & Drills: Practice 5

Read & React Youth Practices & Drills: Practice 5

Coach Rick Torbett is known worldwide for the development of the Read and React Offense, a system for implementing 5-player coordination without the use of set plays.

This course is the fifth in a series of eight practices that Coach Rick Torbett directed for a youth team. Even though youth players are demonstrating, you can tweak certain amounts of almost every drill to fit the level you are coaching. You can link these into a series of complete practice plans or mix-and-match to create your own practice plans

The drills you’ll learn in this online course focus on team coordination and tempo control in the Read & React offense. The drills that the team is running become the offense. There are no drills in this course that do not directly relate to what your players learn while operating the Read and React Offense.

This course begins with drills for strengthening player confidence with the ball. After those drills, the focus of the course becomes diagnosing the progress of the team using short-sided live games.

Read & React Youth Practices & Drills: Practice 4

Read & React Youth Practices & Drills: Practice 4

Coach Rick Torbett is known worldwide for the development of the Read and React Offense, a system for implementing 5-player coordination without the use of set plays.

This course is the fourth in a series of eight practices that Coach Rick Torbett directed for a youth team. Even though youth players are demonstrating, you can tweak certain amounts of almost every drill to fit the level you are coaching. You can link these into a series of complete practice plans or mix-and-match to create your own practice plans!

The drills you’ll learn in this online course focus on team coordination and tempo control in the Read & React offense. The drills that the team is running become the offense. There are no drills in this course that do not directly relate to what your players learn while operating the Read and React Offense.

This course links circle movement together with the other layers of the Read and React Offense. Teaching your players the best times to drive and rehearsing combination drills is a primary focus of this course.

Read & React Youth Practices & Drills: Practice 3

Read & React Youth Practices & Drills: Practice 3

This course is the third in a series of eight practices that Coach Rick Torbett directed for a youth team. Even though youth players are demonstrating, you can tweak certain amounts of almost every drill to fit the level you are coaching. You can link these into a series of complete practice plans or mix-and-match to create your own practice plans!

The drills you’ll learn in this online course focus on team coordination and tempo control in the Read & React offense. The drills that the team is running become the offense. There are no drills in this course that do not directly relate to what your players learn while operating the Read and React Offense.

This course introduces one of the great features of the Read and React Offense. By working the drills in these practices your team weaknesses will be exposed and lead you to the skill development your players need.

Read & React Youth Practices & Drills: Practice 2

Read & React Youth Practices & Drills: Practice 2

Coach Rick Torbett is known worldwide for the development of the Read and React Offense, a system for implementing 5-player coordination without the use of set plays.

This course is the second in a series of eight practices that Coach Rick Torbett directed for a youth team. Even though youth players are demonstrating, you can tweak certain amounts of almost every drill to fit the level you are coaching. You can link these into a series of complete practice plans or mix-and-match to create your own practice plans!

The drills you’ll learn in this online course focus on team coordination and tempo control in the Read & React offense. The drills that the team is running become the offense. There are no drills in this course that do not directly relate to what your players learn while operating the Read and React Offense. This course covers back screens and introduces circle movement and dribble-at drills.

Read & React Youth Practices & Drills: Practice 1

Read & React Youth Practices & Drills: Practice 1

Coach Rick Torbett is known worldwide for the development of the Read and React Offense, a system for implementing 5-player coordination without the use of set plays.

This course is the first in a series of eight practices that Coach Rick Torbett directed for a youth team. Even though youth players are demonstrating, you can tweak certain amounts of almost every drill to fit the level you are coaching. You can link these into a series of complete practice plans or mix-and-match to create your own practice plans!

The drills you’ll learn in this online course focus on team coordination and tempo control in the Read & React offense. The drills that the team is running become the offense. There are ino drills in this course that do not directly relate to what your players learn while operating the Read and React Offense.

1 Youth Practice: 90-Minutes to a Working Offense

1 Youth Practice: 90-Minutes to a Working Offense

We know that our Youth Read & React coaches are pressed for practice time. Many of you are lucky to get two 90-minute practice sessions a week with your team, and are trying to figure out how to put in all the Read & React has to offer during that short amount of time.

This video shows how Rick would install Layers 1-6 & 17 with a youth team in one 90-minute practice. He uses demonstrators who are between the ages of 9-12, and establishes the framework for the offense that can easily be built upon in subsequent practices.

European Passing

European Passing

Coach Bart Wouters organizes and runs Specialization Practices for different clubs in Belgium. He is the Director and Organizer for FROS and STARS Camps. He is the Head Coach of the Off-Season Practices in Limburg and the Coordinator and Head Coach of the Boy’s Academy U14 of Limburg United – feeding the 1st Division Team.

This course is suitable for players of all ages and skill levels.

Coach Wouters begins with one player stationary passing and then moves to two player passing. As the drills progress using multiple players in a half or full court set-up, communication and footwork become vital to success.

European Dribbling

European Dribbling

Coach Bart Wouters organizes and runs Specialization Practices for different clubs in Belgium. He is the Director and Organizer for FROS and STARS Camps. He is the Head Coach of the Off-Season Practices in Limburg and the Coordinator and Head Coach of the Boy’s Academy U14 of Limburg United – feeding the 1st Division Team.

This course is suitable for players of all ages and skill levels.

Coach Wouters begins the course with individual steps to build up a crossover, fake crossover, between the legs and spin move dribble.

To conclude the course, he incorporates unique, multiple-player set-ups to hone the dribbles learned in the first half while on the move.

Youth Read & React

Youth Read & React

This version of the full Read & React course is speifially tailored to youth teams and developing players. Read & React’s positionless system provides you with an opportunity to kindle an enjoyment of the game in your young atheletes as they learn to make intelligent decisions, play their best game, and develop the skills that will make them excellent players for years to come.