Videos and DVDs

Below is a comprehensive list of videos and DVDs by Coach K, about Coach K, or Duke Basketball. These videos are not available for sale through this web site. Where possible, links have been provided to web sites where you can purchase the videos or DVDs.

All Access Duke Basketball Practice with Mike Krzyzewski

dvd-all-access-practiceMike Krzyzewski opens the doors to legendary Cameron Indoor Stadium allowing you all access to his practices, drills, plays, philosophy and more! Explore the inner-workings of Krzyzewski’s time-tested system of success and learn how you can incorporate it into your program.

This extensive DVD set includes over six hours of world class basketball instruction including two full Duke practices and multiple clinic sessions featuring Krzyzewski and assistant coaches, and former Duke players, Steve Wojciechowski and Chris Collins.

Release Date: October 2009
Producer: Championship Productions, Inc.
Running Time: 4 Discs 438 minutes
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Mike Krzyzewski: Duke Basketball Attacking the Zone

dvd-db-attacking-the-zoneIn an energetic and information-packed on-court presentation, Coach Krzyzewski explains the zone offense and principles he uses in attacking a half-court zone defense. Krzyzewski believes the secret to effective zone offense is to keep it simple by running one highly effective offense that can be utilized against even the most potent defenses. Coach Krzyzewski has designed a zone offense that is easy to implement and impossible to stop! In addition, Coach K shares the five major components of this efficient offense when invading the zone. Coach K teaches all of these principles in-depth and provides numerous drills for attacking the 2-1-2 and 1-2-2 zone. This video is essential for any coach interested in learning how to execute Coach K’s simple offense and the best, most efficient way to breakdown a zone defense.

Release Date: October 15, 2005
Producer: Championship Productions, Inc.
Running Time: 40 minutes
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Mike Krzyzewski: Duke Basketball – Breaking the Press

dvd-db-breaking-the-press More and more teams are using half-court, three-quarter court and full-court zone presses to disrupt their opponents’ continuity and produce turnovers. With this in mind, Coach K takes the court at Cameron Indoor Stadium to share his effective press break drills and his revered coaching philosophy. (Examples: . “players need to acquire the basic skill of catching the ball by meeting the pass” . “most teams need to cut down on the dribbling . use passing to advance the ball quicker!”). Coach Krzyzewski guides you through a series of effective drills used to break the 2-1-2 half-court press, 1-3-1 half-court press, 2-2-1 three-quarter court press and the 1-2-1-1 full-court press. These drills are designed to allow your team to enter its offense or create quick scoring opportunities without generating turnovers. Krzyzewski provides numerous tips and insights for breaking presses, including: how to inbound the ball against a full-court press, how to keep it away from the sideline, how to move the ball past half-court and how to create easy scoring opportunities. These offensive drills have played a role in Coach Krzyzewski-coached teams at Duke averaging 25 wins a season. Using Coach K’s press breaking system, you will prepare your team to take advantage of any press and expose your opponents’ weaknesses!

Release Date: October 15, 2005
Producer: Championship Productions, Inc.
Running Time: 44 minutes
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Mike Krzyzewski: Duke Basketball – Agility & Conditioning Drills for Defense

dvd-db-drills-for-defense The drills on this DVD will instill the discipline and mental toughness needed to make that critical defensive stop when you need it the most! Coach Krzyzewski has coached six National “Defensive Player of the Year” award winners and has coached some of the most successful and respected defensive-minded teams in basketball history. His defensive “system” has won over 700 games and has reached 10 NCAA “Final Fours” (to date). In this excellent video, Coach K takes the court at Cameron Indoor Stadium and teaches over 20 innovative drills and strategies designed to optimize your defensive tactics. These drills will teach your athletes how to force bad shots and turnovers by controlling the movement of the ball handler, guarding the passing lanes and challenging shooters. Your players will sharpen all of their defensive skills while challenging themselves mentally and physically. These vital drills will get your team in great physical shape and in position to handle any game – home or away. These techniques will help with transition defense, shutting down perimeter and post players, increasing ball pressure and building weak-side defense awareness. Coach Krzyzewski focuses on keeping the drills competitive and enthusiastic, which in turn gets athletes to concentrate and builds team camaraderie. Furthermore, Coach K will help you learn how to accentuate these excellent drills to simulate and rehearse what will happen at the defensive end of the court. All of these drills can be used throughout the season to maintain proper defensive stance and intensity. This outstanding video is a must for any age and competitive level of play. Coach K will help you accomplish your goals!

Release Date: October 15, 2005
Producer: Championship Productions, Inc.
Running Time: 50 minute
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Mike Krzyzewski: Duke Basketball – Developmental Drills for Point Guards

dvd-db-drills-for-pgFor the past 25 years, Duke has been home to some of the best point guards in the country and they have all studied and practiced the developmental drills presented in this excellent production. Coach Krzyzewski provides the overview and background for each section and Duke assistant coach Chris Collins teaches the drills and techniques on the court. This workout includes warm-up drills, defense drills, transition shooting drills and offense drills to create a complete point guard workout. The ultimate goals of this program are to get point guards comfortable with the ball, to build passion and understanding for the role of the point guard, and to create a “coach on the floor” mentality. Collins implements 10 drills that are built around ball handling, distributing the ball and controlling the tempo of the game. These innovative tactics and techniques encompass a variety of areas of guard play, including: shooting, transition, and screening. All of the drills are run in a game-like/competitive setting, stress the importance of communication and leadership, and build on the fundamental needs of a point guard. This will help your point guards become “an extension of you” on the court where making the correct decision at the right moment is crucial!

Release Date: October 15, 2005
Producer: Championship Productions, Inc.
Running Time: 45 minutes
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Mike Krzyzewski: Duke Basketball – Developmental Drills for Post Players

dvd-db-drills-for-postFor the past 25 years, Duke has been known for some of the toughest post players in the country – they have all studied and practiced the developmental drills presented in this excellent production. The stronger the interior, the stronger your entire defense will be! Coach Krzyzewski provides the overview and background for each section and Duke assistant coach Steve Wojciechowski teaches the drills and techniques on the court. Wojciechowski begins the post player workout with an active warm-up – the warm-up is an opportunity to get loose while working on ball handling, passing, and short jumpers. Wojciechowski goes over a series of drills designed to enhance your post players’ abilities “to the max,” including: half-court snap shots of interior defense, drop step, jump hooks, screens, and other shooting drills. Throughout the entire production, you will receive insight into how Duke develops ball denial in the post, developing “rebounding machines,” low post moves, extended post moves, and screening (on the wing, high post, and baseline). Also clearly explained are the techniques and strategies to help pivot players grow in skill and ability, with special emphasis on foot skills. In order to have a great defensive team, you must have great interior defenders – this is the workout your team needs!

Release Date: October 15, 2005
Producer: Championship Productions, Inc.
Running Time: 43 minutes
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Mike Krzyzewski: Duke Basketball – Developmental Drills for Perimeter Players

dvd-db-drills-for-perimeterCoach Mike Krzyzewski and Associate Head Coach Johnny Dawkins give you an “inside look” at Duke’s intense workout for perimeter players. The Duke basketball program has a reputation for unparalleled individual improvement using these competitive and innovative drills. Dawkins highlights four areas in this effective workout: warm-up, defense drills, transition shooting drills and offense drills. The workout emphasizes the ability to create and convert open shots, get open on the wing, use screens, and catch and shoot in transition. Along with ball handling drills, Dawkins includes a multitude of shooting drills that will cover the proper shooting stance and the most effective way to catch the ball to make your shooting more accurate and efficient. There is no one better on the court than Coach Dawkins to teach these outstanding drills. As a player, Dawkins finished his college career at Duke as the school’s all-time leading scorer (2,556 points). In addition, Coach Dawkins shares insightful detail about playing effective defense on the wing. Duke Basketball’s effective practice regimen has been a large part of the success of the Duke teams over the years, which includes seven “National Player of the Year” award recipients for Duke. The drills in this workout can be incorporated into individual workouts or a competitive practice environment and are appropriate for all ages.

Release Date: October 15, 2005
Producer: Championship Productions, Inc.
Running Time: 48 minutes
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A Cut Above – 100 Seasons of Duke Basketball

video-100-seasonsEver since their 1906 formation, Duke University’s Blue Devils have reigned as one of the winningest teams in men’s college basketball–particularly under the 25-year stewardship of head coach Mike Krzyzewski (aka Coach K). Since joining the team in 1981, Coach K has led the Devils through an unprecedented string of victories, including 10 ACC regular-season titles, nine ACC tournament titles, nine Final Four appearances (five of which were consecutive between 1988 and 1992), and three national championships (the only team to achieve this since 1985). Through archival footage and interviews with both past and present coaches and players, this documentary revisits Duke’s unparalleled 100-year history.

Release Date: October 11, 2005
ASIN: B000B2YQBQ
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Duke Basketball DVD – A Clinic with Coach K

dvd-clinic-with-coachkThis DVD is a compilation of coach Mike Krzysewski’s three best selling videos: Team Defense, Transition Game and Championship Practices all put on one high quality disk. Two full hours of on-court discussion, demonstration, and instruction are divided into 3 easy-to-access main segments.

Release Date: November 19, 2003
Studio: Human Kinetics. 120 minutes.
ASIN: B00012FNAE
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We Are Duke – Official 2001 NCAA Championship Video

video-wearedukeFrom the first tip off to the last buzzer, highlights of all the action, excitement and drama of the 2001 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament that culminated in Duke’s thrilling championship win. The video also includes interviews with players and coaches not seen on TV.

Release Date: May 8, 2001
Format: VHS
Studio: Paramount Home Video
ASIN: B00005IBT7
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ESPN Instructional: Let’s Play Basketball with Mike Krzyzewski

video-espn-lets-playIf you are a parent trying to teach your child the game of basketball, or a young person thinking of attending a basketball camp, Let’s Play Basketball is an excellent place to start. This 50-minute instructional film produced by ESPN Video covers the basic fundamentals of basketball as taught by one the game’s best teachers, Duke University head coach Mike Krzyzewski.

Release Date: July 12, 2000
Format: VHS
Studio: ESPN Video
ASIN: 6303312179
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Duke’s Team Defense

video-team-defenseWith Mike Krzyzewski, Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Duke University Team Defense shows how you can transform five individual players into a single, basket-denying unit. From Duke’s trademark man-to-man defense to the half-court and full-court zone trap, this video is a complete clinic on denying the opponent the ball aand the basket. Coach K covers each of his key defensive principles, explains why they are important, and instructs and drills his players to execute essential techniques and tactics properly.

Release Date: September 28, 1999
Format: VHS
Studio: Human Kinetics. 45 minutes.
ASIN: 0736001905
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Duke’s Transition Game

video-transition-gameThe Blue Devils’ emphasis on beating their opponents in both offensive and defensive transition has become a hallmark of their success. Very rarely do they give up an easy fastbreak basket, while they score many breakaway buckets themselves. In this video, Coach K explains how your team can consistently gain the advantage in transition by quickly moving to the right positions, recognizing opportunities, and aggressively taking advantage of turnovers.

Release Date: September 28, 1999
Format: VHS
Studio: Human Kinetics. 45 minutes.
ASIN: 0736001921 ISBN 0-7360-0192-1.
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Duke’s Championship Practices

video-championship-practicesThis video provides a rare and unique behind-the-scenes look at how Coach K and his staff plan and conduct their practices to produce powerhouse teams. From overall season objectives to specific player teaching points, this video shows you how to transfer Duke’s blueprint for success to your players. Each element of practice is broken down into modules of instruction as Coach K teaches, corrects, reinforces, and attends to all aspects of the game.

Release Date: September 28, 1999
Format: VHS
Studio: Human Kinetics. 45 minutes.
ASIN: 0736001956 ISBN 0-7360-0195-6.
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1992 NCAA Duke Champs: BLUE REIGN

video-blue-reignThe Official 1992 NCAA Championship Video: BLUE REIGN Every NCAA Tournament has its share of great games, amazing plays, stunning surprises, and fantastic finishes. But the 1992 Tournament brought more than its share as coach Mike Krzyzewski Blu Devils clinched the first back-to-back National Championships in nearly two decades. Hollywood couldn’t have scripted a more dramatic and compelling story, as the reigning champion and #1 rated team, Duke, went on to meet and defeat an upstart Michigan team, playing five freshman starters. Now, relive the entire tournament with exciting and exclusive coverage of the games, the players, the teams, and the coaches who made the 1992 NCAA Tournament one for the books. This tape includes:

  • The most exciting moments of the entire tournament, featuring Duke’s amazing battle with Kentucky, Michigan’s dramatic win over Ohio State and highlights of the semi-finals and finals
  • Exclusive post-final game interviews with Mike Krzyzewski and Christian Laettner
  • Duke’s welcome home to Durham
  • Exclusive footage and camera angles not shown on TV!

Release Date: May 7, 1992
Format: VHS
Studio: Twentieth Century Fox
ASIN: 6302314577

Triumph on Tobacco Road Duke, UNC, NC State, Wake

video-tobacco-road Triumph on Tobacco Road: The Celebrated Story of Four Schools in the Final Four When you’re talking North Carolina NCAA Basketball, you’re talking four schools within 100 miles of one another that have made over 50 appearances in the NCAA Tournament…including the some two dozen trips to the Final Four and multiple National Championships! The tape includes:

  • North Carolina’s legendary 1957 Championship victory under coach Frank McGuire…when the Tarheels edged out Wilt Chamberlain’s ‘invincible’ Kansas JayHawks!
  • Wake Forest in ’62…the only time Billy Packer appeared in the Final Four without his CBS ‘uniform.’
  • North Carolina State’s 1974 triumph, engineered by Outstanding Player David Thompson…and Lorenzo Charles’ last-second tip-in to snatch the 1983 title away from heavily favored Houston.
  • Duke in ’91…after the 4 final Four appearances in the previous five years, finally delivering the long-dreamed-of National Title to Krzyzewski! Triumph on Tobacco Road is a rich history of the games, the players. the events, and the magic that made North Carolina the state-of-the-art in NCAA basketball!

Format: VHS
Studio: Twentieth Century Fox
ASIN: 6302314542

1991 NCAA Championship: Duke is King

video-duke-is-king The 1991 NCAA tournament was supposed to be a romp for The Runnin` Rebels of UNLV. Instead it provided one of the great upsets of all time when coach Mike Krzyzewski`s Duke Blue Devils pulled of one of the most stunning upsets in tournament history. The Official 1991 NCAA Championship Video: Duke Is King captures all the drama including:

  • Highlights of some of the year`s great NCAA performers including Kenny Anderson and Shaquille O`Neal.
  • Behind-the-scenes coverge of all the 1991 tournaments most dramatic moments and inspiring plays such as Mark Macon`s heroics for Temple and North Carolina`s dramatic run for the Final Four.
  • A special segment and analysis on one of the greatest college basketball games of all time: Duke-UNLV. Watch Chistian Leattner, Bobby Hurley and the rest of the Blue Devils pull off the stunning upset.
  • An in depth look at the Duke victory over Kansas to become the new king of college basketball, including a post-game interveiw with Mike Krzyzewski.

Release Date: April 30, 1991
Format: VHS
Studio: Fox Home Entertainment
ASIN: 6302049091

The Winning Attitude: Duke’s Man-to-Man Defense Video

video-winning-attitudeThe Man-to-Man Defense video series gives you an in-depth look at Duke’s TEAM man-to-man defense. “It takes the right blend of both man and zone concepts to establish a truly effective team defense.”

Format: VHS


Duke’s Motion Offense: Attacking Man and Zone Defenses Video

video-motion-offenseThe Motion Offense video series gives you and in-depth look at Duke’s motion offense and provides you with a “sound method which you can use to teach the offense against both man-to-man and zone defense.”

Format: VHS

CD-ROMs

Winning Hoops with Coach K on CD ROM

cd-winning-hoopsby Mike KrzyzewskiReview by Sportcd.com: Coach K offers an in-depth product that provides both players and coaches with hours of coaching wisdom. The easy to use format allowed us to retrieve the information we wanted, in a very short period of time. A very effective tool for all serious about becoming a better player or coach. The drill sections alone is well worth the product cost.

Format: CD-Rom
Release Date: May 1, 1996
Publisher: Intellimedia Sports Inc.
ISBN: 0967841720