(1.Department of Physical Education，Guangdong Pharmaceutical University，Guangzhou 510006，China；2.School of Physical Education，South China University of Technology，Guangzhou 510641，China；3.Department of Physical Education，Guangdong University of Technology，Guangzhou 510006，China)
Abstract: American university is the main training channel of American competitive basketball reserve talents, which is also a successful model of "integration of physical education ad cultural education". By using the methods of literature, field investigation and expert interview, this paper explores the characteristics and concepts of the practical training of basketball in American universities, aiming to deepen the understanding of the winning rules of basketball matches for our coaches and improve the quality and efficiency of basketball training in Chinese universities. The research shows that the advanced nature of practical training concept of basketball in American universities is mainly reflected as follows: the combination of experience training and scientific training, to enhance training layer and level; ordered training combining with disordered training, to effectively improving athletes' decision-making ability; focus on actual combat, to make training return to the real scene of competition; and the practical training has the following characteristics such as individualized warm-up training, outstanding effectiveness of training, multiple training means, fast transformation, short interval, strict management of time and space, and the exquisite evaluation. University basketball coaches in China should deeply explore the advanced training concepts of American basketball, attach importance on disordered training and scientific training, highlight the actual effect in practice, pay attention to details and strictly conduct the connection among practice.
Keywords: competition and training；basketball in American university；competitive baskeball reserve talents；integration of physical education and cultural education