First Step

2-on-2 Closeouts

In and Out 2-on-2 Closeouts

Jul 02, 2017No Comments

This small-sided game can develop a number of offensive and defensive concepts. Offensive concepts include: Attacking closeouts, zero seconds skills, basketball decision training decisions, using a

Penetration Reaction

2-on-0 Penetration Reaction

Jun 19, 2017No Comments

Two players work together using a “push” or “pull” concept, and applying our zero seconds skill concepts. Two players work together around the three-point line

Full Court Penetration

Full-Court Penetration Reaction

Jun 19, 20171 Comment

This full-court penetration drill works on penetration reaction spacing, first step attacks, passing and catching, and team concepts. To introduce penetration concepts combine with 2-on-0 Penetration

Behind the Back Dribble Counter

Sep 14, 2015No Comments

Coach Oliver uses game footage and game video to explain why he emphasizes the behind the back dribble as the counter on first step. https://s3.amazonaws.com/basketballimmersion/September+15+Updates/Behind+the+Back+Dribble+Counter.mp4

Clap One-on-One (With Sound)

May 01, 2015No Comments

Clap One-on-One is a method of working on first step. It builds on the concepts developed in Blind One-on-One. It can be played with the

Shoulder Game

Mar 16, 2015No Comments

The Shoulder Game works on basketball decisions related to first step and one-on-one attack and counter decisions. It is a progression from BDT to a

One­ Foot Hops into First Step

Mar 15, 2015No Comments

Fighting for your Feet is a fundamental principle of our zero seconds philosophy. A player is encouraged to prepare to shoot quickly and fighting for

Figure Eight Between the Legs into Counter

Mar 15, 2015No Comments

The First Step Series develops the first step an offensive player takes with the ball after a catch. The goal is to develop fundamentals and

One­ Foot Hops into a Shot (Starting from ...

Mar 15, 2015No Comments

The First Step Series develops the first step an offensive player takes with the ball after a catch. The goal is to develop fundamentals and

One ­Foot Hops into Counter

Mar 15, 2015No Comments

The First Step Series develops the first step an offensive player takes with the ball after a catch. The goal is to develop fundamentals and