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Warning: I Don’t Like the Zig Zag Drill

Jul 21, 2015
Chris Oliver

I don’t like the Zig Zag Drill because it represents nothing about how the game is played. Far too many people still teach the game of basketball the way it was played in the past. The Zig Zag Drill is an

Why I am Taking the Year Off from the Job I Love

Jul 01, 2015
Chris Oliver

I am taking a sabbatical. I am taking a year off from coaching. Instead I am going to travel around the world with my family. I am going to spend the seven months of the season living differently. This may

One Day Brantford Coaching Clinic Notes

Jun 24, 2015
Chris Oliver

I did a one day clinic in Brantford, Ontario that covered a variety of topics. I wanted to share my notes with you. I have included s a video from that clinic as well. It demonstrates a 5-on-5 Chase Drill that reveals how

Make Your Practices More Game Like – A Summa...

Jun 10, 2015
Chris Oliver

Using a games sense approach to coaching basketball is a consistent theme of Basketball Immersion and can help you make your practices more game like. Player-centred coaching remains a novel approach for many. An autocratic style of instruction still dominates basketball coaching at

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