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Improve Your On Air Basketball Drills

Jul 19, 2017
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Chris Oliver

The one simple idea to improve your on air basketball drills is to add defense. This may seem obvious, but too many drills are run on air. On air means there is no opposed defense and therefore no game-like decisions.

How to Inbound vs. Pressure

Basketball Press Break: How to Inbound vs. Full-Co...

Jun 27, 2017
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Chris Oliver

I appreciate that there are many ways to do the right thing in coaching basketball. However, when it comes to press break, and more specifically how to inbound the ball vs. full-court man-to-man pressure defense, I do feel there is

Advantage Disadvantage

How to Teach Players to Read Advantage and Disadva...

Jun 12, 2017
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Chris Oliver

We use one-on-one drills to teach our players how to read advantage and disadvantage. We define advantage as any time an offensive player has a shoulder to chest relationship to a defender. The disadvantage is when an offensive player has

Basketball Mental Toughness

How to Develop Mental Toughness with Constant Chal...

May 18, 2017
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Chris Oliver

“Talent is a piece of the performance puzzle, but a small piece.” – Penny Werthner If you ask coaches they would probably rate mental toughness as one of the most important determinants of success. If that’s true do you know

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