Philosophy

10 Defense (Switching All Screens)

Mar 03, 2015No Comments

The 10 Defense is a switching player-to-player defense. All screens are switched regardless of match-ups. Using game footage from the Windsor Basketball team Coach Oliver explains

Pre-Practice Speech (Philosophy and Concept...

Feb 03, 2015No Comments

Coach Oliver ran a practice for the 14-15 year old girls Valiants Basketball Club. The practice focused on developing penetration and cutting decision making. The

Decision Training

Learn How to Use Basketball Decision Traini...

Aug 28, 20171 Comment

Basketball Decision Training has taken root in the NBA, NCAA, FIBA and all levels of youth basketball. I have respected Chris Oliver via his online

On Air

Improve Your On Air Basketball Drills

Jul 19, 2017No Comments

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

NBA Practice

NBA Practice: Training Camp with George Kar...

Jan 18, 2017No Comments

During the 2015-16 season I was able to take a sabbatical from coaching. This lead me to to many opportunities to observe practices around the

Coaches Rountable

Lessons Shared at the Coaches Roundtable

Oct 27, 2016No Comments

The Coaches Roundtable is an initiative started by John Carrier who is the head boys basketball coach at Henry Sibley High School in Mendota Heights, Minnesota. I

Introduction to the Triangle Offense: HS Bo...

Jul 03, 2016No Comments

The philosophy of the Triangle Offense is explained. https://s3.amazonaws.com/basketballimmersion/Triangle+Offense/Introduction+to+the+Triangle+Offense.mp4

David Blatt

David Blatt on Coaching Basketball

Jun 08, 2016No Comments

David Blatt is one of the most successful American coaches in European basketball history and is the former head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. He spoke at

Youth Coaching Summit Presentation

May 10, 2016No Comments

A full detailed clinic presentation on coaching youth basketball is presented including Coach Oliver’s notes from the Basketball British Columbia Youth Coaching Summit.

Basketball Coach

What Does A Coach Do?

Jan 21, 20162 Comments

I have watched every episode of the TV series House, MD but I don’t feel any more qualified to comment on a doctor’s performance than I did