Developing Gather Finishes

Nov 20, 2020Comments off

Developing finishes through a constraint-based approach differs to the traditional skill development approach because the coach/trainer does not immediately step in or ask the player

Alex Sarama

Masterclass with Alex Sarama on Basketball ...

Nov 11, 2020Comments off

In this Masterclass, Alex Sarama examines the science of coaching, using basketball specific examples to providence evidence based support to the ideas he uses in

Basketball Training Equipment

The Use of Basketball Training Equipment

Nov 06, 2020Comments off

The use of basketball training equipment such as cones, tennis balls and training mats in work-outs and practices is a frequently debated topic. If a

Developing Basketball Finishing Moves

Oct 23, 2020Comments off

Finishing moves at the basket are a critical skill in the modern game. Developing finishing moves and solutions can lead to better offensive players. So

How to Use Octopus to Improve your One-on-O...

Sep 06, 2019Comments off

In some of my one-on-one drills I have added an “Octopus.” An octopus is a stationary defender positioned approximately one pass away in a gap.

Reasons Why Lose Possession

Reasons Why Lose Possession in our 1-on-1 C...

May 08, 20191 Comment

Basketball Immersion Members Only MasterClass #1 Tuesday, May 7, 2019 Favorite11

3-on-2 Ball Screen

3-on-2 Ball Screen

Sep 06, 2017No Comments

This 3-on-2 Ball Screen develops the ability of the player using the ball screen to apply skills and make decisions. Constraints can be added to

Advantage Disadvantage

How to Teach Players to Read Advantage and ...

Jun 12, 20171 Comment

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

Closeouts First Catch

3-on-3 Closeouts First Catch

Feb 13, 20171 Comment

This small-sided game creates a 1-on-1 live attack the closeout situation. This drill can help your players develop their 1-on-1 offensive and defensive skills out of

messy learning

Why Messy Learning Should be a Part of your...

Nov 08, 2016No Comments

  “You don’t have to perfect skills before you start applying them.” Learning basketball is messy. Playing a basketball game is messy. A lot of