Games Approach

A Practical Guide to 3-on-3 Small-Sided Gam...

Mar 09, 20162 Comments

“Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.” – Roger Lewin Small-sided games are not a new concept. My skill

Basketball Practices

How to Improve your Basketball Practices

Dec 21, 20152 Comments

Many of you coach with limited available practice time. You only have access to a couple of practice slots a week. Or you only have

One Day Brantford Coaching Clinic Notes

Jun 24, 2015No Comments

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

Italian 3-on-3

Jun 19, 2015No Comments

Italian 3-on-3 is a small-sided game that creates advantage/disadvantage situations naturally out of chaos. Both offensive and defensive situations can be coached using a games

Make Your Practices More Game Like – ...

Jun 10, 20152 Comments

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

Transition Defense

Defensive Transition: Everything You Ever W...

May 29, 20152 Comments

I originally started writing this blog as a summary of a FIBA Coaching Library video on Defensive Transition by Andrej Lemanis. Coach Lemanis is the

How to Use Our Concepts to Teach Your 3rd G...

Apr 20, 20152 Comments

I signed up for your website and I really like your concepts. They do make sense to me, but I wonder how your concepts apply to

Three Ideas to Increase and Maintain Intens...

Apr 06, 20151 Comment

A goal of this blog is to provide specific and practical insights into current coaching dilemmas.  By no means do I have all the answers

Triangle 3-on-3: Valiants Practice Part 8

Mar 30, 20151 Comment

Triangle 3-on-3 is a Games Approach to Teaching Zero Seconds and Basketball Decision Training drill. The offensive players attack live closeouts and read the defense to

3-on-3 Closeouts with a Ballscreen

Mar 17, 2015No Comments

3-on-3 Closeouts is a competitive drill that develops offensive and defensive decision making. A ball screen is added to work offensive and defensive reaction and