Philosophy

Q&A: How to Build the Coach-Athlete Re...

Apr 26, 2015No Comments

Question: Basketball Immersion member Paul had this question: Hey Coach. I was just watching a couple of your clinic videos and I noticed a couple

Three Ideas to Increase and Maintain Intens...

Apr 06, 20152 Comments

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

A Summary of Developing Players’ Deci...

Apr 06, 2015No Comments

“The best thing a human being can do is to help another human being know more.” – Charlie Munger   I know sometimes it is difficult

Clinic Philosophy

Mar 17, 2015No Comments

Coach Oliver outlines his philosophy of presenting at clinics. Edits from the Brantford One-Person-Clinic featuring information on philosophy, practice planning, games approach to coaching basketball

Coaching through Questions: A Games Approac...

Mar 17, 2015No Comments

Using questions to check for understanding is an important coaching strategy in developing Zero Seconds and Basketball Decision Training concepts. The goal is to engage

Coaching your Best Players and Getting them...

Mar 17, 2015No Comments

Coach Oliver discusses the important of coaching your best players and challenging them to improve each practice. Edits from the Brantford One-Person-Clinic featuring information on

Games Approach to Coaching Basketball

Mar 17, 2015No Comments

The Games Approach to coaching (in contrast to the Traditional Approach) entails first introducing a sport as a game form and teaching skills and tactics

Greeting to Start Practice

Mar 17, 2015No Comments

Coach Oliver discusses methods for starting practice including the initial greeting of players. Edits from the Brantford One-Person-Clinic featuring information on philosophy, practice planning, games

Keeping Score in 5-on-5

Mar 17, 2015No Comments

Competition is an important part of creating a realistic learning environment. Coach Oliver outlines how they keep score and how it is incorporated into their

Learn from Everyone

Mar 17, 2015No Comments

Being open minded and curious is important at all stages of your life. Learning from everyone is an important coaching development philosophy. Edits from the