Philosophy

Match-Ups and Thinking the Game for Youth P...

Mar 17, 2015No Comments

Basketball Decision Training constantly emphasizes players thinking the game including the importance of match-ups on both offense and defense. Edits from the Brantford One-Person-Clinic featuring

Mindset: Don’t Praise that Which is N...

Mar 17, 2015No Comments

Teaching a growth mindset creates motivation and productivity. Praising talent and ability can make players afraid of difficulty and it makes them wilt when they have setbacks. Edits

Mistakes and Different Philosophies

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Mistakes are necessary for learning and players play, and learn, best when they are free. Also coaches all have different philosophies and there is not

Offensive Rebounding: Spacing to the Three-...

Mar 17, 2015No Comments

Teams should have a plan and philosophy on offensive rebounds. Spacing to the three-point line to create spacing and kick out opportunities is a common

Optimal Challenge: When you Struggle your B...

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Optimal challenge refers to challenging a player to achieve something that is neither too hard nor too easy. If a task is too easy, a

Philosophy of Inbounding the Basketball

Mar 17, 2015No Comments

Coach Oliver outlines his philosophy and goals of getting the ball inbound. Edits from the Brantford One-Person-Clinic featuring information on philosophy, practice planning, games approach

Practice Duration and Sending them Home on ...

Mar 17, 2015No Comments

The length of practice is sometimes dictated by the practice time available however sometimes the coach can manipulate the practice duration to impact intensity, concentration

Staring to Learn

Mar 16, 20152 Comments

Active staring can lead to effective learning. Read more here: Stare to Win from the Talent Code Edits from the Brantford One-Person-Clinic featuring information on philosophy,

Think the Game: Golf Analogy

Mar 16, 2015No Comments

The importance of being able to make decisions while playing basketball are discussed using practical examples from golf. Edits from the Brantford One-Person-Clinic featuring information

Time-Out Concentration Strategy

Mar 16, 2015No Comments

Being able to focus during time-outs is important for execution. Certain strategies can be used to increase out of time-out effectiveness. Edits from the Brantford