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The Basketball Podcast


Nov 9, 2018

Jonathan Smith, Applying Basketball Immersion Concepts to High School Coaching

Guest: Jonathan Smith,  Morristown West Basketball Coach

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Morristown West basketball coach Jonathan Smith discusses applying Basketball Immersion concepts to high school basketball coaching, with the creative mind behind Basketball Immersion, Chris Oliver. Coach Smith is the high school basketball Head Coach at Morristown West High School in Morristown, Tennessee.

 

Breakdown:

1:00 - Introduction

2:00 - Reaching Out to Coach Chris

3:00 - Practice Schedule

4:00 - Individual Workouts

5:00 - Mixed Drill

6:00 - Doing Practice on their Own

8:00 - "Repetition without being Repetitive"

9:00 - Basketball Decision Training or BDT

11:00 - Live 1-on-1 and Enhancing it

13:00 - Decision of 1-on-1

15:00 - Dribble Limits

16:00 - 2-on-1 Drive and Kick and Closeouts

17:00 - Words that Empowers our Players

18:00 - 3 G's of Drill Design and Solving a Problem

19:00 - Emphasizing Transition

20:00 - Starting 4-on-4 Practice

21:00 - Starting of Coach Chris Practice

23:00 - Applying Body Pressure instead of Arm Length

25:00 - Correcting Player During Drills

26:30 - Competitiveness and Correcting Players

28:30 - Closeout Rebounding Drill

31:00 - Offensive Breakdown of Coach Chris

32:00 - Idea of Connection and 4-on-4 Offensive Breakdown

34:00 - Timing

35:00 - Positive Transfer and Execution of Drills

36:00 - Perception of Back Screen and Reading the Skip Option

37:00 - Players not to Look on Back Screens

38:30 - Creating Advantage

39:30 - Film Watching

41:30 - Focus on Individual

42:30 - Continuing to Correct and Looking for their Progress

44:30 - Value of Video

45:30 - The Power of Facebook

46:00 - Conclusion

Jonathon Smith’s Bio

Twitter: https://twitter.com/jsmoooth33

 

Basketball Immersion

Website: http://basketballimmersion.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/bballimmersion?lang=en

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/basketballimmersion

Facebook: https://facebook.com/basketballimmersion