Feb 6, 2019
Alan Keane, Rethinking Traditional Basketball Ideas
Guest: Alan Keane, Great Britain Under 19 National Head Coach, and current Reading Rockets NBL D1 Head Coach
In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Great Britain Under 19 National Head Coach, and current Reading Rockets NBL D1 Head Coach, Alan Keane joins the podcast to help us rethink some traditional coaching ideas. Ideas like the pre-game, half-time, timeout interactions and interventions coaches traditionally use are discussed, along with methods for better empowering players in the coaching process.
Keane is currently the JMA Basketball Academy Head Coach (Performance pathway for players & coaches), the Reading Rockets NBL D1 Head Coach (Second division pro league) and the Great Britain & England U18 Head Coach.
1:00 - Introduction
3:00 - Value of Pre-Game, Halftime and Timeout
6:00 - Discussion During Half Time and Timeout
10:30 - Filling on the Gaps and Moving Forward
11:40 - How do Handle Conflicts during Half Time?
13:00 - The Rule of 3
14:00 - Benefit of Athlete-Centered Approach
17:00 - Example of the Approach
18:00 - Being Best as an Assistant Coach
21:00 - Permissions and Agreements and Facilitating Players
23:30 - Whatsapp Groups and the Right Environment
26:30 - Handling Timeouts
30:30 - Queuing Players About the Right Conversation
34:00 - Freedom of Players
36:00 - Reviewing Terms and Phrases During Practice
38:00 - "Bring it to Life and then Discuss it Later"
40:00 - Analyzing of Player's Strengths and Weaknesses
44:00 - Train Hard to Find Easy
45:30 - Process on Applying Scouting Reports to Players
46:40 - Feelings
50:00 - Reimagining Scouting Reports
53:00 - Improving Themselves
54:00 - Drill and Skill Transfers
58:00 - Isolation
59:00 - Conclusion
Alan Keane’s Bio