Sep 12, 2018
Phil Beckner, Player Development Concepts
Guest: Phil Beckner, NBA Player Development Trainer
In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, NBA player development trainer Phil Beckner joins the podcast. Beckner is currently a Player Development Consultant for numerous NBA players as well as several different college basketball programs. Phil works with players, teams, and organizations to enhance performance and maximize results. He has instructed and led elite level players, and high level teams/organizations in creating a blueprint for development, and strategies to enhance leadership skills.
0:00 - Introduction
2:00 - Difference between Workouts and Development
2:10 - Detail and Teaching
3:35 - True Development Needs Feedback
4:00 - How do you Decide with the Players you work with What your Going to Develop?
4:04 - Player Development Philosophy
5:00 - Develop the Person and the Player
7:15 - "It's not Just the guy that works the hardest, the most talented, it also doing things the right way that so Important."
9:00 - Character - Building Foundation
10:18 - "...Those Habits Create Better Habits"
11:50 - Concept of Noticing Progress
14:35 - Showing Plan and How the Plan Works
16:05 - Adding Challenge
17:04 - Set the Expectation
17:30 - Precision
18:30 - "Encourage Mistakes but only if there trying to do it the Right Way"
24:41 - 1st Absolute: Knowing What You Get Done With Your Players
26:00 - 2nd Absolute: "Rips and Pivids and Jabs"
26:25 - 3rd Absolute: "Change Phase, Change Direction"
26:50 - 4th Absolute: "Finishing"
27:32 - 5th Absolute: "Shooting"
29:00 - Shooting on the Move
29:30 - Specificity of the Workout for a Player
29:35 - 4 Finishes: Regular One Leg with One Hand Off the Dribble
31:00 - 4 Finishes: Inside-Hand Finish
32:20 - 4 Finishes: Reverse Finish
33:00 - 4 Finishes: 2-Foot Power Finish
36:10 - Giving Something that Get Them Excited
37:00 - Teaching Communication and Leadership
43:36 - Start with a
Phil Beckner’s Bio