Jan 9, 2019
Beno Udrih, Transitioning From Playing to Coaching
Guest: Beno Udrih, Former NBA Player
In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, former NBA player Beno Udrih joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss transitioning from playing to coaching. Udrih played 13 seasons in the NBA, and won two NBA championships playing with the San Antonio Spurs. Udrih played in the NBA for the San Antonio Spurs, Sacramento Kings, Milwaukee Bucks, Orlando Magic, New York Knicks, Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat and Detroit Pistons.
1:00 - Introduction
2:00 - Things to Focus on Developing as a Future Coach
3:00 - Favorite Traits of Coaches he Played for
5:00 - Commitment and Comparing his Practice in Europe and US
7:00 - Scouting Report - Self Scout
8:00 - Workload Management
11:00 - being a Role Player/Backup Player
13:00 - Coaching and Helping a Role Player
14:00 - Noticing Progress and Success
15:00 - What Something that we Overteach?
17:00 - Some Tricks for Smart Playing
18:30 - Perceptual Abilities - How can we Teach this?
20:00 - Ideal Amount of Video Film to Watch
21:30 - Talking about Film Viewing
23:00 - Confidence
24:00 - Communicate Players All the Time
26:00 - In-Game Coaching
27:30 - One of the Toughest Actions
29:30 - Do you Value Ball Movement?
30:30 - Noticeable how Pace Has Changed
32:00 - Traits that he would Bring to his Coaching Now
33:00 - How was the Ball Movement Developed?
34:30 - Focus on One Thing
36:00 - What is a Close Out?
37:30 - Teaching Close Out Skills
38:30 - Footwork and Catch and Shoot
40:00 - Teaching Ball Pick-Up
41:00 - Catching the Ball and Working on Hands
43:00 - Strong Hand and Spots as a Player
44:30 - Transition from Player to Not Playing
46:40 - Building Relationship and Reaching Out
49:30 - Rationale on the One-foot shot/Balance Shot
51:00 - Conclusion
Beno Udrih’s Bio