The Basketball Performance podcast is a one-stop shop for basketball players and coaches. We interview some of the brightest minds around the world in all facets of the game to insure that you are doing everything you can to take your craft to the next level.
Francesco Rossi: The Journey for the Youth Basketball Player
Francesco Rossi is kind enough to come on the podcast. Francesco is a coach at College Basket in Italy (one of the most prestigious basketball programs in Europe) Francesco is also the author of 'Free Entry' A Conceptual Princeton Offense For High School where he breaks down a conceptual style of play for the Princeton offense. I learned alot from this episode and I am sure you guys will pick up some nuggest!
Alex Sarama "A Constraints Led Approach to Teaching"
Alex Sarama joins us on the basketball performance podcast. Alex is one of the brightest young coaches out there and is an out of the box thinker when it comes to challenging traditional ways of doing things to get better results. Today we go through:
1.) Alex's background and how he got into basketball
2.) How teaching through a games and constraints led approach has led to much better results.
3.) Conceptual offense and many many more interesting topics!
Steffan Jones 'Incorporating Sport Skill into Strength and Conditioning'
Today we are very lucky to have Steffan Jones on the show. Steffan is the founder and owner of Pace Lab a performance company that trains cricket fast bowlers to increase the power, velocity and mechanics of their bowling. Steffan is also the Director of Sports Performance at the Wellington school in the UK. Although Steffan comes from a different sport, I couldn’t help but to reach out to him because I feel like his principles and philosophies are similar to ours at Strive Basketball!
Gary Gray "Building a 3 Dimensional Player"
Gary Gray is the owner and founder of the Gray Institute in Michigan. Gary has been in the movement field for over 40 years and has worked with some of the best basketball players and strength and conditioning coaches ever!
1.) Gary and I go through our approach to developing a well rounded player on the court and in the weight room.
2.) We go into how to combine traditional strength training with 3 dimensional training.
12. Trevor Ragan "Becoming THE Jungle Tiger"
Trevor Ragan is the Founder of The Learner Lab formerly known as "Train Ugly' We dive into a wide range of topics with Trevor including:
1.) Motor Learning and how to incorporate it into basketball for the best results.
2.) Small Sided Games and how it has a great blend between involvement of the athlete and real game decision making.
3.) Becoming a "Jungle Tiger'
4.) Reframing fear to allow you to push your comfort zone for maximum improvement.
Sefu Bernard "A Holistic Way to think of Skill Development"
Sefu Bernard is the Director of Player Development for the Washington Mystics. He is also the owner of ACX basketball. Today we dive in to how Sefu breaks down and think of how skill development transfers and is retained from practice into the game.
Honestly speaking, I would recommend listening to this episode a couple of times, because there are just so many nuggets that Sefu gives out here!