1. Skill Development
Develop drills and time them
Gives kids a sense of achievement when they improve.
3. There are a lot of ways to win
Press, zone, man, half court, full court, guards, bigs, etc.
No magic formula
4. Culture is going to win
Teamwork, the importance of “The Team, The Team, The Team” - Bo Schembechler
Coaches need to have a relationship
Know mom, dad, brothers, sisters, names, etc.
Coach Beilein incorporates Cazzie Russell and Glen Rice “spots on the floor.” Helping to create the culture while recognizing the past players who have helped pave the way. And it is strategically sound information. Glenn Rice is 28 feet from the rim on the wing, and Cazzie Russell is in the corner.
5. Stance, Talk, Balance
“Kids can’t Text or Tweet though a screen”
“Why can’t we be the best talking team in the country?”
Sweep, over head, Waffle
Practices a lot. National Runner Up and we do “grade school pivoting drills”
Fewest Turnovers in the country
7. Jump Stop
8. Passing out of the post
So tough to defend
Get the ball behind the defense
Opens up so much
9. Use of backdoor
Have a backdoor option