How can your team be special?
What can you be the best at your conference at?
Give yourself a chance in your league.
How do we as the Nigerian national team, be in the game vs Spain in the final 2 minutes?
You want to CREATE not EMULATE.
How is your culture unique to your team?
What do you have with your team that nobody else has?
Maybe it’s a drill, a team outing,
All Blacks NZ Rugby Team: haka, sweeping the sheds by the older players sets the example for the younger players
Japan knocked out in the World Cup — clean the locker room, leave a note written in Russian thanking the host.
Good to Great by Jim Collins
Hedgehog concept = good is the enemy of great.
Are you a hedgehog or a fox?
The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing.
Not realistic to think you can be great at a multitude of things
What can you REALISTICALLY be GREAT at?
Development of the staff is just as important as the development of the players.
You can have more impact on the game by developing coaches, than you can developing players.
Those below you are the crucial components to your program.
If you are a college or high school coach, you should be watching the international game more than the NBA.
The defensive 3 second rule and the NBA 3pt line changes how the game looks
European coaches have had to deal with more pick and roll far longer than the NBA.
Get your mind thinking about what you have not seen before
Why the hell do you do 4 man shell drill?
Rotation and movements are longer, can kill your buy in.
Post player is a big part of it
Are you a pressure team or a KYP (know your personnel) team?
There is only one language that matters, the one that you create for your team.
Everybody must know what those words mean.
Components of Shell
Skill 1: jumping in the direction of the pass
Skill 2: rotation out of a drive — slot then baseline
Corner three will get you killed
Rotation = GO, doesn’t have to be aggressive just stop the lay up.
Sink guy to a BODY, if it goes up it’s an automatic block out.
Don’t sink to an area
Peel guard to guard rotation
- Straight rotation on baseline drive automatic go
2 for 1 situations
Are you teaching your team to rush it in, or walk the ball up the floor?
Why in the NBA do you call time outs to set your offence, but in college you run time outs to set your defence?
At what time point when you are up 3 will you foul? Serbia it is 20 seconds, they want to be in control of the situation.