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Ep. #7: Joerik Michiels on European Basketball, Games Approach to Training, & the Most Creative Hoops Facility in the World

Attention to Detail: The Podcast

On this episode, Founder of Elite Athletes Joerik Michiels (@joerik) joined me from Belgium to talk his journey, the difference between American and European hoops, how he approaches training (very similar to myself), and his facility. 


16 Feb 2021

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#69. Joerik Michiels - Founder of Elite Athletes & Internationally Renowned Skill Trainer

Beyond the Buckets Show with Chris McSwain

Beyond the Buckets Ep. #69 Joerik Michiels - Founder of Elite Athletes & Internationally Renowned Skill TrainerJoerik was born and raised in Antwerp, Belgium. Passionate about skills training from a young age, he has spent close to a decade studying and gaining knowledge from a variety of coaches and basketball trainers all over the world. This led to teaming up with Olivier Goetgeluck to create the Elite Athletes program. At the ‘EA Facility’ in Antwerp, players of all ages and abilities from beginner to pro come to develop their movement & coordination skills with Olivier, while working on their basketball skills with Joerik.Joerik founded the Elite Academy program in 2017 to provide a year-round program for youth players in Belgium. This unique formula has led to international acclaim, with Joerik regarded as a globally renowned skill trainer delivering international camps and coaching clinics all over the world.Within the Academy, Joerik leads on the player development strategy and spends time working with all age groups on individual skills. Joerik has been featured on several leading podcasts sharing the unique methodology used at Elite Academy.Follow JoerikIG: @joerikTwitter: @JoerikMichiels Out now on all podcast platforms! #podcast #podcasts #beyondthebuckets #show #radio #basketball #coach #life #beyond #lifestyle #coaching #entrepreneur #business #ceo #apple #spotify #chrismcswain #lifecoach #mentalperformance #YouTube http://ow.ly/3kdI30qOSc6#Applehttp://ow.ly/cAeV30qOSc8#Spotify http://ow.ly/7EIe30qOSc9 

1hr 5mins

15 Feb 2021

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Season 6 Episode 21: Joerik Michiels, Super 6 Skill Development

SDP Podcast

In the latest episode of the SDP Podcast, Coach TJ got the chance to speak with Joerik Michiels of Elite Athlete. Joerik gave some great insight on the blueprint he has used for the last 10 years with his academy in Belgium. During the interview Joerik shared his "super 6" when discussing the fundamentals of basketball, his philosophy and how he conducts skill development, block vs games approach in skill development, player-coach relationships, and much more. This is a great episode to take plenty of notes. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app


29 Jan 2021

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Small-Sided Pod w/ Joerik Michiels

Idaho Basketball Coaching Podcast

Joerik Michiels joins the Small-Sided Pod Coaching Development Series to talk about his philosophy on basketball skills training. Based in Belgium, Michiels is the co-founder of Elite Athletes. EA started as a small group of coaches managing a youth team to a skills training academy that shares its unique philosophy on training with coaches around the world. Using a mix of block and small-games, Michiels focuses and his staff focus on mastering the fundamentals. In this podcast, Michiels shares philosophies and techniques that have been developed over the last decade. Michiels recently released a 197-page Skill Development Guide that coaches can purchase. Besides hosting camps and clinics, EA (eliteathlete.be) provides an All Access development opportunity through its website for coaches and players.


1 Jan 2021

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Joerik Michiels "Changing Lives One Kid at a time"

Basketball Performance Podcast

Joerik Michiels is the founder of Elite Athletes basketball in Belgium. With a burning desire to do everything in his power to elevate youth basketball in Belgium and around the world, Joerik and I talk about how he first got started, his unique perspective of training youth and  how to build world class culture in an organization!


31 May 2020

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Episode 72 Coach Joerik Michiels

Fadeaways and Fundamentals podcast

In this episode I talk to Coach Joerik about his life and basketball. One this he talks about is your decision over your outcome. He also touches on blocking out all negativity, this to him is huge in player development. 


2 Jul 2019

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Aflevering 53: Het leven van een Skills Trainer - Gast: Joerik Michiels

X and O's

Joerik Michiels is een bekende naam geworden in het Belgische basketbal. En ook in het buitenland. We kennen hem als mede-oprichter van Elite Athletes, maar Joerik is intussen ook een meer dan gerespecteerde Skills Trainer geworden. Daar kwam hij met Dennis uitgebreid over praten.

1hr 8mins

22 Mar 2019

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Episode 35: Joerik Michiels, The Elite Athletes Skill Development Way

The Basketball Podcast

Joerik Michiels, The Elite Athletes Skill Development Way Guest: Joerik Michiels, Professional Skills Trainer In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, professional basketball skills trainer Joerik Michiels joins the podcast. Michiels, and Chris Oliver, have a conversation about progressive and modern basketball training methods. Michiels is from Belgium, and is the owner of Elite Athletes and Elite Academy.   Breakdown: 1:00 - Introduction 2:00 - Elite Athlete Concept 3:00 - Beginning of Elite Athlete Program 6:00 - Long Term Development Focus and Success 7:00 - Winning Games is an Outcome 8:00 - Teaching Mindset 10:00 - Leading to the Kaizen Mindset 11:00 - Struggle Points 13:00 - Basic Amazing! 14:00 - Meaning of Basic Amazing and Fundamentals 15:10 - Block Practice and Adding Decision Making 18:30 - Teaching Young People on Shooting 20:00 - 24/7 Concept and Mamba Mentality 21:00 - Good Coaching Perspective at his Academy 23:00 - Stepping Away from the Traditional Programs 24:00 - Mindset of the Position as Basketball 26:00 - Things to do to Foster Creativity to an Athlete 28:30 - Getting Great Ideas from Soccer 30:00 - Using 1-on-1 Approaches in the Practice 31:20 - Using the "Watch Films" Approach to Athletes 31:20 - Using the "Watch Films" Approach to Athletes 33:20 - Homework Traffic Light System 36:00 - Don't be a Playstation Coach 38:00 - The Mindset of the Player 40:00 - Being Uncomfortable is Okay 41:00 - Pro Players is Less Creative 43:00 - Final Thoughts on Coach Development   Joerik Michiels’ Bio Bio: http://www.eliteathletes.be/team/joerik-michiels Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/joerik/ Website: http://www.eliteathletes.be   Basketball Immersion Website: http://basketballimmersion.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/bballimmersion?lang=en YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/basketballimmersion Facebook: https://facebook.com/basketballimmersionSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


26 Dec 2018

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Aflevering 35: Belgen in de NBA - Gasten: Joerik Michiels en Nick Goossen (Elite Athletes)

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We wachten allemaal op een Belg in de NBA en dat is exact waar de mannen van Elite Athletes voor willen zorgen. Met hun nieuwe academy en manier van werken, willen ze het Belgische basketbal naar een hoger niveau tillen en eindelijk een Belg in de mooiste competitie van de wereld krijgen. Hoe? Daar moet je voor luisteren!


27 Feb 2018

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Aflevering 9: Belgium Got Game - Gast: Joerik Michiels

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Belgium Got Game. Zoveel is zeker. Er is talent in België en de mannen van Elite Athletes en Belgium Got Game proberen dat zoveel mogelijk aandacht te geven. Dennis praat met Joerik Michiels, mede-oprichter van Elite Athletes én Belgium Got Game. En natuurlijk komt de NBA ook aan bod. Of wat had u nu gedacht?


1 Mar 2016