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Motor City Hoops Podcast - Ep. 80 w/Chris Oliver of Basketball Immersion

Detroit Bad Boys: for Detroit Pistons fans

On episode 80 of the Motor City Hoops Podcast I am joined by Chris Oliver, the founder of Basketball Immersion, The Basketball Podcast and Immersion Videos as well as a basketball mentor, trainer, and coach. We start off the episode with Chris giving his perspective on the culture of the Pistons “restoration” and then diving into Hami Diallo’s DNP and the long term outlook of Saddiq Bey’s jumper. We then dive into some VERY interesting discussions around Coach Casey and the Pistons offensive defensive schemes with a major emphasis on ball screen offense and defense. We finish off the episode bouncing around a range of topics from an opposing NBA teams scouting report on Cade Cunningham to analytics to the best Xs and Os guys Chris knows. All of this and MORE on this episode of MCH.Follow MCH on Twitter @MotorCityHoopsSubscribe to MCH on YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtNXk7FvEkKMoMRTBO9Fc9ALuka Garza Articlehttps://www.detroitbadboys.com/2022/1/3/22860712/detroit-pistons-luka-garza-film-dont-lie-expanded-roleSaddiq Bey Articlehttps://www.detroitbadboys.com/2022/1/4/22865428/detroit-pistons-saddiq-bey-film-dont-lie-new-normalCade Cunningham Articlehttps://www.basketballnews.com/stories/is-dave-bing-right-about-cade-cunninghamMCH Episode 77 w/Omari Sankofa https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/motor-city-hoops-podcast-ep-77-w-omari-sankofa-detroit/id903397136?i=1000546316709 https://open.spotify.com/episode/4ALh1emipNpe1FrJ3gYqTY?si=1bJtgRYIQWyDiNU3M-quoQ Chris Oliver - Basketball Immersionhttps://basketballimmersion.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 1min

5 Jan 2022

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NAIA National Champion Coach Chris Oliver, Head Football Coach, Lindsey Wilson College

Trust Your Coach Gut: Conversations on Common Sense Leadership and How To Do The Right Thing

Coach Gut sits down with Chris Oliver, fresh off of winning the NAIA National Championship with Lindsey Wilson College as their head coach. Coach Oliver was also granted the AFCA NAIA National Coach of the Year Winner for the Spring of 2021. The two talk about their experience building the Lindsey Wilson program and how to do the same in other places.  Want to contact Coach Gut: Email: trustyourcoachgut@gmail.com Twitter: @CoachGutPod, @CoachMikeGut 

1hr 4mins

21 Jul 2021

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Episode 171: Will Weaver, An Interview with Chris Oliver on Coaching and Coach Development

The Basketball Podcast

Guest: Will Weaver, Houston Rockets Assistant Coach In this week's coaching conversation, Houston Rockets assistant coach Will Weaver joins the Basketball Podcast to interview Basketball Immersion founder and creative director, Chris Oliver, on coaching and coach development. Will Weaver is currently an assistant coach for the Houston Rockets. After a few years as a coaching assistant in the NCAA, Weaver was hired to coach alongside Brett Brown with the Philadelphia 76ers and eventually landed under Kenny Atkinson with the Brooklyn Nets in 2016. Weaver went on to be the head coach of the Nets’ G-League affiliate, the Long Island Nets, and took them to the Finals in the 2018-19 season while winning Coach of the Year. Weaver was also previously head coach of the Sydney Kings in the NBL (Australian league) and led the team to the league’s best record (20-8) and into the NBL Grand Final. Chris Oliver is the founder of Basketball Immersion, The Basketball Podcast and Immersion Videos. As an expert in basketball decision training, he coaches, trains, and mentors coaches to maximize their players’ potential and enjoyment of practices and games. What he is most passionate about in his work is sharing evidence-based coaching ideas that can stimulate your coaching to get better results. The goal is to improve your players’ retention and transfer of the things you teach to their performance. Breakdown1:00 - Introduction2:00 - Integration6:00 - Sports Psychology12:00 - Constraints16:00 - Position of Authority20:00 - Conceptual Offense24:00 - On Air Training32:00 - Coach Development37:00 - Professional Growth46:00 - Learning from Different Approaches52:00 - Innovation55:00 - Learning from Basketball Immersion1:00:00 - Role Models1:02:00 - Teaching1:06:00 - Sharing Through the Podcast1:08:00 - ConclusionWill Weaver’s Bio:Bio: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Will_Weaver_(basketball)Twitter: https://twitter.com/coachwcwBasketball ImmersionWebsite: http://basketballimmersion.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/bballimmersion?lang=enYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/basketballimmersionFacebook: 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.

1hr 14mins

7 Jul 2021

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Chris Oliver, Head Coach - Lindsey Wilson College

Inside the Headset with the AFCA

This week on Inside the Headset, we are featuring Lindsey Wilson College Head Coach, Chris Oliver. Coach Oliver reflects on his teams’ journey to winning the NAIA National Championship, details how he’s built a football program from the ground up, and speaks on the importance of having strong senior leaders in the locker room. Chris Oliver is entering his 12th season as head football coach of the Blue Raider football program. This past spring Coach Oliver lead his team to an undefeated 11-0 record and took home the first NAIA National Championship in program history. Coach Oliver has been the head coach at Lindsey Wilson since the inception of the football program in 2010. Over the past seven seasons the Blue Raiders have made the playoffs six times and have won multiple Mid-South Conference division titles under Coach Olivers direction. Prior to Lindsey Wilson, Oliver spent five seasons as assistant coach at Ohio Dominican. Just like building the Lindsey Wilson program, Oliver helped start the Ohio Dominican football program. During his time at Ohio Dominican, Oliver led one of the most prolific offenses in the NAIA. In his last three seasons, Coach Oliver consistently lead his offense near the top of most statistical categories including total offense and passing offense. Prior to Ohio Dominican, Oliver served as a student-assistant at The Ohio State University. Oliver assisted with the Buckeyes’ tight ends and special teams. He also assisted with scouting and worked closely with recruiting. [0:30] Start of Interview [1:09] Reflecting on journey to winning the NAIA National Championship [3:40] How to build a program from the ground up [7:50] Trusting the process [14:05] Importance of having strong senior leaders [19:35] The "Make a Way" motto


24 Jun 2021

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Chris Oliver - Basketball Immersion

The Rising Coaches Podcast

Adam Gordon with The Rising Coaches Podcast sits down with Chris Oliver - Basketball Immersion.


24 Jun 2021

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Episode 58 - Chris Oliver

A Hoops Journey

We travel down to California to sit down with current founder of Basketball Immersion and host of The Basketball Podcast - Chris Oliver. Another example of "A Hoops Journey", he chats with Aaron about his time growing up in Ontario, his growth mindset in developing his coaching during his years at Queens and Windsor, the jump to create Basketball Immersion and so much more. A McMaster graduate with a Masters from Brock University, the famous podcaster/consultant shares insight on parenting, the ketchup debate, honing your craft, and so, so much more. You do NOT want to miss this episode!

1hr 12mins

4 Jun 2021

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Chris Oliver (Spoken Label, May 2021)

Spoken Label

Latest up from Spoken Label features from Nottingham the wonderful Chris Oliver. More about Chris  can be found at:  Instagram - chrisoliver_wordslayer  Facebook - Chris Oliver Spoken Word Artist  Pieces read out in this session were:  1. Keeping it simple 2. The Calm before the storm  3. Smoke and Mirrors 4. Mount Sinai  5. The Rest of my history


26 May 2021

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Episode 269 - Chris Oliver, Basketball Immersion

Combos Court

Chris Oliver, Founder of Basketball Immersion and Host of The Basketball Podcast, joins in for this installment of Combo's Court. Basketball Immersion is a world wide brand for basketball coaching education and Chris is an expert in basketball decision training. Chris and Combo discuss skill development, basketball decision making, and coaching adaptability. Chris also shares his thoughts on the signs of a well coached team and much more. You can learn more about Basketball Immersion at Basketballimmersion.comCheck out The Combo’s Court Patreon Page here:https://www.patreon.com/Combo


25 May 2021

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097 - Chris Oliver, Creator of GoRails

Code with Jason

In this episode I talk with Chris Oliver, creator of GoRails, HatchBox and Jumpstart Pro. We talk about the GoRails story, the challenges of deploying apps, and Chris's new house.Links:GoRailsHatchBoxJumpstart ProChris Oliver on TwitterGoRails Job Board


25 May 2021

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Episode 155: Alex Sarama and Chris Oliver, Geeking Out on Basketball Immersion Concepts

The Basketball Podcast

Guest: Chris Oliver, Founder of Basketball Immersion, and Alex Sarama, Player Development CoachIn this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Jen Oliver hosts a discussion between Chris Oliver and Alex Sarama who join the Basketball Podcast to geek out on Basketball Immersion concepts. Chris and Alex provide insights on keywords like games approach, constraints, BDT, random practice, zero seconds, and the Basketball Immersion membership community.Chris Oliver is the founder of Basketball Immersion, The Basketball Podcast, and Immersion Videos.As an expert in basketball decision training, he coaches, trains, and mentors coach to maximize their players’ potential and enjoyment of practices and games. What he is most passionate about in his work is sharing evidence-based coaching ideas that can stimulate your coaching to get better results. The goal is to improve your players’ retention and transfer of the things you teach to their performance. You can learn more about concepts like messy learning, constraints-based coaching, maximizing active learning time, adding decision-making to drills, and much more in the numerous blogs he shares at Basketball Immersion Blogs.After coaching for over 23 years, completing his Master’s degree, traveling the world to watch NCAA, NBA and Pro teams from around the world, Chris saw the need for more education on a games approach to coaching basketball and training methods to support this. He created Basketball Decision Training (BDT) to bridge the gap between skill development and game applications of those skills.Alex Sarama shares creative team and player development ideas for basketball coaches, federations, and organizations around the world. Alex helps coaches apply Basketball Immersion concepts such as coaching with a games-approach, Basketball Decision Training and much more.During the season, Alex is based at Pallacanestro College Basket in Italy, while also traveling to deliver Immersion coaching clinics, camps, and in-person consulting. During the off-season, Alex focuses solely on Immersion events as well as working with professional players.Alex’s coaching journey began as a 14-year-old in his hometown of Guildford, England. Alex started coaching the Under 12 team at his school, before then going on to start his own club aged 16. Over the next few years, the “Guildford Goldhawks” became one of the most established youth clubs in the South of England, producing over 10 National Team junior players, in addition to running major international events featuring coaches and players from all over Europe. Alex ran Goldhawks semi-remotely while also studying Modern History at the University of Nottingham, where he also played and later coached on the university team.Jen Oliver is the author of the international bestselling book, The Love FitMama Way: Transforming the Core of Motherhood, and is the creator and host of the FitMama Podcast (The Work into your Workout).Jen has a true passion for helping people make a greater impact through sharing their passion, intellectual property, and wisdom with the world. Coaches help others constantly and give freely. She can help you create a business using your education, experience, and energy that you can share. She can help you clarify your expertise, expand your reach globally and create a business and brand you love.As a Business Mindset Coach, Podcaster, and Speaker, Jen inspires, educates, and motivates entrepreneurs around the globe to begin all things with self-love. She has helped produce six and seven-figure launches, and campaigns, for entrepreneurs in a range of businessesBreakdown1:00 - How Basketball Immersion Started4:00 - Concepts Around Basketball Immersion7:30 - Basketball Decision Training9:00 - Practicing on Air vs 5-on-512:00 - Implementing Learning Concepts17:00 - Creating an Advantage19:00 - The Beginning Step24:00 - Absolutes are Important28:00 - Idea of Constraints35:00 - Time on Tasks39:00 - Burst Concept44:00 - Be Open-Minded48:00 - Meeting Alex51:00 - Course-Based Learning56:00 - Taling about Alex1:00:00 - Podcast1:03:00 - Creating a Prep Program1:06:00 - Running Basketball Camps1:12:00 - Support System1:17:00 - Mindset of Showing Up Consistently1:20:00 - Coach DevelopmentAlex Sarama’s Bio:Twitter: https://twitter.com/AlexJSaramaLinkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexsarama/Basketball ImmersionWebsite: http://basketballimmersion.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/bballimmersion?lang=enYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/basketballimmersionFacebook: https://facebook.com/basketballimmersionBetOnline Website:Website: www.betonline.agBest in the West Video SeriesBest in the West Website: http://bestinthewestclinic.com/See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

1hr 23mins

17 Mar 2021