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Zak Boisvert

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Episode 17: "Staying Grounded" Zak Boisvert

The Anxious Baller Podcast

Zak Boisvert is currently the Indiana State University Men's Assistant Coach (2021). He is the founder of @PickAndPopNet and can be also found at @ZakBoisvert on twitter. 


9 Jun 2021

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S2 EP 7 - Zak Boisvert (Indiana St. Assistant)

Coaching Routes Podcast

This week, we were joined by Indiana St. Assistant Coach and the founder of pickandpop.net, Zak Boisvert. Coach Boisvert talked with us about his time as a manager, the importance of film, photoshop and convincing people you are ready to coach. He gave us great advice throughout the episode, none may have better than: "Don't worry about money your first seven years of coaching" and "Never turn down a basketball opportunity". We hope you enjoy our conversation with Coach Zak Boisvert.

1hr 4mins

2 Jun 2021

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BCR - Ep. 27 with Zak Boisvert

Basketball Coaches Roundtable

Basketball Coaches Roundtable welcomes Zak Boisvert as the guest of the roundtable.  Coach Boisvert has been an Assistant Coach at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point for the past five season.  He is also the founder and creator of PickandPop.net. Topics Discussed: What teams are you studying now and what are the actions that most intrigue you? How do you determine what you will use from the film that you watch? How do you turnkey the concepts you have picked up to your team in practice? How did you use Army's advantages in your recruiting pitch? Were you able to use the transfer portal at the U.S. Military Academy? How did you get your start and make your way in the field of coaching? How did you prepare for the unique Patriot League season this year? What did you notice prepping for back to back games verse the same opponent? What is your philosophy in the first 8 seconds of the shot clock and then after those 8 seconds? Looking at your practice time, how much is spent doing 5 v. 0 vs. 5 v. 5 How would you like to play defense? Sitting at the Roundtable Ben Newman - Host Elle Greene - Head Coach - BCAM HS, Brooklyn, NY Mike King - Head Coach - Community Health Academy, Manhattan, NY Dan Murphy - Special Assistant - Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ

1hr 7mins

20 Apr 2021

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Extra Pass: Zak Boisvert on Interesting European Ball Screen Actions

Slappin' Glass Podcast

In this episode of the "Extra Pass", a short, hyper specific conversation surrounding a single topic, Slappin' Glass welcomes back Zak Boisvert for a conversation surrounding "2nd Side Actions" within the Euro Continuity Ball Screen Offense. Along with this podcast, the trio also put together a full video breakdown as well as deep-dive newsletter all about these actions. You can find both here... https://slappinglass.substack.com/p/euro-ball-screen-motion-2nd-side?r=8c8kg&utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=web&utm_source=copy


16 Feb 2021

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A Continual Learner | Zak Boisvert, Army West Point

A Quick Timeout

This episode is sponsored by the Dr. Dish Basketball Shooting Machine. Mention "Quick Timeout" and receive $300 off on the Dr. Dish Rebel, All-Star, and CT models.Let Hudl Assist bring your stats to life. Every stat is marked on the video at the moment it happened. See every shot, turnover, rebound and much more with just a few clicks. Visit Hudl Assist to learn how Hudl is elevating basketball.Organize, communicate, and build community in a new way with the Wildkard app. The app allows you to create virtual training programs, manage schedules, give player and game reports, and post videos and player highlights. I’ve checked out the platform and I highly recommend you give Wildkard a look! Request a demo today.


1 Feb 2021

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"X & O Extravaganza" with Zak Boisvert {Army/Pick N' Pop}

Slappin' Glass Podcast

Slappin' Glass sits down with one of basketball's brightest and most insightful offensive minds, Zak Boisvert. The trio discuss a wide-range of the latest offensive trends and topics including ball screen action, "apparition cuts", flex, directional play design, analytics, and much more. The trio also indulge in a fun new segment of the podcast called "Overrated or Underrated".  All of this and more wrapped into an hour of an "X and O Extravaganza".

1hr 16mins

30 Oct 2020

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Episode 131: Shyamala Kiru and Zak Boisvert, Coaching with Anger

The Basketball Podcast

Guest: Shyamala Kiru, Mindset and Leadership Expert and Zak Boisvert, Army Assistant CoachIn this week’s basketball coaching conversation, mindset and relationship expert Dr. Shyamala Kiru and Army assistant coach Zak Boisvert join the Basketball Podcast to openly discuss coaching with anger. Chris and Zak dive deep into our emotions to share their challenges with their emotions, and Shyamala provides insights and solutions to move beyond coaching with anger. Breakdown1:00 - Shyamala's Expertise3:00 - Email Part7:00 - Emotional Intelligence10:00 - Reactivity with Anger15:00 - Breaking the Cycle17:00 - Motivation21:00 - Regulating Emotion as Coaches24:00 - Conscious and Changeable27:00 - Imposter Syndrome29:00 - Power Dynamics31:00 - Practical Coping Strategies34:00 - Adding a Physical Component38:00 - Media42:00 - Human Beings as Self-Centered44:00 - Building Better Relationship to Players48:00 - Human to Human52:00 - Demonstrating Joy and Controlling Outcomes55:30 - Gratitude58:00 - Making it Visual1:00:00 - telling a Story1:03:00 - Using Generalizations1:06:00 - ConclusionShyamala Kiru’s Bio:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dr.shyamalak/Twitter: https://twitter.com/shyamalakiruWebsite: https://shyamalakiru.com/Zak Boisvert’s BioWebsite: https://pickandpop.net/Twitter: https://twitter.com/ZakBoisvertBasketball 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 11mins

30 Sep 2020

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Episode 34: Zak Boisvert, A Conversation About Rebounding... and Basketball

The Basketball Podcast

Zak Boisvert, A Conversation About Rebounding... and Basketball Guest: Zak Boisvert, Army Assistant Coach and Founder of PickandPop.net In this week’s basketball coaching conversation Army assistant coach, and founder of pickandpop.net, joins the basketball podcast to have a focused conversation on rebounding. Boisvert is one of the best sharers of basketball coaching information in throughout the world. His blog and social media accounts have impacted coaches at all levels of basketball. He has also served as an assistant coach at Maine, Iona and Fairleigh Dickinson. Prior to that he worked as the Team Events Director for the Hoop Group organization.   Breakdown: 1:00 - Introduction 2:00 - Defensive Rebound 3:00 - Games Approach vs Drill Approach 4:00 - Rebounding Drill 6:30 - Noticing Progress 9:00 - "Just Do Get The Ball" 10:30 - Balance of "Box-Out" and "Go Get It" 12:00 - Ability to Observe and Absorb on Drills 13:30 - Rebounding on Nail Area 16:00 - Teaching Outlets to the Wings 18:00 - Positional Rebounding 19:00 - Understanding Player's Spot 20:30 - Transitional Offense Rebound 23:00 - Offensive Rebound Philosophy 26:00 - Discount Learning all Year? 27:00 - Having A Role 29:00 -  Talking about Player's Position on the Court 29:30 - Points on Offensive Rebound 32:00 - Rebounding Your Shot 35:30 - Thoughts on Concept Drills of Coach Chris 37:00 - Finding Unscripted Situation 38:00 - Game-Space Approach 39:30 - Battle for Space 41:00 - European Model relating to US Basketball and other Countries 45:00 - Final Thoughts   Zak Boisvert’s Bio Bio: https://goarmywestpoint.com/coaches.aspx?rc=387 Twitter: https://twitter.com/ZakBoisvert?lang=en Website: https://pickandpop.net/   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.


19 Dec 2018

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Episode #8 - Zak Boisvert, Army

Solving Basketball

Zak Boisvert, assistant coach at Army, joins the podcast for episode eight. A week ago, Army played Duke at Cameron Indoor immediately following Duke's 34-point demolition of Kentucky. Zak went into detail on the scout and gameplan for that game vs. Duke -- as well as his general scouting framework. For more information on Solving Basketball and Jordan Sperber, follow on Twitter @hoopvision68.


19 Nov 2018

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The Green Light - Episode 28 Feat. Zak Boisvert (Army West Point Men's Basketball)

The Green Light

Ian and Paul are back for a second season, kicking things off with Zak Boisvert of Army West Point Men's Basketball. They dive into the college basketball corruption scandal as well as the landscape of recruiting in the aftermath of the evidence that has been uncovered.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/the-green-light/support


10 Oct 2018