Vault: Vision

Vision Combined With Technique Is The Great Equalizer

Milos Teodosic has been dropping these kinds of dimes for years. What he has improved, and what isn’t readily available to every player, is how he passes (e.g. underhand scoop pass, wide body hook-wrap-pass-with-spinology, etc). Those are “next level,” yet there’s one thing that he does consistently that is available to *all* players: what he …

Teaching Gretzky-Style Field Sense

Big thanks to Albert Tremonti for sharing this article from Wired Magazine called, “Wayne Gretzky-Style ‘Field Sense’ May Be Teachable.” “Athleticism is impressive but essentially prosaic, a matter of muscle. But… …vision is something else, something more elusive … Such talent has long been assumed to be innate. ‘Coaches tend to think you either have …

Teaching Vision In Basketball

The NYTimes.com featured and article, “It’s a Vision Thing for Nash in Soccer and Basketball.”  To be frank, it’s not an overly enticing read, but what jumped out to me was something that I’ve been toiling with at length for quite some time: vision.  And, how to teach it. In the article, Claudio Reyna, long-time …

A Bite-Sized Coaching Idea

Big shout out to everyone from Novi Sad, Serbia! It’s Day 3 of my journey and my first opportunity to really get online and bang out some thoughts in theLLaBB. I’ve learned so much, and met so many, in such a short period of time, that I’m really excited about the coming 2 1/2 weeks. …