(Rental)-Building A Championship Culture & Our Man To Man Offensive Philosophy
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John Tauer: Building a Championship Culture
A winning basketball program is so much more than fundamental basketball skills and strategies. Too often, coaches focus upon these much more than developing a winning culture. In this video, you will hear from Dr. John Tauer, head basketball coach at the University of St. Thomas, who shares his philosophy of building a championship program. It’s something he knows a lot about having played in, been an assistant coach, and been a head coach in the NCAA Division III Final Four.
Coach Tauer discusses philosophy, universal offensive principles, and practice drills that can improve any team no matter the style of play. Coach Tauer is also a psychology professor and brings a very unique approach to building a championship program.
Managing Team Culture
Developing a winning culture is an intentional process that must be a focus of each and every day. Coach Tauer explains a number of different strategies that he uses to develop a team-first attitude.
- Learn how Coach Tauer gets players to motivate themselves to be great
- See ideas for expanding your program’s goals beyond numbers to include things such as being a great person and striving for excellence
- Learn Tauer’s acronym I.N.C.H.E.S. and how these principles help your program grow
- Learn how Tauer defines the DNA of his team’s culture
- Discuss three critical concepts for how to make your players feel connected to the team
Principles of Offense
Coach Tauer applies several principles of team culture into offensive play. You will learn how to establish non-negotiables as Tauer does. The same goes for emphasizing certain statistics and teaching players about good and bad shot selection. You will see eight offensive concepts that Tauer uses to improve offensive performance. They can be used to improve your offense regardless of the type of offense you run.
Practice Drills for Offense
To teach the offense and establish a mindset, Coach Tauer demonstrates five 4-on-4 drills you can use in practice. The great thing about these drills is that they can be adjusted to reinforce whatever offensive principle you want. Watch as Coach Tauer challenges players in practice using a unique teaching strategy.
Build your own program and winning tradition with the help of one of the best. Coach Tauer’s motivational secrets and offensive philosophy can help you develop a culture of winning.