Learning from the Oregon Ducks – Making Practice Meaningful

I already wrote an article tying the Oregon Ducks’ philosophy into basketball practice, but as their success continues and high school practice starts, I wanted to emphasize two points: pace and simplification.

Generally, coaches attempt to add sophistication or complexity to improve performance. Once players master one set, they add another and another to give the team multiple options and to force the opposition to scout more and more options and plays.