with Bob Knight, former head coach at Texas Tech and Indiana University;
over 900 career wins; 3x National Championship Coach;
Five Final 4 appearances; 4x National Coach of the Year;
1984 US Mens Olympic Coach Gold Medal;
distinguished member of the Naismith Hall of Fame 1991
with Geno Auriemma, 900 career wins fastest coach to reach 900 wins;
2015 NCAA Championship Coach, winning backtobacktoback national championships 201315;
10x NCAA Womens Basketball National Championship Coach; backtoback undefeated national championship seasons 2009 and 2010; five undefeated seasons; 8x National Coach of the year; distinguished member of the Naismith Hall of Fame 2006; over 30 Big East regular season and tournament titles
This is the final installment from the Bob Knight and Geno Auriemma clinic series. In this title, the two Hall of Fame Coaches concentrate on defense before finishing with a QandA session with their audience,
Coach Auriemma demonstrates the Connecticut way of defending screens, and uses oncourt demonstrations to give a detailed look at other possibilities for defending a ball screen. Starting with the trailer screening out of transition, you see how to defend a high ball screen and ball screen from the wing. Youll also see lategame situations that will make you think about your ball screen philosophy at the end of a game.
As Coach Auriemma gives you every look that an offensive player will use as they come off the screen, he provides a way to defensively attack the ball handler as they come off the screen. As you develop your ball screen defense, Coach Auriemma gives you lategame situations that force you to think about how you want to defend a ball screen in the halfcourt whether you are up, down, or tied late in the game.
Using oncourt demonstrations and drill work, Coach Knight covers 1on1 and 2on2 drills that can be used in practice to utilize the entire team and instill your defensive philosophy into your players. Coach Knight starts in the fullcourt with an offensive rebound and guides you through techniques and concepts that can be used to pick up in the half court. Whether you want to press or just pick up at the volleyball line, Coach Knight emphasizes simplicity and execution when planning and building a defense. He demonstrates the single most important concepts in halfcourt defense: help and recover.
At the end of the instruction, Coach Knight and Coach Auriemma share their wisdom, knowledge, and experience in a questionandanswer session. On topics ranging from calling timeouts to practice philosophy to communicating with players to breaking down film, Coaches Knight and Auriemma share the wisdom and insight they have learned in their illustrious careers as two of the most successful basketball coaches to ever lead the game.
Produced at the Spring 2013 Chicago IL clinic.
108 minutes. 2013.