The What, Why and How of Basketball Decision Training

by Chris Oliver
The What, Why and How of Basketball Decision Training


Want to run better drills? Learn drills that transfer to games.

Most coaches run the same drills over and over without questioning their effectiveness.

Don't do that.

Basketball Decision Training (BDT) has taken root in the NBA, NCAA, FIBA and all levels of youth basketball.

Learn the what, why and how of BDT. In this FREE video you will learn:

How to sequence your teaching of BDT.
How we create learning opportunities that help our athletes to improve their decision-making skills, not just their technical skills. 
The teaching points that make BDT and Zero Seconds skills effective.
Practical and ready to use BDT drills.
The philosophy behind our teaching that is immersed in practical applications and research that all crossover to provide an effective and efficient learning experience for each player.

Included for free are a number of videos and PDF downloads to make this one stop shopping for learning the what, how and why of BDT.


The Coach


Chris Oliver

Basketball Immersion


Chris Oliver is the founder of and The Basketball Podcast with Chris Oliver

As an expert in basketball decision training, he coaches, trains and mentors, coaches maximize their players' potential and enjoyment of practices and games.

What he is most passionate about in his work is sharing evidence based coaching ideas that can stimulate your coaching to get better results.The goal is to improve your player retention and transfer of the things you teach to performance. You can learn more about concepts like messy learning, constraints based coaching, maximizing active learning time, adding decision-making to drills, and much more in the numerous blogs he shares at

After coaching for over 20 years, completing his Master’s degree, travelling to globe to watch NCAA, NBA and Pro teams from around the world, Chris saw the need for more education on a games approach to coaching basketball and training methods to support this. He created Basketball Decision Training (BDT), to bridge the gap between skill development and game applications of those skills.

Chris also shares his games approach to coaching, practical evidence based drills and decision training concepts openly through in person, and online learning. All of these concepts have been taught globally through online sharing, camps, clinics, private mentoring and consulting with individual coaching and teams’ staffs. He has spoken at major coaching clinics, including the Florida Clinic, Coaching U, the Rising Coaches Clinic, as well as a number of state coaching association clinics.

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