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Episode 45: Aaron Fearne, Tagging Up Offensive Rebound System
6th March 2019 • The Basketball Podcast • Chris Oliver
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Aaron Fearne, Tagging Up Offensive Rebound System Guest: Aaron Fearne, Charlotte 49ers Assistant Coach, and Former Professional Head Coach In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Charlotte 49ers assistant coach, and former professional head coach, Aaron Ferne joins the podcast to discuss sending five players to the offensive boards. The podcast covers team and individual offensive rebounding tactics and techniques. Defensive transition is discussed in the context of this system to give you real insights into a stimulating idea. Fearne joins the 49ers coaching staff after spending the last nine years as head coach of the National Basketball League's Cairns Taipans, which plays in Australia's top professional league. Breakdown: 1:00 - Introduction 2:00 - Tagging Up System 5:00 - Being on the Front Foot 9:00 - Transition Defense 11:00 - Exposing his System in NCAA Games 12:40 - Communicating in Transition 15:30 - Adjustments in the System 17:20 - Creating Advantage with Possessions 19:00 - Teaching Separation with the Player 21:00 - Struggle with the System 23:30 - Their Hands during the Scrum 24:30 - 14-Second Reset on FIBA 25:30 - Concept of Predictable Shots 27:00 - Controlling Phase 28:30 - Over Obsessions with Matchups 31:30 - Aggressive Players in Youth Development 33:00 - Female Teams who used the System 35:00 - Creating Danger for Them 36:30 - Game Plan 37:30 - Danger with the Scrum 38:30 - One-Hand Rebound 40:00 - Teaching Specific on Size Disadvantage 41:00 - Spacing the Outlet 42:30 - Commitment to the System 44:30 - Offensive Rebound used in the System 48:00 - His Kids Playing Basketball in America versus in Australia 51:00 - Holding Accountable 53:00 - Empowering of the Weak Side Players 56:00 - Conclusion Aaron Fearne’s Bio Bio: Twitter:   Basketball Immersion Website: Twitter: YouTube: Facebook: See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at