This drill is about building great 1on1 full court defense habits and transitioning into a half court setting. Then you work on all other aspects of your defense. Defending cuts, screens, getting into help position, stopping dribble penetration, etc. 3v3 defensive drills are also great because it's tougher to defend the entire court with three players than with five players like during a game.
Defensive Specialist is a continuous drill that works on the different defensive movements players will make on defense including closeouts, defensive sliding, back-pedalling, and sprinting. Purpose: Since this drill covers all the most frequent movements players will make on defense, it’s one of the best basketball defense drills to get them used to these different movements.
Defensive Drills. The following is a listing of all posts in the category of defensive drills for our site. Click the blue link to read the individual post. 4 on 4 Scramble Drill. This drill starts out as 4 on 3 scramble drill and then adds the 4th defender. The coach demonstrating the drill is John Becker of Vermont.
Basketball Defensive Drills #4 Up & Down Defensive Stance. This is a good drill for working on dead ball defense and getting down quickly into a defensive stance. Two players face each other. One is on offense with a ball, and the other plays basketball defense. The defender bellies up to the ball handler and shadows the ball with both hands.
in Defense drills. Move the point guard in the opposite direction of the offense to disrupt the opposition’s timing and cohesion while still covering rolling screener. WHY USE IT Once again, the goal is to keep the offense from running what it wants, as well as forcing the point guard to make a non-attacking pass.
Here is a listing of our most popular drills that can easily be installed in your practices. 1. ‘Guard the Yard’ closeout drill. This defensive drill teaches your players to effectively and fundamentally close out on potential shooters. It’s also great for conditioning. 2. The ‘Pride Drill.’.
Defensive Reaction & Conditioning Drill Charging Drill # 1 Charging Drill # 2 Diamond Agility Drill Overload Defense Drill Overload Drill - Baseline Drivers Defensive Challenge One on One Moves Drill Top One-on-One Wing One-on-One End of Game Drill Video - Sampson's Defense Charge Drill Go, Go, Go! 5 vs. 4 Defensive Disadvantage Drill [Video]
Matt Woodley Basketball Defense Drills. One of the best defensive coaches in basketball, Matt Woodley provides teaching points and video examples of basketball defense drills he uses to teach the pack line basketball defense. Must have growth mindset. No direct drives/no straight line drives.
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