The Pack Line defense is the best defense for youth basketball. It doesn’t matter about the height of your team, how athletic they, or any other excuse that coaches find to run a different defense. The Pack Line will provide your players with all the benefits of running a traditional man-to-man defense but will be much easier to teach your players.
Instructions: The offensive player (2) tries to beat the defender (X1) down the floor. The defensive player tries to stop the ball handler from advancing the ball. After the ball handler (2) makes it to the other end, they will hand off to 4, who will be facing the same defender X1, back up the court towards player 3.
The objective of this defensive transition basketball drill is to focus on players getting back on defense and preparing for their defensive responsibilities. Two Bounce 21 - Basketball Shooting Game The Two Bounce 21 Game is a fun and challenging basketball game that will improve a players shooting and free throws.
Coach Dave Robbins' Circle zone defense (2-3 and 1-2-2 zones). Buzz, Twilight Zone Defense... a novel way of playing the 2-3 zone defense by playing in the passing lanes. 1-2-2 and 3-2 Zone Defenses... with the 1-2-2, pressure the ball on the outside arc, allow for some trapping, but you leave the high post, middle of the paint, and corners open. Close the high post by adjusting and switching to a 3-2 zone.
The Central High School boys basketball team was intent on playing sound defense in its season opener on Tuesday night, and that led to a 51-35 nonconference win over Eau Claire North at Mark ...
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If the defense gets a stop, then the offensive player will transition to defense like usual. Limited Dribbling – Limit the dribbles the offensive player on the wing is allowed to use before taking their shot. Usually it’s best to allow 3 dribbles for youth players and 2 dribbles for advanced players.
Offense vs. Man-to-Man Defense. Basic Motion. Basic Motion begins with the ball handler in the middle of the court, beyond the 3-point line, or “up top.”. There is one player on each wing and ...
The trio of Braxtyn Dunham, Callie Naylor and Ava Martin combined for 20 steals for the Falcons with Dunham finishing with a game-high eight. “We had some trouble with our defense in those first two games of the season,’’ said Martin, as the senior scored a game-high 18 points on 9-of-13 shooting.
Quick Hitter Against 1-3-1 Zone - This play can get you an easy lay up against a traditional 1-3-1 zone defense. Wide Open Spaces - Inbounds Play - This is an inbounds play against man-to-man defense that creates great shot opportunities and forces the defense to be concerned about the whole court.