Basketball Hedging Drill

Continuous hedge drill for working ball screen hedges and weak side help.

  • Ball starts on wing.  Player at top of key sets first ball screen
  • Based on coaches preference player either hedges the screen and player defending the ball goes over or under the screen.  The animation below is a hard hedge and over.
  • Ball screener rolls to the basket
  • Weakside defender is responsible for picking up the roller and also recovering to their man on the wing.
  • Player coming off ball screen looks for roller, if help side does their job they kick to the wing.  The passer now becomes the ball screener.
  • Drill repeats till coach is satisfied.

Hedge Drill

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Originally posted 2015-05-20 13:36:05.

Any Thoughts, Coach?