Defensive Drill that focuses on various pieces of team defense.
Really good 2 on 2 Closeout Drill that focuses on the defensive player reading the offensive player and deciding whether they should close out long on a driver or closing out short on a shooter. In addition, to working on the type of closeout the drill also incorporates the idea Read More
On the heels of the of “Offensive Fundamentals and Teaching Points” post. We are going to start a series over the next week or so to share some similar thoughts on the defensive side. First up, basketball box outs. Rather than advocate a particular system, I’d like to catalog and Read More
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aeGdAvEd86Q?wmode=opaque&w=853&h=480] Tips for maximizing shell drill from LSU Assistant Coach Bob Starkey. Like most coaches, Coach Starkey uses the shell drill to teach the basics of his defensive philosophy as well as how to defend certain movements and actions. Using the shell he illustrates how to adjust for his Read More