Defeensive Drill

Individual Defensive Drills

"Despite, the size, conditioning and talent of today's basketball players, who succeeds and who fails is determined by who possesses fundamental skills."

The success of any defense is totally dependent on individual player skills and techniques. Like their offensive counterparts, individual defensive skills must be broken down, practiced and refined on all levels of the game. These individual defensive fundamentals include guarding players with the ball, guarding players without the ball, guarding cutters, guarding players in post area along with boxing out and rebounding on shots.

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Individual Defensive Drills

Basic Three - On Ball Defense

Three Up 1-on-1

Three Stops 1-on-1

Low Post Denial

Defending the High Post

Containing a Dribbler in Open Court

One-on-One with Trail

Defending Dribble Penetration

Defending Dribbler Special Situations

Maintaining Strong Pass Denials

1-on-1 w/Double Closeouts

Defensive Boxing Out

One-on-One Challenge Ladder

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