Man to Man Defense articles

March 13, 2015 - DAMIAN LILLARD (0) looks to pass. The Portland Trail Blazers play the Detroit Pistons at the Moda Center on March 13, 2015. (Credit Image: � David Blair/ZUMA Wire)

Defending The Outstanding Offensive Player

Defending The Outstanding Offensive Player

Five tips to help your defense slow an outstanding opponent. At some point in the season, most teams face an opponent with a player that seems unstoppable. The coach watches film or scouts that team and is kept awake at nights wondering how they are going to slow him/her down. While completely shutting that player down

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Pressure Man Defense – Perimeter Defense Drills

In Vol. 4 of this series we look at a drill progression that teaches defending common offensive actions. By using three-on-three play, pressure man defense principles are applied to various situations. After implementing the basics of stance, stance angle, off-the-ball defense and help defense, it is important to begin learning to defend common offensive actions.

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Pressure Man Defense – Rooftop Rules

Beginning with on-the-ball defense, we blueprint how to implement pressure man-to-man defense into your program. The first concept, “THE ROOFTOP RULES”  is the foundation. Not all man-to-man defenses are alike. Coaches have different philosophies on help defense, ball screen coverage, stance angle and much more. In this series we will detail the foundations of pressure

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The Art of 1-on-1 Defense – Part 1

We live in a basketball world where style usually gets noticed more than substance.  A player with strong 1-on-1 offensive skills (jab, shoulder fake, foot-fake, spin, pull-up jump shot) often gets rewarded with millions of dollars from an NBA contract and endorsements. While this “highlight” brand of basketball may dominate the talking points on ESPN

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