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Post Defense

Pack Line Pointers – Splits And Rips

Pack Line Pointers – Splits And Rips

Using splits and rip cuts can be an effective way to exploit the post defense teaching points of Pack Line man-to-man defenses. Pack Line defenses treat entries into the post box (see diagram below) as a defensive disaster. The immediate response is to get the ball out of the post.  They accomplish this using two

January 17, 2016: Wisconsin Badgers guard Bronson Koenig #24 dribbles off a screen during the NCAA Basketball game between the Michigan State Spartans and the Wisconsin Badgers at the Kohl Center in Madison, WI. Wisconsin defeated Michigan State 77-76. John Fisher/CSM(Credit Image: © John Fisher/CSM via ZUMA Wire)

Motion Offense – Rescreen Situations

Two screening situations in your motion offense where “rescreens” can be an effective tactic.  There are instances in motion offense where screening just once is not enough. Effective screeners know how to slip, second cut and space themselves within the alignment of the offense after setting a screen. But often a rescreen is the best

January 9 2016: North Carolina guard Marcus Paige (5) and Syracuse guard Malachi Richardson (23) in action as North Carolina defeated Syracuse 84-73 in front of 26,811 fans in an ACC matchup at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, NY. Photo by Alan Schwartz/Cal Sport Media(Credit Image: © Alan Schwartz/CSM via ZUMA Wire)

3 Tactics for Your Zone Offense

Add scoring punch by teaching these three detailed elements within your basic zone offense versus a 2-3 zone.  There are standards for a quality zone offense and each possession should feature as many of these standards as possible. Choosing the correct alignment, playing behind the zone, probing the gaps, using the middle flash and reversing the ball

Motion

Five Common Motion Offense Trouble Spots

Troubleshooting five common sticking points in four-out motion offense As part of our mentoring program and online clinics, I work with high school basketball coaches across the country on step-by-step implementation of four-out motion offense. The preseason saw us work through proper drill progressions, practice planning techniques and now that the season is here, film

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