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Pressure Man Tips – Selective Trapping

Utilizing selective traps provides one of the major weapons of disruption in pressure man-to-man defense. Here are four scenarios for selective trapping.  One of the major weapons of pressure man-to-man defense is the double team or trap. Trapping the ball can disrupt offensive flow by creating a disadvantage situation for the ball handler. An effective<a href="https://team.fastmodelsports.com/2018/10/20/pressure-man-tips-selective-trapping/" title="Read more" >...</a>

High Post

Pressure Man Tips &#8211; Defending The High Post

Tips and techniques for defending the high post within the Pressure Man-To-Man concept. Most often when an offensive player is deployed in the high post area, they will assume primarily a screening or passing role (UCLA cuts, Pinch Post, for example). Still, keeping the ball out of the high post is a priority. By using<a href="https://team.fastmodelsports.com/2017/06/09/defending-high-post/" title="Read more" >...</a>

Trapped

Final Four &#8211; South Carolina Pressure Man Defense

With the help of suffocating Pressure Man Defense, the South Carolina Gamecocks have scratched and clawed their way to the program&#8217;s first-ever Final Four. Before delving into the X&#8217;s &amp; O&#8217;s and the principles behind the South Carolina Gamecocks&#8217; pressure man-to-man defense, let&#8217;s take a trip to the zoo. We will get into how Frank Martin<a href="https://team.fastmodelsports.com/2017/03/30/final-four-south-carolina-pressure-man-defense/" title="Read more" >...</a>

Elbow Trap

Pressure Man Tips &#8211; Middle Penetration

First Rule: No middle! But should an opponent drive middle, here are three options for help on middle penetration.  One of the cardinal sins of pressure man-to-man defense is to allow middle penetration from the wing. If the ball is at or below free throw line extended, the on-ball defender is in Baseline Push and should<a href="https://team.fastmodelsports.com/2016/08/25/pressure-man-tips-middle-penetration/" title="Read more" >...</a>

Pressure Man Tips &#8211; Box Pressure

Apply these Box Pressure concepts of man-to-man defense to confine offenses and disrupt your opponents&#8217; spacing and ball movement. Offenses often rely on passes to trigger actions. Continuities and some set plays need the ball to change sides of the floor for actions to be initiated. Using Box Pressure teaching points within pressure man defense<a href="https://team.fastmodelsports.com/2016/05/15/pressure-man-tips-box-pressure/" title="Read more" >...</a>

Pressure Man Tips &#8211; Playing The Cutter

Denying and disrupting cutters is vital to the success of man-to-man defense. Here are some pressure man-to-man philosophies against common offensive cuts.  There are cuts which are common to nearly all man-to-man offenses &#8211; from motion offense to set plays. Rules govern the defense of these basic cuts making defensive positioning black and white for your players.<a href="https://team.fastmodelsports.com/2016/02/25/pressure-man-tips-playing-the-cutter/" title="Read more" >...</a>

Pressure Man Tips &#8211; Baseline Push

In Vol. 8 of this series on pressure man defense we address the &#8220;baseline push&#8221; concept and the &#8220;Near Man Rule.&#8221;  When defending the ball on the wing, as with any other spot on the floor, the checkpoint concept dictates the stance angle. As with the rooftop rules and one-on-one defense on the perimeter, a corresponding<a href="https://team.fastmodelsports.com/2015/08/20/pressure-man-tips-baseline-push/" title="Read more" >...</a>

Pressure Man Tips &#8211; Disrupting Back Cuts

In Vol. 7 of this series on pressure man defense we address how to defend back cuts within the pressure man-to-man system. While pressure man-to-man can be effective for disrupting the timing and spacing of offenses, it (like any other defense) has inherent vulnerabilities. A coach must consider the trade offs of their defensive system<a href="https://team.fastmodelsports.com/2015/08/04/pressure-man-tips-disrupting-back-cuts/" title="Read more" >...</a>

Pressure Man Tips &#8211; Post Defense

In Vol. 6 of this series we address the techniques of post defense and how to teach interior defense within the principles of pressure man defense. With a pressure defensive system fundamentals such as stance, stance angle, denial of reversals and helpside defense are all vital to creating offensive discomfort. The overall theme is to force<a href="https://team.fastmodelsports.com/2015/06/21/pressure-man-tips-post-defense/" title="Read more" >...</a>

Pressure Man Defense &#8211; Wing Closeouts

In Vol. 5 of this series we address the techniques of wing closeouts and how to teach them within the principles of pressure man defense. Most of the attention thus far in this series has been on the sideline checkpoint of the &#8220;Rooftop&#8221; principle. The stance angle when the ball is above the free throw<a href="https://team.fastmodelsports.com/2015/05/27/pressure-man-defense-wing-closeouts/" title="Read more" >...</a>

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