Author Archives: Randy Sherman

#MotionOffenseTips – Outside Cuts

#MotionOffenseTips – Outside Cuts

Using FastDraw as an educational tool, these two videos are tutorials on the fundamentals of the most basic element of motion offense – the downscreen. The four basic cuts of motion offense can be place into two categories and these videos detail the two outside cuts (Out Cut & Straight Cut). Coaching and teaching points

Effective Zone Offense Principles

Tips for constructing a principle-based zone offense system that will raise the “Basketball IQ” of your players. In motion offense players are taught how to read defenders, cut, read screens and understand spacing. In short, they learn how to play and not how to run plays. Nothing raises the “Basketball IQ” of a player to a

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.

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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