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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.<a href="" title="Read more" >...</a>

Pressure Man Tips &#8211; Help Defense

The strength of a pressure man defense stems from its helpside defenders. In Vol. 3 of this series, we take a look at a few concepts to build help defense. Pressure man defense is only as good as it&#8217;s help defenders. For on-the-ball defenders to aggressively force ball handlers down the rooftop, they must trust<a href="" title="Read more" >...</a>

Pressure Man Defense &#8211; Off the Ball

The key component of pressure man-to-man is off-the-ball defense. In Vol. 2 of this series, we take a look at playing defense one pass away. In the previous entry we discussed on-the-ball defense and the Rooftop concept. We continue with off-the-ball defense when one pass away. Perhaps the biggest differentiation in styles of man-to-man defense<a href="" title="Read more" >...</a>

Pressure Man Defense &#8211; Rooftop Rules

Beginning with on-the-ball defense, we blueprint how to implement pressure man-to-man defense into your program. The first concept, &#8220;THE ROOFTOP RULES&#8221;  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<a href="" title="Read more" >...</a>

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Press Defense: Keys To Applying Max Pressure &#8211; Video, Diagrams, Drills

Ready to bring some heat? See tips from Matt Hackenberg on how to dictate the game to opponents with press defense. FastDraw diagrams, drills and video included! So you want to bring some heat? Lets look at a few ways to fire things up on the defensive end. The most fun I ever had coaching<a href="" title="Read more" >...</a>

Big Man Camp: Steven Adams

&#8220;Big Man Camp&#8221; featuring Steven Adams of the Oklahoma City Thunder and middle scoring moves from the T-Post position. Summer is basketball camp season and below is a virtual &#8220;Big Man Camp&#8221; featuring Steven Adams of the Oklahoma City Thunder. In this series of videos, Adams demonstrates the &#8220;Get Middle&#8221; scoring series from the T-Post<a href="" title="Read more" >...</a>

Ball Handling Skills and Drills: Handling Pressure and Changing Directions

Ball handling is key for players of all positions in today&#8217;s game &#8211; these drills will help develop this important skill. Two skills that all player need to have in there repertoire are the ability to handle ball pressure and change directions to get by a defender. A team can never have enough ball handlers,<a href="" title="Read more" >...</a>

Man-to-Man Defense &#8211; Team Post Defense

Team Post Defense is part 3 of a 5 part series on drills that can help any man-to-man defensive system. Read part 1, Man-to-Man Defense 2 Essential Questions here and part 2 Man-to-Man Defense Drills for On and Off Ball Defense here. In this post we will look at two great drills that can be used<a href="" title="Read more" >...</a>

Brad Underwood

Man-to-Man Defense &#8211; 2 Essential Questions

Successful team defense comes in many styles and philosophies and each is built upon a set of core values or beliefs. Usually, these philosophies have been molded or shaped by our own experiences as a player or coach. Whether you play pack line, pressure, switch or deny, it is my goal in this series to<a href="" title="Read more" >...</a>

Nigel Williams-Goss

Gonzaga &#8211; Handling Pressure

Gonzaga has rolled to their first Final Four and Championship Game in program history. Handling pressure has been a key to Gonzaga&#8217;s success this season. As we prep for the national championship game, I wanted to take some time to talk about how Gonzaga attacked the pressure of South Carolina&#8217;s Pressure Defense in the Final<a href="" title="Read more" >...</a>