Defense

Brad Stevens Notes

University of Maine Men’s Assistant Coach Zak Boisvert has assembled some notes from Brad Stevens at the 2016 Brayden Carr Coaches Clinic. The Brayden Carr Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization that works to raise money for children with seizure…

10 Commandments of Defense

This post was written by Micah Hayes and posted with permission from PGCBasketball. Micah is the owner of ‘The Sweatbox Decatur’ and serves athletes through intense individual & group athletic performance training. Micah is also the strength & conditioning coach at Decatur High…

Icing a Side Pick and Roll

This post contains videos of two defensive drills from Matt Woodley. Matt is the Head Coach of the Iowa Energy of the NBA D League. He is a former assistant for Tony Bennett at Washington State. Make sure your sound…

Coaching Basketball Defensive Concepts

These defensive concepts from 3 highly successful college basketball coaches were posted on Bob Starkey’s Basketball Coaching Blog, hoopthoughts.blogspot.com. Even if you don’t play a pack style defense, I hope this might get you thinking about terminology and philosophy that…

Thad Matta Defensive Notes

These notes are from Bob Starkey’s Basketball Coaching Blog, hoopthoughts.blogspot.com. He has been posting for several years and there are hundreds of posts with ideas to make your program better. Transition Defense: Post Rule: “Get your butt ahead of your…

Coaching Basketball Defensive Notes

These notes are from Bob Starkey’s Basketball Coaching Blog, hoopthoughts.blogspot.com. He has been posting for several years and there are hundreds of posts with ideas to make your program better. The following are notes from Jim Boone’s lecture on Pack…

Buzz Williams on Defending Pick and Roll

This video is an interview with Coach Nick from bballbreakdown.com Virginia Tech Coach Buzz Williams on his thoughts on defending pick and roll. The video is a You Tube video so make sure that you are on a server that…

Defending NBA Pick and Roll

These are some of the notes on defending the pick and roll that Zak Boisvert posted on his Pick and Pop Basketball Coaches Site. They are notes he took from Steve Clifford, Head Coach of the Charlotte Hornets. Editor’s note…

D1 Defensive Notes

The Tom Izzo and Bo Ryan Notes below are from Coach Scott Peterman’s eBook Inventory. This week’s eBook bundle is the Boston Celtics Space, Pace, and Pick and Pop Offense paired with the Michigan State Defense Playbook. Click here for…

Coaching Basketball: Defensive Non-Negotiables

This post contains thoughts from two articles from Texas A&M Women’s Assistant Bob Starkey on their defense. His Hoop Thoughts Blog is another great resource for basketball coaches. I hope these ideas give you some ideas for developing or improving…