Defense

Numbered Defensive Fast Break

These thoughts came from Coach Scott Peterman of the Men’s Basketball Hoopscoop Coaching site. He has put together “The World’s Greatest Collection of Basketball Coaching Clinic Notes.” You can get a copy of Volumes 6 and 7 along with my…

Coaching Basketball 4 Levels of Defense

Today’s post includes a video about Better Basketball’s Dynamic Defensive System. It contains samples from the whole program. It moves fast and you may have to rewind, pause it, or watch it a second time, but I think there are…

Defending Pick and Roll 5 Options

This post on defending pick and roll was sent to me by Nate Hill, Assistant Boys Coach at Colonel Crawford High School in North Robinson Ohio. He has coached for 18 years from 7th grade through Varsity Head Coach. Nate…

Defending Pick and Roll Del Harris

This article was posted with the permission of retired NBA Coach Del Harris Regarding pick and roll defenses: Avoid “stringing out” too far on showing/hedging from the picker. It is fine to jump up hard in a position parallel, or…

Basketball Defense Walling Up Drill

This drill is used by Washington Women’s coach Mike Neighbors. Coach Neighbors has probably the oldest and certainly one of the best basketball coaching newsletters. If you would like to subscribe to his newsletter, email me and I will forward…

Keys to Great Defense

I received this article from Coach Steve Smiley. These defensive concepts were written by Coach Kevin Eastman. He was an assistant with Doc Rivers for the Boston Celtics and has now joined him as well on the Clippers’ coaching staff.…

Basketball Coaching Defensive Stoppers

This article was written by Brian Anglim. Brian has coached basketball at both the high school and college levels. He has some really good articles on his blog and I encourage you to take a look at it. Coach Anglim…

Basketball Defense 1 3 1

These notes and diagrams On John Beilein’s 1-3-1 zone defense provided by Coach Cecil Kegans, Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach, University of Mary Washington. Please use the social sharing buttons on the left if you find this post useful!    …