Defensive Drills

4 on 4 Shell Breakdown Drill

Submitted by by Coach John Kimble CoachJohnKimble.com Formerly of Crestview (FL) High School See him on Twitter @CoachJohnKimble This post was originally a part of the article “Techniques Used in the Top Individual & Team Defensive Breakdown Drills” that was…

Basketball Drills: 3 on 3 Defensive Drills

These 3 defensive drills are from Matt Monroe’s Hoops Roundtable site. He posts a new article daily and has a lot of really good articles that he has written as well as contributions from several other coaches. Modify these drills…

Basketball Drills: Lane One on One

This drill called “Lane Line Ball Pressuure Drill” and is among the thousands of resources for both coaches and player available from basketballhq. They have several more videos as well as basketball coaching resource articles. Please make sure your sound…

Basketball Drills with Shaka Smart

These drills were filmed when current Texas men’s coach Shaka Smart was at VCU The drills are You Tube videos, so to be able to watch them, you will need to be able to access You Tube. The first drill…

Basketball Drills: 3 Defensive Drills

These 3 defensive drills are from Matt Monroe’s Hoops Roundtable site. He posts a new article daily and has a lot of really good articles that he has written as well as contributions from several other coaches. Use these drills…

Basketball Drills 5 Lane Passing

I have not used this drill, but it is one that I think is worth experimenting with for 10 or 15 minutes to see if it is worth continuing to use in your program. I think it is worth experimenting…

Basketball Drills Triangle Ball Toughness

This post was created by Kyle Gilreath. He is NBA Client Services Manager for FastModel Sports. He is the Head Basketball Coach at Astronaut High School in Florida. He served as an undergraduate manager as well as graduate assistant for…

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…

Basketball Drills Defending Low Post

I like the shell drill to teach and rehearse most of the movements we have to defend. These two drills are ways that you might experiment with on defending the post in your shell. If they fit your defensive objectives…

Basketball Drills Closeouts

These 3 drills to work on keeping the ball out of the lane are a follow up to the article I posted from Coach Mike Neighbors entitled: “Things Basketball Teams Do a Lot” You Can view that post by clicking…