Defense

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…

Coaching Basketball: Defending the 3 Point Shot

This post is a compilation of some analytics information that supports the belief that the best three point defenses limit the number of three point shots that their opponents shoot and essentially are not consistently effective at forcing low three…

Coaching Basketball Defense Research Project

This post was written by Steve Smiley, Men’s Assistant at Weber State. His blog is coachsmiley.blogspot.com where he has posted several really good coaching articles. You can contact him at stevesmiley@weber.edu or @coach_smiley on Twitter. One of the projects that…

Evaluating Individual Defensive Players

Clinic Notes from:       I hope you might get a couple ideas to help teach and evaluate your individual defensive players. These ideas can be used whether you’re a man-to-man coach or a zone coach. Rick Torbett from…