This drill was contributed by Jordan Petersen to the FastModel Sports Basketball Plays and Drills Library.
Jordan is the Founder and Director of Positionless Basketball. Varsity Assistant at Stillwater High School (MN). Former Graduate Assistant at MSU-Moorhead. Former college player at UW-Eau Claire.
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These are Jordan’s comments on the drill:
Drill to work on defensive communication as well as closing out to help.
Can add the offense circling up to add more of a challenge to the defense and have the offense work on finding/maintaining spacing.
Coach starts with the ball.
Defense circles up.
Players are constantly communicating who they are guarding while circling.
When coach passes ball to a player, the defense closes out to players and correct help.
On the catch 4v4 is live.
Can add restrictions that a pass must be made before attacking/shooting or they must run a certain action before shooting.
Can add the offense circling as well to challenge the defense to stop the ball first and match up with closest man as well as challenging the offense to maintain/find good spacing.
Defense closes out to help.