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Man to Man Full-Court

Man to Man Full-Court

4 on 3 - Build the "I"

Here is a drill from Brian Goorijan, of the Australian Men's National Team to help players learn to build the "weak-side I" on defence.  The four offensive players on the perimeter are positioned as shown in the diagram. 

Defensive Play - Crossover Step

One of the old cardinal sins coaches used to preach was defenders were to never cross their feet. 

1 on 1 Defence - Hip Turn

One of the most difficult situations for defenders is to stay with a great change of direction move by a driver.  Many coaches teach a drop step but movement specialist, Lee Taft, strongly advocates the use of a "hip turn."