High School

High School

Post Play-2 on 2 Tight

This is one my favourite drills. 2 on 2 Tight helps develop the ability to finish, sealing up vs. a rotating defender, passing in tight spaces and rebounding in traffic.

Pick & Roll Offence-Drag Screen

One of the most effective times to set an on-ball screen is in transition; called a 'drag screen'. This article give several examples of its effectiveness.

Defence-Guarding at End of Quarter

When their is less than 7 seconds to go at the end of the quarter and the offensive team must go the length of the floor the goal for the defensive team is to not allow an easy shot by the offensive team.

Shooting-Step Back to Shot

As defensive ability and intensity increases players offensive players need to develop the ability to create space to get their shot away. The step back move is a skill that most good players use get away from their defender and then raise up into their shot.

Shooting-'The Dip'

Watch these clips of seven outstanding shooters and notice that, when they catch the ball, they quickly drop the ball down, before raising the ball into their shot. This move, often called "dipping", is extremely prevalent among shooters.

Pick & Roll Offence-Slipping the Screen

To take advantage of defenders who over commit, by hedging too early or to high on ball screens, the screeners must be taught when to 'slip' the screen.