Basketball: defending glide against dribble

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DESCRIPTION

You never want to lunge at the ball when shadowing a dribbling ball carrier.

Keep one foot on the floor at all times and keep your balance. So if your man catches the ball you can immediately to an on the ball defensive position.

Glide out to the side line and back to the block.

Do this three times, rest and repeat. Do another three then repeat on the other side.

This can de done in pairs or individually as a simulation drill.

COACHING POINTS

Keep body low.

Feet come together but do not cross.

One arm down and in front to prevent the cross over dribble.

The other hand down and in front to prevent the pass.

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