Basketball Drill Demonstration
To simulate a breakdown in play pretend an opponent man is on the baseline about 2 meters away from the key opposite the ball handler.
The objective is to make the offensive player to take a shot outside of the key.
Chairs or bins can be placed on the wings to open up peripheral vision.
Turning to run, not glide into the help position.
Try to simulate picking up the ball handler before he enters the lane.
Defend the ball handler who is moving forward at speed.
Give ground by initially going backwards.
Block the shot and block out the rebound.
Do this drill 6 times on each side of the key.
The tendency when players go to help is to put both hands fully extended above their head, stand straight up, feet together and hope that the offensive player will run into them.