It is important your players can limit the oppositions? space in order to put pressure on the ball carrier and increase your team?s chance of turning over the ball.
What?s in the Session?
The session begins with a fun warm-up to get your players working together as a defensive unit, to limit the space available and obtain turnovers. This is a great warm up to get your players thinking about their movement and how they can work together. This theme follows throughout the session, as drills are provided to encourage your players to work as a unit to turn over the ball. ?Reward the defence? provides a game-like situation for the defenders to practice their movement, angles and all 3 stages of defence. The session concludes with a half-court game situation to get your players demonstrating what they have learnt.
Ensure your players fully commit to all 3 stages of defence in order to increase your team?s chance of gaining possession.
Develop your player's recognition of space and agility to drive onto the pass with each practice looking to develop players ability to change direction and inject pace to have an edge over the opposition.
Develop your player's speed, agility and fitness in order to maintain your team's performance for the whole game.
Develop your player's ability to have a strong, dominant and decisive body position to deny and close down space for their opponent up and down the court.
Build on your players existing stamina and endurance through fun and competitive practices and games, ensuring they maintain their performance under fatigue.
Create a resolution to develop your coaching confidence by seizing the opportunity to discover new drills, turn ideas into action and seek advice from the coaching community.
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