Basketball Zone Defence Defense Zone Defence: marking an area / zone of the court and not a specific man.

Close-Out Baseline Drive

category: Defense

Basketball Close-out baseline drive Defense The defensive player will pass the ball to the offensive player. The defensive player will run towards th...

4 On 4 Rotate Box-Out Drill

category: Rebound

Basketball 4 on 4 Rotate Box-Out Drill Rebound Four players on each team. The offence will set up around the outside of the 3 point line. The defence...

Pass Then Pressure

category: Defense

Basketball Pass then Pressure Defense Split players into groups of 3. One player has a ball and throws it to the middle player, who in turn throws th...

Web Videos

Zone defense | basketball

In this video, you will learn the basic principal of zone defense, an alternative defensive strategy to man-to-man defense. Make sure you've watched o...

2-3 zone def - perimeter movement

A demonstration of how a 2-3 Zone should move as the offense moves the ball around the perimeter. This is used in Level 4 Rules of Upward Basketball.


Community Drills


Teaches offense how to attack traps off the dribble to create passing. This drill will help offense with passing reads and court vision.This dril...

2-3 Zone Defense

Split the team into two teams, attack and the other is defense. The team on defense will defend for 5 minutes then swap with offense. the defensive te...

Banana Cut

banana cutworks for a zone defensewhen you pass fill the gapbanana cut away from the ballstay on the blue cones for two passesafter the second pass ge...