Basketball Drill Demonstration


Defensive player moves with offensive player to defend against the pass and keep himself between the player and the basket. He shifts his stance as the offensive player crosses the center of the court.

Coaching points

  1. Keep body between player and basket.
  2. Straddle offensive player.
  3. Outside arm on hip.
  4. Eyes on the ball.
  5. Inside arm extended across passing lane.
  6. Box out player as they go underneath the basket.

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