From the Bench

Match-Up Defense 101: Teaching Implementing A Swarming Match-Up Zone Defense

THE PREMISE OF a match-up zone defense is to manipulate the opponent into executing its zone offense versus — for all intents and purposes &mdas... more »

Lightning fast layups

6 Basket Layups(Involves layups dribbling reverse pivots and conditioning): Players line up near the basket with a ball. As the first player dri... more »

Pirate Continuity Offense: The Scourge Of Defenses

THE OPPORTUNITIES CREATED by our Pirate Offense allow us to maximize our team's strengths and put opposing teams in situations that are difficult to d... more »

Versatile Press Breaker Thwarts Zone or Man-To-Man Press Schemes

Our team has recently started using a press breaker that is successful against all types of presses zone or man-to-man. This press breaker not only ge... more »

Inside look at a high-powered transition game

Our program prides itself in our transition game. Specifically we drill and practice our primary and secondary fast breaks every day.Having a solid tr... more »

Successful strategy for crashing the offensive glass on free throws

Several years ago, our state association adopted a new rule stating that the offense can only have two players on the lane line, whereas the defending... more »

Fist Offensive Set Punches Up Offense Against Man-To-Man Defenses

"FIST" PROVIDES A different look that's effective against man defenses. This set confuses defenses by what it does not do. There is a 3-player stack t... more »

Box-Set Side Out-Of-Bounds Series

The following are four sideline inbounds plays run out of a box set that have been extremely successful for our team."Carolina"DIAGRAM 1: Carolina. 4 ... more »

Power post-up man offense leads to high-percentage shots

The following man-to-man offensive series is designed to provide good post-up opportunities for players 3, 4 and 5. It's an extremely effective serie... more »

Building The Perfect Arc

Next time all of your players are in the gym watch them as they shoot around. Don't look at their mechanics but rather look at the arc of their shot. ... more »

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