Lute Olson: 1-1-3 and 1-3-1 Match-Up Zone Defenses

University of Arizona head men’s coach and Basketball Hall-of-Fame Inductee Lute Olson shares dozens of his tips, techniques, and drills for making these 1-1-3 and 1-3-1 match-up zone defenses and unbelievable addition to a stifling man-to-man defense. You’ll learn when and why to use each one of these defenses, including game situations to change the flow, strategy and momentum of the game. You’ll get guard and front-line drills for both of these defenses, including individual and team instruction. In addition, Olson lists each player’s responsibilities and concepts such as communication, controlling penetration, protecting the inside-out, long-and-short slides and more. You’ll also get rebounding tips out of the 1-1-3 and 1-3-1 match-up zones. Also covered are special situations such as: covering overloads, baseline runners, high-post flash, dribble-overs and cutters down and through the defense.

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