Tom Izzo: Dominating Rebounding & Man-To-Man Defense
Tom Izzo, head men’s coach at Michigan State University, the 2000 NCAA Champions and 3 times “National Coach Of The Year,” shares one of the most dominating man-to-man defensive and rebounding systems in all of college basketball. Izzo’s teams have been among the nation’s leaders in rebounding margin ( 11.7) and scoring defense (58.9) since he took over the MSU program nearly a decade ago. In this fast-paced video, Izzo covers 7 defensive drills that feature critical defensive techniques such as: defending backdoor cuts, defending the pick and roll, switching on screens, help-and-recover techniques, pin-down picks, reaction skills, double-screens. In addition, Izzo provides you with 4 competitive rebounding drills for everyday use in practice that will help your team become a cohesive rebounding unit. As an added bonus, Izzo discusses how to beat the tough 2-3 zone defense, through 4 of his most effective quick hitters with numerous options. In this one video, you’ll learn the three “keys to success” in basketball today: stifling defense, dominating rebounding, and scoring opportunities vs. the 2-3 zone. A must for any coach at any level!