Man-to-Man Defense

2-on-2 Closeouts

In and Out 2-on-2 Closeouts

Jul 02, 2017No Comments

This small-sided game can develop a number of offensive and defensive concepts. Offensive concepts include: Attacking closeouts, zero seconds skills, basketball decision training decisions, using a

Down Screen Defense

4-on-4 Down Screen Defensive Coverage

Apr 19, 20171 Comment

Two ways to defend the down screen are explained. These concepts are similar to how we defend all screens. The initial 4-on-4 shell drill is

3-on-3 Closeouts from Half

3-on-3 Closeouts from Half-Court

Mar 15, 2017No Comments

Any drill you traditionally use close to the basket can easily be extended to make it a half-court or full-court drill. In this example we

Closeouts First Catch

3-on-3 Closeouts First Catch

Feb 13, 20171 Comment

This small-sided game creates a 1-on-1 live attack the closeout situation. This drill can help your players develop their 1-on-1 offensive and defensive skills out of

High Low Post Defense

High Low Post Defense

Nov 12, 2016No Comments

Our goal in defending the low post is to deny any entry pass into the low post. If the ball does go to the low

3-on-3 Closeouts Mix Drill

Oct 24, 2016No Comments

To make our small-sided games more random we mix what actions the offense must execute, and what coverages the defense must use to counter what

3-on-3 Closeouts Weakside Post

3-on-3 Closeouts with a Weak Side Post

Oct 24, 2016No Comments

We add a fourth player to 3-on-3 closeouts to simulate certain offensive situations and defensive coverage. In this example a fourth player steps into the

Pass and Cut Defensive Drill

Sep 22, 20161 Comment

The pass and cut defensive drill develops our players ability to defend a cut to the basket. Players “sprint the the ball” to stay between

Diamond Drill

Diamond Defensive Drill

Sep 22, 20161 Comment

We use the diamond drill to work on defending a common flex screen into a down screen action. https://s3.amazonaws.com/basketballimmersion/Fall+2016+Updates/Diamond+Drill+Explained.mp4   The diamond action is initially

4-on-4 Tag

Jul 23, 2016No Comments

Tag is used to create a penetration reaction situation in any drill you want. In this example, after a ball reversal the defender on the ball