3-on-3

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

BOB 3-on-3 Break Down

3-on-3 Baseline Inbound Break Down

Dec 22, 2016No Comments

We use 3-on-3 to break down our inbound offensive plays. We frequently use 3-on-3 small-sided games to build our offensive and defensive concepts. You can

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

3-on-3 Transition Reactions

Mar 31, 2016No Comments

The 3-on-3 Transition Reactions has a defensive emphasis that develops the ability of a defensive unit to covert back to defense and to defend penetration situations on

A Practical Guide to 3-on-3 Small-Sided Gam...

Mar 09, 20162 Comments

“Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.” – Roger Lewin Small-sided games are not a new concept. My skill

Basketball Player Development

Perimeter Player Development

Jan 09, 2016No Comments

Perimeter player development is important for all players in today’s game. Coaches want guards and posts to be able to play effectively on the perimeter. In this

Trail Trap: 3-on-3

Aug 26, 2015No Comments

The Trail Trap is explained out of a 3-on-3 situation with a focus on the defender covering the inbound passer and the ball side wing.

Italian 3-on-3

Jun 19, 2015No Comments

Italian 3-on-3 is a small-sided game that creates advantage/disadvantage situations naturally out of chaos. Both offensive and defensive situations can be coached using a games

Transition Defense

Defensive Transition: Everything You Ever W...

May 29, 20152 Comments

I originally started writing this blog as a summary of a FIBA Coaching Library video on Defensive Transition by Andrej Lemanis. Coach Lemanis is the

Triangle 3-on-3: Valiants Practice Part 8

Mar 30, 20151 Comment

Triangle 3-on-3 is a Games Approach to Teaching Zero Seconds and Basketball Decision Training drill. The offensive players attack live closeouts and read the defense to