2-on-2 Trail Trap works on the situation where the dribbler is turned and the closest weak side defender traps the ball. https://s3.amazonaws.com/basketballimmersion/Trail+Trap/2-on-2+Trail+Trap.mp4
When the inbounder clears out the closest weak side defender becomes the trapper in the Trail Trap. Coach Oliver explains this common situation and how
Understanding how to recovery is important. The offense is unpredictable so the defense will have to be effective at recovering and covering up for mistakes.
Learn as the University of Windsor Basketball Team uses the Trail Trap with explanations from Coach Oliver. https://s3.amazonaws.com/basketballimmersion/Trail+Trap/Trail+Trap+Team+Edits.mp4
The back end defender’s are essential to making the Trail Trap effective. Coach Oliver explains how to cover the deepest pass. https://s3.amazonaws.com/basketballimmersion/Trail+Trap/Trail+Trap+Covering+the+Deepest+Pass.mp4
Using deception is an important tool for success in the Trail Trap. Coach Oliver explains the acting required to mask the Trail Trap action from
The most effective way to develop the Trail Trap is out of 4-on-4 and 5-on-5 competitive situations as it most realistically simulates game conditions. In
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.