The Michigan 1-3-1 Zone Defense & Drills

with Dennis Felton,
Former University of Georgia Head Coach
This revolutionary 1-3-1 zone defense is on the leading edge of basketball strategy today.

Dennis Felton, who had the opportunity to learn the John Beilein Michigan 1-3-1 from the ground up, unveils this innovative defense. Now’s your chance to learn about the defense, drills and the inner workings of this secret defense. No one outside the John Beilein coaching tree knows these 1-3-1 techniques.

The 1-3-1 zone defense has been very successful for teams seeking to disrupt their opponents’ offensive schemes. Now you can take your 1-3-1 to the next level!

The Michigan 1-3-1 is designed to restrict passing and force the offense to put the ball on the floor. It creates confusion and anxiety in your opponent, creating turnovers and steals that can lead to game-changing scores for your team.

Felton looks at the basic responsibilities of each player. Unique positioning and slides make this defense tough to recognize and difficult to scout. He covers the major themes of the defense like taking away the high and low post and how to get more deflections and steals.

Felton breaks down the defense with drills isolating specific positions and their movements on the court, emphasizing the roles of each player on the court. He brings it all together with 5-on-5 and 6-on-5 drills. Game footage shows the 1-3-1 in action in game situations.

The 1-3-1 zone is a great base defense or it can be used to initiate a momentum change mid-game.

Now is your chance to learn the latest techniques and innovations on the 1-3-1.

79 minutes. 2010