September 20, 2009

Don’t let zone defenses get you down — beat them

Coaches typically go to a zone defense for one of three reasons: The opponent doesn't have good outside shooters. The opponent's man offense could not be stopped. They live and die by the zone and play it quite well. Many coaches are satisfie...

September 20, 2009

Reversing the ball makes half-court offenses tough to defend

One of the most dramatic things a coach can do to improve his or her team's half-court offense is to teach and reinforce effective reversal of the ball. Failure to consistently reverse the ball results in "defensive loading." Your offense becomes st...