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Home | Team Defense Drills

Team Defense Drills

Work on your team defense in full team settings! These drills utilize all 5 defenders to put together the complete defensive package and to work on defending specific offensive sets and situations.

5-on-5 Change Drill
Improve defensive transition and the ability to match up quickly, stop the ball, and communicate effectively and efficiently. This team defense drill will also work on offensive transition and improve conditioning. . . . Keep Reading
Defensive Cutthroat
Teach players either 3-on-3 or 4-on-4 defensive skills in a competitive and gamelike situation. The focus is on halfcourt defense and, more specifically, the defensive philosophy you want your players to abide by. . . . Keep Reading
Three Stops 4-on-4
Work on overall team defensive skills and develop the teamwork and communication skills necessary to play great team defense. The competitive situation also helps to develop defensive toughness. . . . Keep Reading
No Hands Hell Drill
A challenging team defense drill that is useful in improving team defense techniques, fundamentals, positioning, communication and focus. It is a challenging drill that will greatly improve overall defensive toughness. . . . Keep Reading
Defending the Flex Cut
Learn how to defend the baseline flex cut. Not every team runs the Flex Offense, but many utilize the flex cut. It is fairly simple to defend if you know how to stop it and if you properly prepare for teams that use it. . . . Keep Reading
Defensive Directional Drill
Have the entire team work on defensive stance as well as defensive footwork including slide-steps, drop-steps, closeouts, jumps and defensive shuffling. . . . Keep Reading
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