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Chaser Turn Out Screen Drill

The Chaser Turn Out Screen Drill Looks to help both offense and defence in dealing with staggered or double screens. For the offense, the Chaser Turn Out Screen Drill looks to provide some opportunity to fine-tune all the possibilities that are often overlooked because of the speed of a game.

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Defining Communication between Half Court Defenders

In every single training session at least at one stage or another, you will hear a coach emphasise the importance of communication. Communication is always one of the skills most spoken about by coaches to their players and amongst other coaches. One point of note though is a lack of clarity on exactly what a coach would like their players to say.

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What to do when your Team does not have a Shooter?

Basketball is a team sport and requires a balanced array of different roles and one commonly missing is that of a shooter. Shooters as the name implies are players within a team who can make long-range jump shots from the perimeter. They are often one of the critical elements teams go to extraordinary lengths to compensate for when they do not have them.

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When Should You Use a Full Court Trap?

A Full Court Trap can be one of the most effective tactics within a team’s playbook if used wisely. Very few full court traps are effective over an extended period of time, because an opposition learns to adapt and probe weakness until they finally become consistent and confident enough to overcome the challenge.

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3 Ways to Improve a Team’s Defence of the On-Ball Screen

The On-Ball Screen is one of the most widely used tactics for gain an offensive advantage in the modern game of basketball. In Europe, the on-ball screen is used on the perimeter to create long range shooting opportunities, while in North and South America the on-ball screen is utilised to create driving lanes and miss-matches.

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