Trapping reveals in players their fear under pressure. Can they beat the trap? Do they know their role?

A well-executed full-court press is one of the more daunting strategies that can be employed against a team. It is common for young or old players to freeze up when facing this tactic as a change-up. The fear of making a mistake or hurting the team further compounds the pressure we see when this tactic is first employed.

Primary Transition: Numbered Transition Offense Diagram 2

The Numbered Transition Offense is a simple Primary Transition Play that allows different variations with players able to make reads on the run and adjust to the many scenarios on the floor. Many teams run different options around this principle, …

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Link Passing Transition Drill Diagram 1

The Link Passing Transition Drill integrates the use of all possible passes within basketball while proving a scenario specific to practicing one of the more troublesome aspects of transition, the second or link pass.   The Link Passing Transition Drill …

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Ball Reversal to Score Drill Diagram 1

The Ball Reversal to Score Drill looks to help players develop the set of technical skills needed as well as offensive awareness to be able to score in the post from ball rotation on the perimeter. As players become more …

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Good spacing makes passing over the defence all the more easier. This can help move the ball out of the backcourt at pace. (Photo Source: JayBe)

The Backcourt is the no-man’s land for an offense. Scoring passes very rarely originate from this area and if anything, this area of the court serves more as a heightened place of anxiety and nerves. Being stuck in the backcourt …

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