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Defence off the Ball: When to Steal

The Steal like Shot Blocking is one of the most poorly understood skills in the game of basketball. Within the rules, but very rarely ever seen to be taught. The steal has the ability to change a game, swing momentum and frustrate an opposition. Ninety percent of the challenge behind stealing a ball comes down to being in the right place at the right time,

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1-2-2 Full Court Zone Press Explained

A favourite strategy for coaches trying to turn up the pressure on offensive teams is the 1-2-2 Full Court Zone Press. The zone press is a great option for beginner and elite coaches alike because it gives a very specific position and structure to defensive players. In a zone press each and every player within the team has a specific place and role that can easily be seen and defined when orientated to a position on the floor.

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