Perfect Possession Drill

This drill requires 3 teams of 5 players each. If you don’t have a 15 player roster, sub in as many new offensive players as you can each possession. 1:00 on the clock. The team on defense must ...

Closeout – Slide Shooting Drill

This is a great drill to use to warm-up or as a high intensity defensive drill that incorporates a shooting element. Before you put in this drill, read how I teach closeouts. After shooting, the play...

Five Areas of Focus for the Pre-Season

One of the most important components to having a successful season is creating a plan for your program in the pre-season. There are endless areas of focus to plan for but the five main things that I t...

Triangle Fast Break Build Up 2-on-2

Following drill was a part of a skill packet we mailed out to coaches when I was at the University of Florida. Yesterday I posted phase 1 of the build up with the 2-on-1. A 2nd defender is added whose...

Triangle Fast Break Build Up 2-on-1

Following drill was a part of a skill packet we mailed out to coaches when I was at the University of Florida. Two offensive players start 2-3 feet outside of the lane along the baseline. Start the de...

Press: Back Tipping Drill

Expect to see a lot of full-court pressure from Florida and Louisville in their West regional games. This is a a great drill that helps your offense beat the press with pressure from behind. It also a...

Circle Trap Drill

This is a great drill that not only helps your defense by teaching how to trap with active hands and not fouling, but your offense also learns how to pass and play under duress. You can score it diffe...

The Art of Trapping

One of the toughest things to teach young players is effectively trapping the basketball without committing a foul.  Trapping not only takes athleticism and skill, but it also requires a tremendous a...