2 Man Close Out Drill

I really believe the only way to get your players to learn how to play defensive intensely is to put them in game-like situation drills. This is an excellent drill to get your players rotating and com...

3 Line Close Out Live

Today is the last portion of the 3 line close out drill. Obviously anyway can look great and do the right things when the offense is not allowed to move. Now allow your offense to cut to the rim. As 1...

3 Line Close Out to Help

Yesterday we started this drill closing out to your man as if they had the ball. Today we make it a little more difficult by having the defensive close out in conjunction to the ball and their man. St...

3 Line Close Out Drill

This is a great drill to break down your defense and have them learn how to properly close out. What I teach is to sprint 2/3 to your man and break down and chop your feet, hands up and butt back on m...

TossBack Drill

This is one of my favorite post drill series of all times. I did my best to describe it the best I could below. If I can ever get my hands on a tossback in the future I will try to video tape it. The ...

Quickie Drill

This is a drill saw for the first time from my head coach Scott Guttery when I arrived at Fort Myers High School. This is a great drill for all of your players, not just your post players. In my opini...

3 on 0 Attack

This is a great drill to teach all of your players how to effectively run a fast-break and maintain proper spacing and movement based on penetration. Make sure every player runs through each position....

Intensity Lay-Ups

This drill was one of Larry Shyatt’s favorites when he was an assistant at the University of Florida. The great thing about this drill is you can do it with or without a tossback. If you use a m...

Circle the Wagons (Rebounding)

Circle the Wagons is one of my favorite rebounding drills. I originally got this drill from Coach Donovan while I was at Florida. Jay Bilas also went over this drill at last summer’s Coaching U ...

1 Trip Transition Drill

After watching last nights ECF Game 5 between the Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics, I felt today was a great time to post a transition defense drill. The coaches/passers can be a mixture of coaches/m...