Let's Talk Defense: Tips, Skills & Drills for Better by Herb Brown
By Herb Brown
"Let's speak safety! might help take you and your staff to the following level." --Scottie Pippen, 10-time member of the NBA All-Defensive crew and six-time NBA champion "Herb Brown's event and shielding wisdom makes Let's speak security! a mustread for any basketball participant or trainer. The strategies confirmed in his ebook are an analogous ones i take advantage of while guarding the very best avid gamers within the NBA." --Rasheed Wallace, NBA All-Star "Herb Brown is familiar with the main primary point of the sport and that's nice safeguard wins championships. This booklet will clarify the elemental strategies of the way it's done." --Joe Dumars, normal supervisor of the Detroit Pistons and previous six-time NBA All-Star recommended via best NBA avid gamers, this can be the fundamental consultant for training safeguard. Loaded with drills, counsel, and step by step diagrams in addition to respectable NBA pictures, Let's speak safety! comprises: Making the transition from offense to safety Out-rebounding rivals inflicting turnovers preventing fast-break possibilities getting rid of penetration growing havoc for the competition and lots more and plenty extra
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Body up to them and ride them up and over screens. Don’t give shooters or cutters an option. Force them to go only one way. Slip screens. Don’t allow yourself to be picked or screened. Try to slip the pick and go inside the screen or step in and pick up an offensive charge. Front or three-quarter the post on the ball side. Force your man off of the block. The manner in which you defend him is dictated by whether or not the ball is above or below the free-throw line. Be prepared to have the defensive post man double the baseline drive whether or not he is fronting the low-post player.
Everyone loves being complimented and if players know you recognize and appreciate the good things that they do they are much more apt to remain focused and realize that your criticisms are constructive and not personal. You want your players to be confident; therefore you must always exude confidence. Prepare your 19 20 L E T ’ S TA L K D E F E N S E ! players to meet any eventuality. When they go out on the floor they should do so with the knowledge that you have prepared them for any situation they might face.
Extend defensive pressure up the court. Pick your opponent up as early as possible. Work on disrupting his rhythm and concentration. Move your arms and feet to keep your opponent in front of you. 27. Force men without the ball backdoor, and then open up and retreat to the goal without losing sight of the basketball. 28. As an alternative to number 27 above, force players without the ball to go backdoor and snap back to defend the backdoor, clearout, or isolation plays. 29. Never lose sight of the ball.