We have all heard the phrase, “defense wins championships.” if that is the case then it makes sense to spend the needed time doing basketball drills that are going to work on team defense, and individual defensive principles.
This section is designed to help provide both coaches and players with specific defensive basketball drills that they can do to work on defense. The videos are going to teach defensive technique, fundamentals, and also give some game like situations to work on different defensive movements like closeouts, slides, etc.
All of these basketball training videos are instructed by an expert basketball coach, and demonstrated by a high level basketball player. That way you will be able to see the way it is supposed to be done, and the coach can break down the specific teaching points of the drill as well.
Getting your team defense executing the correct way starts with individuals defensive fundamentals and then is built into team strategies. It is a process that needs to be worked on everyday during your basketball practices and basketball training. Also, by working on defense every day, your team will develop a defensive culture, and as your players start to master it, they will begin to enjoy playing defense.
The more value you can add to your game as a player the better, because that equals more playing time. One of the best ways to do this is by being a solid defender, or even better a lockdown defender. These training videos will help to teach you defensive basketball drills that you can do on your own, or with teammates. Take pride in your defense, and become a lockdown defender that your coach can trust to play during big moments of the game.
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The 4 cones defensive basketball drill is going to work on closing out, defensive slides, back pedaling, and opening up the hips when turning to change directions.
This defensive slide drill is going to work on the players technique, conditioning, and help to improve their lateral quickness and footwork.
This defensive drill is going to work on ball pressure and being able to contain the dribble. It is also great for the offensive player as well.
The lane slide to close out defensive basketball drill is going to simplify the closeout action and defensive slide movements.
The lane slides defensive basketball drill is a great way to work on the fundamental movements of on the ball defense, and also work on conditioning.
The 1 on 1 chairs wing closeout basketball drill is a great offensive and defensive drill for your basketball team, because the drill allows you to put together all of your offensive scoring moves and practice them against a defender.
The dribble line basketball defensive drill will show you right away which players want to play defense and which ones aren't, because there is no help defense.
The hawk basketball defensive drill is going to work on the players ability to guard one on one from the wing position.
This 1 on 1 basketball closeout drill is designed to simulate going from being in the help side, to closing out, and guarding your man in a 1 on 1 scenario.
This closeout basketball drill is designed to work on plugging the gap , recovering out to your man, and then playing 1 on 1 defense, without fouling.
The 1 on 1 spot triple threat basketball drill is going to allow the players to play 1 on 1 from anywhere on the floor (3 point line area and in). It will help them to practice scoring out of the triple threat and being strong with the ball.
The one on one wing closeout basketball drill allows you to work on individual man to man defense as well as the different offensive basketball moves the players have been working on.
This help and recover defensive drill is going to breakdown being in the help, and closing out on the catch. It is also great for competing in practice.
The 2 on 2 wing basketball closeout drill allows you to teach your players the basics of defense while also being able to determine which basketball players can guard and which can't.
The closeout slide rebounding drill is going to work on 3 important movements that every basketball player should master.
This defensive slides drill gives a little twist to the standard defensive slide drill by adding a player to mirror and a basketball.
This Georgetown multiple effort drill is going to simulate some great in game actions that a player will go through.
This Georgetown drill is going to work on being able to quickly transition from offense to defense and vice versa. Great for teams who like to play fast.
This Georgetown multiple effort drill is great for working on scoring and then immediately jumping into a full court defense.
This 1 on 1 defensive drill is going to work on pressuring the ball full court. It is also going to really help the ball handler learn to handle pressure.
The resistance band closeout drill is going to work on the players ability to quickly and efficiently close out in any direction to guard the ball.
This resistance band defensive slides drill is a great way for the player to develop good lateral quickness and work on their on ball defense.
The resistance band zig zag defensive basketball drill is going to work specifically on moving laterally, and doing it with resistance.
The 1 on 1 help side recovery basketball drill breaks down the help side defense, works on closing out your defender, and then playing 1 on 1 defense.
This defensive drill is going to work on being able to guard the ball from the top of the key and also being able to keep the ball out of the paint.
This basketball drill will allow the players to learn how to read their defender, sell their move, and practice making their moves at game speed.
This 1 on 1 zig zag drill is going to help the player work on closing out and then playing live defense. It is also great for competing.
The advanced 4 cones defensive basketball drill is designed to work on a players defense, but it is also a conditioning drill.