Competitive Fast Break Drill That Improves Offense and Defense

By Joe Haefner

Competitive Fast Break Drill That Improves Offense and Defense

This fast break drill improves your half court offense, transition offense, and fast break situations. You will transition from practicing your half court offense in a 5-on-0 and transition to 5-on-3, 3-on-2, and…

Zone Defense Play With Ball Screen Action That Confuses The Defense

By Joe Haefner

Zone Defense Play With Ball Screen Action That Confuses The Defense

This is a ball screen motion play that creates confusion and indecision for the defense. It can be used versus a match-up zone, a 2-3 zone or a 2-1-2 zone. It utilizes proper timing of cuts and screens to…

Pack-Line Defense Adjustments – Reduce Penetration and Force Perimeter Shots

By Joe Haefner

Pack-Line Defense Adjustments – Reduce Penetration and Force Perimeter Shots

Jim Huber demonstrates adjustments he makes with his team to play a pack-line style defense. You may want to do this against teams that are…

1 on 1 “Hip Pocket” Finishing Drill

By Joe Haefner

1 on 1 “Hip Pocket” Finishing Drill

In a previous video, 3 Crafty “Hip Pocket” Finishing Moves, we discussed some different finishing moves when a defender is on your hip pocket or inside hip. In this video, Jim Huber adds a great competitive drill to practice this skill with a…

2 Critical Tips For Better Ball Handling Consistency

By Joe Haefner

2 Critical Tips For Better Ball Handling Consistency

As much as basketball seems to be about highlight plays–who dunked the hardest, who crossed who, who shot the game winning bucket — it’s not. And never has been. Generally, basketball is a game that entirely revolves around…

3 Crafty “Hip Pocket” Finishing Moves

By Joe Haefner

3 Crafty “Hip Pocket” Finishing Moves

Jim Huber demonstrates 3 crafty finishing moves that can be used when a defender is positioned on your inside hip or hip pocket. These moves will help you finish over shot blockers in the lane or when you’re closely guarded by your defender. By elevating your ability to…

The Ultimate Post Drill That Improves Moves, Footwork, Passing, Finishing, Positioning, Handling Double Teams, and Defense

By Joe Haefner

The Ultimate Post Drill That Improves Moves, Footwork, Passing, Finishing, Positioning, Handling Double Teams, and Defense

This drill is great for your post players because it works on so many aspects that most post players need to improve: footwork (offense and defense), establishing post position, scoring if you get a catch deep in the paint, escaping double teams…

Stop Dribble Penetration With Brad Stevens’ 3-on-3 Defense Drill

By Joe Haefner

Stop Dribble Penetration With Brad Stevens’ 3-on-3 Defense Drill

This Brad Stevens’ defense drill improves your on-ball defense and the effectiveness of your help defense. You emphasize habits such as faking at the ball and being in proper help position. By doing these things, the opposition will be less likely to…

Brad Stevens’ Defensive DNA and 6 Non-Negotiables To Success

By Joe Haefner

Brad Stevens’ Defensive DNA and 6 Non-Negotiables To Success

Brad Stevens is/has been considered to be one of the top young basketball coaches in the country for several years. The 39-year old has been a head coach for nine years with the last three being with the Boston Celtics. Prior to coaching the Celtics, Stevens was…

5 Drills For Guards – Wichita State Attack Series

By Joe Haefner

5 Drills For Guards – Wichita State Attack Series

This drill series is great for any guard looking to develop moves and counters when attacking the basket. If you practice these 5 drills and the key points emphasized, you will blow drive by the defense and finish through contact more often, knock down more…