How to Get All 5 Players SPRINTING in Transition Defense — On Almost Every Possession

By Joe Haefner

How to Get All 5 Players SPRINTING in Transition Defense — On Almost Every Possession

Whether you’re a half or full court defensive team — it’s essential for those FIRST THREE…

4 Strategies For Defending A Dominant Post Player

By Joe Haefner

4 Strategies For Defending A Dominant Post Player

In the Man To Man Defense Video, Coach Jim Huber talks about four defensive adjustments…

Master Your Close Outs and On Ball Defense With This Drill – 1 on 1 Wing Close Outs

By Joe Haefner

Master Your Close Outs and On Ball Defense With This Drill – 1 on 1 Wing Close Outs

Proper execution of defensive close outs is extremely important to a great defense. If you don’t properly close out, you give up more open shots and dribble drives. Also, it’s impossible to have a great defense, if you are at a constant disadvantage playing 5v4, 4v3, 3v2, etc. Well, here is a game-like drill that forces your players to…

The Star Close Out Drill (Great for a warm up too!)

By Joe Haefner

The Star Close Out Drill (Great for a warm up too!)

This drill works on several components, sprinting to a close out, contesting the shot, blocking out and the push step. It’s also a great warm up drill to use for…

10 Keys to Running Pressure Defense Effectively

By Joe Haefner

10 Keys to Running Pressure Defense Effectively

The ten keys to the Haske press are…

New Article: Important Tip To Ramp Up Defensive Pressure And Increase Tempo

By Joe Haefner

New Article: Important Tip To Ramp Up Defensive Pressure And Increase Tempo

This tip will help you reduce scoring and increase turnovers for your opponents. You can even use it to confuse the offense on almost every possession. The constant stress results in…

The Perfect Basketball System For A Football School

By Joe Haefner

The Perfect Basketball System For A Football School

Coaching at a football school can provide some challenges for basketball coaches. So how can you turn these potential issues to benefiting your basketball program? One… if you have basketball players that…

New Article: Pressure defense and how to easily confuse the offense on every

By Joe Haefner

New Article: Pressure defense and how to easily confuse the offense on every

This tip will help you reduce scoring and increase turnovers for your opponents. You can even use it to confuse the offense on almost every possession. The constant stress results in…

How To Defend The Most Deadly Spot In The Zone

By Joe Haefner

How To Defend The Most Deadly Spot In The Zone

In the video clip, Coach Al Marshall shows you how to defend the ball in the high post with a 2-3 zone defense. Some coaches even refer to…

How To Win More Games With Less Talent

By Joe Haefner

How To Win More Games With Less Talent

Look at these crazy defensive stats produced by one program!

This defense held their state tournament opponents to…