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…

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…

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 Build Your Defense During The Preseason Without A Ball and Without Assistants… With Conditioning Drills

By Joe Haefner

How To Build Your Defense During The Preseason Without A Ball and Without Assistants… With Conditioning Drills

Here is something that will INSTANTLY give you an edge over your opponents when developing your defense. We are really excited to introduce this to you as it could be a game-changer for your…

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…

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 Transitions Drill: 3 Plus 2-On-2 Plus 3

By Joe Haefner

Brad Stevens Transitions Drill: 3 Plus 2-On-2 Plus 3

This is a drill that Brad Stevens uses to practice his transition defense. The goals for the drill are to stay in front of the ball, protect the basket, pick up the ball and find the shooters…