One Of The Toughest Defense Drills You Will Ever Do (Great Conditioning Too) - Man In The Hole
Another transition drill that works on our ability to stay in front of a ball handler in the open court. We work here on the shuffle, the quick turn and the turn and sprint to recover.
This is a very good drill for conditioning and building mental toughness.
From How To Develop A Man To Man Defense, Jim Huber demonstrates the drill.
Ball hander has the ball on the baseline. Defender is in a good stance, ready to work hard to stay in front of the ball handler.
After the ball handler makes it to the other end, they will hand off to the next player, who will be facing the same defender.
The third and final ball handler will take on the same defender.
The defender then becomes the ball handler and the next defender steps in for a rotation of three trips.
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