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4 out 1 in Motion Offense
In the 4 1 motion offense, the perimeter players space outside the lane (green/yellow area) while the inside area is reserved for the post player (gray area).
With the post player in the high post, there is no spot for a perimeter player on the top of the key. The post player is used for ball reversal.|
When the post player is low, a perimeter player may move to the top.|
Perimeter players can pass, screen, and cut but should not post up in the lane.
The post player plays in the lane and moves according to the perimeter movement. He should not just follow the ball. The post player can take his opportunities in the lane or can flare screen, down-screen or back-screen for the perimeter players but should not leave the post area.
The post player can be used to reverse the ball and post touches should be part of the offensive rules (eg. ball much touch the post at least every 4 passes or no jump shots until the ball touches the post).
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