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Man to Man Defense with Jim Huber -- DVD 4-Pack & eBooks

"The Ultimate Resource for Man to Man Defense"


Dear Basketball Coach,

Announcing Jim Huber's Man to Man Defense DVD series and eBooks. This is the ultimate resource for man to man defense. You get...

  • 4 DVDs of comprehensive instruction
  • Step by step teaching progression.
  • 2 complimentary eBooks with all the steps, drills, and key teaching points documented for you.
  • Over 50 man to man defense drills.
  • Everything you need to build a dominating man to man defense that shuts down opponents and wins games.

This is the most comprehensive man-to-man defense resource available, by far...

It gives you an extremely thorough and detailed explanation of man to man defense.

Even experienced man to man coaches will find new ideas and approaches that you can implement with your team.

The step-by-step approach and thoughtful organization of the DVDs makes the resource beneficial for beginner youth coaches, all the way to veteran high school or college coaches.
 

How to Develop an Elite Man to Man Defense

This product will show you step-by-step how to develop an elite man to man defense. Jim Huber shows you the exact teaching progression he uses every year to pump out elite defensive teams.

We all know that defense gives your team consistency and history proves that championship teams play tough defense...

Besides recruiting players, developing a great defense is the quickest way for you to develop a competitive team. This is why so many coaches emphasize defense. They know that you can develop a great defense a lot quicker than offensive skills. Anyone can play defense.

This DVD series will help you quickly develop a power-house defense that wins games!


About Jim Huber

Some of Jim Huber's credentials include:

  • Over 20 years of basketball coaching experience at the youth, high school, and college levels.

  • Coached a team to a 1st place finish at the 2013 Nike Global Challenge.

  • Coached at the Nike Elite 100 Camp which selects the top 100 high school players.

  • #1 Team Defense at 2013 Nike EYBL which has the top 40 Nike High School teams from North America and consists of 18 regular season games. Qualified for 2013 Nike Peach Jam.

  • A head coach for Mokan Basketball. Mokan is a direct Nike sponsor program. In 2012 when Coach Huber was Director of Basketball Operations, Mokan reached the Final Four at the Peach Jam, which only selects the top 24 teams from the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL).

  • 45 Championships, 13 Runner-up Finishes, and 26 Final Four Finishes at regional and national tournaments since 2004.

  • 42 Collegiate players and 22 at Division 1 level.

Coach Huber is one of the best man to man defense coaches in the country. He has a unique ability to get his players working at an extremely intense level and pump out some of the best defensive teams around.


What You'll Get in this DVD and eBook Package

DVD #1

Chapter 1 - Introduction

Learn about Jim Huber and why you should listen to him. You'll also get a brief overview of what will be covered in the DVD series.

Chapter 2 - Goals of Jim Huber's Man to Man Defense

It's important for you to understand the goals of the defense, philosophy, and what it's trying to accomplish. The primary goal of his defense is simple...

"Don't let the opponent score."

This is accomplished by sealing seams and keeping the ball as far from the basket as possible. No lay ups are allowed in this defense and the only shot allowed is a highly contested jump shot on the perimeter.

The defense is highly adaptable for slow teams that need to pack it in or quick teams that can get out and force more turnovers.

You will learn how Coach Huber frustrates opponents by forcing turnovers, forcing them to take tough outside shots, and dictating the shots allowed.

Chapter 3 - Eleven Keys to a Great Man to Man Defense

In this chapter, you will learn Jim Huber's 11 keys to a great defense. These are non-negotiable aspects that must be implemented thoroughly to reach your defensive goals.

These foundational concepts will allow you to be successful and give you a logical framework to build on.

Chapter 4 - How to Build the Defense Step-by-Step

In this chapter, you will learn exactly how to develop a man to man defense step-by-step.

Coach Huber shows you the exact steps by dividing the instruction into "stages". There are 14 total stages.

Youth coaches teaching this for the first time might only complete the first 6 stages. The following year they might get through 8 stages. High school teams will get through all 14 stages.

In each stage, you will learn detailed fundamental concepts for ALL aspects of man to man defense.

Here's a summary of what you'll get in this chapter...

How to Increase Intensity and Effort

Coach Huber's teams are known for intensity, effort, and tough defense. In the DVD you'll learn...

  • How to quickly get your players to "buy in" to the system (an important step to develop an elite defense)
  • How to keep all your players involved so no one is standing around
  • Flexible practice drills that allow you to work with large or small teams
  • How to improve player communication
  • How to hold players accountable and improve performance
  • How to effectively demand an elite level of performance

On-Ball Defensive Fundamentals, Tips, Strategies and Drills

Here are a few things you'll learn about guarding the ball...

  • Fundamental aspects of a good defensive stance
  • Why your feet should be outside your knees
  • How to improve quickness and play better on-ball defense
  • How to improve speed with hip-turns, push step, and better movement fundamentals
  • The exact teaching progression for teaching on-ball defensive fundamentals
  • Drills to strengthen legs and teach players to "stay in their stance"
  • How to adjust your defensive stance to increase quickness and move more efficiently
  • Keys to stopping your defender and staying in front
  • How to stop dribble penetration
  • How to force your opponent into a "position of weakness"
  • Simple ways to lower your opponent's shooting percentage
  • How to pressure the ball and cause turnovers without getting beat
  • Ball pressure drills

Defensive Close Outs - Fundamentals and Drills

A few things you'll learn about close-outs include...

  • 5 fundamental keys to effective close-outs
  • How to close out quickly and contain the ball
  • How to close out quickly and contest shots (disrupt the shooter)
  • Drills to improve close outs
  • The exact teaching progression to teach and develop good close outs

Defensive Rebounding

Securing the rebounding is an important aspect of your defense. In this section you will learn...

  • Rebounding fundamentals
  • Keys to defensive rebounding
  • Simple tips to improve rebounding
  • Rebounding drills
  • Teaching progression

Teaching Help Defense - Guarding Players 1 & 2 Passes Away

  • How to quickly teach help defense to your team and develop good habits
  • Drills to teach help defense
  • Fundamental aspects to teaching help defense
  • How to seal seams and keep ball away from basket
  • Help and recovery drills
  • Defensive help rotations - how do it and how to teach it
  • How to stop the baseline drive
  • How to get your players working hard and playing aggressive

Shell Drill Progressions and Tactics

  • How to QUICKLY get players to remember their positioning and understand help responsibilities
  • Tricks to run shell drill more efficiently
  • How to get teams playing at an amazing level of intensity
  • Common recovery mistakes and how to fix them
  • Shell drill progressions (8 step progression for the shell drill)
  • How to consistently keep the ball out of the paint
  • Progression for youth coaches
  • How to defend cutters
  • How to get more deflections

DVD #2

Chapter 4 (continued)

Developing Your Transition Defense

  • How to get players consistently sprinting FULL SPEED in transition
  • How to develop incredible transition defense
  • How to defend various fast break situations (1 on 2, 3 on 2, etc)
  • Transition defense priorities and fundamental keys
  • The EXACT drills and progression to build your transition defense

Hustle Plays & Taking Charges

  • The proper way to take charges and prevent injuries
  • 6 fundamental key to taking a charge and preventing injuries
  • Defensive charge drills
  • Hustle drills (getting 50/50 balls)

Defending the Post

  • Keys to keeping the ball out of the post area
  • How to defend the post based on the position of the ball
  • How to discourage passes into the post
  • How to defend the lob into the post
  • Drills to improve post defense
  • How to play defensive angles in the post
  • How to shut down dominant post players

Defending Screens

  • How to defend down screens and back screens
  • In close 4on4 shell drill
  • 6 keys to defending down screens
  • How to defend ball screens
  • How to defend hand offs
  • How to defend cross screens
  • 5 drills for defending screens

Free Throws & Inbounds Plays

  • How to defend inbounds plays from under the basket (and stop lay ups)
  • Tricks to defend the stack set from under the basket
  • How to defend various inbounds plays from the sideline
  • Keys to effective free throw rebounding

DVD #3

Chapter 5 - Putting it All Together

In this chapter, you will see live play in a 5on5 setting. A few things you'll learn include...

  • Simple and effective progression you can run before each live scrimmage
  • Quick and simple way to reinforce positions, rotations, and good defensive habits
  • How to get players to finish possessions
  • How to defend a 5-out (open post) offense
  • How to defend a 4-out 1-in offense
  • How to defend a 3-out 2-in offense
  • Practicing live ball screens and hand offs
  • Different ways to run live defensive drills
  • Live scrimmage action- with Coach Huber's defensive critiques

Chapter 6 - Adjustments & Situations

In this chapter, Coach Huber covers different adjustments you can make to your defense based on your personnel and your opponent. He also covers certain situations you might face.

  • How to effectively play a packer/packline defense (pack it in)
  • Simple drills to practice pack-in style of defense
  • How to defend quick teams with great penetrators
  • How to take away any opportunity to get the ball in the lane
  • Adjustment for poor shooters (laneing poor shooters)
  • How to defend the inside game and stop great post players

Chapter 7 - Extending Your Defense Full Court

  • How to extend your man to man defense full court
  • How to cause turnovers, speed up the tempo, and dictate with full court man to man defense.
  • Defending the inbounds pass full court
  • 5 full court man to man variations
  • 5 trapping options / when to trap
  • Keys to a good trap
  • Keys to run and jump

Chapter 8 - Advanced Defensive Strategies

In this chapter, Coach Huber covers advanced man to man defensive strategies that could give your team the edge. You'll learn...

  • Advanced strategies to defend down screens
  • Advanced strategies to defend ball screens
  • Advanced strategies to defend great scorers
  • How to defend double stagger screens
  • Strategies and teaching tips for switching screens

Chapter 9 - Questions & Answers with Jim Huber

  • Why do you have players close out with both hands up?
  • Do you allow players to block shots?
  • What advice do you give coaches that have implemented this system?
  • What other suggestions would you offer coaches at all levels?
  • How do you overcome obstacles when you install this defense?
  • Why does this system work so effectively?
  • How do you handle teams with short players?
  • How do you handle teams with slower players?
  • What adjustments do you make if players are getting in foul trouble?
  • How do you make your players more aggressive?
  • What is your philosophy for the man guarding the ball?
  • What tips do you have for guarding the ball in the post?
  • What is proper rotation vs 5-out offense?
  • What is proper rotation vs 4-out 1-in offense?
  • What is proper rotation vs 3-out 2-in offense?
  • How to defend common offenses (like the dribble drive motion)?

DVD #4

Chapter 10 - 34 Additional Practice Drills

On this DVD, you will find 34 additional defensive drills that you can use in your practices. These drills will give your players variety and allow you to keep things fresh when teaching defense.

You'll find both multi-purpose drills and drills that allow you to isolate a specific area of your defense -- if there's a specific area you need to work on.

The drills are categorized as follows...

  • 7 On Ball Drills
  • 6 Rebounding Drills
  • 9 Help Defense Drills
  • 4 Multi-purpose Defensive Drills
  • 8 Transition Defense Drills

Total Running Time Approx 371 Minutes
 

eBook #1 - 82 Page Supplemental eBook

For your convenience, we have documented the step-by-step process, key teaching points, and drills from the first 3 DVDs.
 

eBook #2 - 43 Page Supplemental eBook

In this eBook we have diagrammed and documented the 34 drills from DVD #4.
 

Neatly Organized for Reference

The entire product is logically organized and indexed for you to continue using for years to come for reference.

For example, when it's time for you to work on screens... just pop in the DVD, go to the screens section, and quickly get prepared for your practice.
 

Who Should Consider this eBook & DVD Set?

This product is appropriate for all coaches at all levels. Veteran coaches will get new drills and ideas to improve their defense. They'll also get to see first hand how a successful coach like Jim Huber implements his defense step-by-step.

Beginner coaches will learn all the defensive fundamentals they should teach from day 1 of practice to the end of the season.

The defense is highly adaptable to any style or type of team. It works with slow teams and it works with quick teams. You can even change game to game based on your opponent. Coach Huber shows you exactly how you can adjust the defense to fit your needs.

We highly recommend this defense and product for all coaches.


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How Much Does it Cost?

The price for the 371 minute 4-DVD set, 82 page eBook, and additional 34 page eBook is $99

A digital download of the video is also included with the DVD purchase (the download can be redeemed upon request after purchase).


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If for any reason, your purchase is not what you expected, just send us a message and we'll give you a full refund. No questions asked.


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Jeff Haefner
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Breakthrough Basketball, LLC.





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5 Aaron from Oxford, OH says:
5/27/2013 at 3:39:20 PM

This DVD and ebook is awesome! As a new coach working with youth basketball, I wanted something that I could use from the ground up. It covers the basics of man to man as well as includes advanced situations. The program is more than just explaining what man to man defense is, rather it is much more involved than I could have even imagined. The DVD keeps your attention and the ebook helps to reinforce the concepts. Worth every penny.

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5 Doug, Alberta from Clive, AB says:
6/3/2013 at 8:42:29 PM

Great DVD. A very thorough and comprehensive DVD on building a man to man defense. I thought Coach Huber did an excellent job on explaining not only how to coach defense, but how to coach. Things like immediate correction and holding players accountable. Excellent value.

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5 Joe Kaz from Alton, TX says:
3/13/2014 at 1:12:41 PM

Wow! This DVD resource is absolutely excellent!! The fact that it lays out step by step how to teach players Man to Man Defense is so helpful! You simply follow the instructions and use the drills as shown and it works wonders! My 8th Grade Boys team went undefeated winning the District Championship with only allowing an average of 20 points a game because of our awesome Man to Man defense! Thank you so much for this excellent resource!

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5 Bob Maronde from Grafton, WI says:
7/17/2013 at 7:10:43 PM

An outstanding comprehensive presentation of man to man defense. Usable at any level for inexperienced and experienced coaches alike. Only negative is the "on and off the line" terminology. Easily misinterpreted. Why not use the more common phrase "on and up the line." This video series is an excellence purchase for any coach or basketball program.

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5 Warren Bynum Sr. from Kingsford Heights, IN says:
7/28/2013 at 6:24:44 PM

Excellent DVD! Coach Huber did a fantastic presentation of his m2m system. The breakdown drills and stages makes this easy to implement in practice. The ebooks enhances the dvd's and make this the most comprehensive dvd I have purchased on defense. Definitely worth the money!

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4 Jared Duxfield from Taipei, None says:
7/28/2013 at 10:54:30 PM

I've watched the first DVD and it was helpful. Not having played competitive basketball myself, I'm learning how to teach defense well.
However, I can't find the link to the e-book which was promised and I've written an email asking for it with no reply. If you fix that situation, I can write another review.

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5 Matt M from Syracuse, NE says:
12/27/2013 at 3:37:07 PM

Best DVD I've found on how to build a championship level defense step by step. Very thorough presentation with step-by-step instruction throughout. Great explanation on why things are done a certain way - exactly what I was hoping for when I purchased it.

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4 John Elli from Morgantown, WV says:
12/27/2013 at 9:25:55 PM

A very good DVD to teach the basics of a man to man defense. The drills were explained and easy to follow, This would be a must a must for any youth coach wanting to teach a man to man defense.

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5 J from Loganville, GA says:
12/31/2013 at 11:09:24 AM

Being a first year coach and having to learn a great deal about basketball myself, let alone teach my athletes, I've found these series of DVD's a great resource. Insights that will help me ramp up what I teach my athletes. I have a long way to go, but will rely on this set of DVD's to help me springboard into a successful year. Thank you.

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5 Rae Drake Jr. from Marquette, MI says:
1/12/2014 at 6:17:40 PM

I really love the detail. I will be glad to recommend this DVD to my colleagues.

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5 Chuck says:
11/22/2014 at 11:59:50 PM

great DVD gives excellent way to work on and build man to man defense.

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5 J. Malcom Smith from Waldorf, MD says:
11/24/2014 at 7:04:25 AM

Coach Huber illustrates how to build your man to man defense by incorporating drills and principles that develop the individual player as well as your team. Players can't 'hide' with these drills! I have incorporated some of his buildup drills into my practice plans for the 6th graders I am coaching. I don't believe in playing a lot of zone, at this age, and I need to get the kids to buy into defense and rebounding. I appreciate that Coach Huber was cognizant of the plight of youth coaches in teaching defense. Very helpful!

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5 Brady from Heavener , OK says:
11/25/2014 at 5:03:50 AM

This DVD set is a very useful addition to any coaches library. The breakdowns are good for elementary through High School. Love Coach Huber's enthusiasm during the drills!!!!

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5 Melanie from Clallam Bay, WA says:
11/26/2014 at 12:01:53 PM

This is a helpful product on breaking down defense. I have gotten a lot of information on how to break down each part of defense for athletes and believe it will be very helpful to them.

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5 Stacey from Montgomery, AL says:
2/1/2015 at 7:46:01 PM

One of the best DVDs for coaching and teaching Man Defense to players and coaches alike. Great job with details on the building process and the coaching nuggets are on point. Any coach can benefit from this presentation from Coach Huber!

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5 Phil from Mundaring, WA says:
12/17/2015 at 6:35:56 PM

Just started watching the first DVD, and I am really excited about the potential for taking our school squads to the next level of basketball. Exactly what I was hoping for in this instructional set.
I really appreciate the work done by the Breakthrough Basketball crew.

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5 Ken from Overland Park, KS says:
12/19/2015 at 8:29:40 AM

Watching Jim communicate with his players and require them to follow directions or pay the consequences was most helpful.

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5 Jeff Mercer from Newaygo, MI says:
12/19/2015 at 9:37:13 PM

I am happy with the teaching and quality advice provided by Jim Huber. I feel like I received a very good value. The videos are good quality and the ebooks that were included provide supplemental drills and instruction. I am very happy with my purchase and will continue to look to the folks at Breakthrough Basketball for quality instructional materials. Thank you!

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5 Darren Douglas from Augusta, GA says:
12/31/2015 at 11:22:45 PM

Awesome tool for building a great defense!! Very detailed and covers everything. I wonder on getting digital access so I can reference from my phone.

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5 António Moreira from Portugal from Senhora da Hora, None says:
1/5/2016 at 7:30:40 AM

fantastic, will help me a lot to train my "lazy players". They will love to practice.

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5 Dustin Barnes from St.Petersburg, FL says:
2/1/2016 at 1:42:30 PM

Without a doubt the most detailed and well thought out Man to Man Defense DVD out there. Every area is covered and if you want to improve your individual and team defense this is definitely a must have.

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5 T.H. Reynolds from Saratoga Springs, NY says:
3/4/2016 at 5:34:08 PM

Awesome DVD! Everything is there for you to implement a great man-2-man defense. The bonus is that Huber teaches you how to make players accountable.

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5 G Harter from Concord, VA says:
11/30/2016 at 7:50:02 PM

This is really all you need to develop a reasonable man to man defense for youth basketball. The four CDs are full of information and drills that can be used for many age levels. I also like the way he breaks the man to man down into much easier and understandable steps and is consistent throughout the DVD. I have purchased other man to man DVDs from other sources and this is by far the best and most applicable to youth basketball. I would recommend this.

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5 Jeffrey Wallin from Ladysmith, WI says:
12/25/2016 at 7:53:41 AM

I am a 5th grade girls coach, and have been coaching the same team since they were in 3rd grade. I have purchased a number of videos, but I wish I would have seen this video before I started coaching this group of girls. Finally, someone has laid out the step by step guide that a beginning coach can understand. Even though it is mid season already, I am going back and teaching these foundation building blocks as seen in the videos. This is a really really really great Shell man to man defense tutorial.

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5 Nebraska20 says:
2/1/2017 at 8:41:24 AM

Great defensive man to man defense DVD. If you want your team to play great defense this is what you want to watch. Easy to understand and implement. 5 stars

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5 Coach O from Atlanta, GA says:
2/20/2017 at 12:57:08 PM

I don't buy many DVDs but this one is worth it. I especially love how he teaches one and two passes away. Excellent step by step system.

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