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"Beating the Zone - 75 Set Plays to Score Against Zone Defense"

Dear Basketball Coach,

We're excited to announce our eBook that gives you a variety of ways to attack and beat any zone defense.

The eBook is logically organized and packed with a variety of plays -- so that no matter what type of team you have, it will give you new and better ways to beat the zone...

If you have shooters, you'll get plays for shooters. If you have good ball-handlers, you'll get plays to attack with your ball-handlers. If you have post players, you'll get plays to exploit the post.

You will even learn how to adjust the plays to fit YOUR specific needs and your personnel. This eBook is very unique in the organization and thoroughness in which we present you the plays.

We believe this will be a valuable tool you can reference and use for MANY years to come.

What You Get

The eBook provides you with...
  • 2-3 zone plays

  • 1-2-2 zone plays

  • 1-3-1 zone plays

  • Baseline Out of Bounds Zone Plays (BLOBs)

  • And multi-purpose zone plays
Many of the plays in the eBook work against man-to-man defense or any type of zone. This type of play is priceless because if you run it after a time-out or at the end of the game, it still works, even if your opponent decides to switch defenses. How often do you see coaches switching defenses after time-outs to throw off the play you just drew up?

Whether you use motion or patterned offense, these plays can flow right into your offense. You get a variety of sets and entries. No matter what offense you use, these set plays will help you score more points against zone.

You can use these plays...
  • after time outs
  • at the beginning of games (right after the tip off)
  • at end of games
  • when you really need a basket
  • when your offense is stagnant
  • after your secondary break
  • when you want a specific player to take a shot

How to Exploit the Weakness of Zone Defenses and Disrupt Zone Responsibilities

By the time you finish reading this eBook, you will look forward to playing against zone defense and actually like playing against them -- because you will learn how to exploit the weaknesses of zone defense and how to disrupt zone defender responsibilities.

One of the best things about playing against zone defense is that you know ahead of time where the defenders will be and which area they are responsible for. So now with the help of this eBook, you can exploit those responsibilities, and easily score against zone defenses. You can even use the plays to put your best offensive players against their worst defensive players (because you know exactly where those defenders will be and what area they are responsible for).

New Ideas for Running Zone Plays

With over 75 plays and countless variations, the eBook will give you dozens of new ideas for running plays. The plays are organized and written in a fashion to open your eyes to a variety of effective options so you can even design your own plays to fit your personnel, offense, and situation.

By having all these plays neatly organized in one place, it will make it easy for you to choose the play best suited for your personnel and possibly give you ideas to design your own play based on your team. As you read the eBook you'll see that the plays we have are very effective, but by showing you a few variations you'll immediately see how you can make small adjustments to make them even more effective with your specific personnel and player strengths.

Table of Contents

Here's what you'll find in the 96 page eBook:
  • Using Set Plays to Attack a Zone9

  • How to Choose the Right Plays for Your Team10

  • 16 Tips For Running Effective Set Plays11

  • The Key to Using Set Plays Against a Zone15

  • Changing Formations to Fit Your Offense16

  • Using "Variations" To Save Time17

  • Double Series Against Zone18
  • Double vs 2-3 Zone18
  • Double vs 1-2-2 Zone19
  • Double vs 1-3-1 Defense20
  • Double High Flash - Disguise Option 122
  • Double Fake Ball Screen - Disguise Option 223
  • Double for Point - Disguise Option 324
  • Double Stack - Disguise Option 426
  • Double Opposite - Disguise Option 527
  • Double to Short Corner - Variation Play 127
  • Double Lob - Variation Play 230
  • Double Pin Down - Variation Play 331

  • Ball Screen Plays Against Zone33
  • Ball Screen vs 2-3 Zone33
  • Ball Screen vs 1-2-2 Zone34
  • Ball Screen vs 1-3-1 Zone34
  • Ball Screen Circle - Variation 135
  • Ball Screen from High Post - Variation 236
  • Ball Screen Shallow - Variation 338
  • Ball Screen Chop - Variation 439
  • Ball Screen Dive - Variation 540
  • Ball Screen Continuity - Variation 641
  • Ball Screen One Four - Variation 742
  • Ball Screen Out - Variation 843

  • Lob Plays Against Zone45
  • Backside Lob45
  • Backside Lob from Wing46
  • Backside Lob from Skip47
  • Backside Lob Variations47
  • UNC Lob 148
  • UNC Lob 249
  • Seal and Lob 150
  • Seal and Lob 251
  • Double Stack Lob52
  • Fake Shot Lob53
  • Lob to Post54
  • Strong Side Lob55
  • Continuity Lob56
  • 1-3-1 Lob58
  • 1-3-1 Lob 259
  • Using the Lob Plays59

  • Three Point Zone Plays60
  • Wing Step In60
  • Point Step In61
  • Corner Step In62
  • Screens for Three62
  • Loop for Three64
  • Flare for Three65
  • Baseline Reverse66
  • Corner Three67
  • Double Baseline Three68
  • Stack for Three69
  • Using the Three Point Plays70

  • 10 Quick Hitter Zone Plays71
  • Quick Hitter for Jump Shot 171
  • Quick Hitter for Jump Shot 271
  • Quick Hitter for Jump Shot 372
  • Quick Hitter in the Middle 172
  • Quick Hitter in the Middle 273
  • Quick Hitter in the Middle 374
  • Quick Hitter in the Post 175
  • Quick Hitter in the Post 276
  • Quick Hitter in the Post 376
  • Quick Hitter in the Post 477
  • More Quick Hitters78

  • 10 More Zone Plays79
  • Top and Corner Entry79
  • Flare Reversal80
  • High Post Screen81
  • Outside Pin82
  • Triple Threat82
  • Lay Up Reversal84
  • 1-3-1 Quick Hitter85
  • Double Stack Continuity86
  • 1-3-1 Slide87
  • Triple Screen 88

  • 10 Baseline Out of Bounds Plays vs Zone89
  • UOB for Three89
  • Stack for Lob90
  • Stack for Lob 2 (Variation)90
  • Box Screen90
  • Box Corners91
  • Box Bait92
  • Stack 192
  • Stack 293
  • Line 194
  • Line 295

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Jeff Haefner
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Breakthrough Basketball, LLC.

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5 Art Washburn from Glen Allen, VA says:
2/16/2012 at 9:31:51 AM

I coach two boys' teams, 4th & 8th grade. These are NOT AAU teams. This book offered numerous approaches against different zone sets. I'm still digesting all the details but its been very helpful as i can select appropriate plays for a variety of skill levels. it's packed with content. Not being a "real" coach, i can use a play or two to supplement all the drill work on fundamentals we do at each practice.
thanks guys!

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4 David S. from Liège, None says:
7/17/2014 at 2:45:39 AM

Nice e book, with plays against different type of defense and different entries. Useful resource for coaches who wants to have plays that can work against different zone system.
There is not really 75 different plays but rather 75 combinations. Good work !

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5 Robert Lopez from Farmington, NM says:
2/16/2012 at 11:33:55 AM

I ordered the ebook because we have been struggling a bit against some zones. I immediately implemented some of the plays and it really helped us in the very next game against a team that only plays zone. In our first contest against them we only beat them by 6 but in our next game after adding a couple of sets we beat the same team by 30.

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3 BG from Mill Bay , BC says:
2/16/2012 at 12:08:36 PM

Some decent sets but repetitive in their looks. I liked some of them but the "75 set plays" is a bit misleading.

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4 Ben Feige from Occidental, CA says:
2/17/2012 at 5:28:04 PM

Great listing of plays available as well as general notes on set plays are and when they're most likely used in a game as well as some good rules (listed as tips) to use when running a set plays. A few more plays/variations to plays starting in a 1-4 or box offences would be great.

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5 coach G says:
5/4/2013 at 10:16:30 AM

Thanks for the help on helping me see the weak spots of zone defenses and reinforcing some of the things I already know. I also love seeing some double screen plays and there slit modifications with the different zones.

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3 Wade Klick from Maple Grove, MN says:
3/3/2014 at 3:28:27 PM

I thought it would be a system to implement instead of just plays. I would have liked it to lay out what type of zone offense would work best with slower/faster players or taller/shorter players.

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4 Jeremy from Walker, MN says:
1/27/2016 at 2:03:43 PM

Love this product. Helped my junior high boy's a lot!!!

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5 Coach Steven from Etobicoke, ON says:
1/29/2016 at 11:35:19 PM

Some good tools to add on, great ebook if your looking for zone ideas.

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4 Coach T. Huntley Il from crystal lake il, IL says:
3/6/2017 at 11:06:35 PM

This is great for newer coaches, my only drawback was to many of the plays were just longer versions of the original. With added options...95 percent of teams soph. On down wil never get that far before they get lost.or break down..I would like more variation..Have yet to see the "V" offense against 1-3-1..If taught right it is a powerful offense.

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5 Coach R says:
2/12/2018 at 1:35:13 AM

Loved the Beat the Zone ebook, has a lot of great sets verses different zone defenses and situations as well as SLOB's and BLOB's. As always well detailed and diagrammed!

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1 Steve Neville from BONDURANT, IA says:
8/8/2018 at 8:39:15 AM

Have not received my book yet. Hopefully, I receive the book sometime soon.

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